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Questions tagged [paint]

Hacks related to painting, which may include cleaning, application, removal, or [storage].

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How to remove marker and paint from wall?

Children have a bad habit to remove any where with permanent stuff like markers and paint. It is not easy to remove that stuff from wall. It looks so ugly. How can I remove these things from the wall?
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Which foods or drinks reduce headache?

Which type of food or drinks reduce headache quickly?
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How to remove paint spot from clothes?

My house was renovating a few days ago. I forgot that the gate of my house was recently painted. I passed by the gate and my shirt was ruined with wet paint which was not remove after washing. I tried ...
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How can I reuse my dry nails-paints? [closed]

It is a common issue for females. Nails-paints became dry very quickly. How can I reuse my dry nails-paints?
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How to prevent or remove rust on the inside of a paint can?

When I complete a painting project, I usually have some paint left over in the paint can that I store for later use. After much time has passed (often year(s)) I need to do some touch-ups, and when I ...
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How to prevent spray paint nozzles from clogging?

It seems like it happens randomly. Sometimes I can use a can of spray paint on a dozen different occasions with the same nozzle and it never clogs up. Sometimes they clog up after the first use. ...
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How to paint a wall contrasting colors [closed]

I am about to renovate my room. A part of this plan includes painting all but one wall and the ceiling white, the other wall will be bright green. My walls are lightly textured and if this makes any ...
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What kind of ink could I use for paint my desktop computer? (If there is any)

I have a sudden urge to paint blue my computer to match the keyboard and the mouse and also the CPU. There is a type of an ink that I could use for it?
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How to hide rough finished laminate/sunmica edges on furniture

I have recently did the furniture on my home. And they have not did the perfect job. All the sunmicas have rough edges at all the bends. They look very bad. Whole wardrobe and all the drawers have the ...
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How to clean felt pen ink from the wall?

I have a paper on the wall where I used to write with felt pens. Another day, I accidentally left a wet rag hanging over it. I did not realize until now that the rag soaked both the paper and the wall ...
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Removing hair dye from wall

My girlfriend was dying her hair (the permanent kind) and ended up getting some on the wall. However, I didn't find out until it had completely dried and now soap and water is not enough to remove it. ...
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How to get paint out of fabrics and jumpers?

I got Martha Stewart satin paint on a jumper and on a blanket but it went rock hard and won't wash out. Even picking at is not helping much. (I thought acrylic paint washes out but it won't.) Is ...
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How to clean pomegranate drops from the ocher waterproof wall paint?

I have some ocher (ochre) walls painted with a waterproof paint (this is how it's called, but it seems like not so resistant to water). I cut a pomegranate and some drops fell on the wall. The ocher ...
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How to Remove Colour Stains from Clothes

I was painting and I got some black color poster color on one of my white jeans. The stain is pretty visible and after washing the jeans, it was still there. Getting rid of the jeans is not an option. ...
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Repainting measurement increments on tools

I have an old pair of calipers I've been trying to look new. The measurement scales have all their grooves but it's difficult to see them. Other than taking a pin and painting each line individually ...
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Remove an imprinted logo from an electric device

The Kindle Paperwhite gen. 2 has one annoying flaw: A shiny silver logo directly under the screen (see here). I can mask it with a piece of black electrician's tape, but I'd like to remove it ...
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How to hang painting frames? [closed]

I know there are many styles of painting frames out there, is there a "best" one? And what are the various usage techniques of them?
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How to harden finished papercraft?

Not so long ago I made some paper craft, a mask to be exact. It looks awesome, but it's too soft to wear it, so I'd like to harden it and then paint it. Note that it is a 3D model and it took me about ...
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Remove ink from coroplast

I'm trying to remove the ink/paint from coroplast signs with a simple trick. Any household item, something not too expensive that I can find easily. I saw once that recycling facilities could remove ...
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How to remove sticky color from iron box

Due to mishandle some color of cloth sticked to the iron box surface . Now i cant use because that color sticks on cloth I iron . So give some hacks to remove that color from iron box .
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What is the best way to paint a windshield wiper arm?

My car is very old and the black has faded off the windshield wiper arms. Now whenever I drive, they can be extremely bright when they reflect the sun, as seen in this photo: Apparently I can order ...
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Clean walls without removing its paint

Now and then , the wall gets dirty even after regular cleaning with dry cloth and other equipments. But greasy spots on wall cannot be cleaned without using damp cloth with little soap. This leads to ...
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How do I avoid paint crusting around the top of the paint can?

Whenever I paint from a can, I end up with paint around the edges of the can from where I've removed excess paint prior to brushing. The second time I open the can, this old paint tends to break off ...
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How to see where I've already painted?

Soon I'll be repainting my ceilings. I'll have to do this at night when the kids are in bed, so I'll be relying on the light from my ceiling lights to figure out where I've already painted. This is ...
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Removing spray paint from Skin(e.g. hands)

When I use spray paint to paint something, my hands usually get really messy. How can I easily remove the paint from them? Simply washing them with water isn't the best solution.