How long do I need to wait before priming and painting newly plastered walls (blue board and skim coat). I have been told as short as one day and ...
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We are now in the process of building our first home. I am wondering if the concrete slab should be well swept and free of all sanding dust prior ...
Our builder has just finished beautiful oak stairs. I want to paint the vertical boards, and stain the treads. Anybody got any ideas on what to use...
We are redoing our bathroom. The doors,baseboards etc. are a dark stain.Would like to redo in white.When painting the bathroom door where do you st...
I painted my bathroom a few days ago. I followed the directions that came with my pre-pasted wallpaper border. It said to get wet for 30 seconds an...
On the outer walls of out 1940 Cape Code, we are having cracks on the walls and in the corners. These cracks only appear during the winter time. Wo...
I am purchasing a townhouse that has a stucco-like finish on the ceilings...I have been told that is known as a "popcorn ceiling" and is common. Pe...
im putting up new paneling and i would like to know how do i butt the seams to make them look nice and almost seamless
I've been painting ceiling designes in my 1916 home and have run out of ideas! I've searched trying to find more examples of victorian style mura...
I have an older home with a bathroom that has a tub and I want to add a shower. The tub is surrouned by nice tile set in concrete, bu the tile only...
Has anybody ever used peel-away to remove paint? Please let me know, I need to buy some more stripper and was wondering if this stuff really works ...
One of the walls in a bedroom has mirror tiles on it. We removed the mirrors but have no idea how to get the sticky squares off the plaster walls....
I have a hallway which was painted many years ago, using a HVLP (vacuum cleaner) sprayer. The paint is a "spatter", containing at least 2 or 3 diff...
I am in search of a metal roof paint that looks like copper before it tarnishes. Everything I find looks like dirty orange or an off red. Any sugge...
I am in the process of preparing the surfaces to be painted. The kitchen cabinets have already been painted with a hard finish high gloss paint. My...
I am getting ready to "pickle" my dark oak paneling; would appreciate any advice to where to start and with what!!
I have a couple of spots under windows where the plaster is flaking off. The leaks were, I believe, from lack of caulking by prior owner. I have ...
I am looking for the best way to cut holes in a plaster ceiling for a recessed lighting installation.
I recently painted my kitchen using the Ralph Lauren paint (santa fe collection) Problem is...I ended up with a wall full of bubbles. the paint f...