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I should also add that the color is a DARK blue :)

I should also add that the color is a DARK blue :)
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I set up two fans in the room to help the paint...

I set up two fans in the room to help the paint dry out, I do remember on the initial day one of the coats was put up, it got really cold out at night and the window to that room was open, so that...
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Prior to painting, all walls had been primed with...

Prior to painting, all walls had been primed with kilz 2, a primer which I'll probably rarely ever use again. Before the inital priming, I cleaned the wall with TSP and rinsed as needed.
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A Tacky Situation

Since we are putting the house up for sale, I decided to paint one of the bedrooms. Long story short I did not like the final color on the accent wall in one of the bedrooms. I used a Sico eggshell...
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Post Great! Thanks for all the input!

Great! Thanks for all the input!
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Would there be a specific sandpaper grit for the...

Would there be a specific sandpaper grit for the sides?
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Just out of curiosity, IF i did aggressively sand...

Just out of curiosity, IF i did aggressively sand it like wood i'm assuming the wood under would peak through, but wouldn't that provide a stronger bond of the paint?
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77735 (Front of doors under sink, ignore the...

77735 (Front of doors under sink, ignore the missing handles I was trying to determine the material via the screws)

77736 (Up close of damage)

77737 (Side of cabinet)

77738 (Up close of side)
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How to tell if cabinets are real wood or laminate?

I'm planning to paint our kitchen cabinets and I need to determine weather they are real wood or laminate. When I run my hand on the doors however, they feel pretty rough in some spots, it's not...
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Great! Thanks for the help! :thumbup:

Great! Thanks for the help! :thumbup:
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Thanks for the fast response! I think I'll...

Thanks for the fast response! I think I'll probably use a larger power supply and a larger RGB controller.

If worse did come to worse, would it be okay if I just completely separated the two...
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LED under and over cabinet lighting

Springs coming close and it's time to start with a well needed project, under and over cabinet lighting. I plan on putting a 3528 RGB LED strip above the cabinets and a 5050 LED strip under. I plan...
12-23-16, 04:23 PM
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Ran multiple cycles on the unit, the cord did not...

Ran multiple cycles on the unit, the cord did not get warm at all and remained cool. I think previously I was touching the tub which is hot and then feeling the cord right after giving a false...
12-17-16, 10:36 AM
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Thanks for the quick responses, I think I'll get...

Thanks for the quick responses, I think I'll get the 9 foot cord and update you guys after a full normal cycle on temperatures.
12-15-16, 10:26 PM
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Dishwasher Wiring

So couple of weeks ago our 2 year old dishwasher decided to have the same issue it did just a couple of months prior to it getting fixed. Yep, looks like this is the second time in a year the same...
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Update: Finished this project a couple days...

Update:

Finished this project a couple days ago, a little later than i expected but the outcome is completely worth it! The new paint looks amazing with no roller marks or streaking. I did apply...
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Thanks for all the help! Looks like we're...

Thanks for all the help!

Looks like we're getting a step closer to painting, I'll let you know how it turned out!
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Yep, it was the semi gloss and it would not come...

Yep, it was the semi gloss and it would not come off easily at all. Would it be okay if i just skipped over the sanding and cleaned the walls and applied primer?
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Got a small can of goof off pro remover, applied...

Got a small can of goof off pro remover, applied it to the surface and paint came off onto the paper towel! It also felt a little sticky afterwards, with the same effect of a duller finish.
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I'll try goof off - the miracle remover and...

I'll try goof off - the miracle remover and update you on the results.
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I had to use nail polish remover due to the fact...

I had to use nail polish remover due to the fact I didn't have denatured alcohol on hand. I was surprised that it worked too.

Assuming now that the paint is latex both on the wall and celling,...
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Yep, just tried that but with nail polish remover...

Yep, just tried that but with nail polish remover both on the ceiling and the walls, paint for sure CAME OFF onto the rag. And the finish did not look polished or shiner, it actually looks like it...
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Thanks for all the quick replies! I think...

Thanks for all the quick replies!

I think IF the paint is oil...I will pick the oil based primer. The reason I say IF is because I did a little experiment earlier today while i was sanding. I...
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I'm defiantly leaning more towards Zinnser...

I'm defiantly leaning more towards Zinnser Bullseye 1-2-3 rather than KILZ now. Another question I have is how would a "Paint and Primer in One" work on an oil based surface?
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Thanks! The thing I've read about oil...

Thanks!

The thing I've read about oil primers is their smell, and that's the factor I'm particularity worried about, which is why I'm sort of leaning towards the use of latex primers instead. What...
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