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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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Why Does Paint Blister?

After completing a paint job, the last thing you want to see is paint blisters and bubbles. While latex and acrylic paints are most prone to blistering, bubbles can form on all paint types, and on both interior and exterior paint jobs. How Do Paint Blisters Occur? Blistering occurs when the top coat of paint…

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Should I Use a Primer Before I Paint?

Using a primer before you paint is a great way to improve the quality of your paint job. You don’t need to prime your surface in all situations, but used properly, a primer can make all the difference. When You Should Use a Primer Priming before you paint isn’t always necessary, although there are occasions…

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