Contractor and TV Host Chip Wade on Spring Home Improvement

Warmer days and shorter nights mean that it will soon be time to get out garden tools, tidy up the yard and prepare your home spring and summer use. In fact, creating a beautiful and comfortable outdoor living space has become a national obsession, according to Chip Wade, best known as the Emmy-winning host of Elbow Room, Curb Appeal: The Block and several other HGTV shows, which are fan favorites. Just in time to spruce up your home for spring Chip shows viewers some affordable ideas to create or rejuvenate their personal sanctuaries.

Paint is a very affordable way to spruce up a home, but the key is doing the proper prep. This spring, tackle projects around your home knowing KILZ 2 ALL-PURPOSE Primer will help you get the job done right. KILZ 2 All-Purpose Primer is a fast drying, water-based, multi-surface primer-sealer-stain-blocker with excellent adhesion, mildew resistance, sealing properties and very mild odor. It blocks many kinds of light to medium stains including minor water stains, rust, grease, ink, pencil and felt marker. It’s also a good choice for a simple color change, to ensure the truest color from your new topcoat. You can find a variety of KILZ products at nationwide retailers including Home Depot, Lowe’s and Ace Hardware. For more information, visit

If you’re in the market for a new mower be sure to check out the latest in engine innovations from Briggs & Stratton. Today, I’m sharing some of the latest engine innovations from Briggs & Stratton that make achieving and maintaining your dream backyard easier than ever before. Now one of the worst parts about owning your own lawn mower is probably the oil changes. Luckily, with Briggs & Stratton’s No Oil Changes technology, you never have to do it – just check your levels at the beginning of every season and add what you need. Another big plus is that with Briggs & Stratton’s Quiet Power Technology, my mower is 50% quieter than the average gas mower. This is great for those early weekend mornings when you don’t want to wake up the neighbors or kids. For more information, visit

I really do. Adding pavers, a fire pit or retaining wall to your landscaping are some of my favorite ways improve an outdoor space, and with Collections by Belgard, it’s easier than ever. Belgard is known for their high-quality paver and wall products, and with its recently-launched Collections approach, pairing products with a home’s design aesthetic is easier than ever, paving the way for a homeowner’s ideal outdoor living space. They offer a complete collection of paver and wall products for outdoor living spaces, including walkways, driveways, retaining walls, and more. For more information, visit