Touch up faded wall paint

If you have the original wall paint, you can have the paint store make you a quart with half the formula in it (you will need to provide the original formula and base). Many builders will paint the ceiling with a “half color.” We used Sherwin Williams white gold as our wall color. Our builder […]

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Paint only a small section of wall

Is this possible? YES. You’ll need: matching wall paint a small roller and roller pan (Sherwin Williams makes a nice touch up kit) Repair the wall as needed. On a clean and dry wall, use the small roller dipped in a very small amount of paint. Cover the area with paint and then dry rollĀ  […]

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Remove carpet indentions

We reorganized a room a few years ago and carpet indentions reminded me every day that furniture had been moved. Drove me crazy! I realized there is a simple way to make the carpet pop back up : hot steam from an iron! Put distilled water in your iron. Allow the iron to heat. Place […]

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Remove dust & freshen moldings

Is there a layer of something on your moldings? A few things to try: Use a Swiffer sheet and lightly rub Use a dampened sponge and lightly rub then dry If neither of these ideas remove the grime from your molding, you may have dust in your paintable caulk. If so, you can get a […]

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Interview with Suzanne Hartmann

Suzanne Hartmann is the author of Fast Track Thrillers, with book #1, PERIL, coming out Nov. 18 through OAK TARA. She has also written WRITE THIS WAY: TAKE YOUR WRITING TO A NEW LEVEL, a blueprint for writing a novel for the novice and a revising resource for the veteran author. She is wife to […]

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