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09-27-06, 06:45 AM
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Posted By redribbon

Thanks for the help. I will keep my fingers...

Thanks for the help. I will keep my fingers crossed and sand the part I haven't primed yet.....
09-26-06, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By redribbon

Unhappy I thought that would be the answer I would...

I thought that would be the answer I would receive :(
I already started painting (I know....why even ask the question) It was such a thin layer I didn't think it would hurt. I will try and get...
09-26-06, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By redribbon

Question Glue left on wall

I removed wallpaper, border and backing off a wall. There is some glue left that I can't seem to get off without alot more time and effort.

I am planning on priming with Latex Kilz 2 then...
04-13-06, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By redribbon

What I have seen (I haven't installed) are either...

What I have seen (I haven't installed) are either L shaped trim tile that will cover half the wall towards the tub and half the wall where it is exposed. Or you could trim out the exposed edge with...
12-07-05, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By redribbon

I am trying to stay between 100 - 150. The more...

I am trying to stay between 100 - 150. The more I save on tiles the more I can spend on lighting. (plan on installing recessed lighting)

Thoughts?
12-06-05, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By redribbon

No responses? :( Well, let me try another...

No responses? :(

Well, let me try another question. Does anyone think these look tacky and wouldn't consider them as a ceiling treatment?
12-05-05, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By redribbon

Question Ceiling Tiles

I am remodeling my kitchen (approx 120 sq feet) and am considering the ceiling tiles. Because of the cost I cannot afford to use real metal tiles.

I have found alternatives made of PVC,...
12-05-05, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By redribbon

Thanks so much for the replies. (I just love...

Thanks so much for the replies. (I just love this board :D )

The walls have a dark venetian plaster so I will probably go with the caulk.
12-04-05, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By redribbon

I have the same issue. Is it ok to caulk...

I have the same issue.

Is it ok to caulk instead of tape and spackling? :o

I have already finished the walls and ceiling in my living room and am afraid the tape and bed will mess up my...
10-18-05, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 27,613
Posted By redribbon

Red face Just got back into town. I didn't know...

Just got back into town.

I didn't know anything about polishing with the rag. I bet that is what it needs....Please advise what kind to use, any tips you would like to share...


I put approx...
10-17-05, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 27,613
Posted By redribbon

VPlasterman.....anyone..... Any suggestions?

VPlasterman.....anyone.....

Any suggestions?
10-12-05, 07:04 PM
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Views: 27,613
Posted By redribbon

I used American Tradition. Put on approx 4...

I used American Tradition. Put on approx 4 coats. It looks good but I just cant seem to keep the deep color and get rid of all the dull areas....(most are really glossy)

Thanks so much for your...
10-11-05, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 27,613
Posted By redribbon

venetian plaster [finishing wax]

update....
after 3 weeks of prep, fill, fill, sand, burnish, burnish, burnish, burnish.... (filled in with family from katrina and illness) I am about finished.

the burnishing is about to give...
09-08-05, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By redribbon

Thanks to both of you.... I think I will try...

Thanks to both of you....

I think I will try adding the drywall mud to the paint. The texture I currently have is not gritty and doesn't feel rough just a really light texture...although by the...
09-08-05, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By redribbon

been there...I seem to get more information from...

been there...I seem to get more information from this website.

I saw some samples with the texture in the paint. I also saw some texture you add to the paint. Both of the ones with the...
09-08-05, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By redribbon

Question ceiling texture question

I have patched the areas in the ceiling where there were popped nails and small cracks. Quite a bit of areas are affected in the living, dining, kitchen...all one long room. I need to repaint the...
09-01-05, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By redribbon

I want to thank you all for taking the time to...

I want to thank you all for taking the time to respond. If anyone else has any thoughts or ideas on how I should proceed please feel free to post. I will be starting this project this weekend so I...
09-01-05, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By redribbon

What about the other nail heads that have popped...

What about the other nail heads that have popped that haven't been patched. Do I apply new nails then remove the old ones and then fix the holes or can I just hammer the nail back in and repatch? ...
08-31-05, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By redribbon

the house used to have foundation problems but we...

the house used to have foundation problems but we have since put in a french drain, gutters and redirected ground where the water drains away from the home. (Texas black clay soils) It looks...
08-31-05, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By redribbon

Arrow popped nails in ceiling?

The living room that I am trying to redo has nails in the ceiling that have popped. Most are about 6 inches from and along the wall. It looks like the previous owner patched a few and they have not...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By redribbon

Question changing power cord from 4 to 3 wire?

I just bought a newer dryer and it has a 4 wire power cord. Is it ok to just replace this with the 3 wire power cord and not hook up the ground wire so I can plug it in?
Thanks for your help
08-25-05, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By redribbon

thanks Chris...that is more information than I...

thanks Chris...that is more information than I could get from the employees where I bought it at. I have done 3 corners and have 4 more to go. Made quite a mess and will have quite a bit of sanding...
08-25-05, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By redribbon

Just found out that the corner bead does not fit...

Just found out that the corner bead does not fit both inside and outside corners so I went back up there and found someone that was familiar with it. (but had not installed it)

Is this not...
08-25-05, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By redribbon

Arrow Help with corner bead

I am finishing out a living room and need to put corner bead up. I purchased some at Lowes and thought I knew how to do it but after getting home realized I didn't.....called Lowes and they said...
08-23-05, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By redribbon

need help

I am redoing our living, dining and kitchen. There is dark paneling in the living room and dining that I will be putting up a venetian plaster texture.

I have applied 2 base coats of primer to the...
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