I'm part of a parish council here in East Tennessee and responsible for arranging to have things fixed when they break. The church is about 18 yea...
COMMUNITY FORUM: PAINTING
What do you recommend to protect and get a uniform stain finish on a mix of shingles some are new translucent finish and 5 year old shingles double...
We're painting the exterior of our house. My husband says to use oil based paint and I say latex. Which is better?
If you want to plaster over a wall that has been plastered and painting is there any type of prep that has to be done? Or can you just replaster ...
I painted an old trellis with semi gloss paint....the glare is so bad! Sun glasses don't even help. Can I paint over the semi gloss paint with ...
Im living in a 90-year-old home and want to really fix it up, starting with my kitchen. Last night i noticed the old wallpaper was bubbling and pul...
I need to choose the right paint or coating for historical (1837) home in New Jersey. The standing seam tin and galvanized roof is peeling and wea...
I used an oil base primer on wrought iron patio furniture. I rolled it on and directions say to wait 48 hours. It's been about 30 hours and I not...
Please help.....we have been suffering with a horrible unidentifiable odor in our home for the past three months. We have been on a "mission" to f...
Is there a primer that does not have a strong odor that can be used over oil based paint?
So, we bought a house in Raleigh nc and original owners wall papered every sq inch of the house. Second owners removed most of it.. and yes, damagi...
Should the baseboard trim be primed prior to installation? I assume that it should since the basement floor is a finished concrete and if it is no...
I would like to paint my interior 6 panel doors. What is the best way to do this. I am not a novice painter.
Hello, I'm looking for some advice in how to correct some issues with my outdoor wood deck. We've live in this home for three years and it'...
we just purchased an older home 1971--it only had two layers of wall paper in several rooms. I started removing wall paper from the brkfast room..a...
The canvas wall covering came off easily. It's the old adhesive that has us stymied. It is on like iron!
I spent days prepping my back entrance interior walls. The old latex over drywall is 15 years old. I first washed down the walls with TSP and rinse...
Our main trunk line including the condenser to the ac is in the attic. Ever since we moved here in '87 the condensation has drained out a regular 1...
We just bought a house and all the cielings and many of the walls have the orange peel texture, which we hate. Is there anyway to remove it or smo...