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<i>Written by Drue Tibbits; Updated June 20, 2017</i><p>In all paint projects, the finish is only as good as the surface preparation. This is especially true when painting over stained and varnished trim. Two methods enable varnished surfaces to accept paint – sanding or deglossing. Sanding works well on …

Will painting the dark wood trim in my house make it look more spacious and inviting?

I'm buying a ranch house that was built in the seventies. Right now the walls are a dingy off-white and all the interior doors and trim have a fairly …

living with dark trim

I’ve had quite a few questions lately about living with dark trim in a home. I totally understand an itching desire to paint it. And a few of you are …

How To Paint Trim

Over the past few years, I've painted almost all of the outdated wooden trim in our 1970's house. Although it took some time to complete, it was a …

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Home Improvements : Removing Old Wall Paint

Home Improvement

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Varnished Trim Painting Tricks


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Our Home Posts

<b>Our old 'new' home:</b> a Chicago Bungalow built in 1925 with many stories to tell. We are the third owners of this baby in the 87 years it's been …

House renovations, more painting...

Yep, still painting over here. But it's almost done, HALLELUJAH, and it's time for another house update.<p><b>1. Our white woodwork!</b><p>I always brace myself a …