Can you paint the old 1960's 12" ceiling tiles? If so, what type of paint do you use? Is it necessary to use a primer first?
COMMUNITY FORUM: PAINTING
A homeowner in my neighborhood has a house that is about 70 years old. In the 6 years she's lived there, she's had her plaster walls on the ground...
All, How should I go about repairing a long (5 feet) hairline crack in a plaster ceiling? Please be specific, as I have never dealt with plaster...
Bob Vila used to recommend using fiberglass tape & Crack Kote or Tuff Patch on ceiling cracks. I cannot find these products. I made a repair with ...
I have stained and varnished banisters,I want to revarnish the rails darker and paint the spindles can you help me?
My home is 50 years old and has asbestos shingles. Needless to say, the house needs a paint job. What do I need to do? Can you even paint these ...
i have decorative panneling in my bathroom, tan in color, i want to paint it, it can be done , right?
I have a photo of a textured celiling design that I have only seen in one house, my mom's 50 year old midwest bungelow. I would like to duplicate ...
I have a 5 gal. bucket of joint compound, bought this summer. I used about 10% of it on two small jobs in July and Sept (3-5 months ago), and the ...
I am in a total dilemna... My husband and I live in a 70+ year old house and are trying to figure out how to remove the paint from the porcelain tu...
I want to remove about 5 layers of exterior latex paint from my deck, which is made of treated lumber, and then stin it with a colored stain. My p...
I am in the process of staining my old stairs. First I sanded them and then applied the prestain as the steps are fir. I proceded to stain but it...
The mud application on my walls is cracking upon drying. I'm not exactly sure why. It's a premix compound, that accidently got a little too muc...
I have white painted paneling in several rooms how do I pickle it or make it look distressed?
Moved into a home that the dining room walls were plastered in a rough manner and fauxed, to look 'old world'. In desperate need of knowing if the...
I have Ralph Lauren's River Rock "Granite Falls" on my living room walls. It was a bear to put on, but looks great and has held up well -except for...
i have a 3 story house with an southern exposure. the paint just doesn't stick it comes off in sheets. anone have any ideas on a best primer and pa...
Bought new (old) 50-yr old house. Wood cabinets in kitchen would look great if they were painted and glazed. Oil vs. latex? Re glazing, it doesn't ...
I don't have a basement or heated garage to store paint in during the cold Chicago winters so I end up bringing it inside the house for the winter....