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Tim Carter demonstrates a few simple interior painting tips and tricks when using paint rollers. Tim Carter also talks about putting the right amount of paint on a wall surface. These interior painting techniques will help with that professional finish.

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Tim Carter demonstrates how to get professional painting results by caulking all cracks between woodwork and walls before painting. Discover how to caulk using a caulking gun.

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Tim Carter, of AsktheBuilder.com, shows some sweet tips on how to keep a paint brush looking like new (save that paintbrush sleeve), how to seal paint can lids and how to get professional results when painting with two different color house paints.

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Tim Carter demonstrates why acrylic paint is one to consider for your house paint. When looking for exterior house paint, be sure the paint containing acrylic and urethane, or polyurethane. This acrylic paint has the glue that lasts.

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Wood filler and wood putty can completely hide holes in stained wood, if properly applied. Tim Carter shows you how to get a perfect finish when using wood putty and carpenters wood filler on stained wood. Some plastic wood filler, or other types of compounds, contain resins and other chemicals which can create marks in your wood. Wood putty comes in different colors and you can mix them to get the correct color match. Once the hole is filled, put one additional layer of stain on the entire piece and you won't be able to see where the holes were.

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Finishing a wood desk is very simple. AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter shares one technique for wood finishing your home office furniture.

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Paint stripper works wonders for paint removal. AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter shares some paint remover pointers to help you get rid of your paint quickly and safely.

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Wood stain looks beautiful when applied correctly. AsktheBuilder.com's Tim Carter demonstrates how to stain wood to get the color you want. With his tips, you'll be able to apply wood stains to match almost all wood stain colors.

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Mixing paint colors produces custom paint colors perfect for any color scheme. Tim Carter demonstrates how to blend or mix paint colors to get the perfect color for your job. Blending paint colors really is easy and useful on any paint job.

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