After taking the wallpaper down & removing the glue, how many times do i have to wash the walls before priming? Do I have to use TSP or can I just...
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I have a garden shed with a corrigated tin roof. I would like to paint the roof dark green and cover it with vines. Is it possible to paint tin a...
I recently took the wallpaper off my walls. The problem is some of the backing (small pieces) got stuck on the the baseboard heater. I don't know...
I have tried the following: DIF gel & solution, vinegar & water, spic & span plus water -- nothing works. Someone suggested painting over the glue...
My toilet tank is so close to the wall that I cannot paint behind it with a mini-roller. How do I drain the water and remove the tank? Thank you.
How do I get double sided tape residue off the wall before I can paint? I don't want to sand it unless there is no other way because there are 2 r...
I stained my deck last October and dislike the reddish tone and wish to make it look a little lighter, more like oak. Is there any sort of bleachi...
We are remodeling a bathroom and put up all new dry wall. It's been taped and mudded and sanded etc.I'm ready to paint it. Do I need to use a pri...
The paint on my ceilings are all pealing. It is definitely time to paint, but when I do, the paint just cracks up and peals right off. It looks l...
we have a wall that was covered with drywall mud for a texured look. What is the best way to remove it? i have heard of a couple of products called...
Remodling an 1906 home with lead base paint. I have three children (8-12) is it safe to paint over using everyday paint? Anything particular I sh...
My house is 55-years-old. The house still has its original stucco walls both inside and out. On the exterior I see a few hairline cracks around a...
Several years back we bought a small house that appeared to have relatively new paint. Five years later, the paint on the southern exposure is peel...
How do you get double sided tape off a wall before you paint?[This message has been edited by seppes (edited July 06, 2002).]
I have patched a strip of wall where someone removed a wall in the past. To finish the project I need to match the sand texture on the rest of the...
We are redoing an older home and hired a professional painter to paint all of the walls, doors, and trim. There were several old layers of paint e...
I am intereste in getting vinylsiding by ***** . Does anyone have any advice on the siding or ***** ?
I have this ugly color countertop in my bathroom. I saw something on Trading Spaces where they painted it with some product. Does anyone know if th...
I'm trying to do some touch up painting on walls that were painted six years ago. I don't want to repaint the entire interior of this home. Any po...
I stained a fiberglass door about 2 years ago with a gel type stain and it was already getting bad (discoloring) a year later so then I restained i...