Is it more effective to do one coat of primer and one of paint, or skip the primer and use 2 coats of paint? The walls have already been painted in...
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I have a ceiling in my basement which was poorly taped before a thick layer of textured paint was applied. Every seam is very visable. We are int...
When preparing interior walls to paint, what grit of sand paper should be used in order for the new paint to adhere properly and easy.The walls alr...
Need help!I'M ABOUT TO STAIN A ENTRY DOOR FOR THE FIRST TIME AND NEED STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS FROM START TO FINISH.HELP.
I am looking for suggestions on how to patch my plaster walls and maintain the texture (I tink it may be called "stipple"). If anyone has any sugg...
We just bought a house that has textured plaster everywhere! One room 10 x9 we really want to get smooth (for a nursery). Anyone have any idea how...
The clapboard on my 200 year old house is very dry and weathered. One magazine suggests using a paintable water repellent before prime coat, anothe...
I am going to have to repaint our stucco home and have heard about elastomeric coatings. I am having little luck in finding out alot about it howev...
My husband and I are trying to fix up a house and we've noticed that the people who lived here previously did not tape anything before they painted...
I'm getting ready to paint the exterior of my home, and I bought flat latex paint. Unfortunately, I now realize I should have bought semi-gloss. Ca...
I have recently installed, and finished a drywall job for my parents. While on my last coat of joint compound I noticed two place where the joint t...
I recently acquired a "new" old house. A couple of the rooms have wallpaper that I would like to remove so that I may paint the walls instead. Wh...
Hello, We are looking for a product to clear coat the top of a bar in our home.We have heard of the high-build products that are two part epoxies. ...
I'm about to paint a 1927 cedar house again. The cedar shingles have been pushing the paint off for the last 20 years. It bubbles up and cracks a c...
I have a bedroom that has paneling on all the walls. I want to wallpaper over the paneling. Is this do-able, and can anyone suggest what I would ...
Put NEW 1 x 6 beveled cypress siding up about a month ago on an additionto my house. Was going to let wood dry more while I completed interior wor...
I need some advice on how to fixed some scratched wood. The wood is on top of a half-wall above a stair case. My cat has jumped on it a few times...
How large a gap between drywall panels is acceptable? Can pros get away with bigger gaps than amateurs? Can gaps in drywall installed on the ceil...