How to Use Caulk, Wood Filler or Spackle Like a Pro

It can be confusing to know when to use caulk, wood filler or spackle in home improvement projects. And what's the difference between wood filler and wood putty? No to mention, when should you use spackle? Clearly there are so many different products that are all meant to fill in holes or gaps. So it's easy to be a little confused when each should be used. Each of these products serve a specific purpose and with proper knowledge and techniques, you can easily tackle any project like a pro. Welcome to week 7 of the One Room Challange! If you’re new…

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How to Repair Light Fixture Ceiling Hole

All the credit for this brilliant method of repairing a hole from a light fixture hole goes to my hubby, Steve. Four years ago, when we moved into our fixer upper, we relocated a lot of lights. This method was so helpful in patching the hole and getting it to blend into the textured ceiling.  The supplies needed: 1- Drywall screws  2- Drill with screw driver  3- Scrap of wood 4- Scrap of drywall (for ours, we kept the dry wall circle cut out for the new light fixture placement) 5- Drywall mud 6- Drywall knifes (small for scooping out the container and large for smoothing out the mud. Our large…

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