How a Can of Spray Paint Works

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You may use spray paint all of the time, but have you ever stopped to wonder how it works? Knowing what exactly happens when you shake up your can and let it loose may have the potential to improve your technique. At the very least, the knowledge makes for a fun little anecdote, right? Read […]

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How to Remove Paint from Wood the Right Way

how to remove paint from wood the right way

Hoping to repaint a wooden surface? Before you can get to the fun part, you first need to make sure that you get off all of the old paint. This task isn’t particularly hard, but there are some steps involved. The aim for today is to demystify the process of removing paint from wood so […]

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How to Spray Paint Kitchen Cabinets with Ease

how to spray paint kitchen cabinets

Maybe your spouse has mentioned that they would like to see the look of the kitchen spruced up a little bit. Maybe you’ve just been thinking that yourself. Either way, painting kitchen cabinets does not have to be the nightmare scenario that you probably have in mind. In fact, with the right information it can […]

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How to Use Paint Shields like a Pro

Even the best painter sometimes finds themselves making a mess they hadn’t quite planned for. In every room of every house there are surfaces you just don’t want to have to worry about dripping paint on. This is a where paint shield comes into play. The name is pretty self explanatory, really. The objective of […]

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How to Use a Paint Sprayer with an Air Compressor

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Using a paint sprayer with an air compressor is often a fairly basic component of most do it yourself paint jobs. However, just because something is basic doesn’t mean that understanding it is self-apparent. Learning how to use a paint sprayer with an air compressor is easy, but it can help to have someone willing […]

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How to Clean a Paint Sprayer After Use

how to clean a paint sprayer after use

If you aren’t cleaning your paint sprayer after use, you are setting yourself up for a true disaster. Paint sprayers are excellent pieces of equipment, but they do have an Achilles heel.  Clogs. Not only do clogs kill your productivity but they also just aren’t good for the tool. While you will bump into them […]

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Safety Precautions You Should Take When Paint Spraying

safety precautions you should take when paint spraying

You will be glad to hear that paint spraying really is not dangerous work. However, there are hazards, and if you allow the presumed safety of this task to lure you into a false sense of security, you may run into problems. Today we aim to help you protect yourself against the hazards of painting. […]

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Paint Spraying Uses More Paint than Brushing: True or False?

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You have probably heard before that sprayers use more paint than brushes. You probably also just accepted this as truth. Why wouldn’t you? But is it true? While paint sprayers do use paint much faster than brushes, that is not necessarily to say that they use more of it. Today we will explore the question […]

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Spray Painting in Cold Weather: 5 Steps to Overcome the Challenges

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Painting in cold weather is no one’s favorite thing. An unfavorable climate just makes painting harder. There is no way around it. Air and moisture factors have a huge impact on spray painting, and the bottom line is that these factors are not working in your favor when it comes to painting in the cold. […]

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