In order to save LOTS of money on our new house - we are having beams hand hewn out pine logs, and then staining them to look antique. Finding any ...
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I would like to know the safest way to hang pictures (sizes 20x20 mostly)on plaster walls. The house I am in currently was built in the 40's or 50...
My son was playing baseball in the house and put his bat through the wall. Now there is a circle shaped hole about a foot in diameter. What is the ...
How do we prep and paint old canvas ceilings?The original paint is spider-webbed cracked, and we've had varying opinions on what product to use ove...
I recently covered plaster (and 5 layers of wallpaper) walls and ceiling with drywall. I am very pleased with the results. I‚Äôm done with the tape...
Hello,I have a canopy bed made with steel tubes that really need a new, great paint job. Is it possible to paint without professional help, and wha...
Hi, I have plaster walls over some kind of concrete, which is itself over mesh wire. I tried Peel Away on one of the walls in the kitchen to remove...
Can you put new wallpaper over existing wallpaper, or do you have to remove the first wallpaper?
I am desperately seeking a recipe for the same plaster that was originally used on the wood lathe/plaster walls of my 1919 home. All I know for su...
What is the best sequence for re-doing my kitchen? I don't want to do everything all at once, and I can leave the walls and floors till last.
We want to remove the textured coating on our kitchen walls, but are unsure how to go about it. Can we just sand them down or is there an easier w...
Thanks for the reply. The product I used before papering was ShieldZ so hopefully I did the prep work properly. Now I feel better with using additi...
I have had poor luck when using some pre-pasted wall paper. (Adhesion not 100%) Is it OK to use additional paste on this type of wallpaper or will ...
We had a pipe leak, the ceiling paint formed a bubble from the water, I poked a hole with a pin to allow the water to drain, Now the paint has drie...
I've heard of putting a drop or two of vanilla into a gallon of paint to cut the odor. Does this work? Anything better?
My new home has multiple areas of peeling paint. We have been scraping, and sanding but seem to get nowhere fast. We do not want to have to redo th...
I failed to wipe off the excess glue on my wallpaper. Now I have dried paste on the face (outside) of the wallpaper. Any ideas of how to remove t...
What is the best method for removing paint from aluminum furniture. When done any recommndations for repainting as I will be using spray equipment...
Hello,My home already had 4 or 5 layers of paint on them when we moved in..Can anyone tell me if it can be removed?? How to go about it and would ...
WE RECENTLY ADDED A NEW BEDROOM & BATH TO OUR HOME. I WANT TO SPONGE THE WALLS, BUT A LOCAL CONTRACTOR TOLD ME THAT AFTER I PRIME & APPLY MY TOP-C...