How Much Does It Cost to Paint a Bumper

How Much Does It Cost to Paint a Bumper?

Photo: The bumper in a vehicle is meant to absorb impact when you hit something, and in most instances, it is that one part of the car more likely to get damaged. In most cases, the damages are just superficial scrapes and scratches you can easily cover up with … Read more

How to Get Rid of Paint Smell

How to Get Rid of Paint Smell

Photo: Paint provides one of the easiest but still most effective ways of breathing new life into old rooms and other things like furniture pieces. But, painting stuff can have one significant negative consequence: dealing with unpleasant paint odor. This pungent paint smell comes from the evaporation of solvents … Read more

Peeling Masonry Paint Job

Why is my masonry paint peeling and cracking?

Masonry paints are water-based so there is a high volume of water. When you paint a render, stone or brick wall and you have not sealed the wall then the dry masonry wall will suck the moisture from your paint. When your masonry paint starts to dry the walls sucks … Read more

Polycrylic - Examples

What Is Polycrylic And How Do I Apply It?

Polycrylic is a water-based wood coating used to treat wooden furniture and accessories around the home. It preserves any type of wood against moisture, heat, scuffs and UV fade. I will answer all your recent questions about Polycrylic and why it’s such an important part of protecting your indoor wooden … Read more

Paint On Your Hands - Example

How Do I Remove Paint From My Hands?

Removing paint from your hands will vary from paint type. Water-based and emulsion paints will need soap, water and an abrasive pad. If you get oil-based paints on your hands then you will need to use an oil such as baby lotion or olive oil if you do not have … Read more

Wooden Furniture Stripping Examples

How To Remove Paint From Wooden Furniture?

Stripping wooden furniture is a time-consuming task. But, the results are worth the time once all the paint has been removed. If you are revamping a piece of wooden furniture around the home or garden then we have listed the process to help you succeed. Paint Stripper Warning When it … Read more

Gloss Painting Examples

Can I Paint Gloss Straight On Wood?

Normal gloss paint cannot be used straight on bare wood, this is because it will soak into the wood and will never cover. For gloss paint to set bright white you must prime and seal the wood before applying the finishing coat. Gloss paint offers a hard protective covering that … Read more

Cleaning Paintbrushes - Examples

How To Clean A Paintbrush And Keep Its Shape?

A paintbrush is the most important tool when it comes to painting and decorating. You should always clean your paintbrush because next time you will be presented with a rock-solid brush that is never going to paint again. Oil-based and water-based paints will both set rock hard if left to … Read more

Emulsion Paint Cracking - Example

Why Is My New Emulsion Paint Cracking?

Cracking paint can be caused by many issues, such as damp, new plaster and cheap paints. If you have recently painted your walls and ceiling and noticed cracks appearing in the corners and across your walls then there is an underlying issue. Cracking paint will likely point to new plaster … Read more