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These numbers stand for the number of particles per square inch. The higher the number the finer the...
Using a fine steel wool between multiple coats will give you a smoother surface. Be sure to clean the surface with a tack cloth before...
A sanding block helps speed up sanding jobs, relieves strain on your hands and makes your sandpaper last...
For smooth finishes you should use aluminum oxide, and for extreme fineness you can use emery to create a final polish. Steel wool can be...
Aluminum oxide is a good multipurpose sandpaper. It cuts fast and lasts long time. It’s usually best to use three different grits...
You should apply wall sizing to all old or new walls. It prepares the surface and acts as a first coat. It makes a smooth surface and...
You can use a chemical paint stripper. Be sure to brush it on in one direction and always wear chemical-resistant gloves and safety goggles. You...
A wallpaper remover, a 3” wallpaper stripping tool, a bucket and a sponge. You can also buy a tool that will score the paper before you...
While putty knives with stiff blades can be used to scrape loose materials, a paint scraper is a better tool for the job. It has a sharp blade...
My house has plaster walls. Is there something specifically designed to patch cracks in plaster walls as opposed to drywall?
Yes. Patching plaster is designed specifically for patching plaster walls. Like spackling, it may be sanded and painted and can be textured to match...
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