Is it more effective to do one coat of primer and one of paint, or skip the primer and use 2 coats of paint? The walls have already been painted in...
I have a ceiling in my basement which was poorly taped before a thick layer of textured paint was applied. Every seam is very visable. We are int...
When preparing interior walls to paint, what grit of sand paper should be used in order for the new paint to adhere properly and easy.The walls alr...
Hi, I had Harvey (a Massachusetts-based mfr) installed about 5 years ago. There is a real draft where the window closes. The installer says it'...
How long should you let the plaster to dry before painting it?Thanks!
The interior 1 x 6 wood frames haveabout 3 or 4 coats of paint on them.I would like to strip them and restorethe wood to its former beuty. I have ...
Our home inspector suggested we reinforce a floor joist that was cut to install the toilet drain pipe. The 8" joist is now really a 1" joist. We ...
We are looking for a 54-inch length shower wall system with (walls/bases) that is a 4 piece system that has inner locks and a flange system where y...
I have a 75 year old home which is about to be repainted. It has german siding about 12 inches wide that is in great shape. The painter would lik...
I have a 42" stall shower and am wondering about the advisability of buying a pivot shower door online. I am interested in web sites with good pr...
I am getting ready to add a room addition(9'x12')onto the kitchen, update the kitchen, add a 9'x5' vestibul and tie a new Victorina porch into the...
Could someone tell me how to use a compass to make a cut on the end row of vinyl tile flooring? Thanks, Dan
a few months ago i bought a manufactured home on a foundation, outside looks like a stick built house, but inside ..every room is paneling. the pro...
I have a deck that is 4 ft wide. It is fully cantilevered and supported by 2x8 floor joists that run from a bearing wall in the middle of the house...
I have a deck that is 4 ft wide. It is fully cantilevered and supported by 2x8 floor joists that run from a bearing wall in the middle of the hous...
My husband and I are trying to install a new door between our kitchen and garage. We purchased a prehung steel door with an insulated core. Because...
I recently purchased a home and evidently I did not, nor did the home inspector, notice the bowing on the north and south walls of my ciderblock ba...
We just bought a 1930 Bungalow that uses bottled propane for the 30 gallon hot water heater (furnace is oil, AC is electric). It is estimated (by ...
In my eighty-three year old house almost every window is painted shut!Is there a way to unstick them without damaging the trim around them.Thanks!