Paneling/flooring on a ceiling: Good or bad idea?
After a plumbing disaster upstairs, we had to remove our plaster and lathe dining room ceiling in our 1916 house. Some of the exposed rafters were cracked and damaged, so Handy Hubby repaired the damage by sistering in new beams. He then had to level each rafter/beam to each other so he could put up drywall. After an injury, he can't jockey the 4x8 or 4x12 drywall up to the ceiling, so we're considering using beadboard paneling strips or some sort of flooring that will go up in sections.
The beadboard will give the room a farmhouse country look, which I like. Need to know, however, about any tips, tricks, or advice anyone might have.
I currently have stinky dirty carpeting in my living room and I want to replace it with a durable flooring that can stand up to dogs and kids.
Does having a paint over a popcorn ceiling change how I'd remove the popcorn ceiling?
I want to spruce up my walls with peel-and-stick wallpaper. Has anyone used this before and can advise me as to how to apply it properly?
I've heard staining is a good technique for updating floors. So how do I stain my wood floor?
I'd love to put crown molding up (after I paint the walls and the shelves above the fireplace, previous owners painted EVERYTHING the same yellowish cream color). But... See more