House Painting Tips Plus Articles From Various Authors

Often a house painting tip or two is all that is needed to keep you on the path to success and quality. The complexities of house painting are often overlooked by the “do-it-yourselfer”.

As a professional painter I have learned a few tricks concerning just about every aspect of this business.

On this page I will publish house painting tips and articles concerning as many topics as I can possibly write about plus articles submitted to the site. Just follow the links to the information you need.

How to get a good finish on MDF

By Skirtings R Us
As a manufacturer of MDF skirting boards, we receive plenty of questions regarding how best to paint MDF mouldings – especially from customers who have chosen to purchase un-primed mouldings. This article ...
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How to Know When Your Home Needs To Be Painted

By Geoff Sharp - Sharper Impressions Painting (Columbus, Ohio U.S.A.)
The average two-coat paint job will last about 5 years on trim areas (soffits, eaves, fascia, trim boards). Some siding areas can last up to 10 years (brick, stucco, aluminum siding that has been ...
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How to Paint Like a Pro!

If you are a DIY freak and love to play with the colors, painting is surely your kind of job. You might have heard a number of people saying that the DIY process is not easy to handle that is because they are not familiar ...
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How To Paint Without Leaving Brushstrokes

By Kopeck Painting
How To Paint Without Leaving Brushstrokes If you’ve tried hand painting a piece of furniture, you’ve probably run into a common problem: unsightly brushstrokes that ruin your paint job. Unless ...
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How to Stay Safe While Painting

Although painting is not generally considered to be a dangerous home improvement job, there are some tips you can follow in order to make sure you stay safe. Just as with any other type of home improvement or ...
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Ideas for Using Left Over Paint

You have just finished painting and there is paint left in the can. It is not a lot, but you cannot bear to throw it away. What can you do with left over paint? Let the ideas below inspire you to waste not and, in ...
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Low VOC Paint

Environmentally friendly products are hot these days, and virtually every paint manufacturer now carries a line of low VOC paints. How do low VOC paints impact the environment and your health? Are they really as “green” ...
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No VOC Paint

Low VOC paints are almost the industry standard today, but many manufacturers are going a step further, creating no VOC paints that are even safer. No VOC is actually a misnomer, because it is virtually impossible to produce a ...
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NPA’s removal tips for paint and wall coatings

By Guy Alexander Bell (Plymouth, United Kingdom)
Our UK paint website is well known for tips and advice about applying paint, but we felt that a tip or two about REMOVING paint would also add to the balance of things, so how do you remove paint? ...
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Where did paint come from?

By Daniel Anderson
Budgeting for your interior house painting project? Maybe you are planning on upgrading your room. Have you ever wondered what paint product you should use? The oldest house paint was made of lime mixed with milk and sometimes natural ...
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