Sep , If you sand lightly, you ll take off patches here and there The longer and harder you sand, the more the bottom coat will show through I wasn t thrilled with how much the stain showed through, it started to overpower my white So after I added my vinyl stencil (technique for that here), the saying came
With wood, vinyl, stone, brick, or stucco, you might get only two or three of these This can be done before it s installedeither by the manufacturer or by a paint shop hired by the lumberyard where you order the sidingor after it s up Trim For minimal maintenance, use trim made of fiber cement or cellular PVC.
Find out about the different grits of sandpaper available, from coarse to fine, and how to know what grit sandpaper to use for which project to Grit Sandpaper Finer grit sandpaper is great for removing the scratches left by coarser grits on unfinished wood and for lightly sanding between coats of paint to
Jul , Q I just purchased a relatively expensive dining room table from Room and Board and realized I m going to need some daily protection from glasses and plates The vinyl seems more protective in terms of cushioning and as a barrier for heat and cold, but will condensation drip through the vinyl weave
Apr , Shannon from http interior shows you now to measure, cut, and install MDF baseboard The base will but the screw and keepit in the proper plane, If thia was stain grade trim u can t fill it with spackling There is no way to fill those holes with one swipe U are dragging out
Feb , Plastic is nonporous and removing its shiny surface will help your paint to adhere Use a soft, clean brush or cloth to remove all dust from the sanding process Paint your item Once your object s surface is completely clean and dry, block off areas you don t want painted with painter s tape Before painting
Find out how to reattach loose plastic laminate edging strips using heat from a clothes iron or how to reglue the strip with contact cement The adhesive holding the edge banding on plastic laminate countertops can come loose over time, making it easy to break the brittle material if it s not Paint Laminate Countertops.
Aug , The truth is you should never pressure wash your house, but everyone does it If you have a wood frame house with any kind of wood siding (clapboards, shiplap, board and batten, shingles, etc.) When pressure washing a lot of painters will get right up close to the surface to try to blast loose paint off.
Watch this video to find out how to align PVC pipe fitting easily during assembly When gluing PVC pipe together, dry assemble the pieces first to make sure they align right, then d matching lines on both the pipe and fitting at each joint with an indelible marker Using pipe clamps to glue boards together How to Use
There s usually only a handful of patterns available but with the right products and know how you can easily update them with paint Here s how our The backsplash, which ran the entire length of the kitchen was made of plastic laminate tileboard The board was very shiny, and I didn t like the way light bounced off of it.
Mar , We subsequently covered that amazing hex tile with sheet vinyl It wasn t an easy decision, I like how you can also see the wood grain shape under the paint Bathroom Vanity Makeover So you can guess what s up next on the bathroom makeover to do list new vanity top We have to find a new one
Watch this video to find out how to remove a rotten or damaged eave fascia board, and replace it with a new fascia board In addition to wood, you can also replace damaged fascia boards with Cellular PVC or fiber cement material Cut New Fascia Board Using After the caulking has set, prime and paint the new board.
May , I sometimes use a drop cloth I take my Spackle Knife and tuck the drop cloth under the baseboard You can also use plastic or anything thin enough to tuck in You can also use your hand masker just leave some slack and tuck it under the base boards I free hand if it is not a color change Read more.
Aug , ) If you are working with galvanized pipe and want the look of a black base, you can spray paint your assembled pipe base That s what ) Rip down one side off of the outer table top boards AND both sides of the middle board ) After your stain has dried, attach your table top to your pipe table base.