You may want to remove the drain collar again, and put 3/8" thick roll of plumbers putty all the way around the bottom of the collar. Then press f...
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Hi,The term "Double-Poured" means that the owners had problems with the foundation previously (maybe settling problems)and may have re-layed concre...
You sure can. You'll have to seal it first with primer, and paint it with any enamel or latex paint. Just remember to put varnish down after it d...
Short of getting a new neighbor or a fence, you will need to get rid of that dog's scent by watering your lawn and 'washing away' any urine that ma...
Look for appliance spray paint in your hardware stores. I painted an old 'advocado' green stove white and it looked great!
Do you really need to replace the whole countertop? An alternative, cheaper and just as nice, is laminate covering. You should be able to find it...
I would try steam (maybe from an iron) to loosen the adhesive, then scraping with a plastic trowel. It works great for wall coverings.
An easy way to see if your wall has supporting beams, is to go into the attic/crawl space and look at the area above your wall. If you see a beam,...
You say that the walls are hard to penetrate with tacks/pin nails, so are the walls concrete? If so, there are small concrete hanging nails (looks...
I know what you mean, and I definitely painted my old "70's" looking walls. I started with a primer, to prep the panel to take paint and to ensure...
Here's a good cleaner for masonry/concrete, that strips, degreases, and really cleans. This site gives you the product information, and your local...
Here's a site: http://www.bhg.com/default.sph/home_imp.class?FNC=Proj__Alist_html___268___0___9___103
It's me again, with another good link that may help you get the job done: http://www.bhg.com/default.sph/home_imp.class?FNC=Proj__Alist_html___271_...
No question is a stupid question. The same thing happened to me, and I took a dremel tool to 'sand' it down. It worked great without cracking ...
Hi,I have replaced several bricks in my home, due to discoloration around the fireplace. It is not an easy job, but I had to chisel the grout from...
Hi John,Here's a good link to go to: http://www.bhg.com/default.sph/home_imp.class?FNC=Proj__Alist_html___265___0___3___103 Good Luck!
How large of an area are you working with? There are several ways you can color concrete: by mixing colored pea gravel/asphalt, or tinting. Here...
You may want put concrete adhesive (you can find it in hardware stores, like Home Depot) on your existing concrete, then lay the pea gravel. Then ...