What every DIYer should know to paint like the pros
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Painting is one of the fastest, most cost-effective ways to freshen up your home, but it’s one of the trickiest for do-it-yourselfers to achieve — at least to achieve as well and as mistake-free as the pros.

So here are some tips from the professionals of paint.

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1. Test ahead

“Start out buying a quart of one or more candidates for your paint color,” says Barbara Richardson, director of color marketing at Cleveland-based ICI Paints, whose brands include Glidden. Use a couple of foam boards instead of the wall to test colors in your room, and move the boards around to see how the light affects the colors at different times of the day.

2. Clean, dull and dry

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