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Paint, Budget, and Just the Facts.

I responded to a comment about a year ago, concerning Color Place (Walmart) paint. Her complaint was the quality (was not the culprit) of this paint. However, when she gave various symptoms...bubbling, peeling, using more paint (than the higher ranking paint brands)....Before I go any further. A few facts about me that relate to this issue....I was (forced) to retire at age 45. Adult ADD was the cause. So, I'm making my way on a SS Disability pension currently (I'm 51 y/o now). You learn quickly that you have nowhere near the income you were making. Hence, the ability to maintain a home nicely, now becomes fully controlled by budget....Now, I'll continue. Starting February 2012, I've been remodeling, painting, repairing, etc. my home. With an open mind and a restrictive budget. Here's the facts. This lady did not have her walls and/or paint in a proper state. I told her that the walls have to be prept. Correctly. They were not. Based on her information, these walls were in a terrible state. The walls were in a repulsive condition. Oily, pitted, and on and on..I mean a disaster. As far as paint prep went, she thought a few dozen stirs did the trick.....After "thoroughly" mixing my Color Place paint. I have painted approximately 40% of my house with Valspar. Absolutely, no issues with it. However, based on the cost, I had to cease and desist using it due to budget restrictions. Hence, my continued painting project had to be continued with a lower price paint....Color Place....Mixed it with a 18 Volt cordless drill and a paint stirring rod. Result...Flawless !!...Still have some to go yet...Like the title says..Paint, Budget, and Just the Facts. Thanks for reading.

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how to paint kitchen

Clean the surface well you want to paint. Buy proper color paint from any shop. Buy a good quality brush.
Thin the paint using some turpentine.
Dip the brush in paint, and paint wherever you want.
You can even paint yourself to disguise an other.
Never paint to some parts of your body. I think; you can understand, what I meant by this sentence !!!

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This message is regarding all Durabrand portable DVD players

Durabrand is not by any stretch of the imagination out of business, it is a product owned (trademarked) by Wal-Mart and manufactured by Alco Electronics. But, since you obviously are worldly and invested so much time and energy to research your answer, let me help you.

Durabrand Technical Support, Parts and Accessories


Also the support division of these companies:

The actual manufacturer"
Alco Electronics

Company : Alco International Ltd.
Address : 11/F, Zung Fu Industrial Building, 1067 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong.
Telephone : (852) 2880 0698
Fax : (852) 2880 0858
E-mail : marketing@alco.com.hk
Website : http://www.alco.com.hk

Company : Venturer Electronics Europe Ltd.
Address : Unit D, Bourne Park, Cores End Road, Bourne End, Bucks SL8 5LS, United Kingdom.
Telephone : (44 1628) 527 757
Fax : (44 1628) 527 794

I hope this clears up any confusion you may have encountered in getting customer service or steering people in the wrong direction. Next time, please do your homework.

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i have given sonata embera crdi2007 to hans hyundai for denting and painting,they called me on18oct. for delivery of my car.when i check the painted panels and bumper,i was surprised to see so many pinholes, dust mark and scratches,when i asked the reason,they told that it is normal phenomena and they said all other dealer do same quality of work then i went to magic auto(maruti dealer) and fahernhite skoda to check their paint quality.i hav seen many cars and there was not any problem like this. i am very much depressed to see my sonata car condition.please help what shoud i do

Couple of things are
1) If the shop was and insurance referral to their location get the insurance company involved.
2) you can contact the BBB and issue a complaint
3) contact the department of Agriculture (motor Vehicle ) and issue a complaint
4) contact Hyundai representative for the Hyundai dealers in the area, ( the person who makes sures the dealership is in compliance with Hyundai guidelines)
5) get to the general manager of the dealership involved and issue a complaint.

It doesn't necessarily have to be in this order but you do have options ,,, good luck

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1967 Porsche 912 runs good new paint job new tires chrome hubs.80,000 miles. Whats it worth.

As you described the conditions of the car it worth anything between $25000-$30000, you can find same car with millage above 100,000 miles for around $20000. Hope it helps and comment if you need more advice. Best

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The door on my Whirlpool 1200 watt microwave has some paint missing on the inside of the door. It's just below the door window. I think my wife had a small fire a year or so ago and she is concerned about the missing paint. Is this any real concern? If so, can I apply some paint or do I need to replace the door?

If the metal of the oven is chipped or charred, it will have to be sanded smooth and clean and dried thoroughly.

Then you can apply some high-temperature appliance paint, available from places like Wal-Mart, Lowe's or Builder's Square.

Otherwise, you may get rust and/or arcing.

We're happy to help you with free advice and we'd appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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