Is there anyway to identify if my walls are plaster or drywall. I have no contractor skill, simple housewife. I need the easy way.
Our old house has plaster walls with panelling over them but they are freezing cold in the winter which makes it difficult to stay warm. Help!!
To deter mildew.
In our 1920's era house, there is a picture moulding along the joining of the wall and ceiling. The ceiling is not very straight, so the moulding is lower than tight ... See more
My bf has one wall that bleeds this dark brown substance. I have tried cleaning it and nothing seems to work as it comes back each time. We would like to paint but wo... See more
due to extensive house rewiring, the ceiling in my basement studio is gone. all that remains is lots of strapping. i would like to do it myself but could not handle d... See more
wall is made out of concrete
This is the wood frame of my 3 window patio door - bulging wood - not sure when this damage happened. Is not wet now. Looking for type of professional that would be a... See more
How do I repair a drywall tape crack on my living room wall before I start painting the room? Thank you!
We have a walk out basement. The walls that are exposed outside are painted concrete. Inside is also painted but even with a dehumidifier, they sweat and mildew, espe... See more
Water damage is involved from previous owner.
We are relatively new owners of a old house with a combination of charm and defered maintenance. I would like to do something great to the paneled walls and drop ceil... See more
It came off the wall! Thankfully glass did not break. But original backing is trashed. I came up with a heavy piece of cardboard to reseal back .Any ideas what to use... See more
Wallpaper has been on plaster walls in kitchen for around 20 years
I have a wall where there is paneling that has bowed out in places. Is there any way to smooth it out without replacing the paneling?
Everytime I stand by the kitchen sink I feel a draft of cold air, how can I check where is it coming from. Thank you
We have an older mobile home. Curtain rod came down. Numerous attempts to fix failing because no stud there. Now I have a hole and no way to fasten a rod. Command str... See more
Have several dated wall paper borders that need to be removed..also can you wall paper over other wall paper? and prep work?
I have a mirror that former owners put baseboard glued to outer parts, making it impossible to open the corner cabinets. Any ideas on prying this off? Will add pictu... See more
I need to find the studs to I have a place to securely attach some screws.
Help! My apartment is on the top floor in a building which is made of concrete. This means that in wintertime we get very cold. Our neighbors spent a lot of money and... See more
We have atrocious 70's fake wood paneling going up our stairwell and into our finished attic. Pretty sure that it's possible to paint it, but a friend told me that ev... See more