If you coat with an acrylic sealer, as you mentioned, it might provide enough durability. I know that Epoxy Systems makes a pretty tough acrylic s...
StevePMMember since 07/09/07
Probably just humidity in your house. Could be condensation if the moulding is near a kitchen or bath since it's on the cool side of the house. ...
No way will paint hold up on this type of surface for any length of time unless you use an epoxy paint. Have you considered putting a laminate c...
There are basically two ways to do this: 1. Fill in all of the grooves, sand flat, texture, prime, paint. 2. Drywall over the paneling, tex...
You'll need two tools -- paper tiger and a wallpaper steamer. The paper tiger is pretty cheap ( > $10 ) and you can rent or buy a steamer. Pull...
There are a couple commercial products - Sav-A-Brush or BrushFlush - that you could use. Unless it is a very nice, newer brush, though, I'd probab...
I use a whiteboard quite a bit as a college professor and if your wall has any texture at all it will be very frustrating to write on with a dry er...
I've always preferred to strip the paper off. Use a steamer and it isn't too bad. Prime after to lock in the nicotine stains so they don't bleed ...
I suspect that you already know that answer to this one....no need to repair drywall until you fix the underlying structural issues if you haven't ...
White ceilings will look the highest -- darker or matching ceilings will look lower. Use special ceiling paint for the best results. If you're...
Time for a trip up to the attic -- no way around it. Make sure there isn't anything coming through (water) that'll cause the paint to peel. Depen...
For the best results, I'd recommend buying special movie screen fabric and create a screen frame out of pine. Use the frame to stretch the fabric ...
Just my opinion, but I like all of the trim to match. I think you can get away with painted doors and stained trim, but a mix of painted and stain...
No need to paint. Just make sure that the wallpaper is clean then use special wallpaper paste designed for sticking to other wallpaper. I've done...
Is the semi-gloss peeling from the satin or is the satin peeling from the primer? I suspect that the semi-gloss didn't adhere (stick) to the satin...
A primer is the best way to achieve a consistent paint color over different surfaces. Zinsser makes a good primer as do Sherwin Williams and Ben...