Can you paint over an existing stained concrete countertop?

Answer Concrete countertops are often stained or painted when first installed to give them a particular look that allows them to blend in with other colors in the room. The surface of concrete is very por... Read More »

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How do I tile over an existing countertop?

PreparationRemove the sink, garbage disposal and stove. Cut away the caulking at the back of the laminate splash. Cut away the laminate backsplash off flush with the countertop with a reciprocating... Read More »

Can I lay flagstone over existing concrete patio?

Yes, provided the concrete patio is structurally sound. If the concrete patio is cracked or crumbling, you will need to remove the concrete before installing the flagstone. Installing flagstone on ... Read More »

How to Paint over Existing Oil Paint in Your Home?

When repainting in an old home, you may need to take special steps to ensure that the old paint won't bleed through or blend with the new paint.

How do I paint over stained wood trim?

Remove the trim from the wall carefully by using a flat pry bar with some type of padding against the wall to avoid damage. If you have a lot of sections of trim with similar lengths, number each s... Read More »