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How to Prepare Your House for Paint

21 Prep Steps you will want to take beforehand. Important NOTE: These steps are El Gato Painting “Best Practice” for most traditional wood and stucco homes. Step 1. Pressure Washing & Cleaning. Power wash the walls first with clean water. Be Careful! Too much pressure…

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How To Paint Your Brick

Yes, or No? Things to consider beforehand. While painting can transform almost any home interior or exterior, painting your brick may be a questionable endeavor. Interior design speaking: Painting an interior wall or fireplace may be the “call of the day” and a great idea…

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How to Paint NEW Dry Wall DIY Painting Tips, Home Improvement, Interior Painting, Painting Tips, Residential Painting, Restoration

How to Paint NEW Dry Wall

In this article, you will begin your project after the sheetrock is finished. Although you are not doing the drywall, it is important that you know how to identify the level of drywall finishing you are painting, so you can prep and prepare accordingly. 5…

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How to Maintain and Clear Coat Your Kitchen Cabinets

Giving your cabinet exteriors a face-lift. Applying a clear coat of varnish to kitchen cabinets is a great way to protect and enhance their appearance. Your kitchen cabinets say a lot about the personality of your home and your taste in design. Just a reminder…

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How To Re-Paint Kitchen Cabinets

Your kitchen cabinets say a lot about the personality of your home and your taste in good design. Yet, over the years, styles change and finishes fade or get old, making them in need upgrading replacements or reconditioning. In this article we will assume you’ve…

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How to Repair Stucco?

How to Repair Stucco Before You Paint. Stucco is a popular exterior finish for homes, because it is durable, lasts a long time and has aesthetic appeal. It is a cement-based textured coating applied to the exterior wall of a building. Yet, over time, stucco…

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How To Paint or Varnish Your Entry Door

Welcome Home – Is What Your Front Door Says The threshold to your home and entry to your family sanctuary. This is where first impressions can be lasting impressions. From the very first look – your entry door invites friends and family into your world….

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How Do You Repair Termite Damage?

Termites are one of the pests that are hard to eliminate. And most of the time you won’t notice them until the damage has already been done. Before you attempt to repair the damage, it is best to get rid of the termites. If you…

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What Paint Should You Use On Your Ceiling? Ceiling paint or Regular wall paint?

First, let’s discuss application methods and thickness of paint. Because all these factors apply to the painting of your ceiling. Are you rolling paint on your ceiling: Often, the DIY will use the roller application. Mostly because of the ease of use, the affordability and…

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How to Ventilate a Room while Painting DIY Painting Tips, Home Improvement, Interior Painting, Painting Tips, Residential Painting

How to Ventilate a Room while Painting.

Do you have plans to paint a room or two? If so, you will want to ventilate them well to avoid inhaling the fumes. Below you will find the necessary information for a well-ventilated and safe painting project. What kind of paint should you use? No…

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