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  1. General DIY Discussions
    I bought a scratch n dent refrigerater. Apparently the handle on the freezer had been bumped hard. One day the handle broke. I noticed that the hole where the screw holds the handle on was damaged. I got a new handle, but if i put the screw in, it is going in at an angle. I'm afraid the new...
  2. Painting
    Regarding a new plastering job done to my garage converted into a studio, the plasterers did a swirl texture to the ceiling, does it need to be painted or can I leave the plaster as is? If I need to paint it, can I use a roller or does it require a professional quality sprayer? In regards to...
  3. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    So I'm ready to start prepping to lay down some tile on my basement floor 11'x20' room. I've been walking around the room with a cut spare piece of sheetrock as a level (8' length) and noticed there are definitely some waves to the floor (house built in 64'). It's kind of funny as if I lay the...
  4. Painting
    Hello all! I am redoing a bedroom and am having trouble with the ceiling. The ceiling used to have the popcorn textured stuff, but I scraped it off. Beneath the textured surface was the drywall paper, and it looked just fine. Nice and smooth. I proceeded to screw to the drywall to the ceiling...
  5. Building & Construction
    Do I repair or replace wet sheetrock? Hello- I live in a condo building that does have some tuck pointing issues. A few weeks ago, as I was trying to open a window, I made a hole in my wall from merely leaning against it. I have fixed this hole, but now I am...
  6. Drywall & Plaster
    Hi, I am trying to make some walls perfectly smooth in preparation for new primer and more wallpaper and faux paint. I stripped off wallpaper from a bathroom wall, scrubbed off wallpaper paste, used PASO chemical deglosser, then lightly sandpapered. Then I applied ProForm all purpose joint...
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