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homeimprov001 08-09-2012 02:39 PM

[PICS] Help Patching Holes, Wall Paper, Kitchen Grease
I'm trying to surprise my mother for her birthday by fixing up her house. I have taken pictures of the things in question. What tools I would need to purchase in order to do these jobs on her house? This is a photo album with 3 pictures of the type of repairs I want to do.

joecaption 08-09-2012 02:46 PM

Sure looks like you have some serious moisture issues going on there.
Has the roof been leaking?
What type venting is there on the roof?
The tricky part is gong to be trying to match the old texture on the walls.

homeimprov001 08-09-2012 03:10 PM


Has the roof been leaking?
That water damage was from when our a/c broke down and it would build up as ice in the attic. That a/c problem has been resolved and hasn't leaked since then, but the water damage color remains. I'm hoping to just paint over it as it doesn't look like anything serious.

What I am lost to is to what do I need to buy to patch up broken drywall?

And is there a recommended spray/chemical to remove grease/clean walls?

joecaption 08-09-2012 09:12 PM

TSP will cut the grease, strong stuff so be carefull.
Any hardware or box store will have it in the paint dept.

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