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Help with Wallpaper paste on walls

I am painting a two story house with basement and one of the bathrooms had wallpaper on it. I got the wall paper off very easy which was a shock. Now I need to
beancitygirl
Dec 8, 2008
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Re: Paint on brick

Back in the 1980's when "everybody" started layering white paint on their fireplace bricks I figured we would come back to an era in which painted fireplaces
greene98360
Dec 8, 2008
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Re: re

Tile is a medium and the "glue" for adhereing tile is tile cement. After the tiles are adhered with the tile cement, grout is applied between the tiles. If you
greene98360
Dec 8, 2008
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Removing Paint, Patching Walls, and Cutting Holes

I mentioned earlier that Easy Off Oven cleaner or its generic version sold at the dollar stores works well as a paint remover. Well, I found that barbecue
Have A_nice_day
Dec 8, 2008
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Re: re

The easiest way is to sand back the area you want to tile and use a tile adhesive. You don't need to sand all the way back but you will want to get any loose
lisa_franceschi
Dec 8, 2008
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Re: Paint on brick

Have you considered having the wall rendered? It would just make the wall look like a normal flat wall. Lisa Franceschi
lisa_franceschi
Dec 5, 2008
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hello i am Yanie. and i am new in this group. i think this will be my group cause i really love fixing things. i want to put tiles on my walls but i dont like
raniana45
Dec 5, 2008
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Re: Fencing

Have you checked out Freecycle on yahoo groups for your area?.. its a group that give things away to keep things out of the local dumps/tips in their area. You
lisa_franceschi
Dec 3, 2008
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Re: Kitchen counters

You can glue and screw concrete backer boards onto your old countertops/backsplashes and then tile on top of that.  It's easy to work with and available at
Michael Ostrovski
Nov 24, 2008
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Re: Removing tile

Thyank you SO MUCH everyone!!! you have helped me a lot Looks like I'm going to be doing tile before Thanksgiving :o) Beth
    Beth
    Nov 24, 2008
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    Re: Kitchen counters

    Tile countertops are about the least expensive and easiest to install in my opinion. My husband and I did our kitchen ourselves. You can screw a layer of 1/4
    Debby
    Nov 24, 2008
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    Re: cleaning heater vents

    It seems as if most of the services use one of two methods. The first is the vacuuming approach and the second is the chimney sweep/swab approach. Most in
    greene98360
    Nov 24, 2008
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    Re: Kitchen counters

    I have old vinyl yellow counters...is there a way to lay tile or anything over the current counter tops Do you have vinyl or some type of a formica/hard sheet
    greene98360
    Nov 24, 2008
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    Re: Updatling Windows

    It is also not a bad idea to go ahead and expand the "window hole" as todays homeowners value large windows (more natural light). This could also pay dividends
    hapelchill
    Nov 20, 2008
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    Re: Kitchen counters

    I'm sorry that I don't have an answer for you about the tile, and I obviously don't know what your budget is, but I can recommend some kitchen counter
    hapelchill
    Nov 20, 2008
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