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How to Remove Paint from Wood the Right Way

Wood with old paint

Not all types of wood can be stripped. So before we move on to the process of removing paint, here’s a list of the kinds of wood you can strip: Antique and vintage furniture Built-in furniture Exterior and interior doors and door frames Floorboards Outdoor and indoor furniture Parquet flooring Skirting boards Stair rails and […]

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How to Spray Paint Kitchen Cabinets with Ease

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The first thing you should know: Before attempting to spray paint the cabinets, make sure you know how to remove the cabinet doors and drawers or at least you know someone who does. Make sure you label the doors when you detach them. Your marks should be in the hinge hole or where it fastens. […]

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How to Use Paint Shields like a Pro

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Before you begin thinking about how to use a paint shield, you should first position it properly. Ensure that the space you’ll be using it for has been prepared. If you’re painting indoors, you should protect hardwoods and carpets from paint splatter. If you’re painting outdoors, you need to protect vinyl, brick walls, and etc. […]

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How to Paint Spray a Car like a Pro

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Giving your car a makeover is a difficult but fulfilling task. You might have considered hiring a pro, but for a particular reason, you just want to do it yourself. It may save you money, but you should know that it isn’t as easy as it seems. Plus, you have to be extra careful about […]

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How to Use a Paint Sprayer with an Air Compressor

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Want a flawless finish after your paint job? Simple! Use your paint sprayer with an air compressor and you’ll get the perfect finish you’ve been dying to see. Choose your paint and thinner. I recommend oil-based enamels because they work well with a paint sprayer partnered with an air compressor. But you can still use […]

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How to Clean a Paint Sprayer After Use

Why do you have to clean a paint sprayer? Because doing so is the best shield against any issue that may occur. Don’t be lazy and clean it! Remember, when your paint sprayer is in a bad condition, it will cause major problems and could even cause injuries. And you wouldn’t want to repeat everything […]

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How to Use a Paint Sprayer Like a Pro

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Want to be a pro? We got you covered! Painting 101: The Basics To use a paint sprayer like a pro, you should first know how to read its manual! This may sound boring, but it’s a step that’ll test whether you’re even interested in becoming a pro or not. Bear in mind that not […]

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Safety Precautions You Should Take When Paint Spraying

Paint spraying isn’t a simple task. The painting process itself poses threats to your health. To keep you in the same condition as you were before you started painting and to finish the job properly, follow these safety tips: WEAR THE PROPER OUTFIT. To protect your eyes and skin, see to it that you’re wearing […]

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

Let me answer the question before explaining the WHY behind it. The statement above is TRUE. Paint spraying has a lot of benefits—one of them is that you can save a lot of time when you’re in a hurry, but one of them isn’t using less paint. Paint spraying requires more paint to give you […]

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Spray Painting in Cold Weather: 10 Steps to Overcome the Challenges

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Spray painting to a wooden frame or metal in cold weather is undoubtedly a task too difficult you might as well wait for the weather to be warm. That’s what you might think. To be honest, you can overcome the challenges. In most cases, you HAVE to overcome the difficulties because you have no choice. […]

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