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The great secret to removing paint (and other nasty's like pine tar, stains, glues etc.) Is to not let the substance contact your skin. (not a SA reply read on please) While a latex glove is the simplest way of doing this, it is not always the most practical. And even if you do use a glove like this you are still more likely than not going to get paint on ...


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Using painter's tape, mark sections of the wall. Start in a corner. When you paint up to the tape mark, remove the tape. The areas that haven't been painted will still have tape on them.


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You can use masking tape over the edge of the pain tin - still using the edge of the tin for wiping the paint on but once you're done you will be able to remove the masking tape and discard it and you'll still have a nice clean paint tin rim. Masking tape is something a lot of people have in their home and is available in a wide variety of stores so ...


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If I am outside with grimy hands (I used to be a landscaper and I would lay stone and would get lime/mortar or soil/sod dirt on my hands before lunch) I have often used a little bit of water and some fine grit sand (from the side of the road, a sandbox etc.). The water and sand acted as a small abrasive pad and it quickly works to exfoliate the skin removing ...


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You are right on track with painting the surface, but you should act before the paint dries. Either cover the entire scale with paint or add a dollop or line of paint at one end, use a bench scraper to spread the paint over the scale, ideally back and forth. Scrape or wipe the excess paint off again with a rag, so that only the grooves remain coloured. Aim ...


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Sugru - not cheap, but simple & resilient. (No affiliation, I just use it a lot for all sorts of things) From Sugru's own web site - 8 ways sugru can refresh and improve well worn products Rub a contrasting colour into the 'grain' of the markings & rub off the excess. Leave overnight to cure. Starts off like 'plasticine/silly putty' modelling clay -...


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Maybe spray paint black or use nail polish to black it. If it's sticking out, maybe some fine sand paper, but that will easily make scratches on your device


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One solution I've heard is to stretch a rubber band length-ways around the paint can so that it crosses the top of the can (like a diameter). One can remove excess using the rubber band and it will drip downwards into the can without messing up the edges. I'm yet to put this in practice though, so happy to hear other solutions and comments as to whether ...


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I used to paint for a summer job and the way we were trained was to never wipe the brush on the top edge. Just dip the tip, and don't wipe off the excess (there shouldn't be excess); did this just yesterday at home and still works. When the can is not full you can tap the tip against the inside of the can such that the lip is never paint covered. ...


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You could add layers of more paper over the current one. For this you can use mixture of white glue and water. For paper layers you can use toilet paper or kitchen paper. Other kind of paper can be used too. Probably first you will need to protect the base from deformations if it gets wet when you put the glue on it. This can be done with some kind of ...


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To mention the medicine: Paracetamol, obviously. Ibuprofene, which works even better for me, but should be taken during some meal. Now to answer your question: Infusions work very well for me. Just to name a few: tea, rooibos, chamomile, tilia, verbena… The only downside is that it's indeed diuretic. Drinking an infusion even several hours before going ...


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My initial thought is to use black spray paint, and apply it to disconnected wipers. If not possible to disconnect easily (or with tools you have), you could opt for doing a sort of opposite chrome wrapping as seen when they paint cars. That is, cover the hood/trunk and possibly windshield with paper so that only the wipers are accessible. Spray away from ...


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Since it is part of my job I must tell you that basically there is no way to see that especially in the evening/night when light is poor. Even professional wall painters sometimes miss the spot. There are two things that might help a little: firstly move the paint roller on a smaller distance, when you are done with one strip do not move it to the left or ...


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Gold spray paint can leaked (and dried) all over my hand. Sprayed on goo gone spray gel and the paint literally melted right off. Scrubbed nails with A mr clean white sponge! All clean


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Hand washing paste might do the trick here. It is both soapy as well as abrasive, and helps clean your hands deeper than conventional soap. Here is a video showing the paste in action on what seems to be a combination of grease and dirt. You might even find a branded version that is specific for paint. All in all this is a cheap product so you can purchase a ...


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I have add problems with pine sap from firewood too. I have used white-spirits, WD-40, and massage oil to shift oil based paint before. Adding salt as an abrasive agent helps too.


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There is a commercial solution to your problem; look for "paint can pour spout" on Amazon. The idea here is that you put the plastic lid on top of the open paint can, and it gives you : a pour spout you can use to decant the paint into another container a hole you can put the brush in and wipe it on the side of the plastic lid, not the metal paint can. ...


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Remove wiper arm. Wash it with soap and water. Hit it with some 220 grit sandpaper lightly. Rinse and dry. This will make your paint job better and stick better. Spray with black spray paint. Let dry. Reassemble. Done. OR you can do this: Just lift the wiper arm, put a piece of newspaper behind it, effectively masking off parts you don't want black. ...


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It depends on the type of ink. Some inks are soluble in alcohols, e.g. ethanol or isopropanol (use at least 70% or stronger to try to remove the ink). Some inks are soluble in non-polar solvents, such as vegetable oil or paint thinner (flammable). Some inks can be removed with aromatic solvents, such as xylene and toluene, but though one can purchase ...


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So I work in landscaping and floral design, I was spray painting flowers and covered my hand in spray paint. I tried all of the previously listed solutions and rubbing achohol works the best, it will take some rubbing but it comes of painlessly and if the paint is on your nails it will get that off too.


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(first answer on stack exchange ever, so please be gentle with me) Rub a wax crayon along the grooves, the wax will collect in them, any excess wax on the surface can then be easily wiped off. I can't say it's the most durable or permanent solution, but it's quick and wax crayons are both very cheap and come in a wide variety of bright colours. In the ...


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If you try to blur it using the wet sponge, there is a chance to make the situation worse. So I suggest you to the following steps: If the spots are at the center of a wall or at a position where eye gets contact instantly due to off color, then you try hiding it with any curious available. This arrangement can be done until you paint your wall for the next ...


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If the ink has soaked into the paint, it might be possible to make the mark lighter with a bit of chlorine bleach, but that could also damage the paint, so try the bleach on an inconspicuous spot, e.g. inside a closet. If you can find the exact color of the paint, it might be possible to cover the mark... but it might be easier and cheaper to let the owners ...


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A great option would be the use of plasti dip. Plasti dip is a rubber-ish spray that is non conductive (since you mention the cpu you might as well want to paint your motherboard? If you mean the heatsink on top of the cpu, you'd need special paint that is thermal conductive). Since it's rubber-ish, you can also remove it later on if you decide you don't ...


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When I painted a house we used paper tape: Cover the edge of one wall with tape, so you can quietly brush the other wall, without worrying to get out of the lines. I used this trick between the wall and the ceiling, but it will work between any two surfaces. image source For example, this kind of paper tape:


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When storing the paint cans just make sure you turn them over once every month this will prevent the walls from oxidizing. I have used this method for years and never had an issue. It does depend on the type of paint though if you are using water based you may end up with rust regardless, enamel should be fine.


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You could make a neat tab from a piece of white (or light grey) vinyl electrical tape which is very thin, flexible, has a tenacious hold on the plastic card, and is easier to see. Fold the vinyl tape back over itself so that it is easy to handle yet has a grip on the top and the bottom of the card. Trim the tape so the "pull tab" looks neat yet won't pick ...


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The logo appears to be printed to the underside of the bezel. You would need to remove the outer layer of the screen and replace the coating with something all black. An RC hobby shop would have replacement material to re-skin the screen. Removal of existing glue is best done with hot water followed by isopropyl alcohol. Note; this will most definitely ...


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Using an All Purpose Cleaner and Ammonia You Will Need: All purpose cleaner Ammonia Water Mild soap Soft cloths Cotton balls Steps to Remove the Ink: Spray the ink stained coroplast with an all purpose cleaner. Wipe away with a clean cloth. If the stain remains, moisten a soft cloth or cotton ball with ammonia. Lay it on the ink stain for a few minutes, ...


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