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How to Make Minor Repairs to Walls Before Painting

By: Allen Lyle

When painting a room in your home, you’ll probably have to repair the damage caused by picture hangers or nails. After removing the fasteners, apply spackling to the spot with a putty knife, then use a damp sponge to smooth and texture the repair before it dries.

Use a paintable, siliconized latex caulk to fill cracks and gaps around trim molding, wiping off any excess with a damp sponge.

Watch this video to find out more.



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