Faced or un-faced fiberglass Insulation?

John asked Which type of insulation is used in walls? Faced or unfaced? DIY Answer Guy Hi John, Un-faced insulation is usually used in interior walls for sound reduction, in floor joist, over a crawl space and in-between the attic joist. Whereas faced insulation is...

How to remove or cover water stains on a fireplace

Roy asked My fireplace has water stains where it once leaked. I sold the house and would like to try to remove the stains, or can I stain the fireplace to cover the water stains. The water stains have caulking streaks in it. I have tried soapy water. I picked up some...

How to remove and refinish a popcorn ceiling

Clem asked I recently moved into a small apartment in Manhattan. There is a popcorn ceiling. I noticed a small water stain. Upon closer inspection, the ceiling I discovered is dry. However, the ceiling crumbled in my hand. I checked another part of the ceiling, same...