Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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How to Prepare Interior Walls and Trim for Painting

Cleaning and preparation are very important steps when painting the walls and trim in your home. To begin, you'll need a damp cloth to wipe off any dust or dirt. Mild soap and water can be used for the harder to clean stains. Watch this video to find out more.
Danny Lipford stripping wallpaper from wall.

Removing Wallpaper and Adhesive

It can be a challenge to remove wallpaper and adhesive. Here’s the wallpaper removal formula we use, courtesy of our friend Brian Santos, the Wall Wizard.

Drywall Sponge Sanding

Patching a hole in drywall is a common home repair, but sanding the joint compound smooth before painting can create a lot of dust. Instead of sanding the patch, consider using a drywall sponge. While it takes a bit longer than sanding, a drywall sponge greatly reduces the amount of dust in the air.