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  • how to paint a concrete floor with radiated heat
    Painting a Floor with Radiant Heat

    Question Can I paint a concrete floor that has copper heating pipes in it? If so, what kind of paint would have to be used? Betty Answer Yes! The fact that you have radiant heating in your...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • painting decks and doors
    Decks and Doors

    Question I painted my formerly stained front door with gloss exterior latex and the paint sticks to the rubber door weather stripping. In fact, it pulls the paint right off of the door. It also seems like...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • stripping paint from wood floors
    Bleeding Paint

    Question I have stripped the paint from and sanded the woodwork in my bathroom. I am having a problem with a small amount of paint bleeding through the stain. It was not visible before I applied the...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • get rid of mildew on exterior of home
    Bad Paint Doesn’t Cause Mildew – Prune those Trees and Shrubs

    Question On one of your recent programs you mentioned what to add to exterior paint so it would never mildew. What was that? We missed the product name. We have a serious mildew problem on our 150+...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • choosing paint
    High Quality Paint Means Low Quantity Pain

    It’s said that at least 70 percent of a good paint job is in the preparation. What remains, of course, is the quality of the paint and its application. Buying the least-expensive brand might end up costing more...

    • Posted March 18, 2014
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  • Keep Calm and Paint a Room Pink

    William Gaines created Mad magazine (of the ’60s and ’70s), but his famous cartoon character, Alfred E. Neuman, wasn’t mad (as in angry), at all. Rather, Alf asked, “What, me worry?” Are you feeling angry? Maybe a...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • Applying Even Paint w/Spray

    Want a finer, more-even coat of paint when you spray? When using a can of off-the-shelf aerosol paint, here’s how to improve your spritz. For a finer, more even coat of paint, set the can in warm...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • Car Detailing Tips and Tricks

    Even a tiny scratch or a little ding in the paint job of a brand-new car is cause for upset Let’s face it, even a tiny scratch or a little ding in the paint job of a...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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  • Use a Rubber Band on the Paint Can for a Better Seal

    How to make paint last longer What spring housecleaning would be complete without a little paint touchup here and there to hide the numerous scrapes and scratches that degrade one’s walls? There’s only one problem. Thanks to...

    • Posted January 2, 2014
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