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Joe’s 3 Favorite Painting Tips

By: Joe Truini

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Painting is the No. 1 do-it-yourself home improvement project, and here are my three favorite painting tips:

  1. Before using a new roller, spray it with a mister. Then roll off the excess water on a piece of cardboard. It removes the loose fibers, so they won’t end up on your wall.
  2. Instead of pouring paint directly into a tray, line the tray with a sheet of aluminum foil. No need to buy a liner, and it makes clean-up a snap.
  3. If you’re taking a break from painting, wrap the roller sleeve in a plastic bag, secure with a twist tie, and store it in the refrigerator.

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  • Tony Fisher Says:
    September 2nd, 2017 at 9:35 am

    I want to paint the tiles in my bedroom floor. I know I will need to prime them. Can I use garage floor paint to paint them?
    Also, my kitchen floor has laminate flooring which is peeling, how can I repair them. I do have spare (extra) flooring, should I just pull them up and replace, or can I possible paint , if so, can you recommend and very good sealant to use over the floor? Thank you for your expedient assistance, I really do enjoy watching your programs on TV.



  • Alisa Herrin Says:
    September 1st, 2017 at 1:46 pm

    I have tried removing wall paper from bathroom, underneath is brown paper and when I try to remove it some of the drywall comes off, what should I do so I can get my bathroom painted. Thank you



  • Greg Says:
    May 31st, 2017 at 5:39 am

    Very nice tips



  • Jone Cagimaira Says:
    February 21st, 2017 at 5:48 pm

    Thanks Joe for your painting tips.Really helpful .

    Regards
    Jone Cagimaira
    Fiji


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Joe’s 3 Favorite Painting Tips