THe joys of wallpaper. We have a home that has OLD wallpaper in a bathroom. The walls were NOT prepped for wallpaper and we have peeled other rooms...
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I would like to refinish bathroom cabinets but not sure if the sides are veneer or laminate. Is there an easy way to tell? Door and drawer fronts a...
i am building a new house and am having trouble locating a source for blue board for veneer plaster. can anyone let me know a source? i am also h...
I just bought my first home in NY (1967 Wide Ranch) and the ceiling in the living room is pointy plaster (see above). Thanks to what seems to be s...
I live in a 1930 NYC apartment with an original St. Charles kitchen. As is the fashion here, our cabinets are in their 'raw' metal state: all paint...
I have an oceanfront building 5 stories high in South Florida (Miami Beach)that needs repainting. I am using urethane caulking (sikaflex) around th...
I had a steel shelf made to go over my stainless-steel stove. The shelf is not stainless, just plain steel, and it has bright, shiny spots where th...
i have a 4,400 square foot concrete building that i need to paint inside & outside. the inside is mostly drywalled. i want to get a paint sprayer t...
Hi, I'm purchasing a house in Northeast Philadelphia. It has popcorn ceilings on both levels including the walls leading to the lower level. I'd ...
I have an old painted wooden railing (indoors) that I would like to replace with the "aluminum look" so I've been thinking about buying that kind o...
Our house is about 14 yrs old and has a stucco finish. We bought it 2 yrs ago and would like to have someone come in and do some minor repairs on ...
Can someone advise me on a good reference to learn about removing painted wallpaper? How hard is this job in a kitchen with plenty of cabinets? W...
Hi, can someone give advice as to how to remove paint that got under the tape the was supposed to protect my cabinets? The cabinets now have a slo...
I have a 500 hundred gallon butane tank in the yard. I live in the country, no nature gas here. My tank is looking pretty ratty. I want to paint...
I need to repaint a bedroom & the ceiling is peeling. Should I scrape then use a 100% acrylic primer?
I was wondering if I should dig deeper into the plaster area that had water damage and then spackle it? Or, should I just scrape the paint and just...
Has anyone tried to use the laminate for kitchen backlash instead of tile, wall paper, stainless material?
I've noticed the tension bar in my bathroom is making indents in my drywall. Also, I've noticed a crack in the corner of the dry wall. I'm looking...
We are new to the house improving projects. The goal of our small project is installing a new kitchen counter top, new stove and new oven. The ki...