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Painting 101

Painting is more than covering a surface with paint and a paintbrush. To get great results, you need to know how to paint properly. Let True Value help you with the basics when it comes to painting your home. Consider this your handy Painting 101 guide on how to properly transform your home into the one in your imagination. Your local True Value can help you with painting ideas, painting tips, and painting techniques that will give you lasting, professional-looking results every time.

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    How to Select Paint Color Palette

    Explore your True Value® paint color options, learn what makes colors work together and get inspired.

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    restore wood bench

    Strip away the years and restore beauty to your wood patio bench.

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    Paint Calculator

    How much paint do you need? Buy the right amount of paint for your project with our Paint Calculator.

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    Update Patio Furniture with Paint

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On a gallon of EasyCare and WeatherAll paints, and Woodsman stain through November 8th, 2016. For a location near you call 1-800-6-Hardware or 1-800-642-7392. Available while supplies last. Offer available at participating stores. Product, prices, and promotion period may vary. True Value retailers are independently owned and operated and may decide to opt out of the promotion.

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