DIY Painting

October 29, 2015

Getting your old paint clean!

Super quick tip on getting and keeping your old paint clean Crusty old paint can but pretty good paint inside…how can you get it out 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 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 […]
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 […]
August 14, 2015
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Refinishing exterior wood sills

Whether teak, mahogany, oak or douglas fir, Natural stained or varnished wood sills are very pretty. But if not maintained, they can get pretty raggedy looking […]
August 7, 2015

Painting Tricks: Crisp paint lines

Getting a crisp, clean and straight line can be easy as pie if you know the tricks of the painting trade On an inside corner between […]
June 12, 2015

Sheet Metal Protects Wood Beams

Tops of exposed beams are very prone to rot and UV degradation….sheet metal is a beautiful answer A simple way to protect exposed wood from premature […]
February 5, 2015

Painting Tips from The Home Pro Show

Paint tools and tricks for a homeowner to get a professional looking paint job with: How to prepare your roller by getting loose hairs out easily […]
February 3, 2015

Best paint for Bathrooms

In the past oil semi-gloss was used in baths/kitchens and laundries but with the emphasis on reducing chemicals VOC’s harmful to the ozone layer, many paints […]
November 13, 2014

Proper surface prep on KOGO radio

Cheap paint can cost you far more in the long run Lack of proper surfaces preparation can make even the best paint fail. How can you […]
October 2, 2014

Nothing more expensive than a cheap paint!

As is to be expected, I am often out looking at homes that need repainting and the client will say something to the effect of, “Gee, […]
October 4, 2013

Baseboard Painting Clean and Sharp!

People often ask me, “How do you get such sharp, clean lines when you paint base and other trim?” Here is how professional painters do it […]
October 4, 2013

Exterior Mildew and Mold on Wood

Mildew and mold are unsightly and can damage exterior paints and stains. For some people Their presence is even a health hazard. Some paints and stains […]
July 18, 2013

Cabinet Refinishing Portable Spray Booth

We operate in a small shop space where we need to have the area available for various uses such as: storage of equipment, cabinet refinishing spray […]
June 30, 2013

DIY …Do it yourself painting projects?

When planning for a DIY project it is important to think things through a bit. If you are like me you enjoy learning and doing new […]
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