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Interior Painting & Finishing

Applying natural clay plaster to wall.

Alternative Wall Surfaces and Decorative Finishes

There are an almost endless list of alternatives for plain painted walls from faux finishes and chalkboard paint to textured walls and magnetic paint. Read on to find out more.

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Caulking siding joints.

How To Caulk Effectively

Home centers now dedicate an entire aisle to caulk. As a result, confusion reigns when it’s time to do a very simple job, but caulking doesn’t need to be complicated. Read on to find out what type of caulk to use where.

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Painter painting trim on outside of house.

Hiring A Professional Painter

It doesn’t take much more than a brush, bucket and ladder to get into the painting business. To get the quality paint job you’re paying for, ask these questions and make sure your contract is very specific.

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Joe Truini attaching masking tape to drop cloth and trim.

Keeping Drop Cloths in Place When Painting a Room

Watch this video to find out how to keep drop cloths against walls when painting a room to prevent paint from getting on the floor.

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Slide paint roller off frame to paint close to corners and edges.

Tips for Rolling Paint in Corners and Storing Wet Paint Rollers

Watch this video for simple tips to allow painting close to corners and edges with a paint roller, and how to keep wet paint rollers from drying out.

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