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How to Use Paint Stripper on Concrete Floors

There are more steps than you may know.

12 Tips for Using a Drop Cloth While Painting

It's highly recommended by paint professionals.

What to Consider When Buying Painters Tape

Painters tape is used by painters to keep paint away from areas where it is not wanted.

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.

Common Problems with Painting Concrete Walls

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

2 Cost-Efficient Ways to Remove Cracking Paint

Cracking paint is a common occurrence.

How to Sand Paint off of Fiberglass

Fiberglass is easy to scuff.

Can Textured Paint Be Used on Concrete?

Even concrete walls can achieve an individualized look with textured paint.

5 Tips for Designing with Glitter Wall Paint

Add a little or a lotta glitter.

Painting Tips: How to Smooth a Rough Finish

3 easy ways to rub the grit out of your paint job.

Acrylic Latex Paint Basics Explained

Acrylic latex paint is one of the highest quality latex paints available.