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All About The Different Types of Paint

Get answers to the most common paint questions and learn which kind of paint should be used on a variety of different surfaces.

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When Is Primer a Must?

The most important coat of paint is not the last coat, but the first. It is a safe bet your walls will benefit from a coat of primer before you change colors, especially if you’re going over a darker color or if it’s been a few years since you’ve painted. Primer is a must if you are painting a bare surface like new drywall that has never been painted before.

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