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Here is the main reason I don't box m paint. ...

Here is the main reason I don't box m paint.

Let's say you buy 4 gallons. One of them is shot wrong. If you box them out of habit then you just burned 4 gallons at your expense. If you don't box...
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I have been painting for 17 years. I have only...

I have been painting for 17 years. I have only had one time when the color from one gallon did not match the color from another. I bought each gallon from different independent dealers of Ben Moore...
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an elastomeric caulk will help. It will stay...

an elastomeric caulk will help. It will stay flexible and comes in paintable versions. It should last longer than most other caulks but nothing will last for ever.
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You need the "Pivit ladder tool". It was...

You need the "Pivit ladder tool". It was originally called the ladder mate. It will let you level any ladder on stairs or most any angle. It is a black plastic triangle. It costs about $80.
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This is slightly off topic but I keep seeing it...

This is slightly off topic but I keep seeing it in people's posts. It is the phrase "one coat coverage." As a professional painter this phrase has cost me more headaches than I can count. It is a...
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Instead of doing all of that lifting, I use the...

Instead of doing all of that lifting, I use the roller screen/grid to mix the paint after I pour it into the 5gal bucket.
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patching

When patching walls several (3,4,5) thin coats of joint compound is better than 1 or 2 thick coats. You should not have to sand much if you take the time to lay it on smoothly. It will take some...
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Never pass up an oportunity to sand. It will get...

Never pass up an oportunity to sand. It will get the chunks that the last guy didn't bother to care about, removes dirt, solves adhesion problems and makes your end product look better. A little...
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I have always use oil kilz over silicone to make...

I have always use oil kilz over silicone to make it paintable. Never had any problems or call backs.
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any behr paint will not hold up under the abuse...

any behr paint will not hold up under the abuse cabinets receive.

I would solve your problem with an OIL based semi-gloss poly. The amber color of it might give you the older look you are after...
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My two cents

any chance to sand will help the overall look. The paint is still tacky because reds and other dark colors have a lot of tint in them which takes longer to dry. Also you now have 6 fresh coats of...
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