I started removing wall paper from a small bathroom. It was originally hung in the early 90's. For most of the room it easily peeled off and where some was left a mix... See more
Ok, so here is my dilemma ... this is my 3rd room I have ship lapped. I know how to cut around the outlets and so forth ... HOWEVER (!) in this room, the kitchen, I ... See more
Hello, I originally nailed in pipe hangers to the joists in order to hang a pull-up bar (see first picture below), but I inquired on here about its safety and was con... See more
Help! This wallpaper is going to be the death of me. Ok slight exaggeration. We have tried fabric softener. Vinegar, commercial stripper. The putter layer is a vinyl ... See more
We have not finished the basement but my son is down there now and we have boards and pipes showing.
we have a downstairs bath room at the back of the house (the house is over 100 years old) it has a concrete floor. the roof and wall are insulated. But its like walki... See more
I've got a screwhole in my wall. It's a little too wide, so I'd like to fill it with wood and wood putty (or glue) and then screw into it. But also there's a broken o... See more
I would love to add a mantle, but I think it would look funny on an off centered fireplace.
It's starting to come off a little bit & my great grandson has written on part of it. I rent a pre-fab home & it probably came installed originally. It's in the Dinin... See more
Want to add shelves on a wall but don’t want to make unnecessary holes for brackets. From past experience with this old house I know that the studs are not consiste... See more
We have, we think anyway, tried everything to remove wallpaper that has been on the walls for over 25 years! Nothing works so far. And it has to come down, soon rathe... See more
I would like to remove the wall between kitchen and dining room . There is a doorway but I would like the wall to be removed.
Does anyone know how I can get the tacky residue off walls and a counter from old contact paper? Please help
The drywall has lots of nail holes in it. It needs some texture and I would like to put some type of texture on the walls to paint later.
My daughter bought a home built in 1928. Walls are plaster. The fireplace surround has clay tile cemented to plaster walls. She'd like to remove them, but realizes it... See more
My parrot finds the edges of the rounded corners of the painted kitchen wall and chews off the paint and dry wall down to the metal! What can I do?! I can't move her ... See more
Is this discoloration and slight mortar cracking something to be concerned about. The house is 35 years old and is just normal settling of the house.
This 1938 old gal is showing quite a lot of wear. The walls & ceiling in the kitchen are bubbling & peeling. Likely there is lead paint. Hub said no water damage but... See more
We purchased a home 2 years ago that had too much wallpaper but we've been able to take care of most of it. The last projects are the border in the kitchen/dining roo... See more