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Get The Look - Driftwood accented with Winter White Glaze Effects
GF's Get the Look series is designed to give you some inspiration for your next project!
How Do I Treat Steam or Water Spots on my Refinished Furniture?
We all know that steam spots can come as the result of hosting holiday celebrations! But how does GF recommend dealing with the mark?
What is the Best Approach to Painting Chairs and Smaller Items of Furniture?
ANSWER: For ideal results, GF recommends applying finish with a spray gun and putting your project on a rotating lazy susan.
GF's Annual Design Contest
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR GROUNDHOG DAY. The General Finishes 2015 Contest Starts February 2nd and runs for 40 days. There are two categories to enter. Enter one or both as often as you wish here
1) WILD NIGHTS DESIGN CHALLENGE
Can You Apply Vaseline to the Rim of a Can Containing Water-Based Finish to Prevent Rusting?
Answer: Vaseline is not recommended on the rim of the can (called the chime) as it can contaminate a water-based product and may cause surface defects. Instead, GF recommends always carefully cleaning the rim of the can before putting the lid on tightly.
Do I Need to Add a Wetting Agent Such as Floetrol to General Finishes Milk Paint?
Answer: General Finishes already adds excellent substrate wetting agents to our Milk Paint. For this reason, adding another wetting agent is superfluous, and it may even be harmful to your finish if the formulas don't coordinate.
Is General Finishes Milk Paint Different From Their Professional Paint Line?
ANSWER: Both products are exactly the same. The only difference is size! Professional paints are only sold in gallons, whereas Retail Milk Paints are sold in pints and quarts.