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Does Paint Covered Overalls Offer Services - Durham, North Carolina
Does Paint Covered Overalls offer services? Short answer: no. Every now and then, we’re asked if we can do some sort of handyman service. We are both very handy around the house. However, we don’t do these projects professionally. Basically, you need to be a relative to see us getting down and dirty with the […]
Habitat for Humanity Durham - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
This is a Featured Article about the Durham Habitat for Humanity. History Habitat for Humanity of Durham has been around for 35 years. They were founded in 1985 by a group of 24 churches called Durham Congregations in Action. Impact Since their founding, Habitat for Humanity Durham has constructed over 400 homes in Durham alone. […]
How Can You Stop Paying Private Mortgage Insurance - Winegar, Steven - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
How can you stop paying private mortgage insurance? The availability of mortgage insurance (PMI) is a great thing for borrowers using conventional mortgages. It allows them to buy a home with a down payment of less than 20%, often as little as 3%. The downside of PMI is its requirement on conventional mortgages with less […]
Regular Lawnmower Maintenance - Osburn Home Services - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
Regular lawnmower maintenance isn’t something a new homeowner typically enjoys discussing. Before becoming a homeowner, you’re all excited to buy a house and finally own, rather than rent an apartment. Responsibilities You also realize you have new responsibilities. These include changing AC filters, cleaning air ducts, setting aside money for major house issues, changing your […]
Anatomy of an Outlet Diagram
The anatomy of an outlet is something every homeowner should have a basic understanding of. AS ALWAYS, PLEASE TURN OFF ELECTRICITY TO OUTLETS AT BREAKER PANEL BEFORE DOING ANY HOME WIRING! Editor’s Note: Anytime we talk about electricity, we need to tell you that any electrical work on your house is dangerous. What follows in […]
Shout Out To Our Contributors - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
Our contributors have helped get our company off the ground in 2020. We’ve had such a great first year and we owe that success to our contributors! Above all, we thank these contributors from the bottom of our hearts. However, thanks alone doesn’t seem like enough. In honor of our success, we want to give […]
Types of Rentals - Shefter, Stuart, Paint Covered Overalls - Durham, North Carolina
There are many types of rentals out there depending on your circumstances. The housing market in Durham is continuing to expand. It’s no surprise since we’re consistently named one of the top places to live in the country (REALTOR Magazine, Business Insider, and CNBC). If you own property here, you may be able to take […]
Dealing with a Bad Neighbor - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
If you’re dealing with a bad neighbor, I’m sorry! It’s a terrible position to be in. However, homeowners do have certain rights. What Makes a Bad Neighbor? A bad neighbor means different things to different people. We can’t cover every scenario. However, we can at least define what things are uniformly bad. Crime, including theft, […]
How Does PCO Make Money - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham NC
Paint covered overalls, like all businesses, aims to make money. Above all, PCO believes strongly in transparency when it comes to our content. Therefore, we take great effort to ensure you’re still getting quality content no matter if we have a financial stake in it or not. Our previous blog covers why PCO was created. […]
Different Types of Deck Building Material - Paint Covered Overalls
There are many different types of deck building material you can use to build your deck. There are three main concerns when it comes to deck materials: Price Durability Appearance Pressure Treated Wood Pressure treated wood is, by far, the cheapest option. It’s long-lasting, but it requires regular maintenance to keep it sealed from moisture. […]