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You have choices on how to proceed. It all depends on what you wish to do with your furniture. Do you wish to keep its character and not change anyth ...

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The process for colour matching is actually not that difficult. In order to get an accurate or similar shade of colour, it will require a paint sampl ...

Painting aluminium window frames is a cheaper alternative to removing the entire set. The key to a successful paint job is preparation. Give the win ...

You can test paint using Diggers Methylated Spirits. Get a clean rag and put some metho on the edge of the rag. Rub it against a section of the paint ...

Spray painting a fence is a simple job that can dramatically improve the appearance of your fence and also help extend its lifespan. I painted ou ...

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The preparation needed really depends on the condition of your existing paint. If you don't have a stable surface to paint over, then you'll end up w ...

For painting concrete pots, I would advise using an exterior acrylic paint such as Dulux Weathershield. It's suitable for masonry and can be tinted t ...

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The first task is to sand back any flaking paint. I personally use a Ryobi 18V ONE+ Random Orbital Sander and highly recommend it as it is a great op ...

As a general rule of thumb, one litre of paint will cover eight square metres with two coats. This is for a flat surface and you should expect to use ...

The steps are to sand, apply a primer, then a top coat. The PVC surface must be sanded down to remove the glossy surface of the pipe. A primer must b ...

Most painting jobs around the home will require the following: Drop sheet - I tend to purchase the disposable kind as they are budget-friendly and ...

You can always pick up a sample pot of a few colours in store to see which one you like. The full range of Dulux colours is available online at their ...

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