We just purchased an older motor home. We want to lighten up the dark paneling and cabinets. All cabinets are made of the fiberboard with woodgrain...
COMMUNITY FORUM: PAINTING
We are getting ready to replace 100+ years of wallpaper. The house is built entirely from old growth redwood with no drywall, only redwood planks,...
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...
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 ...