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Home Ladder Safety Tips

Follow these home ladder safety tips from Blain’s Farm & Fleet. If you have a home improvement project, chances are you’re going to need a ladder to help you get it done. Be sure to follow these ladder safety tips when using your ladder around the home. Home Ladder Safety Tips 1. Inspect the ladder – Inspect your ladder before each use to ensure it is in good working condition.(…)

Buying a Ladder

Learn what to look for when you’re buying a ladder with Blain’s Farm & Fleet. From painting projects to home improvement, ladders of all kinds come in handy. There are many factors that go into choosing the right ladder. Below are some great guidelines and helpful tips to help you choose the best one for the job. 1. Material Type Ladders are built from three basic materials – wood, fiberglass(…)

How to Caulk

Learn how to caulk in your kitchen, bathroom and more with Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Before you start caulking, you need to have the right caulk for the job. The main objective is to create a seal that’s air- and water-tight. With caulk, you can seal up drafts, keep plumbing water-tight and more. Learn how to caulk with Blain’s Farm & Fleet. Choosing the Right Caulk Typically, caulk is made(…)

How to Fill in Nail Holes

Learn how to fill in nail holes in your home before you start your next home improvement project. Whether you’re a renter who’s moving out or you’re going to put on a fresh coat of paint, nail holes can present a problem. They leave your walls and trim looking beaten, and well, full of holes. With the help of Blain’s Farm & Fleet, you can easily fill in the nail(…)

Install an Electric Garage Heater

No matter where you live, there are bound to be times when you can’t wait to finish a project, but it’s too cold in your shop. By installing a versatile electric space heater, you’ll be able to spend hours finishing that project in your garage, basement or workshop – no matter what time of year or temperature. Find an Electric Garage Heater at your local Blain’s Farm & Fleet store today.(…)

Garage Heater Buyer’s Guide

Turn your garage into a work space oasis with the right garage heater. Whether the garage is your work space, a place to enjoy your hobbies or just the “man cave,” you’ll want heat this winter. There are a few things to consider when selecting a garage heater to meet your needs. First, think about what your garage is used for and what kind of insulation it currently has. Do(…)

Garage Floor Epoxy DIY

Clean and strengthen your garage floor with our easy garage floor epoxy DIY project. It’s important to keep your garage organized, but have you ever considered the floor? All of those neatly arranged tools and painted cupboards won’t look nearly as nice if there’s a big oil stain on the concrete. Give your garage floor a complete makeover with a garage floor epoxy coating kit. This garage floor epoxy will(…)

Weather Stripping Your Windows

If you’ve ever noticed that the air is a lot colder near your front door or garage door, you probably need to install weather stripping. Weather stripping can save energy in your home. It’s a low cost way to make your home a little more green and energy efficient. It can be placed on doors and windows that allow air to escape your home. In summer, this is the air(…)

Level Buying Guide

Find out which type of level is right for your next home improvement project. One tool you will definitely need for any home improvement project is a level. Levels are used to make sure horizontal surfaces are level and vertical surfaces are plumb. A surface, such as a shelf or counter top, is measured to see if it’s level. A wall or post is measured to see if it’s plumb.(…)

How To Fix Low Water Pressure

Every homeowner knows that plumbing problems are pretty common. Low water pressure is one of the most common of those common problems. This is especially true in older homes. Today, we’ll show you how to fix low water pressure in your faucet. How To Fix Low Water Pressure In A Faucet The most common cause of low water pressure in a sink is a clogged aerator. The aerator is the small(…)

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