I've had water leakage that has come through the outside brick wall of my home causing big problems under the inside bedroom window. The plaster h...
COMMUNITY FORUM: PAINTING
The baseboards in our home were originally painted over wood without primer. The paint is starting to peel up in some areas. Can I sand these are...
I have very dark panneling in my family room - that I would like to paint. I have two questions...(1) Should I fill in the "grooves" in the pannel...
We are using Peel Away 1 to remove about nine layers of paint (some lead) from the woodwork in our 80 year old house. It is working like a dream -...
Has anyone had any experience whitewashing or using pigment on brick? If so is it a do it yourself project or better left to the professionals. W...
We just bought a 140 yr old house that has ceilings I've never seen before. The paint does not adhere to this kind of ceiling, and very room is ...
I want to strip doors and windown in my 70 year old house and I feel sure there will be lead based paint in the many layers. Is this a do-it-your...
I have a red brick fireplace that the former owner painted over with a white flat latex paint on the interior. I want to remove the paint to restor...
The drywall tape (and the paint on it) are separating from the wall/ceiling seam in the basement. What to do ???
My husband and I would like to get back the "natural" look of our cedar siding. Right now our house is brick red. The house used to be the horrid o...
I have a problem that a ceiling crack that I fixed reappeared about six months later. I assume it is going to happen again. Does anyone know what...
hi everyone,we are buying a home in the country.. and the exterior of the home has stained rust brown cedar shakes on the exterior of it/ cedar pan...
I'd like some opinions/expertise on how to change knotty pine into a flat paintable wall. I have it all over my house. It is stained. I know it wil...
How can I strip paint off a wall (it blistered after two weeks) without having to use a lot of elbow grease?
We have borrowed the machine to spray a popcorn ceiling. What tools do we need to knock it down and how do you do so?
I have a textured ceiling in my dining room that resembles stalagtites (or is that stalagmite?). I want to remove the texture and restore it back t...
can i paint over interior walls stained with nicotine without washing first & using only a primer/sealer for first coat??
Our house is 70 years old. under the damaged drywall is wall paper, and under that are boards- not lath for plaster, but 1x6 boards, so the walls ...
I am converting an old barn into a place to live. I want to get the look of "old plaster" walls. The walls are covered in older plywood, I have pa...
How can i remove a plastic plug from a plaster wall without ruining the original drilled hole?