We have a beautiful Victorian with a 24 stair staircase to the 2nd and 3rd floors. We are getting ready to wallpaper the very large hallway with 1...
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We're repairing some old water damange in ourbathroom (plate at the bottom of the studs is soft and spongy, planning on cutting outthe bottom of th...
My husband and I purchased an 80 year old brick bungalow. Over the years it appears that some repair work was done and the brick wasn't matched ve...
The plasterer dripped all kinds of plaster over my fiberglass tub/whirlpool. Is there a way to remove old hardened plaster w/o scratching the tub?
I want to update my kitchen and I have very ugly ceramic tile counters. They are cream with brown trim. How do i go about painting them? What pro...
A ceiling in a bed room was recently damaged by rain. There is a small crack where water dripped during a storm. An area (two inch radius)around th...
I recently purchased a home built in 1925. It has many layers of paint & wallpaper over plaster. Many in my neighborhood place drywall over this to...
Does anyone have any advice on stripping milk paint. I have a staircase that has a couple of layers of old oil (lead) based paint that comes off p...
Our old bungolow style house was painted with a latex exterior over oil base coat five years ago. The side is cement cinder block and stucco. Som...
I read somewhere that sky blue paint was often used on the porch ceilings of old houses. Does anyone know the historic significance or practical p...
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My log home has some sort of hard-shell shellac on the exterior. I'm told that this isn't an appropriate sealer/preservative for the logs, because...
I am in the midst of buying a new house where the former owners decided to paint the stone fireplace green. How can I restore the fireplace to its...
my new apartment has french doors. unfortnately, someone painted over the glass panes. what is the best way to remove the paint from the doors?
I want to put fabric backed vinyl wallpaper over existing paper-- do I need to first put anything special over the old wallpaper so the new paper w...
I primed my paneling and now I would like to wallpaper over it can that be done and not see the grooves..
Hello, Fellow Painters,I have a problem that has had me stumped for years. My house doesn't look lived in because the wood on the small front porc...
I would like to remove paint from an old outdoor porch prior to painting. The surface is wood and is around 50 years old. I have recieved various o...
Has anyone had any experience, good or bad, with liquid vinyl siding finish from Kryton Coatings International?International.http://www.liquidvinyl...
I have an old house with plaster walls and ceilings. both are covered either in panelling or wallpaper. Underneath this the walls are very rough. M...