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Removing wallpaper with a scraper.

Repairing Drywall After Wallpaper RemovalThis is a page about repairing drywall after wallpaper removal. After removing wallpaper, the walls will need cleaning and perhaps some repair, prior to painting or whatever your next wall treatment will be.

 

Light from window shining on the wall.

Identifying a Popping and Crackling Noise in the Wall?When you hear an unknown sound in a wall its important to determine what it is, because it may be an unsafe situation and need repair. This is a page about identifying a popping and crackling noise in the wall.

 

Freshly painted blue house with 1 white window.

How Long Does an Exterior House Paint Job Last?Home ownership means a lot of regular upkeep and maintenance. The exterior paint protects the siding from the elements. Neglect can cause moisture and insects to enter the home.

 

Black mushrooms painted on a wall to disguise water damage.

Disguising Water Damage on WallsWith some cleanup and paint, you can mask water damage on areas of a wall that might show easily. This is a page about disguising water damage on walls.

 

Applying putty to a damaged portion of a painted wall.

Fixing Damaged Paint on Walls?This is a page about fixing damaged paint on walls. Painted walls can be damaged due to everyday wear and tear, as well as, minor accidents. Repairing the damage to the paint can be done rather easily, although not always seamlessly.

 

Patching a Plaster Wall

Patching a Plaster WallThis is a page about patching a plaster wall. Many older homes have plaster walls and ceilings rather than drywall. Plaster walls can be patched and repaired either by a professional or the homeowner.

 

Drywall in Need of Repair

Repairing DrywallThis is a page about repairing drywall. Despite its durability, drywall is subject to damage from a variety of situations.

 

Man Putting Spackling Paste is Hole in Wall

Filling Nail Holes in a WallThis is a page about filling nail holes in a wall. Whether it's from hanging artwork or shelving, nail holes always need to be repaired. Fixing nail holes, especially before painting a wall, will make the wall look much nicer.

 

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Removing Oil Stain on Painted Wall?What do you do when you have spilt cooking oil on emulsioned wall to repaint it?

 

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Separating Stored Ceramic Tiles That Are Stuck Together?I have ceramic tile on the kitchen wall. Some of them fell off and my mother packed them into a box. I want to put them back on the wall, but now after 15 years of storage, they have glued themselves together. How can I separate them without breaking them?

 

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Removing Large Mirrors from a Wall?Can anyone tell me how I can get a large mirrors down that have been glued to the wall? I have 3 of them. The walls behind them are plaster.

 

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Fixing a Scratched Wall?Fixing a Scratched Wall. I've recently moved into a new rented house, i have 6 months left to run on the lease. I have a wallpaper/wall problem, it's something I want to resolve myself rather than be over charged by my landlord at the end of my tenancy.

 

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Repairing a Drywall Joint?In my bedroom, the metal strip between the wall and ceiling has separated leaving a long running crack. My husband says the whole strip has to come off to fix that corner, but then that means I have to sacrifice my wallpaper.

 

Repairing Wall Paint Damaged by Mr. Clean Eraser

Repairing Wall Paint Damaged by Mr. Clean Eraser?Today I saw I got hair dye on the bathroom wall. I trying using a cleaner, but it didn't help. So I ended up using a Mr. Clean Eraser and it made the whole spot orange and the paint peel off. How can I fix this quick and easily?

 

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Home Repair Help for Low Income Families?I'm having an issue with water to my back wall due to a party wall with a neighbor. I have to do repairs, but have limited funds. Does anyone know who could help with repairs? I live in Philadelphia.

 

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Patching Drywall?Can I mix Elmer's glue with drywall compound for a stronger patch?

 

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Repairing Plaster Wall?How do I repair plaster that was accidentally pulled off with painter's tape?I don't have a picture.

 

broken house wall

Repair Help for Low Income Homeowner?I need to know where I can find a place that will help me fix my wall at a very low price or take payments. Someone hit my house with their car. I get SSI and that's how I pay my rent and bills. I live in Wichita Kansas. The wall has to be taken out.

 

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