should I caulk around the windows before I prime or after?thanks
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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.
I have a 25 year old Spanish/Mediterainian house that has a rather rough exterior stucco finish.I'm interested in updating the finish to a smoother...
I am desparate to find the technique to match the "swirl" pattern in my house. The texture looks like 4-5" circles that have been applied with a br...
I want to remove water-soluble oil paint (sounds weird, I know)from a coffee table so I can repaint it with acrylic. Under the oil paint is gesso (...
Hello all. I am wanting to remud my walls as the people who owned the house before me really messed them up. The living and dining rooms have mud o...
I'm re-finishing my basement, and removed some paneling which was glued to the walls. Now the lower 1/3rd of all the walls downstairs either have a...
Can someone help me...I just purchased a house and in 2 of the rooms someone painted over wallpaper with texture (stucco style) paint. How do I ge...
AM REMODELING A BATHROOM. ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR REPAIR & CLEANING? MINE HAVE A VERY, VERY THIN COAT OF PLASTER AND ONE COAT OF PAINT.ALSO HAVE HOLES ...
We have a problem w/the bathroom ceiling.It was painted w/Benjamin Moore eggshell finish (2 coats) approx. 2 years ago. The paint has been crackin...
Joint Dilemma #1We have a small rise where two cut pieces of drywall meet on our ceiling. I noticed my knife rocking over it as I checked for leve...