Questions tagged [veneer]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
23 views

Can I use mastic to apply stone to an interior wall sheathed with OSB?

I am in the process of building out a man cave. I have selected MSI split marble stacked stone for the bar. The bar is L shaped approx 40 1/2” high. What are the pros/cons of using mastic to apply ...
Rich's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
107 views

Can I install cultured/stone veneer over exterior foundation wall?

The exposed exterior foundation walls on my home are covered in foam insulation. While practical, it's not the best look, and is also slowly being damaged over time. There is about 2.5 feet from grade ...
jcoll's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
180 views

How to repair a hole in a plaster (veneer) wall with possible gypsum?

There’s a hole in our wall. I thought it was plaster with lath originally, but when looking inside it seems to be a different material. It looks like drywall material with cardboard. The house is old ...
Alyn167's user avatar
  • 13
1 vote
0 answers
70 views

Flashing entry door in brick veneer under covered porch

I'm about to install a new pivot door, and I wanted to be sure on the flashing details before I tear down the existing door frame. This home is slab-on-grade with brick veneer; the entry is covered, ...
tripleblep's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
36 views

What's the cheapest and easiest way to fix stains from corrosive solution?

I have this bathroom/laundry sink that goes on top of a vanity cabinet with what I believe to be a layer of fake veneer. I've had noticed these light stains a while ago, probably from small spills of ...
Zedzdead's user avatar
  • 121
1 vote
2 answers
575 views

Can a walnut veneer be glued onto white melamine board?

I have some adjustable wall shelves I am installing on my wall. I am using the double slotted standards and adjustable brackets. See photo of the wall standards in place. After pricing out solid ...
Adrien's user avatar
  • 711
1 vote
0 answers
218 views

Is it possible to mount heavy objects to the exterior of a brick veneer home?

I have a brick veneer home (single wythe) and would like to mount a outdoor fan that is about 60 lbs. and has a mounting plate and arm that has 4 bolt holes. In researching this project I have learned ...
JamSandV's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
299 views

How do you know if a home with brick veneer is masonry or frame? [closed]

How do you know if a home with brick veneer is masonry or frame? https://www.bing.com/maps?osid=d8f9b72f-6595-407c-a618-2c14fbb501d5&cp=30.69822~-87.076315&lvl=19&dir=365.8949&pi=0....
Brew's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
75 views

Drilling through the center stud - Can't identify what material is it?

I'd need to drill through the center stud above my fireplace to mount a tv. The stud is beside a power outlet. There is brick veneer in the front and the stud is in the very end but I also see one ...
user1554472's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
143 views

Is this real wood or veneer, on this table top?

I can't tell. Each plank looks like a near-mirror image of the previous one, which suggest veneer. But if I look under the table top, the planks seem to appear similar (just unfinished). Which is ...
Tumbleweed53's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
2k views

How do I repair water damaged wood veneer?

I flooded my kitchen a few days ago. One of the consequences is that the wood veneer sheet that covers the gap below my oven has curled up after being soaked in water (see pictures below). Does anyone ...
LondonStreet's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
471 views

Fix puppy chewing damage on corner of veneer cabinets

Our puppy chewed on each corner of our IKEA veneer cabinets. She chewed past to veneer to pressboard. I would say it is light to medium damage. The corners are still there. She basically scraped ...
eLamp's user avatar
  • 9
0 votes
2 answers
2k views

Stone veneer fireplace with TV mount and mantle

I'm currently attempting to create a "stone" accent wall where I plan on installing a fireplace mantel and TV mount. I purchased and hung cement board to my frame and came across a few ...
Flujee's user avatar
  • 59
1 vote
1 answer
117 views

Stain Grade Door - piece of veneer missing - how best to repair?

I have a brand new door stain grade vertical grain fir or hemlock. Any thoughts on how best to handle this damage? I am not sure if the door came like this or if it was damaged by the door installer....
Fresh Codemonger's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
94 views

Foundation related crack assesment

I'm considering purchasing a home built in 1969 in a region with clay soil, where foundation settling is quite common. Looking at the exterior brick veneer, I noticed numerous cracks on 3 sides of the ...
user2647513's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
718 views

Finishing around brick veneer fireplace

I am installing brick veneer around a fireplace and on the hearth, but am having trouble thinking of the best way to finish it along the floor. There’s about 3/4 inch clearance between the floor and ...
parabolox's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
484 views

How to find "doorskin"? [closed]

Regarding this question: What exactly is doorskin? Mine is not a duplicate because the one above does not fully answer my question, exactly how can I find this product or something similar? I'm ...
Sparky's user avatar
  • 200
1 vote
1 answer
167 views

Repairing damaged marble veneer in kitchen

My kitchen counter has developed a 2cm wide bubble of the top layer of veneer. I've not really seen anything like this before and don't really know how to go about performing a fix; picture is ...
A Simmons's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
301 views

Identify stone used for exterior veneer

I have some stone that I am trying to identify. It was installed as an exterior veneer on a house in Alberta. At the moment, there is about 90 square feet of the stuff in the basement (removed to ...
Dave G's user avatar
  • 103
0 votes
0 answers
945 views

Effective way to attach hangables to brick veneer wall?

So awhile back I made a wall with brick veneer for a fake, lighter weight "brick wall" look: Veneer Link I have been trying to find effective ways to hang things from it such as picture frames, a ...
Eric F's user avatar
  • 732
-1 votes
1 answer
112 views

Proper real limestone veneer installation.?

I am having a company do stone veneer on my house. I’ve never done it myself and wanted a pro job done. I’m replacing the siding myself and have a pretty good understanding of carpentry skills when it ...
Eric's user avatar
  • 103
1 vote
2 answers
4k views

Ideas to finish the edge of my wall with decorative stone

I have installed decorative stone in some of my walls, I really like how the look like, though the pictures don't make justice, but I'm not really happy with the edges since I don't have a wall that ...
J.Rem's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
801 views

Installing 'TruStone' veneer, directly on painted drywall?

I stumbled onto a deal on TruStone SplitFace veneer (looks like stacked stones, glued together), and was hopeful to install them in the front entrance no higher than 5ft high. The surface is just ...
Saeven's user avatar
  • 123
1 vote
3 answers
2k views

How do I properly mount hardware to a wall covered in AirStone?

I have made a wooden magnetic knife holder which uses keyhole eyelets to enable mounting to a wall. In my previous house my kitchen backsplash was covered in tile so I drilled a hole and inserted a ...
Mark's user avatar
  • 113
1 vote
1 answer
582 views

Drawer/Cabinet Pull Install Splintered interior Veneer

My contractor installed the cabinet/drawer pulls and splintered the maple veneer on the inside of more than 1/2 of the cabinet/drawers. Is there a repair, plug, etc that can be made to hide the poor ...
Tamara's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
1 answer
200 views

PVC Exterior Window Sill on a Brick Veneer Home

I have a brick veneer home with a rectangular hole in the wall that currently holds an unneeded window air conditioner. I bought a window I would like to install there. The hole does not have a brick ...
Jennifer's user avatar
2 votes
3 answers
12k views

Brick veneer falling away from house

I already suspect that I'm not going to like the answer, but I'll ask anyway. My home has a screen porch, and in this section, the brick facade is starting to fall away from the house. It was caused,...
user3337629's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
4k views

Application of stone veneer over painted wall

I need to install stone veneer over second floor exterior painted wall. Is it necessary to strip the paint off or can it be applied over the paint with just mortar?
Jeanette Breaux's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

fireplace door and stone veneer over brick fireplace

Do you install fireplace door before laying stone veneer or after the fact? Suppose you do it "BEFORE", then the installation is clear, you just screw that metal frame to the bricks from inside. Here ...
Igor Katkov's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
3k views

Can I add thin brick veneer directly to interior plaster

I have an interior plaster over wood-lathe wall that I'd like to cover using thin brick veneer. The plaster wall is generally in good shape (though some patching will need to be done for some ...
Christopher DeCoro's user avatar
0 votes
3 answers
3k views

How to repair a piano that was damaged during a move?

We hired professional movers to transport a grand piano across a few states. However, the movers damaged it (with a forklift?). What is a good way to repair the damage, where the gouge is quite deep ...
wsw's user avatar
  • 408
1 vote
0 answers
685 views

How do I fill in holes in exterior brick veneer?

How do I fill in holes in exterior brick veneer ? I need it to be aesthetically nice, I need to match the color of the old cement between the bricks.. It looks like below:
MiniMe's user avatar
  • 3,402
0 votes
0 answers
45 views

Possible to make a bathroom floor veneer with A4 Paper?

it would be nice to have a sandy beach photograph on the bathroom floor. Is it possible to print A4 photos of sand from an online panorama and glue them to the floor, then perhaps varnish them and ...
bandybabboon's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
365 views

What is the black adhesive being applied between the veneer bricks?

What is the black stuff being applied in the last photo?
Ryan's user avatar
  • 11
5 votes
3 answers
3k views

Installing thin slate (chalkboards) as countertops: proper method?

I'm buying some used grade school chalkboards to use as counter tops in our kitchen. I know this is done, as there are plenty of photos online, but the actual info as to how to install is scarce. Is ...
DA01's user avatar
  • 24.3k