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Large Paint Swatches, a Big Help from Benjamin Moore

[This post is part of my How to Paint Moldings series.] Step 1: Large Paint Swatch These large paint swatches from Benjamin Moore Paint really helped me narrow down my paint choices. Not that I mind painting lots of test…

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Quick Tip: The Unifying Coat of Primer

The Importance of Priming Even Pre-Primed Moldings [This is part of my¬†How to Paint Moldings series.] Even if all of the flat-stock and moldings you installed come from the factory coated in primer, you still need to apply a final,…

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Quick Tip: Moving a Light Switch Away from Door Trim

[This is part of my How to Install Moldings series.] Step 1: Move the Electrical Box for c. $75.00 Nearly all light switches are positioned too close to the side of a door frame to allow me to install wide…