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Best Paint Sprayers For Home Use | Graco and Wagner

Are you looking for the best paint sprayer for home use? This article reviews the best paint sprayers for DIY and home improvement projects.  Using a paint sprayer will not only save you a lot of time and effort, but it will also provide the smoothest finish.  There are two types of sprayers: airless sprayers …

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Grasscloth

Grasscloth Wallpaper: Everything You Need to Know

What is grasscloth? Grasscloth is wall-covering made from hand woven strands of natural fiber and un-pasted rice paper backing. The fibers consist of sea grass, bamboo, hemp, cork and burlap. Thin cotton thread is knit together with the material of choice, then it’s adhered to a backing typically made of delicate rice paper. It produces …

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Exterior Paint Colors that Add Curb Appeal to Any Home

Well-chosen exterior paint color schemes can add significant curb appeal to any home. Coordinated paint colors highlight the home’s details while also showing your sense of style and personality. With that being said, choosing colors that coordinate can be a difficult task and is not a decision that should be taken lightly. Hiring a painter …

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Refinishing Wood Furniture: A Beginner’s Guide

I really enjoy refinishing wood furniture and I’ve learned a lot through trial and error. I’ve put together this step-by-step guide to help DIY’ers and beginner’s with their wood refinishing projects. First things first… does your wood furniture really need to be refinished?  Things to consider: Is the construction high quality? Is it solid wood …

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keeping a healthy home

Is Your Home At Risk? Biggest Threats to Keeping a Healthy Home

A home provides safety, shelter and security. Because we spend more than 50 percent of our lives indoors, it’s important to make sure you have a healthy home. Good mental and physical health depends on homes that are well maintained and free of hazards. Understanding, identifying and eliminating the dangers that may be in your …

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Food Safe wood stain

A Complete Guide to Food Safe Wood Stain and Sealers

During my time as a paint department manager, I had many customers ask me what type of food safe wood stain and sealer would best for things like butcher blocks, cutting boards, salad bowls, wooden utensils etc. According to George Snyder, a Product Manager with Woodcraft, “all finishes made after 1972 are food-safe when cured …

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7 Paint Products You Won’t Want to Paint Without

If you’re looking to make your next painting project quick and easy, these 7 products are must haves! I’ve tried and tested each of the products below as well as many other paint products. I’ve chosen these 7 items specifically because I use them all of them when I’m painting.  Handy Paint Cup There are …

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