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Tips & Tricks For Painting Jobs

Tips & Tricks For Painting Jobs-by Handyman at your service

Tip 1: When painting over existing paint, its important to know whether the old paint is latex or oil by doing this simple test.

Tip 2: Run a brown paper bag over any (dry) painted surface that feels rough.

Tip 3: Add a little bit of this stuff to make your latex paint go on smoother.

Tip 4: Wrap your brush/roller in a plastic bag to keep it from hardening.

Tip 5: If your tape is old and wont roll without peeling, place it in the microwave for 10 seconds.

Tip 6: To limit your mess, spray paint an item inside of a cardboard box.

Tip 7: If you have a very small amount of paint, use a Slob proof! pen.

Tip 8: Soak gunky paintbrushes in hot vinegar for 30 minutes to clean them.

Tip 9: To avoid roller marks on furniture, only go in one direction.

Tip 10: Paint will not stick to a dirty surface, so use TSP to de-grease it first.

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