The goal of every paint scraper tool is to efficiently and effectively remove the loose and peeling paint from any surface. There are many types of paint scrapers, from the classic putty knife to the 11 in 1 multipurpose tool to the ...See Details
Interior Paint Prep – Your Resource Page for Preparing Interior Rooms for Painting
Preparation is the foundation of a beautifully painted room. We’ve included a list of interior paint preparation articles here so you can get the same professional results we do—results that last for years to come.
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If you see peeling and flaking paint anywhere in your home, it may be an indication that someone took short cuts in pre-paint prep work. Or it could be a sign that the wrong type of paint was used. First, you have to get ...See Details
By Westpro Painting (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Assuming already that you have chosen your colors and the sheen level of the paint, you can now get started by repairing your walls. Start by taking a putty knife and walk around and knock off any high spots on the ...See Details
It is best to prevent problems in the first place, as there is not much point in starting an interior paint job without first pinpointing the cause of previous peeling issues. Repainting alone may fix the problem, but in ...See Details
Not every room is ready to paint immediately. Some rooms need repairs. Doing repairs the correct way is the best insurance that a paint job will look new for years to come. You want to repair and prime using these professional ...See Details
Inevitably, the time will come when you need to repair a small scratch or minor bump in drywall. A sharp object (corner of a picture frame, edge of a ladder) is dragged against a wall and leaves a small ...See Details
Most interior and exterior paint jobs require at least some sanding. By removing surface defects, such as paint runs, brush strokes, and hard edges (especially when paint has been scraped away) you’ll help your paint adhere better ...See Details
Using the right sanding tool can save a lot of time and effort. A sanding sponge will help remove old paint from crevices and other tiny spaces. We recommend SandBlaster sanding sponges because they are three times faster and last ...See Details
Before refinishing wood, you need to remove the old finish. The easiest way to do this is by sanding the wood. This creates small abrasions that stains or finishes can soak into. This ensures color isn’t just on the surface, ...See Details
Removing ugly, peeling paint and loose caulking is the first step of many paint jobs. Paint scrapers will remove the majority of old finishes. The goal, especially after sanding, is a flat surface. You’ll need a scraper best-suited ...See Details
Here are some tips from painting professionals for making the whole process of scraping paint much easier. These tips apply to both interior and exterior surfaces. Determine the type of paint already on the surface. It is important ...See Details
Professional painters always remove switch plates and outlet covers before the painting of a room because it ensures that the finished paint job will have a clean look. If you want your interior house painting project to ...See Details
The quality of a paint job depends on a perfectly clean surface. The surface may not need sanding and stripping, but it must be clean. Using a powerful degreaser, like TSP Trisodium Phosphate, to clean and etch the surface is ...See Details
Sometimes the only way to remove old paint from a piece of furniture is to use a chemical paint stripper. Most chemical paint strippers are highly toxic and volatile. They are also known to have ...See Details
By Skirting World
MDF is quickly becoming a commonplace material, especially within the building industry. For skirting boards and architraves, it’s definitely the most used around the world. ...See Details
The benefits of using different types of wood filler will make the difference in whatever type of wood you are repairing, the condition of the wood, and the expense of repairing versus replacing. If for example, you are repairing a ...See Details
Sometimes, badly peeling or flaking paint must be removed by scraping and sanding. If this is necessary, you must carefully seal the area off to avoid contaminating other areas. Here are a few pointers and methods ...See Details
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