Walls & Ceilings
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In this guide, discover 9 types you can use in your home improvement project together with the history of drywall, what it’s made of, benefits.

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Removing wallpaper is a messy and time-consuming task. Unfortunately, there are no shortcuts, but with the right tools, anyone can remove their old wallpaper. Some techniques work better than others, depending on the type of wallpaper you have. With a little patience and determination, you can easily remove the wallpaper yourself without a professional’s help. Want to know how?

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Before drywalls gained popularity, wood paneling was used to decorate the walls and protect them from damage. Wood wall paneling brings style to the interior space of any home, whether it’s a modern or traditional property. If you’re considering installing wall panels to customize your home, you should first get to know some useful facts about wood wall paneling, its pros and cons, and 9 types to choose from. 

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From charcoal to ash, and anchor to steel, There are more than 50 shades of grey you can choose for your wall color. Choosing the right curtain colors is just as important to transform your living space. Grey is a trending wall color that adds an edgy and timeless look to your living room, bedroom, and just about any other room of the house. Many home interiors incorporate this neutral shade into their furnishings. But when it comes to picking the most suitable curtain colors for grey walls, you have plenty of options depending on the vibe you’re going for. Here are 13 curtain color ideas for grey walls to help you get started.  

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From turquoise and teal to sky blue, there is no denying how calming and peaceful the color blue is. It is, after all, associated with serenity and tranquility. Not surprisingly, this is the color most interior designers use for bedrooms to promote relaxation and sleep. Given that curtains and walls are side by side, it’s important to harmonize the pattern and color of your curtain with blue walls. While there is no right or wrong when choosing an appropriate curtain, you’ll want to feel good every time you come home and look at your window treatments. In this article, I will help you decide on the most suitable curtain to match your blue walls.

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Do you have a plan to build a new home and aren’t keen on installing drywalls? I don’t blame you! Who likes the hollow knocking noise that drywall produces. I know I don’t. This is why I’ve listed the best drywall alternatives that I’m sure you’ll love, especially after learning more about the drawbacks of drywalls.

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Coffered ceilings are a work of art in their own right. They are ideal for creating texture and architectural elements on a plain ceiling. The design of coffered ceilings can be customized to suit the homeowner’s taste. However, these types of ceilings aren’t perfect for every home. Here is a rundown of what coffered ceilings are, their history, why you might consider building one or more in your rooms, and how to install them in a day.  

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Beadboard ceilings are often associated with Cape Cod style homes with their welcoming interiors. This type of ceiling appeals mostly to traditional homes because of its simple and uncomplicated style. The beadboard ceiling panels of cottage homes have a way of adding texture to the entire space without overwhelming the overall decor.

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Are you looking for a suitable mud to complete your drywall? Using the right compound is absolutely crucial in order to avoid spending many hours sanding your wall, or ending up with an unprofessional DIY job. In this guide, I will explain how to choose the right drywall mud for your project as well as the most common types of premixed and dry compounds you can use for your project. 

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If you have ever stepped inside a 20th century home, it’s likely that you’ve come across popcorn ceilings. These types of ceilings gained popularity a few decades ago because of their cheap and easy installation. The old forms of this textured ceiling contained a chemical called asbestos, However, there are now many modern versions of popcorn textures with less of a bubbled look that contain asbestos-free products. To find out whether this textured ceiling is right for you, learn more about its characteristics, pros/cons, and how to create a popcorn texture for your ceiling. 

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If you have unsightly water stains on your ceiling, a simple coat of paint will not address the issue as they may come back soon after. Even if it’s only a small stain, it could be a sign of a leak, which requires immediate attention. Water stains on ceiling, especially if they are yellow or darkish green, can result in mold growth, or even worse, ceiling damage.

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If you’re on the hunt for an architectural ceiling design idea to add a dramatic look to your home, consider a vaulted ceiling. This type of high ceiling provides an open and airy feel that makes any room of the house look bigger. Know all the related facts about vaulted ceilings, their pros and cons, how to vault your attic ceiling, as well as some great examples with pictures.