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    Re: Crumbly old wallpaper

    This may or may not help you, but....my husband and I own a 1890 home, we took 14 layers of wallpaper off our walls. Two layers were painted ontop of. We used putty knives, hot water and laundry...
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    Re: dirty walls

    How old is your house? Did it use to have coal burning fireplaces in it? If it did....the coal soot likes to hide in the attic rafters and it comes through the cracks and heating/air duct work...I...
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    Re: repair a splintering pine floor

    There is something called plasticwood that I saw at Ace...friend of mine said it was awesome. I would try that. Good luck!
  4. Re: 1940 Newspaper Stuck to My Cement Foundation!

    What about using a clear coat the kind you would use to seal concrete or wood? That may preserve it. My friends have an old wooden trunk that they put pages of the old alice and wonderland book on...
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    Re: Vinyl on hardwood

    I have used the heat gun method...it's kinda messy, but does help get the actual linoleum up. What grit of sandpaper on your belt sander are you using? We had linoleum down on top of hardwood and...
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