Painting and Wallpapering Secrets From Brian Santos, the Wall Wizard

Painting and Wallpapering Secrets From Brian Santos, the Wall Wizard

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"This book compiles the best and most relevant information from Brian Santos' three previous titles, Painting Secrets, Faux Finish Secrets, and Wallcovering Secrets. To bring the content up-to-date, Brian has added explanations of the latest developments in tools, paint, clean-up materials, and techniques; discusses environmentally safe alternatives to toxic, hazardous, and environmentally harmful materials; and addresses current tastes, style preferences, and economic realities. From conducting 25 seminars a year at home and garden shows across the country, he knows exactly what information people are looking for when it comes to painting and wallpapering.Painting makes up the majority of the book, with smaller sections on faux finishing and wallcoverings--both how to apply them and how to remove them"-- Provided by publisher
"The best of The Wall Wizard Painting is an inexpensive yet impactful way to redecorate a home. But in a down economy, most homeowners can't afford to hire a pro to do the dirty work. This book represents the best of The Wall Wizard's previous books, Painting Secrets, Faux Finish Secrets, and Wallcovering Secrets. Readers will get helpful, economically mindful tips, advice, and guidance on how to use paint, faux finishes, and wallcoverings that accomplish high-quality, professional-looking results. Focuses on painting with smaller sections on faux finishes and wallcoverings (including both how to apply and remove them) Sidebars and tips address technical questions, covers green alternatives to toxic, hazardous, and environmentally harmful products. With his personal, upbeat, first-person approach, bestselling author Brian Santos shows readers clearly and succinctly how to roll up their sleeves and accent any room of the house."-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780470593608
0470593601
Branch Call Number: 698.14 Santos 2011
Characteristics: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm

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LMcShaneCLE Mar 19, 2012

This is an excellent home reference guide--well organized and presented with great photos and graphics.

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