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To paint a metal door frame, start by taking some 240-grit sandpaper. Rub the chipped areas back and blend in their edges with the surrounding paint ...

I would recommend turning off the unit and then cleaning it down with some sugar soap. You can then prep the surfaces with Flood ESP Surface Prep ...

You can paint metal chair legs but need to deal with the rust first. Before you begin, please be aware that you'll be generating a lot of sanding d ...

If you have a water stain on your ceiling, the first thing to do is ascertain whether there is an active leak in the structure of your roof. If you ...

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For painting over nicotine-stained walls, I suggest using Dulux 4L PRECISION Stain, Smoke & Odour Blocker to seal all the smells in the walls before ...

There are a few things you can do to get a superior finish when painting with gloss on a surface such as an architrave. First, I suggest sanding th ...

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I’ve used magic erasers before and have found them to be very effective. Next, try sugar soap. Depending on how well the walls come up after us ...

Ordinary masking tapes must be removed as soon as possible after painting each coat as extended application will result in warping and glue residue s ...

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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 ...

Before painting over a varnished surface, it's essential to dull the sheen level of the gloss with 120-grit sandpaper and then apply a specialty prim ...

For a rusty metal outdoor furnishing, start by sanding the rusted areas back with 120 grit sandpaper to remove the bulk of the rust. Then coating t ...

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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 ...

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