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Painting: Interior and Exterior Painting Step-By-Step (Smart Guide)by Creative Homeowner
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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
Smart Guide: Painting shows homeowners how to obtain professional-quality results when painting their homes.
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.
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.
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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