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Interior Preparation
Proper preparation of a paint job is just as important, if not more, than the actual painting itself. In fact, the preparation of the paint job can be up to 75% of the work of the entire project. Being lazy in your preparation can not only damage and ruin your furniture or other belongings, it can also cause your paint job to be completely worthless. (read more)

Interior Painting
The first thing to do before starting an interior painting project, or any project for that matter, is proper planning. You need to determine what tools and materials you will need for the job and get an estimate on how much it's going to cost. You don't want to run into any unpleasant surprises on the way. (read more)

Cabinet Refinishing
Give new life to your cabinets with cabinet refinishing. Create new style and flair while saving money at the same time. It is quite expensive to replace cabinets, but you can change the look of your current cabinets and go easy on your wallet by simply giving them a little "face-lift". (read more)

Painting Wood Paneling
Wooden paneling, a fad of the sixties and seventies, has certainly declined in popularity. Originally put up instead of drywall, it is completely outdated. Wooden paneling is not the easiest to replace, and it can get a little pricey to replace the paneling with drywall. (read more)

How To Paint Brick
Painting brick is a great way to mask bricks of lesser quality, and even ones that are damaged. It is safe to do, does not damage the brick, and is an inexpensive way to cover it up. Before you decide to paint it, ask yourself "Does the brick look good as it is?"(read more)

How To Venetian Plaster
Originating in Rome, the gorgeous look of Venetian plastering is used today to provide beauty to your home. It can be tricky and difficult to do, but once done, it is absolutely stunning.(read more)