due to leaky roof the horse hair plaster ceiling has loosened. A small area has broken away. I would like to preserve the ceiling. The only prod...
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I have a 1910 house that has the original exterior paint (no additional layers - been covered by asbestos tiles which have been removed). I have b...
I've seen or heard about a heavy/thick type of wall covering (I think it's a paper product) that can be applied over plaster walls to re-inforce th...
I have stained kitchen cabinets that I need to clean. I am not sure of the wood, it is a softer wood...pine or birch? My problem is on top of the...
I stripped the wallpaper off and did my best at repairing all the damaged area. But, lacking confidence, I called my usual painter and he came ove...
After taking the wallpaper down & removing the glue, how many times do i have to wash the walls before priming? Do I have to use TSP or can I just...
I have a garden shed with a corrigated tin roof. I would like to paint the roof dark green and cover it with vines. Is it possible to paint tin a...
I recently took the wallpaper off my walls. The problem is some of the backing (small pieces) got stuck on the the baseboard heater. I don't know...
I have tried the following: DIF gel & solution, vinegar & water, spic & span plus water -- nothing works. Someone suggested painting over the glue...
My toilet tank is so close to the wall that I cannot paint behind it with a mini-roller. How do I drain the water and remove the tank? Thank you.
How do I get double sided tape residue off the wall before I can paint? I don't want to sand it unless there is no other way because there are 2 r...
I stained my deck last October and dislike the reddish tone and wish to make it look a little lighter, more like oak. Is there any sort of bleachi...
We are remodeling a bathroom and put up all new dry wall. It's been taped and mudded and sanded etc.I'm ready to paint it. Do I need to use a pri...
The paint on my ceilings are all pealing. It is definitely time to paint, but when I do, the paint just cracks up and peals right off. It looks l...
we have a wall that was covered with drywall mud for a texured look. What is the best way to remove it? i have heard of a couple of products called...
Remodling an 1906 home with lead base paint. I have three children (8-12) is it safe to paint over using everyday paint? Anything particular I sh...
My house is 55-years-old. The house still has its original stucco walls both inside and out. On the exterior I see a few hairline cracks around a...