Painting

House Painting Issues: Dealing With Lead Paint

House Painting Issues: Dealing With Lead Paint Home Do It Yourself As far as the majority is concerned, paint is usually believed to be harmless, the lead contained in it is the complete opposite and unfortunately, it has been proven a great many times to be dangerous. Lead can be everywhere but steering clear of […]

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What to Do with Popcorn Ceilings

What to Do with Popcorn Ceilings

Popcorn, a coating sprayed onto the ceilings of homes built between 1935 and 1979, is often one of the first items a new homeowner wants to change. They often feel these types of ceilings are dated or have heard about hazards associated with them. Learning what to do with popcorn ceilings is one way to […]

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White Washing Over Real Wood Paneling

White Wash Over Wood Paneling

Hi Debra, I have a question about painting or white washing real wood paneling. We have a VINTAGE 1975 house that we have recently purchased. I love the BONES of the house, but it is in need of some serious updating. The den has real wood knotty pine paneling in a walnut type color finish. […]

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How To Paint Paneling

How To Paint Paneling

If you live in a 1950’s or even a 1970’s ranch style home… you probably have some wood paneling. It might be just the look you want… but most of us want it to just go away. If removing wood paneling is not an option… what are we to do? photo credit: trekkyandyI I had […]

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Ways To Cover Wood Paneling

Ways to cover Wood Paneling

I think we all will agree that wood paneling is going to be a part of owning a ranch style home. It’s just a given that when you walk into a 1950’s ranch… you start looking for the wood paneling and if it’s something you could live with. This question is from a gal who […]

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