Ceilings

Few things in home ownership require urgent action like a compromised ceiling. Here’s the info you need to repair or replace your ceiling.

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    6 Best Ceiling Paints

    Painting a ceiling isn't as difficult as you might think. With the right paint and a few helpful hints, you can be the Michelangelo of your time.

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    9 Best Ceiling Paint Colors to Consider

    Put down the white paint! Go bold with these ceiling paint color ideas that will take your room to the...


    34 Silent Signs That Your House is Failing

    Your house can't talk, but it can give you hints of failure, if you pay attention. Learn what your house...


    Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

    Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.


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    10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

    A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...

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    Your Guide to Winterizing Everything

    From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.


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    Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

    Keep a cool head with these tips for selecting and buying ceiling fans.

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    Which Direction Should My Ceiling Fan Spin?

    Help your home stay cool in summer or warm in winter just by flipping a switch.


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    8 Styles of Ceiling Fans to Beat the Heat

    Considering a ceiling fan to help with your summer cooling? Check out your options before making your selection with help...


    Fluorescent Light Covers to Transform Your Drop Ceiling

    Fluorescent light has been linked to migraines, sleep disruption, increased stress and more. Fortunately, there are many beautiful ways to...


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    What to Know About Attic Ladders

    Do you have unused storage space in your attic? Install an attic ladder to reclaim it.

    How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

    A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


    13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips

    Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.


    Patch a Water-Stained Ceiling or Textured Ceiling

    Repair sprayed ceilings with aerosol spray texture patch.


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    11 Tips on How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling Faster and Easier

    Popcorn ceilings were all the rage back in the '60s and '70s. Applying the texture to drywall and plaster ceilings...


    How to Paint Popcorn Ceilings

    Renew that old acoustical ceiling with a coat of paint


    What to Do When Your Ceiling Has Water Damage

    There are few feelings worse than being confronted with water damage. If you have a ceiling that's water stained, peeling...


    How to Install a Tongue and Groove Ceiling

    Installing tongue-and-groove (aka T&G) boards is a fast, inexpensive way to panel any ceiling or wall. You can install T&G...


    Our 10 Favorite Fresh-Look Ceiling Fans

    There's the standard ceiling fan, and then there are these beautiful, bold and unique options. Which one is right for...


    How to Apply Knock Down Texture

    Wall texture works for ceilings, too. Knock down texture is a fast fix for problem ceilings


    How to Balance a Wobbly Ceiling Fan

    Stop the wobble and make your fan run smoothly in 15 minutes.


    How to Install Ceiling Fans

    It's easier than you think, even on an angled ceiling.


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    14 Ways to Cover a Hideous Ceiling

    There are many ways to cover an unsightly ceiling, whether it's genuinely ugly or you just want a change. Some...

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    How to Patch a Textured Ceiling

    The first step is repairing the hole.


    How to Fix a Wobbly Ceiling Fan: Ceiling Fan Repair

    Repair your wobbly ceiling fan so that it works like new


    How to Handle Full-Span Ceiling Truss Problems

    What to do if you see signs of truss lift. Look for signs of seasonal movement first.


    Drop Ceiling Installation Tips: How to Install Drop Ceiling Tiles

    A veteran drop ceiling installer shares his secrets for installing drop ceiling tiles yourself.


    Roof Venting Basics

    Roof venting 101


    How to Texture a Ceiling and Walls: Apply Knockdown

    Spray ceiling texture to add visual interest and hide imperfections. Keep reading to learn how to texture a ceiling and...