We bought all new windows for our house and I can't get the fenestration rating stickers off our new windows. I hate to use a razor blade to do th...
I have a red brick fireplace that the former owner painted over with a white flat latex paint on the interior. I want to remove the paint to restor...
The drywall tape (and the paint on it) are separating from the wall/ceiling seam in the basement. What to do ???
My husband and I would like to get back the "natural" look of our cedar siding. Right now our house is brick red. The house used to be the horrid o...
I have seen shelving made of metal hangers that suspend from your floor joists, then you place a board on the metal "scaffold" everything hangs ins...
I have a problem that a ceiling crack that I fixed reappeared about six months later. I assume it is going to happen again. Does anyone know what...
hi everyone,we are buying a home in the country.. and the exterior of the home has stained rust brown cedar shakes on the exterior of it/ cedar pan...
I'd like some opinions/expertise on how to change knotty pine into a flat paintable wall. I have it all over my house. It is stained. I know it wil...
How can I strip paint off a wall (it blistered after two weeks) without having to use a lot of elbow grease?
We have borrowed the machine to spray a popcorn ceiling. What tools do we need to knock it down and how do you do so?
My boyfriend and I just started renting our first house and I need some tips/instructions on how to replace a door jam on the front door. The curre...
I have a textured ceiling in my dining room that resembles stalagtites (or is that stalagmite?). I want to remove the texture and restore it back t...
can i paint over interior walls stained with nicotine without washing first & using only a primer/sealer for first coat??
My son's bedroom is the old garage. Under the old carpet is the garage concrete floor. Do I need to etch the concrete with muratic acid before we...
I would like to know about reinforcing a house for hurricanes. I live about 30 miles north of Gulfpirt MA, and while it is not on the beach, you s...
Greetings,I would like to hear opinions on tankless waterheaters. I'm building a new weekend cabin in north Texas and love the idea. Just don't k...
My wooden kitchen cupboards have no knobs or handles for opening. They are stained and varnished oak. They have become dark and gummy on the corne...
I am moving into an apartment on the third floor of a three family and the staircase will allow a queen size mattress up the stairs but not a box s...
An armoire we purchased in an auction has a strong kerosene odor. Any ideas on how to remove it?