Is there anyway to identify if my walls are plaster or drywall. I have no contractor skill, simple housewife. I need the easy way.
Trying to remove old glue before changing to paint on bathroom wall.
We have purchased a cabin with knotty pine walls. On certain walls , one can see where pictures or wall hanging have been. Cover with pictures or can I redo the smal... See more
We have Mold on Ceiling. Front Lanai
We cut the root of a huge ivy growth on the side of our house. It died over the winter and we have been removing the dead vines off the siding. The suckers are on the... See more
I am tapping my drywall, but on one section I over sanded it, and now the tape is showing, what should I do, just mud back over it?
When I built my house (11yrs ago) to save money I enlisted the help of friends to paint. My carpenters took that as they didn't need to "help" finish anything other t... See more
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
I hate the Popcorn ceilings in my house and really can't afford to pay someone else to remove them! Can it be a DYI project and if so , what is the easiest and safest... See more
Need to know how I can waterproof my basement .The price for professionals to do it is 10,000.00 can not afford to have it done so have to try to do myself thank you
i have this little Row house I bought and moved to store all my treasures in. I recently caulked all the gaps between the boards and painted, it looks wonderful. Howe... See more
What is the best and safest way to fill this gap behind the stove. my worries are the heat from the stove and the electrical outlet. should i drywall it or put a b... See more
The sheetrock in my living room is sagging between the joists. I have been told that the joists are too far apart (24") or that the builder used sheetrock that was to... See more
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?
I just had someone hang drywall in my basement-couldn't afford a professional- it looks like a child did it. So I was going to try to mud and tape MYSELF. I've watche... See more
The open shower is beautiful but freezing temperatures outside seem to seep into my shower. What can I do to transform my shower in winter so heat stays low.
When measuring for two screws to hold up something no matter how many times I measure it is not even.
It is an older home, not much crawl space. There is mold growing in almost all of the rooms up to about 18 inches or so. The back rooms of the house were flooded abo... See more
We are trying to sell our small home and need help. The weathered cedar shakes are unevenly weathered and look dirty. Help? The interior may need (decluttering) sugge... See more
OMG - why did I tissue paper the bedroom??? I now want to remove it and it does not want to go anywhere. It has pretty much molded itself to the wall. I'm now thin... See more