Use A Rubber Band As a Paint Brush Scraper

The next time you need to tackle a major painting project and using a paint brush, a simple rubber band could save you from a huge mess.
After dipping a brush into paint can, it’s natural to scrape off some of the excess paint on the inside edge of the can. This works in the short term, but all that paint will splatter once you pound the lid back into place. Instead, stretch a thick rubber band across the length of the can, and use it to wipe down your dripping brush. Once you’re done, just throw out the rubber band, or rinse it off to use again. It’s a simple hack to avoid a big headache.

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Martin Mathys Noxyde Rust Coating

Believe it or not, one of our highest quality products that we sell is also one of our least known about. When a lot of people think about rust preventative coatings they think about Rust Destroyer, Ospho, Rustoleum, and others.  Little do people know, Martin Mathys Noxyde vastly outperforms all other rust coatings and has a C5-M Corrosion rating (which is the highest rating you can receive).

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How to Repair Chimney Crowns

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If you are like most home owners, you’ve probably never paid much attention to your chimney crown. A chimney crown serves as a protective covering for the chimney against harsh weather. The crown serves an important role in protecting the chimney, but most people don’t realize that the crown also needs to be protected. When left unprotected, a chimney crown will eventually crack and deteriorate.

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