I've just finished installing regular drywall and want to finish it with a thin coat of veneer plaster. Bob says to prime the drywall with an oran...
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I own a row home in the Fairmount disctrict of Philadelphia. The front of the row home is unpleasant to the eye. Although the brick and mortar are ...
After the vinyl cove was installed in my bathroom I noticed that it wasn't exactly "white"-more of a cream- and clashes with the white/grey vinyl f...
how you take the wallpaper off the wall? What's the best, quickest and easiest way to do it?Thank you!!
When we took our wallpaper down, the drywall paper also came off. Now we are having a problem smoothing it out. We have applied joint compound & sa...
I just pruchased a condo and I am in the process of removing 20 year old wallpaper that is present throughout the unit (what fun). If I ever accom...
Hi! I live up North (Canada) and last summer (August), I stained my wooden deck with Sico brand stain. I followed the instructions on the can, I w...
I am in the process of repainting my dark stained woodwork to a white semi gloss paint. However, I have two problems. One is the bannister and 8' s...
We will be painting our bathroom and I noticed there are a lot of different brands.As a kid, I remember the folks used Dutch Boy and Luctite. What...
We recently had new siding placed on our house. This was expense siding that looks like cedar. The siding was placed on by a professional, but it c...
We just painted all of woodwork white and are now deciding what to do with the banister, railing and the interior of the door. The new color on the...
I am fixing-up my daughters room and there are many gaps between the doors and the drywall. Some are about 1/16" big and others are almost 1" big....
Please,I live in Orlando, Florida.I'm a faux finisher,but my costumers is asking if I can paint a regular color.How much I charge ?
I have a 70's house that has 3 walls in the kitchen that have a brick facade that is painted black in between the bricks. (I'm sure there is a nam...
I am preparing to prime the livingroom. I'm filling the holes & have found an area that the paint is peeling off in large strips with my putty knif...
We are beginning a bathroom project and we have run into a headache with the existing wallpaper. The paper appears to be on top of paint. There a...
Is there any way to paint over a lacquer finish, or a way to prepare the finish to accept a satin finish? Thank you. Lori
I live in a house that was built in 1923. Yeah, she's old, but beautiful. I am repainting a room, but the ceiling is a mess. Over the years, all...
I fell in love with the Ralph Lauren River Rock Granite Falls paint swatch. After spending hours reading posted remarks regarding this paint's appl...
I want to paint the grout between our fireplace bricks so that it matches the bricks. What kind of paint should I use?Ginny