How to Get Tree Sap Off the Ceiling?

Answer Tree sap contains resins that create a tough stain that is hard to remove. Scraping the tree sap off your ceiling removes some of it, but it also spreads a very thin layer of the sap on the ceiling... Read More »

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How do i cover pink insulation when the basement ceiling is too low to install a drop ceiling?

It's a good idea to cover overhead insulation in a basement area, since pink insulation is actually fiberglass. This fiberglass can fall onto a workbench or into a laundry basket over time. Keeping... Read More »

What is the optimum distance between a ceiling fan blade and the ceiling for maximum air flow in the room?

Answer I've a 4 ft diameter ceiling fan with 3 blades of std width (about 3") hanging at a distance of 9" from the ceiling. Floor to ceiling distance is 8'5". Problem is that when I stand at a dist... Read More »

Is it doable to put a layer of new ceiling over the existing damaged ceiling If yes, how should that be done?

Yes it is possible. I would use 3/8 inch drywall since this is only going to be a cosmetic repair. Locate the joists so you will have something solid to screw the sheets into. Be sure that the ... Read More »

What can be used to anchor a 50-lb. ceiling fan to a ceiling made of sheetrock?

A brace secured with cement screws or other heavier-duty fasteners will suffice to anchor a ceiling fan to a ceiling made of sheetrock. Most fans come with their own mounting systems that allow for... Read More »