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How To Give Tiresome Porcelain Tiles A New Paint Job

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Is your floor or wall porcelain tile color looking faded, or do you want to ditch the olive green retro look for something you can tolerate? Painting the tile is more cost-effective than replacing the whole floor or wall.   Two-part tile epoxy paint or latex makes it possible to paint the tiles. However, it is ideal to paint tiles in areas where you don’t use water often. Follow these tips to paint your porcelain tiles.…

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How To Strip Wood Before Refinishing It

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Refinishing an old piece of furniture is a fun and cost effective way to breathe life into an old piece. Of course, the job can be messy and time consuming if you are not prepared for it. Perhaps the most demanding part of the job is removing the existing stain. The difficulty of this is hard to predict. It depends on the age of your piece, the type of wood, the stain type and brand, how it was applied and much more.…

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A Trick For Getting Better Lines

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Most people decide to paint their home because it is one of the most manageable do-it-yourself home remodels. It doesn’t require any special training or tools to paint your interior walls. However, there are a few ways you can make your paint job look a lot better. Perhaps the most important part of any paint job is making sure the edges have clean, straight lines. This article explains a helpful technique for getting the best lines when painting on drywall surfaces.…

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Comparing Latex And Oil Based Paint

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Paint provides a protective barrier to the surface that it is applied on while at the same time providing a pleasing aesthetic. Latex and oil based paints are two of the most common types of paint available, and though they perform the same function, their different material makeups mean that they have a distinctive set of advantages and disadvantages. Understanding the features associated with both types of paint can help you choose the best one for your painting project.…

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Giving Your Asbestos Siding A New Look – Safely

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Does your home have asbestos siding? Would you like to give your home a new look without going to all of the trouble and expense of removing the siding? Here, you will learn how to safely paint your asbestos siding and give your home a fresh, new look with a lot less trouble. You will need: Pressure washer Liquid sanding solution Paint scraper and/or putty knife Ladder Paint brushes, rollers and trays Tarps and/or drop cloths, buckets and bins Safety glasses or goggles Respirator Masking tape Exterior oil-based paint and primer Protect Vegetation…

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Tips For Selecting The Right Wall Color

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If you are considering changing the wall colors in your home, you may be overwhelmed by the number of paint choices at your local hardware store. Even though your options may be practically endless, there are ways to narrow your selection. Nevertheless, you have probably seen a few decorating disasters where the wrong wall color devastated the look of a room. Here are a few questions to help you select a wall color you can be proud of:…

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Do You Need Commercial Painters For Your Company?

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If you’re considering repainting the inside or outside of your business, you may be wondering if it’s worthwhile to hire a team to do the work for you. You may be tempted to do the painting yourself in order to keep more money in your pocket. Hiring a painting company to help does offer many advantages. Take a look at the following information to better decide if hiring commercial painting contractors is the best choice for your business.…

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The One Major Reason to Go Pro for Your Next Exterior Paint Job

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It’s a common suburban cliche to hire the neighborhood kid for a few dollars to paint your house in a pinch. However, amateur jobs like these can very quickly become far more expensive than the cost of the paint and a few hours of cheap labor. Accidents and mishaps can cost untold amounts more than just materials and labor, which is the main reason why hiring an established painting company is the only way you should repaint your home: because they’re insured.…

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Home Life: Enhance Your Family's Mood With Colorful Doors

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Believe it or not, the doors in your home may help improve your family’s mood by simply choosing the right color. These accents will also enhance your home’s visual appeal. The following guide will help you figure out what color will work for you and help enhance your family life. Color Matters Human beings have a natural reaction to color, which stems from several factors, like culture, history, and life experiences.…

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How To Paint Exterior Stucco With A Spray Gun

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There are a handful of ways to instantly increase the curb appeal and value of your property without investing a ton of money. One of the most cost-effective exterior remodels you can make is to give your property a fresh new paint job. However, painting an exterior surface is much more time consuming and expensive than painting the interior. It can be especially difficult to paint stucco surfaces. This article will explain how you should paint your exterior stucco with a professional spray gun.…

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