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How do I install an adhesive backsplash in the kitchen?
Rob Rob Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Wanting to put some kind of adhesive tile backsplash in kitchen, do I need to prep the walls first? I am thinking of the peel and stick covering. Any suggestions woul... See more

How do I redo the grout on the Granite Countertop and the Backsplash?
Betty Rhodes Betty Rhodes Answered on Jan 09, 2024

The grout where it is sealed between the granite countertop and the backsplash is breaking and coming out. What do I use to redo this? What material do I need to bu... See more

Can I use peel and stick tiles on my fireplace?
Mary Mary Answered on Jan 09, 2024

I would like to use stick and peel tiles on this fireplace renovation. Has any body else used them and was it difficult? I want to use them around the black insert. T... See more

how easy/hard is it to replace tile countertops with granite and leave backsplash tiles in place?
Sabine Austin Sabine Austin Answered on Jan 09, 2024

am hating my white tile/grout countertops - always dirty - but love my blue white checked backsplash - french country look. need an alternative countertop and island... See more

How/where do I end a subway tile backsplash in the kitchen?
1cs1267 1cs1267 Answered on Jan 09, 2024

So do you normally install the backsplash tile flush with the end of the countertop or flush with the outside edge/end of the upper cabinetry? My countertop is not ve... See more

Can you give me tips on painting glass textured tile?
Niki Niki Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Ok I need everyone opinion. Painted my kitchen cabinets last year and want different tile but it’s not in the budget. I have been looking at some videos of painting... See more

Ceramic tile over existing wood deck?
Sandy Rolon Sandy Rolon Answered on Jan 09, 2024

I have a worn out deck and I want to transform it into a tile deck over, with metal railing, is it advisable and doable? pool collapsed in the Sandy Storm. We have h... See more

Homax Tough as Tile Bathroom Sink, Tub & Tile Repair Screw up!
Hilary Smith Williams Hilary Smith Williams Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Hi there. I tried the Homax Tough as Tile product (Bathroom, Sink, Tub & Tile Refinish) on the tiles in my bathroom shower. I waited the 3 hours as mentioned. The fir... See more

Best product for sealing very porous tile?
K. Rupp K. Rupp Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Hi fellow home talkers! How are all of you doing? If anyone could help me out...I would really appreciate it! We have a very porous PORCELAIN tile in our kitchen. ... See more

How can I glue sisal rope to cardboard? What is the best glue to use?
Karen Karen Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I am trying to make decorative baskets using heavy cardboard boxes. I tried a spray glue, but it wasn't working.

What glue can I use over decoupage?
Wendy Wendy Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Hi Hometalk! I am in middle of a really fun project, but I am stumped and need your help! I used mod podge to cover the cutest little elephant figurine. The elephant ... See more

How to remove mildew from drywall and textured ceiling
Heather Heather Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Need advice how to remove mildew from drywall and textured ceilings?

Any ideas on how to update these old cabinets
Amy Wassell Amy Wassell Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Old 90's cabinets white with wood trim and no pulls or handles. Should I just reface the cabinets which are in good shape or repaint the doors? If repaint what color?

Tips for a 70s bathroom makeover?
Sin26299313 Sin26299313 Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I have a killer 70s bathroom with bland yellow countertops and white cabinet with layers of oil paint And an old glass door shower. Need a makeover for them or at le... See more

I hate the grout on my new tile - should I paint it?
Chrystina Chrystina Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I had a new porcelain tile floor installed in my kitchen and the grout is disgusting. Can I paint it a different colour, re-grout it myself or what? Love the tile, ... See more

Can I cover penny tiles in my bathroom without removing them?
Bennet Gold Bennet Gold Answered on Jan 08, 2024

My bathroom floor has ceramic penny tiles, I would like to redo the floor but don't want to have to remove them. Is there anything I can cover them with?

Where to buy a solid plate element electric stove top?
Caroline Hall Caroline Hall Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I a solid top cooktop /metal plate electric elements about 10 years ago when I lived in Florida... I have recently looked everywhere to purchase one for my kitchen re... See more

What type of glue to use when putting ribbon on a lamp shade
Debbie Debbie Answered on Jan 08, 2024

What is the best way to glue ribbon on to a lamp shade for a makeover?

How to get lint off clothes in dryer?
Cynthia S Cynthia S Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I can't seem to get my dark clothes lint or hair-free in the washer or dryer. Any suggestions?

What sort of glue do I use to stick terracotta pots together?
Laurie bell Laurie bell Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I do crafts with terracotta pots, recycled glass bowls, vases, and any thing I can get my hands on but my glue has not been very good. What glue should I use?

How do I stop birds from pecking out the mortar from the bricks?
Betty Varjavandi Betty Varjavandi Answered on Jan 08, 2024

They have moved to several places and mortar between the bricks is on the ground.

I spilled red wine on my countertop. What can I use to remove this?
Sean Drapeau Sean Drapeau Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Help me guys? What do you know about removing a stain like this

How can I stop my Microwave from sliding on the counter top?
Cathy Chandler Cathy Chandler Answered on Jan 08, 2024

How can I stop my Microwave from sliding on the counter top every time I open the door to microwave something. I tried putting a towel under it but it still slides An... See more

What to do with a vintage gum ball machine
Judy Clark Judy Clark Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I had this red gum ball machine in my storage building and decided to pull it out and use it for something. What am I filling it with? BUTTONS - All white of course!

How do you paint laminate kitchen cupboards when they're peeling?
Debi @ Debi Collinson Interiors Debi @ Debi Collinson Interiors Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I want to paint my kitchen cupboards but the skin is peeling off of some of them. I was wondering if I peel the skin off the doors that are peeling down to the MDF bo... See more

I am looking for a way to get oil-based crayon off my white carpet!
Julie Ribando Tanneberger Julie Ribando Tanneberger Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I am hesitant to go to my usual "go-to's" due to the oil-base. My carpet is white and the colors are all different. It was a play date gone bad. I really need some... See more

How can I get my gray undershirts white?
Dgreen Dgreen Answered on Jan 08, 2024

My DH wears sleeveless undershirts and no matter what we try they always turn a dingy gray. How can we keep them white or make them white, again?

How can I remove old caulk from a bathtub that has been refinished?
Pat Myfrecklesrock Windsor Pat Myfrecklesrock Windsor Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Please let me know how to remove caulk around my bathtub that looks awful. Thank you!