There is an ugly old phone jack outlet that I no longer need and it is an odd shape. There is tile all around the space but I want to plug up this space permanently. ... See more
The previous owner did a bad caulk job along our stairway. Should I remove it and apply new caulk before painting?
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
Wallpaper has been pulled off in places and different levels of paper are showing. How do you paper or paint over this?
Or the hot water heat pipes?
My fireplace damper needs lubrication. Obviously WD40 will burn up and cause a fire in the chimney. What about graphite?
Is there an easy way to remove wall anchors?
We bought a home last year and the master bath has been beautifully remodeled, however, when you take a shower the walls are sweating. The fan is rated for the sq fo... See more
I was painting the ceiling and some came off, old house needs help.
How can I repair, and with what?
I hung up a 21lb mirror with just two screws and no anchors on drywall. Is this ok or should I get some anchors?
I had a kitchen fire this Saturday. I was frying some potatoes and forgot to turn off the grease. By the time I realized it the room was in pretty bad shape. My insur... See more
I live near an entertainment district and the noise (music) keeps me awake on the weekends. The outside wall is all glass and I need to put something up to block the ... See more
We are in a rental. Last month we had a fire. One bedroom’s walls and ceiling were black. We have scraped and cleaned as much as possible. Now we need to paint. I a... See more
The room is on a gable end of the house , and is problematic , wallpaper won't stick very well , I've decided to strip it back and paint it , but I'm not sure if ther... See more
Get wet basement and occasionally walls after several days of heavy rain
This hole is on the landing of my staircase (see picture) this is next to our lab to give perspective.
This is in the living room by the fireplace. It keeps chewing and I'm afraid it will come thru the wall. How can we get rid of it without tearing the wall down? It ... See more
I have popcorn ceiling in bath, steam ruined some of it and I need to patch. How do I do this?
Why does the Vinyl Spackling compound( joint compound ) when applied to the sheetrock cracks , particularly in thick (
deep ) areas ? What can be done to overcome? Is there any additive that can be used to add to the spackling? When I added some water in the mix, it got worse. Robby N... See more