Mildew stains often make an appearance in damp locations,
such as bathrooms and basements. Before painting, you'll
need to eliminate this black, speckled growth to make sure
new coats of paint adhere well...
Using Chemical Strippers
Not long ago, using strippers to remove paint, varnish,
and other old finishes was a really nasty, smelly
business. Today, there are many brands of strippers that
have low odors, clean up with water, and generally are
safer to work with than in days gone by...
Using a Heat Gun
Heat guns are a great way to
remove old paint, varnish, and other finishes. They are
especially good at taking off multiple layers of paint –
all at once! As you use the heat gun, the paint softens
and bubbles up, making it easy to remove it with a metal
Glossary of Paint Terms
This glossary of Paint
terms is one of the largest available on the Internet...
Tips on house painting
If you are new at painting I have a few tips that might
help you to get the job done smoothly and efficiently.
Don't think you can paint that spare room in the morning
and then have guests that night... does this ahead of
Wallpaper Removal home recipe
Mix together 1/3 cup fabric softener with 2/3 cup hot
water, or add cup white vinegar to a gallon hot water...