Wall & Ceiling Repair

Scraping popcorn texture off ceiling with drywall knife.

Tips for DIY Textured Popcorn Ceiling Removal

Removing a textured popcorn ceiling isn’t that hard, if you know how to go about it, but it can be messy.

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How to Paint or Resurface Wall Paneling

Refinishing, resurfacing, or removing wood wall paneling can be a bit tricky, but it makes a good DIY project if you know how. Read on for some tips and suggestions on how to update the dated, old paneling in your home.

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How to Remove a Load Bearing Wall

When removing a load bearing wall, the load must be supported temporarily while the wall is removed and a beam strong enough to carry the load is put in place. Watch this video to see how it’s done.

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Removing Wallpaper and Adhesive

It can be a challenge to remove wallpaper and adhesive. Here’s the wallpaper removal formula we use, courtesy of our friend Brian Santos, the Wall Wizard.

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How to Repair Wallpaper Seams

Linda asks, “What is the best way to fix vinyl wallpaper seams?”

Seams in wallpaper can come loose over time, but they usually can be repaired with seam glue, if you know the proper technique. Read on to find out more.

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Problems with Drywall Nailhead Pops and Rust Stains on Walls and Ceilings

Linda asks, “What is causing nailhead marks and stains on the walls and ceiling joists of our home?”

It sounds like you have excessive humidity either in your home or inside the walls, crawlspace, or attic. Read on to find out more.

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Repairing a Drywall Nail Pop

Nails in drywall can work loose over time, resulting an unsightly bulge or “pop” in a wall or ceiling. Watch this video to find out how to repair a drywall nail that has popped in your home.

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How to Install Paneling on a Textured Popcorn Ceiling

Sonja asks, “How do I go about paneling over textured popcorn ceilings?”

Since a textured ceiling is too uneven to panel directly over it, you need to remove some of the texture and install furring strips, then attach the paneling to the strips. Read on to find out more.

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