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...
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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...
Any suggestions on repairing a major crack that happens each year with humidity in the desert? We have an exterior adobe wall, which is pourous and...
I have old dark paneling and I am wanting to paint it to look like white paneling or paint it to give it that aged white painted look to lighten up...
what is the deal with paintable fiberglass wallcovering? should I be worried about breathing fiberglass if I use it? Would it be a good way to co...
I am assisting a friend with a painting project and we are having trouble with blending the two colors where the roof meets the top of the wall.It ...
I just bought a house that has an Ikea kitchen. I wanted to paint the cabinets white, so I started with a latex base coat (I've already completed ...
The house we moved into has stucco on walls and you can tell the seams of the walls don't meet up. Is there a way that we can remove stucco or can ...