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Recognizing and Solving Interior Paint Problems

Posted on Fri, Nov 16, 2012 @ 01:05 PM

Odds are if you have owned a home, you have experienced one or two interior paint problems.  When I say paint problems, I’m not talking about a dilemma choosing between paint A and paint B (although I’m not doubting that is indeed a dilemma, just not the one we are focusing on today) or accidently rolling paint onto your ceiling when painting your walls (whoops).  I’m talking about waking up one day and noticing the paint on your wall is cracking, bubbling or peeling.  Now this may be due to many reasons.  Today I’d like to explore these reasons and learn a few easy methods to correct these problems and make your home look as good as new! I’d also like to present a few options to prevent such annoyances! When you use the right paint on the correctly prepared surface, there should be little reason for these problems to arise in the future. 

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Topics: interior paint, surface preparation, interior primer, common paint problems, primers, paint solutions, cracking paint, peeling paint, flaking paint

A Modern Makeover: Furniture Redesign with Interior Paint

Posted on Tue, Aug 21, 2012 @ 12:52 PM

 A "Gripping" Redesign with Interior Primer

Although my summer internship has come to an end, California Paints has decided to keep me on to continue documenting my crazy endeavors in the DIY/Paint/Color world! My first order of business? To finally get you that furniture design I promised ages ago, which means we are also getting close to the great bedroom reveal.  I'm practically drooling in anticipation (gross I know). It's that spectacular! I'm not sure if you caught the furniture in the pictures from my introduction to this series.  If you have, you would have guessed by now that they really weren't doing much for the overall effect.  Here's some pictures in case you missed it... 

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Topics: interior paint, paint project, Modern Makeover, interior primer

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