We are working on a new house and I need lots of help. I have drywall and my contractor did a terible job. I need to know the purpose of mud. Is i...
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We had to replace a 26" by 26" of ceramic tile behind our tub area. We would like to use the tile that had been their originally. What is the easi...
I am painting all of a 800 square foot apartment, including ceilings and primer. Has anyone used any or (more helpfully) all three types of paint ...
Recently bought a house...the former owners must have had a lot of pictures!! There are holes in the walls all over the place! The main areas, fo...
Hi, all,I just removed wallpaper using Dif. Following the directions, I washed the walls thoroughly with warm water and a sponge before priming wi...
PLease! Do you cut walls first, then paint the walls , or do you paint first, then cut?
Our popcorn ceiling has 20% asbestos. Removal is expensive and a complete hassle (we have to move out for 3 - 5 days!). I am looking for other op...
Can someone help me? I am VERY new at painting - I just did it for the first time this week. I covered the baseboards with masking tape, but in s...
Our house was built in 1977 and has that awful popcorn ceiling everyway. We've scraped it off in the dining room but now I'm concerned that this t...
I just purchased a 90 year old home. There is a lot of Lincrusta covered walls in the house, most of which is in good shape. But the bathroom is a ...
My husband and I installed a new wood door (pine). We used a sanding sealer before staining and it turned out just beautiful. However, we live in a...
I have just bought a 80 year old home. In the bathroom, I have marlite panels. Does anyone have any suggestions on removal , or painting or paperin...
I need to hang curtain rods up in my 1935 house and the walls are lathe and plaster. Anybody know the proper tools/methods for hanging things on th...
We are trying to strip a mantle & surround that could beanywhere from 60-100 years old. There are about 3 layers of paint on it. I'm sure , due to...
Where do I buy acrylic paint to use in a HVLP paint sprayer, to paint wood? I would like to: clear coat oak wood, color coat cabinet doors ...
I'm drywalling my new addition which has I beam ceiling. Can I attach the drywall directly to the I beams or should I strap the entire ceiling firs...
Hi all, I am not sure if this is the right place to post this. I purchased a vehicle that had been spray painted. Most of the paint came off ea...
How do I strip a 100 year old tin ceiling and is it possible to polish it to a light color and then paint with a clear finish?