I started putting furniture oil on the top of a bookcase, thinking oil instead of wax would just have the natural wood come through. Clearly I was not thinking clear... See more
My tiles are in great condition, just an ugly color.
Do I need any particular kind of paint or pre-treatment to whitewash our brick fireplace? It's wood burning and we do use it in the winter.Thanks for the help!
I have a sun room with untreated cedar ceiling. It has some water damage along chimney line. The chimney has been removed. I don't know whether to paint or not, nor w... See more
I need a new fireplace door with glass inserts but when I have been shopping for it it seems my house has a fireplace opening that does not fit any of the current doo... See more
Seemed like a great idea@the time. I sized the walls then wallpapered the walls of a small powder room with randomly torn pieces of kraft paper, after which I applied... See more
I have some cheap old light fixtures and I was wondering can you paint them without taking off the wall and if so what kind of paint?
how do I paint over wall repairs, where nails were coming thru dry wall …. repairs were done by same man that originally did it, then painted by a 'professional' bu... See more
I want to paint a ceiling fan … not the blades but all the metal parts including the main housing/body of the fan. Is this possible? I'm guessing I could not use a ... See more
I'd like some advice and opinions on a couple of things; I'll attach pics.1st question: the original hardware was centered in the middle of the door. Yuck. I've alrea... See more
I want to paint my kitchen but I have brown paneling, yes with the dee
I have paneling in the outer walls in my home. I was advised to prime with Kilz before painting others say buy primer and paint as one but the paneling will soak up a... See more
My daughter is buying a house with good bones but there is wood paneling in the finished basement. There is limited lighting so it feels very dark and drab.
My cabinets have at least 5 or 6 coats of primer and white paint that is caked with grease from yrs of cooking. They also have areas where the paint just peels off t... See more
I am wanting to paint my basement step as part of our basement remodel. How do I trim the steps that I have currently? I don't have a trim board running up the wall... See more
I was thinking of painting my f'place flue. However, I recently heard I won't be able to do it because there is no fire safe paint, only heat safe. Is that true? A... See more
A damaged part of my daughters ceiling was spackeled and filled but now is ivory like color compared to the rest. I need to repaint the ceiling now. What would be the... See more
The upstairs was leveled and rebuilt but the basement walls were cleaned and sealed. A mere bump on the wall causes the paint to fall off in chunks. The upstairs ... See more
It takes up a major part of our hallway, in an already small house, so I can't sand it (everything in our house would be covered in dust!) I want to paint it a beauti... See more
The panelling covers all the walls in a large family room. It is dark, and rough. I don't want to just paint it and can't afford expense of ripping it out and putting... See more