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You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

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You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

Drag a flat-head screwdriver along the popcorn ceiling to make getting a straight line possible. (Would rather get ride of the popcorn!)

Pro Paint and Wallpapering Tips

Drag a flat-head screwdriver along the popcorn ceiling to make getting a straight line possible. (Would rather get ride of the popcorn!)

5 Types of Furniture That Are Best For Spray Painting

5 Types of Furniture That Are Best For Spray Painting

Spray painting works great, but is best for only for certain types of furniture. It can be done on things like kitchen tables, coffee tables, dressers and armoires, but… View the slideshow below to read more:

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Grab all those extra shells and spray them with silver metallic paint and you get these amazing decorations!

Grab all those extra shells and spray them with silver metallic paint and you get these amazing decorations!

Magnetic Spray Paint: Use by itself or as a primer with any Krylon spray to create a surface that magnets will stick to!

Magnetic Spray Paint: Use by itself or as a primer with any Krylon spray to create a surface that magnets will stick to!

Painting a kitchen or dining table isn't really much more difficult than painting any other piece of furniture. The main factor to be concerned about when painting a kitchen table is the fact... Vi...

The 4 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Painting Their Kitchen Table

Painting a kitchen or dining table isn't really much more difficult than painting any other piece of furniture. The main factor to be concerned about when painting a kitchen table is the fact... Vi...

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