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HVLP Spray Painting Basics Explained

HVLP spray painting is quick and efficient.

3 Best Uses for Glass Spray Paint

Spray paint can give your glass surfaces a new dimension.

What to Consider When Buying a Putty Knife

At first glance, a putty knife is a simple tool, but there is more to it than meets the eye.

How to Use Paint Thinner

Paint thinner is for more than cleaning up. You can get your paint as thick or thin as you need.

How to Clean off Paint Thinner

This essential tool is easy to use, but there are some simple rules to follow.

4 Tips for Using a Trim Guard During a Painting Project

A trim guard is often a neglected piece of tool that comes in very handy when doing a paint job.

6 Tips for Mixing Turpentine

Turpentine is a flammable liquid that is used as a solvent, usually for paint and varnish.

How to Use Xylene to Remove Paint

It's an option you may not have considered.

6 Advantages of Using Plastic Spray Paint

Update, refresh, and renew faded plastic with ease.

How to Use a Texture Spray Gun

A texture spray gun is messy, yet efficient.

How to Wash Paint Remover

Paint remover, or paint stripper, is a potent chemical solvent that works best on latex-based paints.

4 Different Types of Drop Cloth Explained

Protect your belongings and your shrubbery.

Common Problems with Painting Concrete Walls

Painting concrete walls can result in a few problems if the concrete wall has not cured.

Pros and Cons of Painting Brick

Painting brick is an easy DIY project.

How to Paint a Concrete Bench

Give your boring cement bench a facelift with a fresh coat of paint.

2 Cost-Efficient Ways to Remove Cracking Paint

Cracking paint is a common occurrence.