Can shellac (Bullseye in this case)be used on new wood as a primer before painting with an oil paint? I used shellac as primer before brushing-on a...
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The house we have moved into has one room with a wall treatment I believe was popular in the 70s. I understand it is created by applying a plaster...
I am helping a friend fix up an old basement and she has rough boards under the wallpaper. She can't afford to replace the boards or all of the wa...
Wanted to ask this here too in case someone knows the answer. We built a modular home. Home was set just over a year ago...we've been in for 10 ...
I painted my bedroom blue and did not intend to paint the ceiling, which is white. This was my first ever paint job. Although I taped the ceiling e...
I purchased 2/2 gallon buckets of ceiling paint. I painted the living room last weekend. This weekend I painted the connecting kitchen. I forgot to...
Just moved into my first house, which was built in 1925. I assumed that it had plater walls, but found that it in fact has drywall thru out. I was ...
I purchased home recently and am preparing to repaint the interior. The previous owner was not careful in their painting. I now have 2 dilemas. ...
I have white formica wall can they be painted and if so what is the best primer and paint to use?
can I just use zinnzer primer over the varnish on my new cheap cabinets they are only 6 months old or should I sand them first?
I have light fixtures on the south side of the house which the finish has faded to an odd brick color. They are supposed to be a dark brown with a...
my daughter has moved into an apartment and the paint ordor is very bad. She is going onto 3 weeks and the odor is still around. Windows and door...
I purchased my house 5 years ago and it had "textured" ceilings. Geez, I hate them. Anyway, the ceiling is now dropping off in patches. Does any...
Wife surprise me, she paint exterior doors while I was at work. 2 months later paint started to peel leaving primer behind. Whats the best way to r...
We had a new skim of plaster on existing ceiling, applied 2 coats of primer, and now flat latex paint and the ceiling paint is bubbling in spots, w...
I have a wooden sign with raised letters. The background has been stained and I want to paint over that with latex paint. It would be hard to app...
I'm looking for advice on prepping/priming/paiting our home that has cedar shake siding. I know the house has been painted with latex at least onc...