A slip of the pen, or marker, can mar the paint on your wall and the look of your room. Whether the stain is an accident or the product of an artistic child, properly painting over it is the only surefire way to get the wall back to its formerly pristine state. The dye used in markers will bleed through interior paint, eventually showing up on the wall again.
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When I bought my house, my garage had unfinished drywall in it. I just had the drywall remudded and stuff like that so it's ready to paint. However, there are some water stains on the drywall.
Stains come in all shapes, sizes and sources. From yellow nicotine film to a water stain from a leaky faucet or roof, there's something dastardly about how easily stucco and drywall can discolor. Wood can be problematical, too.
I am in the middle of painting 's wooden [not oak]kitchen cabinets and have possibly run into a problem. This is what we've done: Sanded all gloss off. Tack cloth.
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Are you looking for a solution to those pesky pink, brown, and yellow stains bleeding through your painted furniture finish? You find the greatest piece of furniture that just needs a quick makeover with a couple coats of paint. You clean it up and finally get to the part where you can begin the transformation, your first coat of paint.
It can be frustrating to apply a few coats of paint to a new project only to see stains coming through a few days later! Whether you are painting a new piece of wood or recovering a piece of furniture you can learn how to stop stains from bleeding through paint by taking a few precautionary measures and by appropriately treating existing stains. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
Q: I recently noticed some water stains on the ceiling of my living room. And since the stains are dry, can I assume that whatever caused them is no longer a threat to my home? A: A water stain on the ceiling is usually a by-product of a roof, heating appliance, or plumbing leak that seeped through the ceiling and evaporated, leaving you with an unsightly patch of dried, discolored mineral deposits.