HiI am taking dow a very old house and using the boards in my new house. I'd like to preserve some of the wall paper and newspaper with date 1938. the boards undernea... See more
We bought a home built in the late 50s. We adore the lattice brick wall on the two sides of the house but a brick mason said they needed to come down. How can we repa... See more
I have a partition that is made of glass blocks (a look that I'm not a fan of). I'd love any ideas to cover it up or update it without paying the costs of tearing it ... See more
We have gas logs in what was once a wood-burning fireplace. We don't use the logs anymore because they seemed to suck the heat out of the entire downstairs. The log i... See more
How do you suggest that I scrape all of the old paint off in order to put on a new coat of paint to cover up those water spots mind you my house is 100 years old
I am elderly woman & not strong enough to use a caulking gun,what else can I use?
We have a front door that has a large (about 1 inch) gap between the bottom of the door and the threshold. The floors are bamboo, no carpet.
I am looking to install tiles on wall for backsplash, my counter does meet my wall, they are not flush together
in spring down in fall,all through house, has done this since home built in 2004. how can I fix it. Crown moulding would move up and down, if installed and could stil... 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
These are not Command strips, but similar. Two are on a wall & one is on a maple door. How can I remove them without tearing up the wall/door? Thanks!
The people that have cut grass next to my condo, unfortunately have left some holes in my white siding. I am 71 and a widow and handicap. This was there when I bought... See more
I AM MOVING OUT OF MY APARTMENT SOON.I NEED TO FIX THE HOLES IN THE WALLS,EVERYTHING I TRIED WORKED WELL UNTIL IT DRIED,THEN THEY REALLY LOOKED BAD.I NEED A MORE PR... See more
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.
How can I prevent mold from coming back on a damp wall please?
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
I have my house foundation painted white, there is a few spots where the metal supports(nails or whatever) will "bleed" through the paint, I have tried many things to... See more
We have a 1950's brick ranch with only Celotex for insulation. I have discovered mildew where the ceiling and walls meet on the outside corners of the rooms. We have ... See more
Has anyone added long edge protectors to their kitchen walls (entrances into the kitchen)? I am wondering how to install them w/out having the screws/nails crack the ... See more
Hi, all. Any ideas or help with ideas/advice on how to modernize/improve these horrible brick walls? I have found many ideas for smooth brick walls but nothing for ro... See more