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Good advice right here. A tip to use in...

Good advice right here.


A tip to use in the future would be to mask the windows to save you from this hassle, i hate the look of overspray where it does not need to be.
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Sounds like you are painting over texture to me...

Sounds like you are painting over texture to me as well. Are your ceilings smooth or some thing else?
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The problem with the cup is that the material has...

The problem with the cup is that the material has to be thinned so much.
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I say just buy the paint at BM you will get your...

I say just buy the paint at BM you will get your color right and the product will save you money in the long run.
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For that budget either buy used or rent.

For that budget either buy used or rent.
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Put something under the wheels like cardboard. Go...

Put something under the wheels like cardboard. Go to the rental place and rent you a 3 tier scaffold.
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I would not recommend doing this. Primers are...

I would not recommend doing this. Primers are meant to be coverd up they are not meant to be a top coat. Just go and spend the little bit extra to get your finish product and be done with it.
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Did you use original oil kilz? Or was it a latex...

Did you use original oil kilz? Or was it a latex kilz like kilz2?

The latex kilz products leave a lot to be desired. The original though is a very good product.
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I agree that just touching them up will probably...

I agree that just touching them up will probably work out fine. It is a small area and is next to a riser so it should not stand out like it would if it was in the middle of a room.
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Exactly. I run a couple 695's and a little 390...

Exactly. I run a couple 695's and a little 390 for fencing and decks. I like to recommend the Titan's though because of the fact that they are easier on the pocket and still a good spray rig. :)
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As long as you had good adhesion with your primer...

As long as you had good adhesion with your primer and you primed the wood hardener well, then you should be good to go. I have never usd that primer before and so i can not really say as to how good...
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The wagner in question is on a lower scale, and...

The wagner in question is on a lower scale, and primarily sold out of big box stores. It is not meant to be used on any kind of weekly or even monthly basis. I have heard to many stories about them...
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Yep Marksr nailed it. Joint compound, sand, prime...

Yep Marksr nailed it. Joint compound, sand, prime and paint.
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Get a few different stains and start playing with them. If you need something with a little red in it add a little red mahogany, ect... . It is a little trial and air. Use some scrap wood that is of...
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I am pretty sure that you have to post the pic in...

I am pretty sure that you have to post the pic in a photo site like photobucket and then post a link to your picture. Or maybe you can just inset an image. I have never inserted an image in this...
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Did he prime the spackeled spots with a primer,...

Did he prime the spackeled spots with a primer, or did he go over the spackeled spot with the satin?

A common mistake is not to dust the wall off after doing repairs before top coating. Doing this...
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If it looks good now why bother.Like you said you...

If it looks good now why bother.Like you said you might need to paint a wall with it later. Now if you just want to pay someone to use it i say go for it. Or if it just does not look quite right.
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3 coats will for the most part look like the 2....

3 coats will for the most part look like the 2. The third coat may hide some of the minor imperfections but will not do much for the nail pops and the tape or the dent that you mentioned.
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You have 3 options. 1. paint ceiling and wall...

You have 3 options.
1. paint ceiling and wall same color
2. mark you off a line to run your wall color with.
3. Add crown molding to the room.

Option 1 & 2 are my choices. Option one works...
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I agree with talking to the manager. I used to...

I agree with talking to the manager.
I used to have this problem at one of the SW i rarely went to. I used to purchase quite a lot of paint from other SW stores and ended up moving to PPG due to...
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If you have the drywall man come back to fix the...

If you have the drywall man come back to fix the spots then spot prime the repairs. Putting eggshell over the satin will not be a problem as long as you prime the spots beforehand.

I would have...
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It sounds like the door was not cleaned prior to...

It sounds like the door was not cleaned prior to painting.
Let the door cure then remove all failing paint, sand smooth, prime, repaint. Dark colors can be tricky. I myself like black doors to be...
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Keep us updated on your progress.:)

Keep us updated on your progress.:)
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Is it texture paint or texture drywall? Hard to...

Is it texture paint or texture drywall? Hard to say exactly without seeing or more detail. If i am understanding you right then sand the walls down, skim coat with some joint compound, sand smooth,...
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The problock is a fine primer, so is the 1.2.3....

The problock is a fine primer, so is the 1.2.3. Unless the savings is great i agree with sticking with what worked well for you in the past.
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