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47 Painting tips and tricks

47 Painting tips and tricks
Exterior painting or interior painting, these ideas will give you some valuable tricks:
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1. Use a lint roller to clean the fuzzies off your cheap paint roller before you start.
http://goo.gl/zGqfYn

2. Swiffer the walls before painting.
http://www.drivenbydecor.com/2013/01/wall-prep-before-painting-few-tips.html

3. Line a paint tray with a plastic bag or aluminum foil.

Lazy Paint Clean Up Tips

4. Cut out the side of a milk jug to create a paint holder with a built-in handle and brush-holder.
http://goo.gl/z6SQX0

5. Tap nails into each leg when painting a table or chair.
http://goo.gl/NG5KZB

8. And protect awkward objects with plastic wrap.
http://goo.gl/4eZ3sk

9. Trim off the edges of a used paint roller.
http://goo.gl/84NBBp

10. Use this Martha Stewart kit to turn acrylic paint into a spray can.
http://littlebirdiesecrets.blogspot.co.id/2011/09/custom-spray-paint-from-acrylic-paint.html

11. This is probably the best quality gold spray paint.
http://www.brittanymakes.com/2013/04/03/finding-the-perfect-gold-spray-paint/

12. Use the “W” or zig-zag method to get a smooth, even finish.
http://goo.gl/oK5dfT

13. You CAN paint concrete.

Vinegar Uses: The Best Way to Clean Paint Brushes & More

14. Use this stuff before painting laminate and particleboard..
http://diykindagirl.blogspot.co.id/2011/06/how-to-paint-laminate.html

15. Well- Armed tape dispenser…
http://goo.gl/LdY9YI

16. To strip furniture indoors, remove paint with Citrustrip and cover with a garbage bag.

Stripping Painted Furniture: The Garbage Bag Trick

17. Paint Vaseline over any tiny areas you DON’T want painted, like screws or hinges.

Little painting trick using vaseline

18. For painting trim, ..
http://inmyownstyle.com/2012/02/diy-window-trim-painting-tricks.html

20. Use pimple pads ..
http://goo.gl/APwMMk

21. Precision Q-tips are your friend.
http://inmyownstyle.com/2012/02/diy-window-trim-painting-tricks.html

23. To help with paint fumes..
http://doityourselfdivas.blogspot.com/2011/09/diy-painting-without-fumes.html

24. If your tape is old and won’t roll without peeling..
http://goo.gl/76aCQM

25. Before painting metal, wipe it down with vinegar.
http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/photos/0,,20260150_20583256,00.html

26. Need to take a break or waiting for paint to dry?
http://www.sasinteriors.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Paint-Techniques-1.jpg
http://goo.gl/rJxpMo

27. Add a little bit of this stuff to make your latex paint go on smoother.
http://www.amazon.com/Flood-00615-Latex-Conditioner-1-Gallon/dp/B003IF3FWE/

28. spray paint an item inside of a cardboard box.
http://inmyownstyle.com/2012/06/how-to-update-a-brass-light-fixture-and-spray-painting-trick.html

29. Or use a plastic garment bag for a larger item.
http://www.craftynest.com/2010/11/new-spray-painting-tent/

32. Here’s a frugal paint-saving roller trick:
http://www.madincrafts.com/2012/05/dads-paint-saving-roller-trick.html

33. To avoid roller marks on furniture, only go in one direction.

3 Tricks to Avoiding Roller Marks

34. http://www.justagirlblog.com/how-to-paint-furniture/

35. Run a brown paper bag ..
http://nattybydesign.blogspot.com/2012/07/painting-trick-lunch-sack.html

36.http://www.beyonddesignchicago.com/solutions/paint_buddy4/

37. Or, if you have a very small amount of paint, use a Slobproof! pen.
http://www.slobproof.com/product_info.php?cPath=20&products_id=144
http://www.stilacosmetics.com/product/lip-glaze.do

38. http://pinterest.com/pin/213569207299444274/

39. When painting over existing paint.
http://www.wikihow.com/Paint-over-Existing-Oil-Paint-in-Your-Home

40. Peel painter’s tape off shortly after the paint dries to avoid chipping.
http://goo.gl/4ItPrI

41. Remove paint tape ..
http://www.pbjstories.com/2012/10/painting-tips-tricks-and-must-haves.html

42. To ensure clean lines when painting stripes..
http://goo.gl/8jL5bP

43. Soak gunky paintbrushes in hot vinegar for 30 minutes to clean them…
http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/photos/0,,20260150_20583237,00.html

44. Fix uneven baseboards with caulk.
http://thecreativeimperative.blogspot.com/2011/08/tricks-of-trade-caulk-is-cheap.html

45. Cover the open can with plastic wrap to keep the lid from sticking.
http://goo.gl/xaTv8R

46.rub a candle over the wood.
http://www.centsationalgirl.com/2009/04/diy-chair-recovered-cinderella-story/

47. Tape pieces of cardboard ..
http://ext.homedepot.com/community/blog/painting-tips-cardboard-corners-make-drop-cloth-folding-easier/