All Discussions Tagged 'paint' (21)

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100 Year Old Baseboard Trim - Refinishing

My husband and I are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with our 100 year old house renovation. With that, we've been told a…

Started by Katie Watenpool

18 Nov 8, 2018
Reply by Jim Schultz

1830s Stone Home: removing paint from an interior (formerly exterior) 15' X 20' brick wall

Hi everyone - I recently purchased an 1830's eastern PA brick home. An addition was added around the 70s.  The former exterior brick wall i…

Started by Michele Becci

5 Jan 20, 2018
Reply by Randall Marder

painting over plaster on exterior walls

We have plaster walls in our 1929 home. Most of the interior walls are wooden lath under 3 coat plaster, but the exterior walls are plaster…

Started by Janice Clark

3 Feb 25, 2015
Reply by Randy Klepinger

Help me identify my house!

My wife just inherited the family farm and more importantly, the family home that was built by here great grandfather in 1903. The family s…

Started by William Knight

10 Dec 13, 2013
Reply by William Knight

Aluminum Paint for Exterior Primer news

After reading about using aluminum paint as an exterior  primer  for 3' up on wood walls over crawl spaces wiht dirt floors, I couldn't fin…

Started by cblehmann

2 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by cblehmann

Stain or Varnish over paint ?

i have been restoring my house but i believe the wood used in one of my rooms is not like the oak used in the front hall , i believe it may…

Started by Quintin - Walt Tiffany

7 Jul 12, 2013
Reply by Randall Marder

Accenting plaster cracks in walls

OK----I already know I'm nuts (I have an old house, don't I???) so spare me that comment.  I have done some faux painting in my 1847 Greek…

Started by Jan

4 Jun 1, 2013
Reply by caseypratt

Exterior paint colors for a 1904 Denver Square

Our house was built in 1904.  It is an American foursquare, known in Denver as a Denver Square.  The main feature that is predominant in De…

Started by Heather Paris

3 Jan 29, 2013
Reply by Scott Sidler

Historic Preservation: A Criminal Offense

Please take a moment to read about how I have been criminally charged by the city of Lakewood, OH for restoring my house. I appreciate all…

Started by Nina Smith

11 Feb 16, 2012
Reply by kevin

Your House is a Money Pit/10 Common Mistakes.......

5. USING CHEAP PAINT        As with most products, with paint, you really get what you pay for. In fact, the components in paint that give…

Started by Lois Groshong

4 Jan 28, 2012
Reply by Jill Perkins


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