Why is there a disconnect between what it says on the paint can and what I see on my walls?
Is there primer in this paint - or does it mean something else?
How can I tell what kind of paint was used to paint my room?
How long do I need to wait before my walls are finally finished?
Is it really necessary?
Cleaning your deck prior to applying fresh stain is an important step towards protecting your surfaces.
Stains vary in their opacity. Solid color stain lasts longer than clears and semi-transparents, so they can go longer before recoating.
The unique characteristics of the wood stain you choose will determine the number of coats your project needs.
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Every project has a first step. We show you how to start your DIY project with confidence.
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