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    Re: Painting old sheet rock

    Thank you everyone!!! They actually never painted it....they put paneling over the sheetrock. We're putting wainscoting on the bottom portion of the walls....and just want to make sure that when we...
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    Re: Painting old sheet rock

    sorry! I'm new to all this home rehab and don't always explain it well. It's sheetrock that was put up years ago and doesn't have the same finish as the new drywall that we just put up. It looks...
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    Painting old sheet rock

    Hi!

    We are a few weeks into the rehab of the kitchen in our older home. Finally starting to paint. Last night I put a coat of Kilz (the water based kind?) over a couple of the walls in the...
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    Re: paneled walls

    I don't have photos of it....but my step mother had dark paneling in her dining room. Instead of filling in the grooves...she painted vertical stripes on the paneling...using a light green and a...
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    Re: Painting Heat Pipes??

    No problem! This is our first house and don't always use the right terms to describe things!!!!
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    Re: Dirt on Oven Glass

    Thank you!!!!! We will give that a try this weekend. It's 2 loonnggg drips....and will drive me insane if I can't get rid of it!

    Mary
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    wallpaper backsplash

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    I have a few rolls of textured wallpaper...and I want to use it as a backsplash above the sink and over the electric cooktop. I want to use a metallic paint over it....is this going to be a...
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    Re: Painting Heat Pipes??

    that's exactly what it is.....galvanized round metal pipes that go floor to ceiling. we have 2 in the living room, 2 in the dining room and 1 in the kitchen. Shiny silver...with a little rust at the...
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    Dirt on Oven Glass

    We just bought a house and the oven is a small wall oven. I was trying to clean it yesterday and there are some drippings on the glass window you look through.

    The drips aren't on the inside of...
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    Re: Is it possible to paint a countertop?

    I'm glad I found this too....we're in the same boat. We just bought our first house and replacing the countertops is low on the priority list.

    Did you try this pookiejones or NCcowgirl???
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    Painting Heat Pipes??

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    We just yesterday purchased our very first home! YAY!! In the living room and dining room we have silver metal pipes that run from floor to ceiling that bring heat from the basement to the...
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