Outdoors

11 tips for painting like a pro

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Get your floors ready for painting

Painting an old wooden floor is a budget-friendly way to give a whole room a new look. Start with a thorough wash, using a degreaser such as Spray Nine to make sure the surface is clean. Sand with 80-grit sandpaper, then use a small roller to apply two or three coats of milk paint or chalk-style paint, with four hours of drying time in between.

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