I want to paint our unfinished basement.
The walls are brick, over a hundred years old.
The basement is dry. Yay for us.
The brick walls:
- have been painted before, a horrible light turquoise, much of which has flaked off; it would be easy to remove the remainder
- are intact...
I've taken some advice recently about maintenance to my roof verge, the mortar/pointing seems to need some attention and I'm aware that the weather isn't going to get any better! I've heard a few things about dry verges as a good alternative to mortar bedded verges, and it seems...
I need to get water out of the are near the potio in the lower area. It is flooding the patio, washing it out, and creates a river runing over it during moderate to heavy rain. 2 drainsputs are near the patio also, that shoot out a good amount of water. The flooding is worse...
I realise now that it wasn't the greatest idea that we've had but we decided to replace the putty on the interior of some windows recently.
The reason that it wasn't such a great idea is that it is winter here now and the windows, being single paned, get a lot of condensation! The water is...
Can anybody give me a hint about how to get a shape like this for my texture. I'm replacing a 4x8 sheet of drywall and want to match the texture.
Any ideas on how to create such a "tear drop" style texture?