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According to DoItYourself.com, there are basically two classes of paint: oil-based and water-based. The other types of paint on stock at local DIY and home improvement stores are primers, sealers, enamels, acrylics and o... More »

Giving painted surfaces the appearance of stone or marble, suede, sandstone, sponging or a chalkboard is possible with the use of different interior paint faux finishes. With the proper instruction and preparation, faux ... More »

The most common types of airless paint sprayers are piston and diaphragm pumps, powered by electricity or gasoline to pump paint mechanically into a spray gun and through the spray tip, which atomizes it into spray. The ... More »

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