101 Helpful Painting Hints

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101 Helpful Painting Hints, May 1, 2008 - 56 pages
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101 Helpful Hints is a must have for anyone with the inspiration and desire to tackle any one of the many repair and home improvements projects. That comes with owning your own home. This book is packed full of helpful information and insight on 101 of the most commonly asked questions people have, on the subject of repair and painting. If you are the type of person that is not really into doing all the work yourself, that is o.k. Because you will still find helpful information on the task of hiring, supervising and paying a contractor. If you have little experience under belt or are just starting out, there is something for everyone.
 

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Page 29 - Temperature blistering is most common with thick paint coats of dark colors applied in cool weather. The blisters usually show up in the last coat of paint and occur within a few hours to 1 or 2 days after painting. They do not contain water.
Page 29 - To avoid wrinkling, fading, or loss of gloss of oil-based paints and streaking of latex paints, the paint should not be applied in the evenings of cool spring and fall days when heavy dews form during the night before the surface of the paint has thoroughly dried.
Page 38 - To get the most from top quality exterior paint, it should be applied with high quality brushes and rollers. Not only will they apply the paint more evenly, but they will also make the job more enjoyable.
Page 9 - You can check with the Better Business Bureau in your area to see if there hare been complaints about a particular agency, or to report business-practice problems you might have encountered with an agency.

About the author (2008)

Christopher Wager is a contractor and painter with over fifteen years of experience. Sharing his insight and know how to help you with your own home improvement projects.

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