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How To Paint A Faux Tile Backsplash

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If you like the look of tile for a backlash, but tiles aren’t in the budget, consider faux painting tile. A faux painted tile backsplash gives you the look of tile without the hassle and cost, and it doesn’t require advanced painting skills. Follow these instructions to paint a faux tile backsplash. Prepare to Paint Faux Tile Backsplash Painting a faux tile backsplash requires: work gloves eye goggles dust mask  plastic or drop cloths rags painter’s tape ruler graph paper trisodium phosphate 220-grit sandpaper (optional) wall spackle (optional) drywall compound  trowel or spade  artist brushes, foam angled brush, and foam roller primer for plastic or primer for drywall latex paint ( one or two tile colors and grout color )  glaze (optional)  Keep a window open to avoid fumes from cleaners and paint.…

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2 Things To Consider When Painting Your Business

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When it comes to your business, there are many ways you can go about improving its value to customers. While you can add new products and improve your marketing campaign, there is one easy and effective way to add value to your business without spending a lot of time or money: paint it! With a well-executed painting of your business, you will be able to create a welcoming and positive environment for not only yourself and your employees but your customers as well.…

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Eager To Spruce Up Your Patio? 3 Ways Exterior Painting Can Make An Impact

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Exterior painting may seem like a task only suitable when you’re selling your home or when the outside of your home looks worn down, but it can actually be useful in a number of situations. If you’re somebody that enjoys spending a lot of time on your patio, you may be frustrated by the exterior of your home not feeling as appealing as the other areas in your home. If you’re curious about exterior home painting to spruce up the patio, there are a number of things that you should keep in mind for the best finished look.…

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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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