I have an old Victorian farmhouse (circa 1870-1880). My husband and I were preparing to re-paint the living room by scraping the walls of flaking ...
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Hi! I am in the process of painting my home office. Last week, I made some drywall patches, using CGC brand joint compound. Prior to that, I wash...
I'm going to be spraying latex on a large entertainment center. Any suggestions on a good, decent priced spray gun? Also where to purchase it? I...
I bought a house about 9 months ago that I am rehabbing. I have done no work, including painting, to the second floor yet. Over the last week, I ...
Help! A tenant's apartment in the house we purchased hasn't been painted in over 20 years. The walls are dry, cracked, and have foot-long portions ...
I've got kitchen cabinet doors with white laminate surface - thinking about just roughing the surfaces up with sandpaper and painting them a bright...
Hi, I love the look of the Ralph Lauren suede paint. However, I have heard rumors that the stuff can be a bear to work with, the quality of product...
I'm just considering painting a room with Ralph Lauren River Rock and I keep hearing these horror stories and I'm wondering if anyone has tried to ...
Wife and I will be moving into a new home next month. We would like to repaint some of the walls with a different color. Should we use a sealant?...
I'm painting my family room and I have a problem with the woodwork. The baseboards, windows, and doors are various colors. Most of the stain is s...
Has anyone done the Ralph Lauren "aging" technique over paint? If so, how difficult and how successful? I've had horrendous experiences with RL p...
I am finishing my basement that has 8'6" walls.I have 4 by 8 sheets. Where should the seam be? Should I have a seam at the top/bottom or in the mid...
Recently purchased old house; there's a section of about 5 feet of crown moulding that has been damaged by water: chipped/cracked in some parts, se...
Our 2 story colonial house has a high stair case leading to the second floor. I would like to paint the walls differently from the ceiling. How do ...
We had to buy a couple new kitchen cabinets which are inexpensive and have golden oak-type finish on them. Our old cabinets are a darker finish but...
I would like to hang a border over another border. The new one is wider. Can I do this? If I can, what would be the best way to proceed?
Our utility sink was used to clean up red paint brushes etc. It is now stained red. Can I paint this standard utility sink? Is there any product...
I applied a dry wall mud compound to the walls in several rooms, and once they dried they had fish eyes showing up in the texture. I applied the t...
The stucco finish on my ceiling is peeling. I want to redo the ceeling and need to know how to remove the stucco.