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The Ultimate Installing Wall Treatments Quiz
by Staff
Installing wall treatments range from the simple and easy, such as cork tile, to the rather complicated and time-consuming, such as wall paneling. The variety of wall treatments is vast, so find the treatment that best suits your decor and needs. Take this quiz and learn how to install different types of wall treatments.

How long does it take to stucco the walls of a small room?

  • two hours
  • four hours
  • eight hours

Textured paints:

  • hide minor flaws
  • are made from paint and sand
  • both of the above

How much stucco paint should you buy?

  • Buy less than you think you'll need.
  • Buy more than you think you'll need.
  • You will need one gallon for one entire room.

What do you need to do before you begin applying stucco?

  • Clean the walls.
  • Fill large wholes or cracks.
  • both of the above

How quickly does stucco paint set?

  • 15 minutes
  • one hour
  • three hours

What part of the room should you stucco first?

  • the largest wall
  • the ceiling
  • the corners

What part of the room should you apply fabric wall covering to first?

  • behind the door
  • the ceiling
  • corners

What should be the length of your fabric wall covering?

  • the exact height of your wall
  • the height of your wall plus two inches
  • the height of your wall plus five inches

How do you hang fabric wall covering?

  • with staples
  • with spackle
  • with wallpaper adhesive

How do you cover the fabric wall covering staples along the ceiling and baseboard?

  • Apply decorative ribbon.
  • Apply molding strips.
  • either of the above

You should not apply paneling on:

  • an unfinished wall
  • a stucco wall
  • either of the above

How long does it take to apply paneling in a room?

  • eight hours
  • one day
  • two to three days

Let's say you have a badly cracked wall. What do you need to do before you install your paneling?

  • Fill the cracks and holes with spackle.
  • Nail in furring strips+B119.
  • both of the above

How much of a gap should you leave between the panels and the floor and ceiling?

  • a quarter inch
  • a half inch
  • an inch

How do you install paneling?

  • with nails
  • with glue
  • either of the above

Installing a real brick wall is ___________ installing a fake brick wall.

  • harder than
  • easier than
  • just as easy as

What should you do before you buy your brick wall covering?

  • Design the wall on graph paper.
  • Measure the square footage of the room.
  • both of the above

How should you prepare your wall before you apply brick wall covering?

  • Clean the wall if it's dirty or greasy.
  • Fill in cracks and holes with spackle.
  • both of the above

How do you install cork tiles?

  • with mounting tape
  • with wallpaper adhesive
  • with spackle

What is the best location for a wall safe?

  • any wall on the first floor of your home
  • a wall that partitions off with a closet
  • a wall that is weight bearing