Painting Hacks

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The easiest and most common way to update a home is with paint. It's an easy and inexpensive DIY project and anyone can do it. But there are a lot of frustrations that can come with painting projects. Here I'm gathering all sorts of painting hacks to help make painting jobs - large or small - a little bit easier.

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47 Tips And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job

Painting can be a daunting and messy task. These helpful hacks will save you time and make your life way easier.

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47 Tips And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job

Painting can be a daunting and messy task. These helpful hacks will save you time and make your life way easier.

When painting over existing paint, it's important to know whether the old paint is latex or oil by doing this simple test. 47 Tips And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job Painting Concrete, Drip Painting, Painting Tips, House Painting, Painting Edges, Spray Painting, Tips And Tricks, Latex, Cleaning

47 Tips And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job

Painting can be a daunting and messy task. These helpful hacks will save you time and make your life way easier.

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47 Tips And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job

Painting can be a daunting and messy task. These helpful hacks will save you time and make your life way easier.

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47 Tips And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job

Painting can be a daunting and messy task. These helpful hacks will save you time and make your life way easier.

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47 Tips And Tricks To Ensure A Perfect Paint Job

Painting can be a daunting and messy task. These helpful hacks will save you time and make your life way easier.

Stretch a rubber band over your gallon of paint to swipe the extra paint off of your brush. (If I manage to do this without spilling the entire gallon of paint getting the rubberband on, it's truly a genius idea. Life Hacks, Gallon Of Paint, Ideias Diy, Hacks Every Girl Should Know, Tips & Tricks, Rubber Bands, Paint Cans, Painting Tips, Painting Art

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A neat, straight paint line at the top of a wall is tough to achieve next to a bumpy ceiling. Before you paint, drag a narrow flat-head screwdriver lightly along the ceiling. You'll get a clean paint line & no one will notice the line. Painting Tips, House Painting, Painting Walls, Painting Baseboards, Spray Painting, Painting Art, Wallpapering Tips, Paint Line, Decoration Inspiration

Pro Paint and Wallpapering Tips

These tips will make your painting and wallpapering projects go faster and smoother and give you a professional-quality finish you'll be proud of.

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10 Tips for How To Paint a Room - Refunk My Junk

How To Paint a Room - right? Even though I would consider myself a professional in the painting department I have to confess I used to

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10 Spray Paint Tips: What You Never Knew About Spray Paint

Spray paint is my favorite way to stretch my decorating budget, and over the years I've used it on just about everything (like it's getting ridiculous). So, today I've compiled a list of my top 10 ways that you can use spray paint to transform items in your home. Enjoy! Let's get started. #1. Spray paint small accessories As a reformed hoarder of thrift store junk, this is probably my favorite way to use spray paint. Just take any plain jane trinket, none of which will match if they come…

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10 Painting Tips & Tricks You Never Knew

After painting most of our 1970's fixer upper by myself, I've learned a few things about paint these past few years. So, I thought it might be useful to share some of my favorite painting tips with you. These are my top 10 paint secrets that will save you time, money, and just make any paint job a whole lot easier. Enjoy! #1. For easy cleanup use tinfoil on your paint tray. I went through about 20 paint trays before I ever figured this trick out. The next time you need you paint something…

Tips for painting trim and doors so you don't end up with peeling paint. More importantly, how you can tell if your trim and doors are painted in oil-based or latex paint! Peeling Paint, Paint Stain, Paint Finishes, Do It Yourself Furniture, Do It Yourself Home, Diy Painting, Painting Furniture, Painting Doors, How To Paint Doors

How to choose the right kind of paint (no peeling paint!) - House of Hepworths

We have peeling paint on our doors! How to choose the right kind of paint so this doesn't happen to you. No one wants their doors to peel.