I live in a Sears home built in 1916. It was originally a farm house that we moved into town. I am trying to strip the paint from the upstairs do...
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I have purchased some exterior latex paint I intended to use this last fall. I forgot all about it and left the 5 gal container outside in the col...
I have a wall in my basement that is covered in wallboard. I intend to remove it and either paint or put up wallpaper. There are some areas behin...
Ihave old 1946 house with wooden sash windows that need to be refinished. Should I (1) use a wire brush to remove the old paint and flakey wood. (2...
I have recently removed a significant amount of wall paper. In places, the white paper on the dry wall seems to have delaminated from the brown pa...
Does anyone know how to match the design of a textured ceiling when doing a small repair. Aprox. 2-ft. square.
I am buying an old house with what once was a red brick fireplace. About 10 years ago, someone painted the fireplace white. I believe there is on...
I will be repainting the exterior wood trim and stucco of my Dutch Colonial home. My wife and I are interested in changing the color scheme and I'...
We recently purchased a modular home.The cabinets are not real wood.They are a veneer type cabinet.I would like to paint them with a crackle look u...
Previous homeowner used liqued nails to glue mirrors on a painted plaster wall. The only way I know to remove them is to smash them with hammer an...
My paint is peeling around the registers in my house, usually during colder weather when the heat is blowing through the registers. Is there anythi...
We live in an 1872 house with a plaster cornice in the living room and parlor. Some of the cornice is cracked or in bad shape. The ceiling needs t...
Is it possible to cover paneling with something so that I can wallcover the walls and not have the seams show through?
I need to paint over old oiled based painted doors inside the house. Is it OK if I use a liquid sand paper and then a primer..then paint with "Perm...
How long do I need to wait before priming and painting newly plastered walls (blue board and skim coat). I have been told as short as one day and ...
We are now in the process of building our first home. I am wondering if the concrete slab should be well swept and free of all sanding dust prior ...
Our builder has just finished beautiful oak stairs. I want to paint the vertical boards, and stain the treads. Anybody got any ideas on what to use...
We are redoing our bathroom. The doors,baseboards etc. are a dark stain.Would like to redo in white.When painting the bathroom door where do you st...
I painted my bathroom a few days ago. I followed the directions that came with my pre-pasted wallpaper border. It said to get wet for 30 seconds an...