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  1. Painting
    My neighbourhood paint stores have Pratt & Lambert's Accolade and Benjamin Moore's Ben. Which one is better for a condo living room and bedroom? Most people recommend BM Aura or Regal over other paints but not much has been said about BM's Ben paint line. The few reviews for P&L Accolade are...
  2. Painting
    I stripped my 50 year old cement floor of tile and adhesive. Then I etched it, rinsed it, neutralized and vacuumed it dry as prep for painting. I only let the floor dry for two days with three fans going. Now the Benjamin Moore primer has been down for 4 days and it still is tacky in places and...
  3. Painting
    Hi all! I'm new to posting, though I read a lot. I've been doing quite a bit of work in the old house lately, and the most recent project is repainting the kitchen/dining room. It's all drywall (ugh) due to a reno a few years ago. It was painted at that time with contractor grade paint...
  4. Painting
    Hi, I am repainting my house and I'd like to pick out a nice, clean, semi-gloss bright white for much of the molding/trim in different parts of the house. I looked at their paper samples, and by just with my eyes, I picked out a color called Snow-White 2122-70. It just looks the whitest to my...
  5. Painting
    We will be repainting some interior rooms of my grandmother's house soon and I had a few questions about Benjamin Moore's Aura paint. We know and plan to do the prep routine as far as cleaning with TSP, sanding/deglossing etc. We would like to not have to prime where not necessary since it is...
  6. Painting
    I just painted a porch using SW Duration semi-gloss. Having read here the importance of applying thickly, I did so. The good news was that it covered well. The bad news was because it's so thick, it left very obvious brush marks, even on smooth wood. I also had to clean my brush a couple of...
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