I am purchasing an older Victorian home that I am sure has lead paint in it. I also have a 3 month old child and want to minimize any possible exp...
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I purchased a condo that has some old wallpaper in it. Now when I am removing the paper,some of the texture comes off around the seams. Also this p...
I have scraped the popcorn off my ceilings and used a putty knife to peel off the paint on my walls. (the paint on the walls came off in big sheet...
I have an old home with plaster walls. I am removing the old wallpapaer off and painting but in one of the rooms some of the paint is coming off l...
Do you have any ideas and/or techniques for paintin laminate cabinets? Thanks.
painted door , but didnt let dry long enough. Whats the easiest to hide rough spots.I hope i dont have to redo.
When I moved into my apartment I used 2-way tape to hang up pictures on the walls. Now 3 years later when I want to move out they won't come off w...
I recently removed some old wallpaper in our house. The drywall underneath is in great shape, but in some spots a layer of the drywall came off wi...
After I remove all of the old wallpaper from our family room, I'm planning to put up new, paintable wallpaper instead. I want a fresh, painted loo...
I've heard that painting one wall with a diluted paint color (to make it lighter) will keep the room from being too dark. Is this generally recomm...
I recently saw a paint remover that was similar to an rotary planer. The planer had a vacuum hose that connected to a cannister. I am looking for t...
... so what's the easiest way to get it off the baseboards and cabinets? It's an interior latex from Sears' Easy Living line.Thanks! Diana
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...
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...