Our light gray (Cape Cod gray) white cedar shingles, oil dipped, were on our house for eleven years. They were the highlight of our house, and wer...
COMMUNITY FORUM: PAINTING
I have a dilemma. Several rooms in our new house have pretty nice wood stained window frames. I was originally thinking of painting the trim whit...
I recently inherited an antique mirror from my uncle and even though I am the fourth documented generation to get it I have no idea how old it is. ...
I bought a sheet of small inexpensive tiles (1X1) that has what appears to be paint on the back. I would like to remove this so that the tiles are...
I have removed the wallpaper from my 1960's textured walls but there are areas of old glue that I cannot get off, areas where patching/replastering...
Just bought this house from my grandpa. I really wanted to keep the wooden garage doors that are original. Where I see several different layers of ...
Hello. I'd like to stain my 8 year old china cabinet a darker color. Most of the piece is glass. It only has wood from top to bottom at all four...
Just picked up 4 gorgeous Plantation shutters with peeling. I want to clean the shutters but keep the peeling paint look. How do seal the peeling ...
I am painting a reception area. I have a very dark color and a light. Is there a proper wall that should carry the dark vs. the light. There are th...
I also have a concrete block shower in my laundry room that I would like to redo. It currently has several coats of paint that have been applied o...
A story about using ceramic coating to reflect heat (http://www.bobvila.com/articles/395-ceramic-coatings-for-increased-insulation/#.U-zt5Cj8821) p...
We ant find anyone who uses blue board for veneer plastering. Do you know anyone?
I have a contractor that just put in a new ceiling and painted a coat of primer before I could talk with him. It is clear to me that he did not wip...
How soon after the deck is installed can I paint it? Even though it is pressure treated wood, is it best to put a wood preservative on it before pa...
Just had a new PT deck built outside my home would like to protect it from the elements what would be the best way to do that the best stain or oth...
I want to paint my old wood floors they are not hardwood floors,just thy old wood floors, my husband said it wouldn't work, why not? what should I ...
I have been using stain and poly to finish the interior of my wood windows, but eventually they have been cracking and peeling near the glass due t...
How do you determine which wall would be your accent wall? Rest of the walls are painted a tan and trim is painted white.
I have this ugly popcorn ceiling in my whole house. Im trying to find the best cheapest way to get rid of is. I had considered Armstrong ceiling ti...