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How to Paint Over Silicone Caulking

Paint over silicone caulking with some spackling compound, paint, and these three steps.

How Long Does Silicone Caulk Need to Dry?

Working with silicone caulk is a great skill for any DIYer. Knowing what factors into caulk dry time can help in your future project planning.

Acrylic Caulk vs. Silicone Caulk

Get to know the differences between acrylic and silicone caulking before you start on your next home improvement project.

5 Tips for Smoothing Silicone Caulk

Get a smooth, professional look to your caulking almost every time with these tips.

What Is the Difference Between Spackle and Joint Compound?

How much do you know about these two materials?

Fixing Damaged Drywall

Drywall is a frequent victim of bumps from furniture.

Guide to Spackling over Paint

Protect your pretty painted surfaces.

Repairing and Patching Drywall Holes

Patching drywall holes is a basic DIY task.

How to Repair Cracks and Holes in Sheetrock

Repairing cracks and holes in sheetrock does not require you to replace the entire section of sheetrock,

How to Repair Sheetrock after Wallpaper Removal

When removing wallpaper from sheetrock damage can sometimes be caused to the drywall surface. Sometimes

Fixing Drywall Nail Pops

Although it is usually unnecessary in most newer homes where drywall screws are used, fixing drywall

How to Remove Drywall Texture

The process to remove drywall texture can be an easy one. Drywall comes complete with many defects, lumps

Texturing Drywall Repairs

Normally drywall repairs are simple and straightforward, but when dealing with textured repairs you may

DIY Drywall Repair

Depending on the scope of the job, you can save yourself some money with DIY drywall repair. Rather than

Drywall Water Damage Repair

Undertaking drywall water damage repair is necessary as soon as the problem occurs. If left unchecked,

Ceiling Drywall Repair

If you are confronted with the need to perform some ceiling drywall repair, the good news is that you

How to Make a Nail Hole in a Wall Less Visible

A nail hole in any wall will stand out. Patching holes takes only a few minutes and is essential if you're

How to Apply Acrylic Caulk

There are many uses around your home for acrylic caulk. If you have decided to use it for one of them,

3 Common Uses for Silicone Adhesive

Silicone adhesive is extremely durable and very flexible and, as such, has a number of different uses.

Drywall Repair: How to Repair Nail Pops

Nail pops reduces the overall attractiveness of the surface; that is why it is important to carry out

A Guide to Removing Wall Marks with Soaps and Chemicals

Wall marks are annoying and although children can be responsible for some of them, they can happen from

7 Best Uses for a Drywall Trowel

A drywall trowel is a useful tool to have around. You’ll use it extensively when you’re putting

Fiberglass vs Paper: Which to Use for Drywall Taping

Drywall tape is a key factor in installing and repairing drywall, no question about it. Not only does

How to Repair Wallboard Seams

Repairing wallboard seams is an easy task using that you can do over the weekend. A wallboard, or what

How to Repair Travertine Wall Tile

Travertine wall tiles add a touch of elegance to your bathroom or kitchen wall or where ever they are

How to Sand Joint Compound

Joint compound is used for many things around the home and large scale construction sites. You'll find

Sheetrock Repair When Chalk Layer is Showing

Sheetrock repair isn’t too difficult. Essentially sheetrock is chalk that’s compressed between

Is it easier to apply plaster patch to corners than spackling?

Plaster patch is a repair compound designed to repair larger cracks and holes in plaster walls. Spackle

What is the best type of paint to use when painting silicone caulk?

Painting over silicone caulk is, at best, a challenge. Because its surface, when dry, is slippery and

Can I use a power sander to prep silicone caulk for painting?

Contractors experienced in using silicone caulk and paint will tell you that you must prepare your caulk