I have an older home with plaster walls. I am not looking to spend a lot of money to finish them for painting. I am searching for some suggestions on what to do with ... See more
It’s a decorative mantel and is hollow behind the cherubs.
How can I enclose a lally column in our basement that we turned the room into a bedroom
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
Ok, I LOVE this site!! My husband and I are new to DIY and we get alot of information from here! We have replaced lighting in our kitchen and now have holes in our sh... See more
My basement walls are crumbling from alkaline contamination? How do I stop this?
We removed old kitchen lighting, replaced with canned lighting. Now my husband will need to patch and repair the hole left behind. Looking for a clever decoration t... See more
My hands are too large to use my finger, and the area is so tight. it looks like crap!
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
I am finally getting around to removing this wallpaper border that has been up for over 10 years. It is not coming off well at all. I have tried the fabric softener m... See more
We moved into a condo 5 months ago and it hasn't been changed since the eighties. Wallpaper done professionally on ceiling, doors, pantry bifold door and walls. I h... See more
I am convinced that a change of material has occurred in my mothers apartment without her knowledge. The work doesn't make sense from an inexperienced persepective an... See more
I am on a very strict budget and need ideas for reducing noise in my basement classroom. I have rugs, old suspended ceilings, and drywall but it is so loud. Please gi... See more
When I fill nail holes or cracks in trim or wood I can't get them smooth enough. I even add more putty.Any tip to help me with this
Popcorn ceiling was professionally removed from our entire home, refinished and painted. The second story ceiling in the hallway is cracking and falling off. It wa... 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