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  • Oil Paints: Going, Going, Gone?

    Environmental restrictions in the most populous areas of the country are making oils scarce, but painters have adapted as waterborne alternatives improve. If you're not in one of the affected states, here's a look at what's to come.

  • Painting the Coastal Home

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  • How to Prime New Pine

    Q. We're new home builders and use a lot of newly milled kiln-dried eastern white pine exterior trim. We paint it in batches, spraying both sides with a good-quality oil-based primer, then following with two topcoats of 100% acrylic. To cut down drying time, we'd like to switch to an acrylic primer...

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  • Stripping Old Paint

    A painter shows how to use a nontoxic chemical stripper to safely remove old exterior paint.

  • Q&A: Sealing Exterior Wood Before Painting

    Q: How much benefit is there to applying a water sealer and wood preservative to clapboard siding before priming and painting?