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DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 05-13-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,096
Posted By Paper Hanger
When ever I strip wallpaper and than want to...

When ever I strip wallpaper and than want to paint I always prime the entire walls with bulls eye 123 made by zinser. Even though you wash the walls there could still be paste residue left behind....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-22-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,433
Posted By Paper Hanger
Wallpaper Removal

Thanks Square Eye for the warm welcome back and thank you Glenn for the compliments.
John
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 07-22-2006, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,433
Posted By Paper Hanger
Unfortunatly all wallpaper removal jobs I do are...

Unfortunatly all wallpaper removal jobs I do are different. Every wallpaper comes off different and so much depends on how the previous installer prepared the walls. The most important thing is to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 07-22-2006, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,697
Posted By Paper Hanger
Wallpaper Removal

Unfortunatly all wallpaper removal jobs I do are different. Every wallpaper comes off different and so much depends on how the previous installer prepared the walls. The most important thing is to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-18-2005, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,066
Posted By Paper Hanger
technique

I think you may be confusing technigue with what look you are trying to achieve. All the things you have mentioned are different items that achieve a different look. What is it you want ? All...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-13-2005, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,636
Posted By Paper Hanger
color

You could go just a shade or two lighter for the ceiling. That usually creates a nice contrast.
John
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 10-09-2005, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,227
Posted By Paper Hanger
Paint

Wow,Thats alot of questions. As far as paint brand. Remember the old saying " You get what you pay for". I always prefer name brand paints such as Bejamin Moore, MAB, Sherwin Williams, F&H Ect. ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 10-07-2005, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,636
Posted By Paper Hanger
color

Dark colors are really in. If the room is big it should be fine. It will deffinetly give it warmth.
John
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 10-07-2005, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,788
Posted By Paper Hanger
doors

I saw a commercial on TV for those doors and thought at first ,Wow they are cool but than I thought the same thing what happens when they grow out of them. They probably could be primed and painted...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-29-2005, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,735
Posted By Paper Hanger
Perkasie

Hey Phillylandlord,
I grew up in philly but now I am in Bucks County in Perkasie. Just above Doylestown.
Take care neighbor
John
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 09-29-2005, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,952
Posted By Paper Hanger
color

Pick up a quart of each of the colors you like. Go around the room and put some on the wall in different areas to see what each one looks like in different light. Make sure they are flat. Put them...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-27-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,797
Posted By Paper Hanger
drywall

That sounds like a question for fauxer. I have worked with some amazing faux finishers from New York. I have seen them do some amazing things. I was on a job wallpapering a couple rooms one time and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-27-2005, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,357
Posted By Paper Hanger
TExture

That sounds like a question for fauxer. I have worked with some amazing faux finishers from New York. I have seen them do some amazing things. I was on a job wallpapering a couple rooms one time and...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-26-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,092
Posted By Paper Hanger
color

Reds are really in right now. I love them. I just did a bathroom with striping and the customer wanted different width sripes and it turned out really sharp. Not good for us paper hangers but it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-26-2005, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,131
Posted By Paper Hanger
Texture

A few years ago I painted a two story family Rm with the Ralph Luran River Rock. A couple years had passed and the people called me up and said they would really like to wallpaper. I was amazed how...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-24-2005, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,929
Posted By Paper Hanger
Wallpaper

Wallpaper becomes hard to remove when the walls are not prepared properly by the paperhanger. There is nothing like the warmth wallpaper can add to a room. There are also many tricks to wallaper...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-24-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,131
Posted By Paper Hanger
sorry

With your technique you wont use more paint. I was just refering to the pre-mixed texture paints. I am sure you are an expert at your trade. I have worked with many painters over the years and they...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-24-2005, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,092
Posted By Paper Hanger
color

First thing you may want to look at is your tile color,Sink,toilet,tub,ect. You may want to pick a color to compliment them. Also look at your curtins if you are not going to change them. If you have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-23-2005, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,131
Posted By Paper Hanger
Texture

Hello,
You will use allot more paint as someone has mentioned. I have worked with the Ralph Luran Suede or River Rock. It also takes extra coats to get an even look if thats what you like.
John
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-23-2005, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,950
Posted By Paper Hanger
Color

Hello,
Allot of my customers,once they narrow down thier color choices they will pick up a quart of each one. Use a small light nap rollar and roll differnt spots around the room about 2ft by 2ft....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-21-2005, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,131
Posted By Paper Hanger
Texture

Hello,
There are different texture paints out there for different amounts of texture. The ones I have seen come already mixed. They have a stucco look. Also Ralph Luran makes some texture paints...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-20-2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,929
Posted By Paper Hanger
Wallpaper

Hello,
I would wallpaper the room :-) There are alot of fun patterens to choose from and wallpaper last much longer than paint. Some of my customers paint 2 wall and paper the other 2 walls. Some...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-20-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,899
Posted By Paper Hanger
Wallpapering

Hello,
I am glad I could help, If you have any more questions you can contact me or post them here. Borders can be tricky too . Being your first time you may want to have someone help you. They can...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 09-17-2005, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,899
Posted By Paper Hanger
Wallpaper,Can I do It ?

Hello,
The best way to learn how to hang wallpaper is to work with someone who is a professional. The video will help with all the basics but like all trades there are many tricks.You can do it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 09-14-2005, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,264
Posted By Paper Hanger
What About Paper Hanging ?

Hello Everyone,
I havnt noticed any wallpapering Discussion, but than again I have only been a member for about 10 minuts :-)
John :p
www.paperhangit.com
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