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Three Summers of Scraping Paint – Now We’re Done – DIY

Other than a few small areas that need tidying, I am finally done using the awful tool in the photo above. It’s been a long run: three summer vacations spent manually tearing away layer after layer of angry old paint … 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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