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Painting: Interior and Exterior Painting Step-By-Step (Smart Guide)

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Publisher Comments:

This SmartGuide® shows you how to achieve professional quality results when painting your home.

• Guides to repairing and prepping surfaces

• Over 200 color photographs

• Clear, concise step-by-step painting instruction

• Tips that save time, effort, and money

• Essential information to help you pick colors, tools, and environmentally friendly paint

Synopsis:

Smart Guide: Painting shows homeowners how to obtain professional-quality results when painting their homes.

Synopsis:

Painting is one of the most popular do-it-yourself projects--something most homeowners try at one time or another. Smart Guide: Painting helps these people obtain professional-quality results when tackling these projects. This compact guide begins by explaining to readers how to select the right paint for the job at hand, prepare the surfaces to achieve a good finish, and choose the right tools to use. From there, step-by-step photography covers the right techniques for painting walls, ceilings, woodwork, cabinetry, exterior siding, and more. The result is a do-it-yourself project that looks as though a pro did the work.

Synopsis:

Smart Guide: Painting shows readers how to paint their homes and achieve professional-quality results. Through step-by-step photography, the book covers paint and tools selection, surface preparation, and the proper techniques for painting walls, woodwork, ceilings, siding and more.

About the Author

John D. Wagner has been involved with the construction trade for over 20 years. His work has appeared in numerous magazines, including Journal of Light Construction, Builder, and Todays Homeowner. He is also the founder of  the magazine Green Builder. Wagner is the author of five other Creative Homeowner books: House Framing; Drywall: Pro Tips for Hanging & Finishing; Barns, Sheds and Outbuildings,  Ultimate Guide to Yard and Garden Sheds, and Green Remodeling. He lives in Montpelier, Vermont.

Table of Contents

 

  • Title page

  • Copyright page

  • T of C

  • Safety

Chapter 1

Color

  • Choosing a color: Exterior

  • Choosing a color: Interior

  • Color strategies: Architectural elements

Chapter 2

Paint

  • Types of paint

  • Types of finishes

  • Types of primer

  • Types of stain

  • Natural paint choices

  • Fumes and paint

Chapter 3

Tools

  • Repair

  • Prep

  • Washing

  • Applying paint & stain

    • Rolling

    • Bushing

    • Mitts and applicators

    Spraying

    Ladders, Scaffolds, Ladder Jacks

    Lights

    Safety:

    • lungs/masks,

    • eyes,

    • fumes

    • Lead

    Chapter 4

    Exterior Painting

    • Prep & repair

      • Stripping

      • Sanding

      • Scraping,

      • Cleaning

      • Weather & moisture

      • Cladding

      • Trim

      • Masonry

        • Brick

        • Stucco

        • concrete

        Doors and Windows

        • Sidebar on rescuing windows.

        Chapter 5

        Interior Painting

        • Prep & repair

          • Stripping (wallpaper covered here)

          • Sanding

          • Scraping,

          • Cleaning

          • Drywall

          • Walls

          • Ceilings

          • Trim

          • Doors and windows

          • Decorative painting (short coverage)

          Chapter 6

          Special Projects

          • Painting cabinets

          • Painting floors

          • Painting decks

          • Painting fences

          • Painting metal

           

          Chapter 7

          • Cleaning up

          • Disposing of paint

          • Storing paint

          • Storing equipment

          Glossary

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580114233
Author:
Creative Homeowner
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Photographer:
Puleio, John
Editor:
Creative Homeowner Press
Author:
Home Improvement
Author:
How-To
Author:
Wagner, John D.
Author:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Subject:
Decorating - Painting/Wallpapering
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself - General
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation
Subject:
Home Construction-Painting and Wallpaper
Subject:
Home Construction-Decorating by Room
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Home Improvement
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.60x8.40x.30 in. .80 lbs.

Related Subjects


Engineering » Construction » Do It Yourself
Engineering » Home Construction » Decorating » By Room
Engineering » Home Construction » Painting and Wallpaper
Engineering » Home Construction » Remodeling
Engineering » Home Construction » Remodeling Specification
Home and Garden » Interior Design » Details

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Painting is one of the most popular do-it-yourself projects--something most homeowners try at one time or another. Smart Guide: Painting helps these people obtain professional-quality results when tackling these projects. This compact guide begins by explaining to readers how to select the right paint for the job at hand, prepare the surfaces to achieve a good finish, and choose the right tools to use. From there, step-by-step photography covers the right techniques for painting walls, ceilings, woodwork, cabinetry, exterior siding, and more. The result is a do-it-yourself project that looks as though a pro did the work.
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Smart Guide: Painting shows readers how to paint their homes and achieve professional-quality results. Through step-by-step photography, the book covers paint and tools selection, surface preparation, and the proper techniques for painting walls, woodwork, ceilings, siding and more.
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