How-To Repair a Textured Ceiling

Prepare the Surface Scrape around the cracks with a putty knife, and use a paintbrush to clean off any dust. Be sure to wear safety glasses when cleaning the ceiling. Fix large cracks with joint compound before you use the […]


How-To Repair a Ceiling

Once the texture on a popcorn ceiling is scraped away, there is bound to be some damage to the ceiling. Learn how to repair a damaged ceiling with these easy steps. TOOLS ceiling texture scraper pry bar nail gun putty […]


How-To Patch a Ceiling Hole

Locate and Measure the Hole First, locate the existing framing that supported the old electrical box. This will be the mounting point for the filler piece of wood to which the drywall patch will be secured. Measure the depth and […]


How-To Install Ipe Wainscoting

Ipe’s durability and rich red and brown tones make it a beautiful choice for finish work. Follow these instructions to install ipe wainscoting. TOOLS miter saw measuring tape table saw caulk gun finish nailer MATERIALS fiberboard construction adhesive finish nails […]