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Applying Wood Putty to Wood Siding Before Painting – DIY – Video

After scraping for what seems like forever, we continued our painting prep work by applying wood putty to the imperfections in each of the siding boards. This step is extremely important if you want to have siding that is smooth. … Continue reading

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Scraping Paint From Decorative Moulding – DIY – Video

Is it molding or moulding? This is one of those words that has different spellings in American English and British English, much like colour/color and soccer/football. For this particular word, I prefer the British version because the American version makes … Continue reading

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Scraping Paint – DIY – Video

In a few of our posts, we’ve mentioned our multi-year battle with painting our crazy old house. When we drop the fact that we’ve been painting the exterior of our house for two years into light conversation, people usually give … Continue reading

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