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October 15, 2015

Preparing Galvanized Metal

Without proper preparation, paint will peel from galvanized metal! Here are some tips and tricks to get the job done properly so paint adheres for the […]
October 13, 2015

How to Patch Exterior Stucco?

Stucco is a creative design element for the exterior of many homes in Southern California. Stucco is a long lasting siding material, and it offers protection and […]
October 9, 2015

Painting Techniques…Dirty Bucket

Your only paint bucket is dirty….what to do! Here are some tips and tricks to get the job done and paint back in the can when […]
October 5, 2015
Patch Large Holes in Drywall

Top 5 Ways to Patch Large Holes in Drywall

If you ever find a hole marring an otherwise perfectly good wall, you shouldn’t worry anymore. The simple solution is to patch your drywall. Patching drywall […]
October 2, 2015

Fixing holes in walls

Some holes are just too big to fill with spackle…here’s how to do it Fixing holes in your wall requires a few specialized tools Tools and […]
September 27, 2015

Is oil based paint still available?

Yes! But…..it is not as easily available as it was in the old days! Are you looking for that old fashioned, hard as a rock, smells […]
September 27, 2015

Preparing your Interior Trim

Here is a quick and easy way to get your trim prepared for painting so that the surface is ready for a beautiful and long lasting […]
August 28, 2015

La Jolla Athenaeum Door Restoration

My childhood library in La Jolla is now the La Jolla Athenaeum Music and Arts Library. Driving by as I often do, I noticed the natural […]
August 21, 2015

Painting Tricks: color transition

Painting a sharp clean line between wall and trim The technique is the same whether you want a sharp line on baseboard, crown, wainscot or really […]
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