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How to Paint Drywall

Author's Note: How to Paint Drywall

I've painted a lot of drywall in my life, having first lived in an older home with dated colors, and then in a home we built -- and painted every inch of. I've made plenty of mistakes in those homes, to be sure. The biggest thing I learned? It's really true that you should buy a top-quality brush for the cutting. It may cost about $15, but that's just a drop in the (paint) bucket. You'll be amazed how much easier it is to paint with a good brush, and how much better your paint job looks when you're all finished.

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