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DIY Paint Projects: Some Assembly Required?


One of the most common DIY projects for those looking to apply a hands-on approach to home improvement is painting a room. Popular because it is a good choice. A lot less expensive than splurging on brand new furnishing and the result can be a full-scale aesthetic makeover.

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Some Assembly Required? YES!

Successfully pulling off a DIY home improvement project involving paint is to look at like you are building something. You may not thinking painting a room or the entire house requires assembly like putting together your kid’s bike on Christmas Eve. If you change your mind about that, you will discover the process goes much more smoothly.

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10 Tips To Improve Your Home


Many people are looking to fix up their home but may not know where to start. There are ten simple home improvements that can be done to make a home look great once again.

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1. Fix Up the Yard


Adding a couple of flowerbeds, putting down a layer of sod can improve the look of the home. Yard work is inexpensive and once it is completed the house will have a much better curb appeal.

2. Wash the Walls


Instead of repainting the home wash the walls if they are looking dingy. A little soap and water will do the trick. This will remove all dirt, handprints, and other things that may have the walls looking dull.

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A Guide To Priming Your Kitchen Cabinets In Under 2 Hours


Introduction: Priming Kitchen Cabinets

Priming your cabinets first is very important, if you want your paint job to adhere quickly, cover up stains, and remains durable. If your cabinets are already painted or if they are unpainted, a primer will Take off and prime the doors, drawers, and cabinet frame. Many primers seal surfaces which have a porous texture and smooths it so that when you apply your paint, it goes on easily. Make sure to paint them afterwards. Modern primers are water (shellac), latex, and oil based with speeds up all types of priming jobs. Water based primers dry very rapidly and can be recoated with finish paint in less than an hour. The guide to priming your kitchen cabinets in under 2 hours is all in the type of primer you choose. There are fast drying, low odor primers that can be found in local home improvement stores or through popular online websites. Here are some tips on priming your kitchen cabinets in a quick time frame:

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