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DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 05-23-2011, 09:19 AM
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Views: 5,114
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hello Lisa, I’m glad to hear everything worked...

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 apply a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 04-20-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,673
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hey FR, Nothing more frustrating than nearly...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-28-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,296
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hey Brint44, Unfortunately it was an oil based...

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 in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 03-23-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,651
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hey Jnnewton, sounds like a pretty cool project...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 02-16-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 42,757
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hey Jimmybirdie that’s a nice looking kitchen and...

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 before anything like...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-17-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,503
Posted By HDwetPaint
Acid etchers do the complete opposite of what you...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-17-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,503
Posted By HDwetPaint
Regardless of how dangerous it is it is a...

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 a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 01-12-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,503
Posted By HDwetPaint
Whats up holidaygirl, since all the tiles are...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 12-22-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 34,445
Posted By HDwetPaint
With all the new technology that paint stores...

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.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 12-15-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 34,445
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hey jimmy50, like craigfl had said you can remove...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-17-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,893
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hello Jennkev, Knotty pine can be a pretty...

Hello Jennkev,
Knotty pine can be a pretty frustrating wood to work with for a number of reasons but, especially when painting over it. Everyone seems to have nailed it on the head and you should...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-17-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,660
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hey Dave, Luckily you don’t have a very large...

Hey Dave,
Luckily you don’t have a very large area to repair so it shouldn’t be very difficult. When repairing any water damaged areas it’s usually a pretty good idea to stay away from your normal...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-10-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,846
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hello Raldo, Good question, Chalkboard...

Hello Raldo,
Good question,
Chalkboard paint is different from most other paints because of its extra durable surface, it is specialty paint and because of that is not required to go through the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-03-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,426
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hey siskin, You will run across issues like...

Hey siskin,
You will run across issues like this all the time whenever doing multiple jobs in the same workspace. Before I can’t really give you a definite answer first you’ll have to let us know...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 11-01-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,455
Posted By HDwetPaint
Hey DebbieG, Unfortunately leaving untreated...

Hey DebbieG,
Unfortunately leaving untreated lumber without a coating outside for a harsh season like winter will most likely cause damage to it. But you do have a few options so that you can get...
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