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  1. Painting
    I’m having a hard time trying to decide on what process to use to repaint my interior trim and doors. I want a brighter white and more uniformed look on my trim and moldings and decided I would repaint them myself. I currently have SW Proclassic Alkyd paint (oil based) on most of the trim...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello, I just purchased a large (and heavy) cement water fountain for my backyard. After setting it up (no small feat due to weight and the need to carefully level each portion), I was dismayed to discover that the two top bowls apparently leak. By this I mean when the bowl is full and the...
  3. Painting
    Using Varathane oil based Polyurathane to re-do stair railing and facia. Over gel stain looking pretty good. I put on 2 coats of Polyurathane about 8 hours apart as recommended. Come daylight it's a little uneven in spots where I assume I was too light on one of the coats - probably second...
  4. Painting
    Long story short I need to paint every cast aluminum mailbox and light pole in a local neighborhood (57 mailboxes and around 12 light poles and street signs) What is the most efficient way of doing this? I have done several mailboxes in Rustoleum Professional grade enamel oil based paint but it...
  5. Painting
    Hello, I am painting my fiberglass skiff with an oil based paint. I sanded the boat down pretty well and i painted on a layer in a few places to test it out back at the end of January (I live in lower AL so it wasn't too cold around 40s and 50s). I noticed the paint would scratch off easily with...
  6. Painting
    Hi everyone, I'm new to this site and hoping someone can help me with a painting dilemma. I'm hand painting wooden Adirondeck chairs in South Florida. I'd like to use oil based, 1 Shot Lettering Enamel, well, for the lettering. This issue is that the chairs have already been been coated with...
  7. Painting
    Hi, We just moved into a new house and started painting. I painted all of the trim with a latex paint not even thinking that the trim could have been painted earlier with a oil based paint. The paint now scratches off easily. Is there anyway to fix this without sanding, stripping, or pealing...
  8. Painting
    paint sprayer and "encapsulating" paint recommendations for meth home remediation Please respond if you have a specific paint, primer and/or paint sprayer that you'd recommend that fits the bill for this project! I've recently purchased a home that was decontaminated from meth and I plan to...
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