, (To remove old caulk, use DAP Caulk Be Gone for latex caulks or DAP Silicone Be Gone for silicone caulks or a utility knife or a caulk removal tool We re heading into massive painting project that covers our entire first floor, plus ripping out an replacing an old fireplace surround and stair rail.
, (And my wife will surely attest to this!) Certain pieces of furniture tend to take a beating far more than others though the kitchen table, the kitchen chairs and casual coffee tables all come right to mind Wooden railings take a lot of abuse as well It s very easy to get scratches on items like these, simply from
, How To Sand Wood Before Staining It all starts with sanding You need a smooth surface with no blemishes because stain will highlight scratches and dings in the wood Always sand down to clean wood (if you have enough meat left of the wood) before applying any stain Look out for any swirl marks
, Step Lightly sand all wood parts of your banister with grit sand paper When I say You many need some magic erasers to remove the small amounts of stain that you got on your spindles how to stain an oak banister dark Just to Anyways, I scratched it since we needed to get listed I m glad
If you have any edging on your plastic laminate countertop that s come loose, I would suggest fixing it as soon as possible You want to make sure you keep those surfaces apart by using either a wooden pencil, or maybe a Popsicle stick, so that they re not touching for to How to Hide or Repair Scratches in Pla.
Plus, you can save money by refacing an existing set of cabinets rather than starting from scratch with new cabinets Remove the cabinet doors and d er fronts Prepare the surface of the cabinets So cover the sides first, then the vertical pieces (stiles), before cutting the horizontal pieces (rails) Because the rails have
, http Casing and Chair Rail Table of Contents (click Show More to see full contents) Introduction Measuring for the Project I think if someone is going to do their own trims, it would pay to get some great tools too,, and cut a bunch of wood to get used to it,, then try the trims,,
I used our small pry bar and a hammer to carefully remove them No matter how hard you try you will dent the wood somewhere Don t worry Wood putty is the best! How to Remove Carpet from Stairs and Paint Them After removing all the pad and tack strips, the real work began I started pulling out the gazillion staples that
, How I hung the stair handrail (and didn t lose my patience) But when I tried to remove it, I got stuck from the very start Thanks to the black paint, there were a few scratch marks left on the wall (I d already painted up to that point on the wall in anticipation of having the rail in place will need to grab the
Microfiber cloths on wood table top Microfiber cloths catch dust Tough Spots and Stains Add a few squirts of biodegradable castile soap to a spray bottle of water Spray the stubborn spots and gently rub the surface clean with a rag or cleaning cloth Don t soak the furniture, and don t use so much soap that it suds up and
From painted walls toothpaste or hairspray (hairspray works best but will begin to remove paint if you have to scrub hard) or my best friend, Mr Clean and his Magic Eraser From carpet white vinegar, pour on area and cover with a towel, gently blot with towel, do not rub (courtesy of @stayathomebabe) From wood
When remodeling your kitchen on a limited budget, consider reusing your existing cabinets and flooring, rather than starting from scratch Here are some ideas on how to go about renovating your kitchen on a budget Reuse Cabinets Improve the look of your existing cabinets with a fresh coat of paint and new hardware.
, So, we decided to stain the banister and newel posts (and the wood that runs along the base of the spindles) and to paint each of the spindles a creamy But, we didn t want to replace the carpet until we finished all the baseboards upstairs in the all the bedroom closets and painting all the door frames.