Unsure what to do about cracks before house painting? Learn how to fix wall crack lines and other minor damage, in preparation for repainting your home.
About Sara Kooring
Hi, I’m Sara, co-owner of NestKoo. I’m trained as a fine artist and I love being close to nature. My main area of specialty in NestKoo is DIY house painting, where I bring my skills in fine art painting and contemporary design together into a practical home DIY context.
Entries by Sara Kooring
Curious about paint sprayers but no idea where to start? Here, we explain how to choose the best paint sprayer for house painting, brands & features to look for.
You finally finished house painting, but you’re now left with a headful of nasty fumes. Find out how to get rid of the paint smell after house painting, so you and your family can rest safely.
Curious about paint sprayers but unsure where to start? Today, we discuss the pros/cons of sprayers and how to choose the best handheld paint sprayer for your needs.
Wondering how to clean the mess on your brushes and rollers after a day of house-painting? Sara explains how to remove paint from a paintbrush step-by-step, and how to clean the paint roller.
In this article Sara discusses how safe it is to paint when pregnant, which house paints are safest and important precautions to take.
Searching for spray paint that will make metal furniture, decor & fixtures look like new? Learn how to choose the best spray paint for metal, plus brand recommendations.
In this article, we explain how to get paint off of your clothing and shoes, whether wet or dried, spray paint or house paint.
Sun getting on your nerves? We cover the best DIY exterior window solar screens you can get for under $300, plus buying & install tips.
Sara explains how to paint a plywood wall or timber wall correctly, including prep, priming and selecting the right house paint and primer.
Unsure how to get rid of old paint cans? Sara explains how to dispose paint cans safely and correctly, inc latex paint and spray paint cans.
Spider nests around the home is a common but unsightly issue. Sara explains how to stop spiders building webs around your windows & doors, inside and out.
Sara explains how to stop pesky birds from roosting and pooping on your outdoor furniture, walls, BBQ, patio or other unwanted places… for good.
Sara explains how to build a rat- and mouse-proof vegetable garden cover, from PVC pipe and aviary mesh. Full step-by-step instructions.
Stiff back and neck from painting the house all weekend? Ease up those weekend warrior pains and sleep better with this quick guide.
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