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Yes. There are several do-it-yourself test kits that are approved by the EPA. Go to www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/kits.htm for a listing of test kits that...
Always check the paint can for specific recommendations. But for general guidelines, you want the paint to dry evenly, so try to paint in the shade...
While it’s always a good idea to prime before painting, unless you ceiling has stains, you probably don’t need to because it doesn’t take the...
It depends on factors such as whether or not there are stains that need attention and if you are painting the ceiling white or giving it some color....
You need to prime the area first with a shellac-base primer. The resins in shellac –base primers seal out stains so they can’t bleed back...
Use siliconized acrylic latex caulk. It tends to be more flexible and has better adhesion. This will prevent cracks later...
Semi-gloss and higher are more durable and can be lightly scrubbed down if the walls get dirty. For large areas of wall, such as a hallway, flat or...
Different types of paint with have different amounts of solids and resins in it. Some even come with warranties from 15 years to a...
Price matters. The more expensive it is, the better performance you will get. You want to understand the types of binders and solids in your paint...
In most cases, you need a primer if the surface has never been painted before. If you are repainting something, you will need a primer if...
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