How to remove paint from hardware. Hot water in old crock pot paint stripping. Soak painted hardware in hot water to loosen many layers of paint and make cleaning much easier. Works on most paints. Not so on finishes like lacquer.
No more oops! moments when painting, if you cover doorknobs and hardware with aluminum foil.(I would still put tape around the base of the knob where it meets the door, then the foil to protect the knob)
1 Minute Life Hack: Painting your wall in a smart way
Mask paint fumes - Add a tablespoon of vanilla extract to your paint Tablespoon per gallon) before you begin painting your home. This will not affect the paint colour. However, it will mask paint fumes and your entire home will smell like vanilla.
Keep Paint from Peeling Before painting galvanized metal or concrete, wipe down the object or surface with vinegar, using a sponge or lint-free cloth. This little trick will help your paint job last longercleaning a metal surface with vinegar
Tutorial on How-To Paint Laminate Furniture This is an extremely helpful guide! My old ratty laminate bookcase now looks fresh and new, I also incorporated another pin with it. see pallet backing on bookshelf pin.