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sticky residue after paint stripping

What’s With All That Sticky Residue Left Behind After Paint Stripping? [Explained!]

When it comes to refinishing furniture, most paint stripping products will do a good job at breaking down old paint. But, there seems to be a little bit of a misconception (in the world of home DIY) of exactly what it is that paint strippers do. You see, their job isn’t to completely dissolve away …

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mixing stain with polyurethane for floors

Can You Really Go Mixing Stain With Polyurethane (For Hardwood Floors)?

Polyurethane is one of the best ways to protect your floor from scratches and water damage. It’s easy to apply, and dries really fast (particularly water-based poly’s). And it doesn’t need much upkeep or maintenance afterward. But, a clear polyurethane finish can tend to leave otherwise gorgeous hardwood floors, looking a bit plain. Or it …

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