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How to clean paintbrushes and rollers

Just finished a paint job? It’s now time to pack up, clean up, and enjoy your refreshed home. Cleaning your paintbrushes and rollers is one very important part of the clean-up process. In this article, we’ll go over the best ways to get your painting tools paint-free and ready to store. Let’s get right to…

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How to remove 4 common stains from your walls

Are your walls marked and stained from a few years of wear-and-tear? In this article, we’ll share with you a few ways to remove four of the most common stains found on household walls. With a little patience, you could get your interior looking as good as new. How to remove grease from walls A…

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How to Paint Over Water Stains

Are you looking to paint over a nasty water stain on your wall or ceiling? Unfortunately, it isn’t as easy as slapping on a coat of paint. Water stains have a tendency to seep through – no matter how many layers of paint you apply. In this article, we’ll share with you how to paint…

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How to Remove Paint Stains from Carpet

Interior painting can be a messy business. There’s nothing more frustrating than admiring a fresh paint job only to spot a paint stain on the carpet. The good news is there are a few tricks you can use to remove paint stains from carpet, regardless of whether you have used water, latex or oil-based paint.…

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How to Maintain a Deck in 5 Steps

The deck is an essential part of family life in summer, especially in sunny Queensland. What’s the best way to maintain a deck so you can make the most of your home’s outdoor space? Step 1: Sweep Regularly Use a stiff broom to sweep the entire deck. This will remove dirt, caked on mud, and…

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How to Dispose of Paint Responsibly

There’s no question – you must dispose of paint responsibly. Paint contains hazardous chemicals that can seriously damage our environment. Mindful disposal of paint isn’t difficult, and will help keep your local waterways, plants, and animals healthy and happy. Water-Based Paint Disposal If you’ve got excess latex, acrylic, or water-based paint, there are four things…

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Cleaning Up After Interior Painting

You’ve finished interior painting, and it looks great! But you notice a few specks (or a lot) of paint on your furniture, clothing, windows, and even skin. Cleaning up after interior painting is very important, but can be tricky. Here’s what we recommend. Cleaning Paint on Fabric Paint on furniture and clothing is common after…

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Paint Preparation for Painting Over Dark Walls

Thinking of painting a dark wall with a light white or pastel colour? Unfortunately, this can be difficult. Dark wall paint has a tendency to show through lighter paint, and this can alter the tone and hue of your new colour. Patience and proper paint preparation will ensure the lighter paint shows up true to…

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How To Clean Painted Walls

Whether you’re getting ready for an interior paint job, or giving your home a deep clean, getting all the marks off your walls can be a challenge. Different stains require different treatments, so we’ve listed some of the most common stains, and easy, effective ways to clean painted walls. Removing Dust and Dirt From Painted…

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5 Painting Mistakes to Avoid

When giving your property a paint makeover, there are a few things that can go wrong. We’ve put together some expert advice on 5 painting mistakes and how to avoid them. 1. Lack of Preparation Preparing your walls or exterior for a fresh coat of paint is an essential aspect of achieving a professional result.…

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