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  1. Painting
    Paint streaks or uneven drywall? This is after the first of the two topcoats. I'm using flat, ceiling paint (Behr Premium Plus). 3/8" nap roller. I am horrified. Is this normal? There are two layers of primer underneath (BM's Super Hide, which also looked streaky despite gallant efforts). I've...
  2. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    If you look through the images (imgur link below), you'll see: . quite a few types of weeds . a drain in middle of the yard that seems to be full of cement . a pipe sticking out of the ground that does?? . a tree stump that I started trying to dig out . a ton of vines . other things that I...
  3. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hi, I need help...:help::help::help: In attempting to level out unevenly applied Hardi-backer (1/4" hills and valleys) on our bathroom floor (5' x 12'), we did our research and decided to go with self-leveler. On the Internet we were advised to use a primer over the backer board prior to...
  4. Painting
    Hi, I painted over my indoor railing without priming it first. After it dried it remained sticky- Paint store employee told me to strip it- As I began scraping I noticed there were about 4 layers of paint on it. I used citristrip to remove the layers. Heres the problem- I was able to scrape...
  5. Project Showcase
    Well here it is.. the lady moved out and bought her self a foreclosed home :) well the price was worth what it was ... the people apparently put cigs out on the carpet (which we tore up and have put bamboo wood through out the house instead of carpet. Then I moved in and started really "nesting"...
  6. Flooring
    I think I am halfway towards making a bad tile floor and trying to figure out which way to go to save myself. My house is from 1895 and had wood plank yellow pine floor. In the kitchen there were 9" tiles underneath subfloor undereath linoleum. This was half pulled up when I bought the house...
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