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Chipping, peeling paint may be desirable in small doses for the shabby chic look. But when it’s occurring on a wall rather than in a controlled way on a decorative item, it’s a problem rather than a decorative touch. Solve any underlying issues with the ceiling or walls before attempting to patch small areas of paint. Entire walls of chipping and peeling indicate a need for painting the whole room or even the whole home.
Timers are versatile household tools that are all too often relegated only to kitchen duty. Yet, these simple manual or digital devices can make a big difference all around the house. There are more ways than you think to put these tools to good use. Here are eight new ways to try timing yourself around the house.
Chips, scratches, stains, and dullness can all leave the fixture looking less than its best. Ceramic or porcelain can be particularly tricky to paint, but it’s feasible with the proper preparation and materials. The new finish will look good and should last for a few years with regular use and careful cleaning.