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Because flat wall paint is delicate, Franklin Painting suggests that cleaning always begin with the gentlest technique possible, which is to use warm water. Then, escalate to more aggressive cleansers until the stain com... More »

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Searching home improvement magazines to find photos of painted houses with different color combinations is a good first step for matching exterior paint colors, according to SFGate.com. Existing paint colors can be match... More »

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If applicable, remove carpet, base boards, carpet padding and tack strips. Level and clean the floor, and then measure it. Take those measurements, and calculate how much flooring will be needed. Under-cut the door frame... More »

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Paint over elastomeric paint by cleaning the wall to be painted, filling in any cracks and painting with 100% acrylic latex house paint. To carry out this task you will need a 3:1 water:bleach solution, acrylic caulk and... More »

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To make a flat paint surface glossy, the best solution is to paint over it using a clear gloss paint. The resulting finish is glossy and shiny. More »

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Painting concrete requires preparing the concrete wall or concrete floor, then applying an epoxy coating if needed, followed by a base coat and a finishing coat. The step-by-step instructions for painting concrete will d... More »

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Glitter can be added to interior wall paint by either mixing it into an existing color of paint or adding a glitter finishing top coat to a dried coat of interior paint. To mix the glitter, make sure to buy paint applica... More »

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