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Paint Calculator: Multiply the height of each wall by it's width = wall area. One gallon for every 450 sq ft. - really good to know!

Paint Calculator: Multiply the height of each wall by it's width = wall area. One gallon for every 450 sq ft. - really good to know!

Turn all your ugly goldtone fixtures into pretty antique bronze with a can of spray paint!

Turn all your ugly goldtone fixtures into pretty antique bronze with a can of spray paint!

Another pinner said:  I wish I had seen this years ago!! Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries.

Another pinner said: I wish I had seen this years ago!! Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries.

Paintbrush wrapped in plastic bag resting on open can of paint ~ A supermarket bag, tightly secured with a rubber band, will keep a brush (or roller) moist for a day or two in between painting sessions: the end of dried-out bristles.

50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things

Paintbrush wrapped in plastic bag resting on open can of paint ~ A supermarket bag, tightly secured with a rubber band, will keep a brush (or roller) moist for a day or two in between painting sessions: the end of dried-out bristles.

Before painting your walls or ceilings, use a stencil to create a raised pattern. Holding the stencil in place, apply joint compound with a putty knife over the stencil. Remove the stencil to reveal the pattern. Allow to dry thoroughly before painting.    This could be used for the dresser drawer fronts for craft room

Before painting your walls or ceilings, use a stencil to create a raised pattern. Holding the stencil in place, apply joint compound with a putty knife over the stencil. Remove the stencil to reveal the pattern. Allow to dry thoroughly before painting. This could be used for the dresser drawer fronts for craft room

Instead of Using a Paint Brush, Spray The Paint – Instead of brushing on primer, use the primer from a spray can.  Instead of brushing on the paint, consider renting, buying or borrowing a paint sprayer to spray each cabinet.  Once you get the hang of a paint sprayer, the …

Ways to Make Painting Kitchen Cabinets Easier

Instead of Using a Paint Brush, Spray The Paint – Instead of brushing on primer, use the primer from a spray can. Instead of brushing on the paint, consider renting, buying or borrowing a paint sprayer to spray each cabinet. Once you get the hang of a paint sprayer, the …

Slide a rubber band over the can, then wipe the brush with the paint against the rubber band.

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Slide a rubber band over the can, then wipe the brush with the paint against the rubber band.

I did not know this! Outdoor use. flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about 50/50 and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture to drive them away.

I did not know this! Outdoor use. flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about 50/50 and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture to drive them away.

When painting, wrap a rubber band around the can over the opening. Then you can dip in the brush and wipe the excess paint off onto the rubber band, rather than the edge of the can.

When painting, wrap a rubber band around the can over the opening. Then you can dip in the brush and wipe the excess paint off onto the rubber band, rather than the edge of the can.

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