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Generally somewhat lower, as you generally get to skip the "scrape" step when the finish needs to be renewed.


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Stop sanding immediately! Lead based dust is the worst threat of all. Simply painting over it to encapsulate it is the simplest measure. To fully remove the lead paint is a big chore, and important to do right. Look for local community classes if you can - the local one here had some classes on lead certification. The short answer is, you have to ...


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Don't sand, that puts lead dust all over the place. Get some medium plastic and taped it to the wall and extend it out 6-12 feet to catch all the chips. Scrape it carefully so all the chips fall on the plastic. When done, roll up the plastic to trap the chips and dust, tape it closed, and dispose in the trash. (I don't like that step, but last I heard, ...


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Have you thought of a bathroom window film? It's very easy to put there, and it works really nicely. I mean one of these: They come in a variety of patterns, from plain to very fancy. I think they are easier to apply than the sprays (I've put them on couple windows without any problems). They are made to be in the bathroom so they last long, and the ...


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Wear a mask while sanding or scraping. Clean up with towels and a wet solvent. Don't eat the lead chips.


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I have not tried it, But I have seen the glass frosting spray a lot. I think it would be a desirable option, since you still get good light through the glass. glass frosting spray


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If you have to paint the window try putting the paint on the outside of the glass. This way the inside where you clean more will still be "smooth as glass" because it will still be glass. On the other hand there are partially opaque films that you can get that apply from the inside of the glass. They are plastic and clean easily. Plus they are intrinsically ...


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the easiest way to store paint in the winter is in an old refrigerator in the workshop, has insulation, etc just leave the unit as is and install a incandescent light bulb of about 40w connected to an old wall thermostat in the bottom. When the temperature inside the unit drops below what you have set it to the light comes on. If you are really worried, ...


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All paint finishes will harden over time, so yes. However, thicker coats of paint take longer to cure. You used latex paint - this is a softer film surface than alkyd paints. For this reason, I prefer alkyd for kitchen cabinet doors, although latex paint can be applied successfully if it is built up in thin layers. Rather than applying another coat of ...


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I agree with Michael's comments but perhaps you are considering a significant volume of paint tinting? Here are a few more comments: Color measurement with a cell phone app - I am not sure if you are doing this, but this is very inaccurate mainly because color measurement must be done with specific lighting conditions. Something like the Pantone Capsure ...


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I have to question this.....Why do you even want to mess around with this? There are a few really good reasons that show that this makes no sense. 1) When you go to buy paint at your supplier (hardware store, big box or paint store) there is generally little or no difference in price of the paint whether you buy the straight white in the can or have it ...


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Moisture. My painters always allow several days after power-washing, and then check with a two prong moisture meter.


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Yes, you can paint plasterboard directly - it's usually just paper on the outside. (Moisture resisting plasterboard tends to have a foil on on side though, which probably won't take paint well). What paint you use will depend what finish (or colours) you want, but you're unlikely to have problems using either emulsion or undercoat and gloss (or matt or ...



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