An Exterior Caulking No-No…

Many years ago, we were working on a project in Providence, RI that at the time when we were doing the surface preparation on the exterior of the home, we noticed there were several gaps throughout the butt areas of the home’s clapboard siding. Being an older home, this was not necessarily surprising to see. […]

Caulking Your Foundation

If you have a home in New England, there is a good chance that you have some type of “foundation” associated with your home. Foundations are found at the base of your home and serve as a solid structure for your home to be built on top of. There are many analogies across life that […]

How to Caulk Large Gaps

  Have you ever been in a position where you had an extraordinarily large gap to fill and you were really not sure how to do it? This may have been the case with wood, concrete, on the interior, or on the exterior, but the challenge was still the same!   A gap large enough […]

How to Save the Destruction of Your Home for $2.87…

Ok, so maybe the headline is a bit drastic, but, believe it or not, it is not too far off!! Over time, we have come across a variety of damage on people’s homes – some monumental – that could have been prevented for $2.87 or less. I just got off the phone with a local paint […]

Are You Unintentionally Making it Difficult for Your Home to Breath?

Believe it or not, all of our homes need to be able to breath. In other words, they have to be able to allow moisture to escape from the inside of the home to the outside of the home. Sometimes people are really well intentioned, but their actions for doing what they believe to be positive things, may have unintended, damaging consequences as a result. The negative effects of some of these types […]