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10 Things You Must Know When Painting a House Exterior

From choosing the right paint to storing leftover paint, learn these tips from DIY experts and make exterior painting a breeze.

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<strong>Tip 1: Seal It Off</strong>

When saving leftover paint, place a piece of plastic wrap on top of the open can. Spray cooking oil over the plastic and tightly secure the lid. Turn the bucket upside down, and you'll have a brand-new seal. Air won't get in, and the paint will last longer.

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