Most homeowners at some point or another will find themselves needing or wanting to get rid of an old or undesired wall treatment. Some materials can be removed with care, time, patience and the right techniques, but others will have to be left in place. However, there are many ways to make ugly wallcoverings less of an eyesore.
There are many products and techniques for keeping sound contained to one space – which is especially important when that space is being converted into a theater, and neighbors other bedrooms. Get the details.
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Getting smoke damage out of walls is impossible, but discover the product that keeps it – and its smell – sealed in.
Learn how to determine whether a wall or ceiling crack is run-of-the-mill, or requires urgent attention. Plus, discover how to easily fix those common drywall cracks.
How to Hang Drywall Whether you’re renovating your home or building a new one, hanging your own drywall can save you money and give you the satisfaction of completing a major DIY task on your own. All you need are the right tools, supplies, and a helping hand. Drywall comes in a number of different Read the full article…
Discover the most affordable product available for soundproofing an existing residential room or space.
Learn how to determine whether cracks in a hard plaster ceiling can be filled, or if the ceiling needs to be replastered – and whether you're up for the job.
Some hairline cracks in poured-concrete foundations are normal; others are signs of structural problems. Learn how to differentiate between the two, and how to keep unwanted cracks from appearing.
Find out how to use cheap wall coverings to give a room an affordable, fashionable new look with paint, wallpaper or wallboard.