Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Danny Lipford stripping wallpaper from wall.

How to Strip Wallpaper from Walls

If you’ve grown tired of the wallpaper on the walls in your home, watch this video to find out how to remove wallpaper yourself.

Drywall Repair

Nail pops in drywall are a fairly common repair for homeowners. They are especially common on stairwells and walls beneath stairs. But don't worry; it's an easy fix. Begin by digging out the old nail or screw with a knife or pair of pliers.
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How to Remove Drywall on Tongue and Groove Paneling

John asks, “Is there an easy way to remove drywall from tongue and groove paneling?”

If the drywall wasn't glued down, it should be easy to remove, though it will be messy. Read on to find out more.
Applying natural clay plaster to wall.

Alternative Wall Surfaces and Decorative Finishes

There are an almost endless list of alternatives for plain painted walls from faux finishes and chalkboard paint to textured walls and magnetic paint. Read on to find out more.
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How to Remove Paint Drips on Walls

Jane asks, “How can I remove paint drips on my newly painted walls?”

Use a sharp chisel or razor blade to carefully slice the drip off the wall, then lightly sand the spot until it’s smooth with the surrounding surface, and touch up the spot using matching wall paint. Read on to find out more.
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Protecting Walls from Pets

Leanna's sheetrock walls are taking daily beatings from her dogs. She wants to know if there is a protective paint product that can stand up to her pets.
Danny Lipford using joint compound to repair cracks in yellow wall.

How to Repair Cracks and Dents in Drywall

You can fix cracks and other flaws in drywall using joint compound and drywall tape. Watch this video to find out more.
Rolling masonry sealer on basement walls.

Sealing the Walls and Floor of a Basement in Your Home

Chris asks, “What should I use to waterproof the walls and floor of my basement?”

Sealers are available for the inside of basements, but the first line of defense is outside. Read on to find out more.
Danny Lipford and Joe Truini installing paneling on wall.

How to Hide Seams When Installing Paneling

Watch this video for a tip on how to keep drywall from showing through the seams between sheets of paneling when installing paneling in a room.