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Quick Column Summary: Behr Paint is proudly used If you're a professional painter, I'm willing to wager your perception of Behr Paint may be like mine was fifty-seven hours ago. As the wheels of my plane touched down at LAX on February 9, 2014, I thought Behr paint was a tier-two paint company that made […]

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QUESTION: Help me, Tim! I’m so darned frustrated! The paint on the outside of my home and a shed keeps peeling. Both have wood siding on them. Every few years I’m out there scraping and starting over. What am I doing wrong? I follow the directions on the label of the paint can to the […]

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Exterior Painting Costs 2021 - Use Urethane Paint & Oxygen Bleach Exterior painting costs are going up with inflation. To save money long-term, you want to purchase the best paint and clean your house well so it's many years before you paint again. What is the Best Exterior House Paint? The best exterior paint hands […]

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Painting Wallpaper - If Not Coated, You Must Prime it With Oil Paint QUESTION: Tim, I’ve got decades-old wallpaper in my kitchen I want to paint. It’s in great shape with only two small tears. Can I paint over the wallpaper or must I remove the wallpaper before painting? The paper was applied directly onto […]

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Best Exterior House Paint Podcast: Tim Carter talks with Maggie in North Carolina. Maggie and Tim are old friends as they worked together to put whitewash on Maggie's fireplace. CLICK or TAP HERE for the unbelievable before and after whitewash photos. This time Maggie wants to know the best exterior house paint. She needs to […]

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Paint Beadboard Ceiling The recessed grooves in beadboard make painting it a not-so-fun project. Painting overhead is also problematic because the paint wants to fall in your face and on your arms. Bill, who lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, asked me to create this column. What are the First Steps to Paint Beadboard Ceiling? The first […]

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DEAR TIM: This summer I need to paint my house. I need your sage advice about a number of things. First and foremost is the color choice. My husband and I are involved in a daily cage fight about the color. I want to go bold. He wants a plain-vanilla color. We have no intentions […]

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Picking Exterior Paint Colors - Walk or Drive Around QUESTION #1: Please help me, Tim! I’m trying to select a new color for the outside of my house. I’m frozen and unable to make a decision looking at samples on a brochure. I don’t want to make a mistake. Please share a few tips that […]

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"If your roof makes up lots of what you see when you view your home from the street, you need to make sure the color of the roof compliments the house colors." House Paint Color Ideas - Drive Around & Cruise the Internet Too Please help me, Tim! I’m trying to select a new color […]

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Pocket Door Plywood Clips - Use For Heavy Things QUESTION #1: Mr. Tim, can you solve a dilemma? I’m planning to install a few pocket doors in my new home. I already know at these locations I’ll have heavy mirrors and artwork on the walls where the door slides in and out of the pocket. […]

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XO Rust Spray Paint Video Watch this video to see how I used XO Rust spray paint to restore a rusted piece of wrought-iron patio furniture. The test panels will be just after the music interlude. Please watch this video and then click REPLY and write me a short note as to what you thought […]

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