Our cottage has 50 year old douglas fir cabinets that are really solid. The varnished finish is pretty bad and we would like to paint them. What ...
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I am building a 13x16 hot tub room. the room is well vented (windows and a venting skylight). The home owner saw a drywall product called "blue b...
I am looking for a way to end the plaster generalized shaling and flaking that basically attacks just one one room in our c. 1810 townhouse. ...
I have been painting houses the past 5 summers and am considering adding pressure washing as one of the elements of painting. I have no clue on wh...
I want to paint my red brick fireplace a taupe to cream color to lighten, enlarge and soften the room. How do I prep and what type of paint should...
I recently purchased a home in the pacific north west (wet) plan to paint the exterior of my home (wood siding) next summer. It is an old cape cod...
Just put up wallpaper in a small bathroom. It has black background so the white of the edges of the paper show is there anything I can put on this...
I have seen a faux finish used on wood cabinets which I would like to duplicate. This finish has the look of old, peeling paint--but is a new fini...
What would cause eruptions (for lack of a better word) in my living room wall? Various spots look like the plaster is slowly bubbling up. Most sp...
Are there limits to appropriate weather conditions during the application of exterior paint? How long do different paints take to cure, and what te...
I would like to get a white washed look on old dark wood paneling. Is there a way to get this look rather than just a flat painted look.
We've got some hairline cracks forming on the walls all around the tub/shower in the bathroom - walls apparently have some sort of texturizing agen...
Someone told me it's a good idea to caulkthe knot holes in cedar siding before painting. Is this correct? I guess it soundslike a good idea because...
Need help with my plaster walls. They are cracked, chipping, and crumbling near baseboards. What can I do to repair and ready for painting?
Any effective techniques for sanding and repainting kitchen cabinets would be much appreciated.
I want to put drywall over brick on afireplace wall (no, I won't be gettingtoo close to the firebox). Question:how to adhere the drywall to the br...
I have a home with plaster and lathe walls and I want to replace the electric (knob and tube) and have new, smooth, crack-free walls. Do I go thro...
In a house that was just aquired there is a fireplace that is Italian Marble, at sometime, in its life someone decided to put several coats of pain...
I would like to do a Leather Faux Finish in the Library - and perhaps the Dining Room - one Red-ish - the other Hunter Green. Does anyone have any...