This 1957 ranch is in need of some brightening up. Over the years the baseboards have taken a beating and there are plenty of holes from nails and push-pins. Additionally, many of the window mullions were painted, but never scraped (which leaves me to do them now). While I won’t be fully restoring the moldings, doors or windows,read on
- Flat-finish Latex Paint (any color)
- Tile Grout (unsanded)
- Painter’s Tape
- Sponge Roller or Sponge Brush
- Dust Cloth
- Paint/Grout ratio = 8:1 (Example: Mix 1 tablespoon of grout with 1 cup of paint)
- Sift the grout into the paint to remove any large clumps. Stir until homogeneous.
- Clean and dry the area to be painted.
- Prime the area to be painted and allow to dry.
- Tape off the area and then apply chalkboard