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22 votes
9 answers
188k views

Does bare drywall need to be primed before painting?

11 votes
3 answers
145k views

How can I remove blackened water stains from a hardwood floor?

10 votes
4 answers
39k views

What primer should I use to paint over nicotine stained walls?

8 votes
1 answer
574 views

Do primer + paint products work well?

7 votes
1 answer
11k views

Can drywall be installed over lath?

4 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is a corner roller or corner pad a good tool to use to cut into corners when painting?

4 votes
4 answers
87k views

How much ventilation space does a refrigerator need?

3 votes
1 answer
2k views

What grade of plywood should we use as subfloor under VCT tile?

3 votes
1 answer
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What is the proper glue to use to bond two pieces of plywood together as a substrate for formica?

3 votes
1 answer
2k views

Should we install beadboard paneling or countertop first?

3 votes
2 answers
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Will drywall mud stick to shellac-based primer?

3 votes
2 answers
3k views

Can I use an airless paint sprayer to paint kitchen cabinets?

3 votes
2 answers
20k views

What is the best way to apply Shellac-based primer?

3 votes
2 answers
49k views

Mudding over plaster walls with pre-mixed joint compound

3 votes
2 answers
2k views

Should we use carpet tape or tack strips? [closed]

3 votes
3 answers
2k views

How much of a flat slope is acceptable when using floating LVP?

3 votes
2 answers
1k views

Can I use a floor register/diffuser in a toe-kick?

3 votes
1 answer
8k views

What should distance be between the two lower cabinets flanking a "30" inch range?

2 votes
1 answer
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What product should we use to finish stair treads?

2 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is the right adhesive to use with PVC interior paneling and trim?

2 votes
1 answer
3k views

How do we polish an old damaged bathtub?

2 votes
3 answers
4k views

How do we remove a 1940 Crane tub spout base adapter that is inside the wall?

2 votes
4 answers
5k views

Is there a way to improve the appearance of a covered front porch roof that uses corrugated plastic roof panels?

2 votes
2 answers
3k views

Is it acceptable to drill a hole in the cabinet 'floor' underneath the sink to put a dishwasher hose through?

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

What is the standard range hood clearance?

2 votes
2 answers
16k views

What is best way to thoroughly clean airless sprayer after using shellac primer

2 votes
4 answers
15k views

How can I install a dishwasher under a 23 inch deep counter space?

2 votes
1 answer
2k views

Can paneling and wallpaper be textured with drywall mud?

2 votes
1 answer
931 views

Is it acceptable to paint kitchen walls in alkyd?

2 votes
2 answers
4k views

Can we use both caulk and Durabond to fill in hairline cracks in old plaster walls?