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  • Painting Fences Pt.2

    When Tom Sawyer got Huckleberry Finn to paint his fence he forgot the most important part. In part II of our series on fences, you’ll learn how to be certain the entire fence gets painted — so...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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    Clean Paint Splatters

    Question We painted our bedroom and we spilled paint on our carpeted floor. We didn’t notice the splatters until we started cleaning up. The paint has dried. It is latex. How do we remove it? Ellen Answer...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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    Brick Fireplace

    Question I would appreciate any material available on painting a brick fireplace. It is set on a wall of deep red brick with a rough surface. It is contemporary in style and has a built-in stove. My...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Coreccting With Critical Light

    “Critical light” is a term pros use for a common wall problem. It refers to the way light hits a flat wall surface. A table lamp sitting next to a wall shines critical light on the nearby surface and...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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    Bubbling Paint

    Question My shower room has paint falling off the sheetrock from steam. If I have the shower pan and stall walls replaced, is there anything I can use to cover the other sheetrock surfaces so I don’t...

    • Posted February 23, 2014
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  • Artwork: Junk or Masterpiece?

    “Sanford and Son” debuted on TV in 1972, with Fred and Lamont running a junkyard where they consistently proved that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Ever find an old dusty painting up in the attic...

    • Posted February 22, 2014
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  • Wainscoting: Elegance and Efficiency

    Want to add a touch of elegance to your home? Try wainscoting. It’s a decorating touch that has been used for centuries to make rooms and hallways look more luxurious. It involves adding wood paneling halfway up...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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