What type of paint to use for staining interior doors : Painting Doors
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It is highly recommended to start staining the door from the left top corner, applying the paint little by little from left to right. The very first thing is about working up the sockets on the door surface. After having the main part of the door stained, you can proceed to dealing with ends. After finishing the procedure, it is necessary to take the painting tape away immediately, without allowing the paint to dry. Otherwise, the painting tape can scratch the even color.
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