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how to repaint chipped, flaking or dirty moldings so they look like new... the secrets of a professional-looking job

The Family Handymanfrom The Family Handyman

Tips for Tight Miters

Make furniture-quality miter cuts with these pro tips for measuring and cutting. Learn how to tweak cuts in door and window trim so that joints seem to just disappear.

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How to Cope Joints

How to Cope Joints. Professional techniques for perfect molding and trim joints. May be helpful for crown molding.

Add crown molding to the top of a window frame for a serious yet simple face lift! .

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Slash Heating Bills

Slash Heating Bills: Easy ways to save energy and money!

Lifehackerfrom Lifehacker

Properly Paint a Brick Fireplace

We are thinking of painting the yellow brick in our livingroom grey similar to the "after" picture here. More subtle though.

DIY Readyfrom DIY Ready

34 Pottery Barn Hacks For Design On a Budget

Painting Tips and Tricks | Pottery Barn Hacks by DIY Ready at http://diyready.com/diy-projects-pottery-barn-hacks

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Pro Paint and Wallpapering Tips

How have I never heard of this? A neat, straight paint line at the top of a wall is tough to achieve next to a bumpy ceiling. So before you paint, drag a narrow flat-head screwdriver lightly along the ceiling. You'll get a clean paint line and no one will ever notice that the bumps are missing.

The Family Handymanfrom The Family Handyman

Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!

Dreading that paint job you have to get done? Don't put it off any longer. Here's a list of Family Handyman's best, mess-free painting tips that will get the job done faster, smarter AND without all the mess!

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How to Paint a Room

Awesome tips for painting interiors.

Better Homes & Gardensfrom Better Homes & Gardens

How to Paint Cabinets or Furniture

How to Paint Cabinets or Furniture… using liquid sandpaper…. – cuts out the sanding step

want to paint furniture *without* laborious sanding?? GET THIS! {oil-based, so use a disposable brush to save yourself harsh clean-up}