I have my house and also my parents house to care for. I would like to know how painter's figure out their prices so I can figure my budget before...
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I have a couple of rooms in my house where the former tenant's teenagers TAPED everything to their bedroom walls. Now that I have all the tape off...
How do I remove the wallpaper paste from the walls once I have scrapped all the paper and backing off the walls?
Can someone tell me if it is possible to paint a dropped ceiling? If so, what how do you reccommend it be done?
Norm Abrams and various other sources have said that priming skim coat veneer finishes before painting is unnecessary. My plasterer and carpenter d...
please give me some opinions. can i paint over varnish that is old, but i good condition. thanks
I am filling in small cracks and also fixing some bad patch jobs in my plaster walls. Which grit sand paper should I use to finish the surface when...
I NEED HELP!! I PAINTED EXTERIOR CONCRETE PAINT ON MY POARCH.THEN I PAINTED STONE SHAPES ON TOP OF THIS WITH PERMANENT WATERBASED ALL-PURPOSE ACRYL...
I've installed fiberglass exterior doors on my home and I'm trying to stain them. I'm using the gel stains (Minwax) as instructed but the first tim...
I need some advice on a leaky basement. My home was built in 2001 and I just noticed a crack in the basement wall that seems to be leaking? Is thi...
After priming a new ceiling, 2 seams cracked. The drywall was screwed to firring spaced 1 foot on center. Can these cracks be fixed or do I have mo...
I am new at doing it yourself jobs. I would like to paint the window frames and window sills on a couple of windows. What is the best and easiest...
can I use lead encapsulating paint on a radiator? If the radiator has peeling paint, what kind of prep must I do?
Hello all,I am considering using milkpaint on the walls in my home. (Because I have severe allergies and asthma and am allergic to *all* modern pa...
We recently stippled over a plaster and lathe ceiling with joint compound. One ceiling came out beautifully, but the next one developed rust stain...
What is the best way to "block" large DARK stains on my textured ceiling before I paint it? I have heard that if you use a stain blocker primer l...
the last time i painted with a roller, a lot of lint came off on the walls, and in some cases, formed ‚Äúgranola‚Äù like crumbs when dry. how can i...