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Last Activity:05-23-2011 2:27 PM
Posted in thread: Question about painting metal door on 05-23-2011 at 10:19 AM
Hello Lisa, I’m glad to hear everything worked out for you, but just for future reference
even though the doors you had purchased came pre primed It is still recommended that you go
ahead and ap...
Posted in thread: Primer Pulling Off on 04-20-2011 at 02:28 PM
Hey FR, Nothing more frustrating than nearly finishing a project just to have more problems.
From the sounds of it you did everything correctly and made sure to remove all the dust from
the walls prio...
Posted in thread: Oil based primer on floating floors on 03-28-2011 at 10:29 AM
Hey Brint44, Unfortunately it was an oil based primer used on the walls and most likely a oil
based poly used on the floor, but you can test this.If you have any rubbing alcohol like
you’d find ...
Posted in thread: Metal Paint on 03-23-2011 at 01:16 PM
Hey Jnnewton, sounds like a pretty cool project you got there.Before anything when you are
painting you want to apply a primer to ensure proper base coat adhesion.Everything else you did
was great and...
Posted in thread: Paint or Stain Kitchen Cabinets? For a rookie! on 02-16-2011 at 09:54 AM
Hey Jimmybirdie that’s a nice looking kitchen and I agree with you everything being very
light in there I think it will look better with a darker contrasting cabinet color. First
Posted in thread: 1950s bathroom remodel with concrete floors on 01-17-2011 at 01:09 PM
Acid etchers do the complete opposite of what you suggested, they are designed to open the
pores and create a surface profile that promotes greater adhesion of the basecoat.This is up to
you when you ...
Posted in thread: 1950s bathroom remodel with concrete floors on 01-17-2011 at 09:55 AM
Regardless of how dangerous it is it is a required step when refinishing concrete, just be sure
to wear a mask and give the room some adequate ventilation. the product you had posted is just
Posted in thread: 1950s bathroom remodel with concrete floors on 01-12-2011 at 12:36 PM
Whats up holidaygirl, since all the tiles are already lifted and the paint is beginning to peel
it shouldn’t be a very difficult job at all. That black tar like adhesive your mother had
painted over i...
Posted in thread: How do I match paint to the color on the walls? on 12-22-2010 at 08:36 AM
With all the new technology that paint stores have at their disposal it can really make a
DIY'rs job much easier, glad we were able to help.
Posted in thread: How do I match paint to the color on the walls? on 12-15-2010 at 11:36 AM
Hey jimmy50, like craigfl had said you can remove a small sample of paint from the wall and
bring it into your local paint store and have it matched. There are a few things to consider
before cutting ...