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xx   HOUSE

Seven pages of photos show house painting schemes that give a house a facelift.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1973 (v.51#8) pg. 31

How to restyle your house with paint. Five pages of photos show the guidelines and give tips on accents.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1980 (v.58#4) pg. 37

Fixer upper. How to revive a house from an aged aluminum siding back to its original clapboard facade. Removing the old siding, stripping paint, patching the wood and repainting.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Summer 2002 (v.25#9) pg. 46

Painless painting. Part 2. Exterior preperation and painting.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1980 (v.3#10) pg. 16

Preserving your home's wood exterior. Some tips.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1982 (v.5#8) pg. 48
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1982 (v.6#1) pg. 6

Exterior color selection guidelines for the homeowner.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1986 (v.9#6) pg. 28

Exterior painting and staining. Guidelines from an expert on how to choose the appropriate product for your home, and how to apply it.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1987 (v.10#8) pg. 33

Exterior painting and touch-ups. Tips on surface preparation and paint selection.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1989 (v.12#9) pg. 70

Face paint. How to prepare the exterior of a house for results that last. Guidelines on calculating the amount of paint you will need. Paint application technique described.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 33

Protecting wood with exterior stains. Includes a chart of the best buys in exterior stains.
COST CUTS Apr 1987 (v.4#5) pg. 6

Preserving the outside finish on architecturally significant old wooden houses. Suggests practices to prevent excessive levels of moisture from getting into the wood.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1985 (v.16#5) pg. 37

Wood shingles and shakes. How to paint them and how to "weather" them.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #94 Oct 1966 (v.16#5) pg. 44

How to be an expert on exterior paints. Discussion of the latest in exterior paints, surface preparation and application.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #98 Jun 1967 (v.17#3) pg. 42

Tips on how to paint a house. What tools to use to make the job easier.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #176 Oct 1976 (v.26#8) pg. 46

How to paint your house like a pro. Guidelines on how to plan the job and apply the paint, plus a special section with solutions to common surface problems of peeling and blistering, mildew, bleeding and staining, cracking or alligatoring and chalked masonry.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #182 Jul-Aug 1977 (v.27#5) pg. 15

Exterior house painting, a look at the tools that will make the job easier. Also examines typical problems that must be corrected before painting and how to solve them.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #189 Apr 1978 (v.28#4) pg. 16

Simple rules from experts to help you get the results you want when using exterior wood stains.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #191 Jul-Aug 1978 (v.28#6) pg. 32

How to paint exterior house siding that is rough-surfaced or hard to reach by using scaffolding and spray equipment.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #198 Apr 1979 (v.29#4) pg. 40

Checklist for house painters. Covers preparation, paint selection and tools.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #198 Apr 1979 (v.29#4) pg. 54

The inside story of house painting. Tips on tools, paint, problems, and techniques.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #219 May-Jun 1981 (v.31#5) pg. 40

Tip: How to pull bushes away from the house when doing house painting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #219 May-Jun 1981 (v.31#5) pg. 124

Be your own house colorist. Advice on selecting colors for your home's exterior.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #228 Apr 1982 (v.32#4) pg. 70

Stain vs. paint. Which is best for your home.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #228 Apr 1982 (v.32#4) pg. 77

How to estimate the amount of paint needed to paint various exterior surfaces (gables, cornices, eaves, etc.).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #228 Apr 1982 (v.32#4) pg. 113

How to make your next house painting job last longer. Tips on (1) eliminating the causes of peeling and (2) proper surface preparation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #238 Apr 1983 (v.33#4) pg. 30

How to stop paint peeling on house trim.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #241 Sep 1983 (v.33#7) pg. 86

Tips on scraping and painting badly peeled window trim.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 85

How to color your house. Straight talk from a professional that takes the worry out of choosing house paint colors.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #258 Apr 1985 (v.35#4) pg. 32

Tips on correcting peeling trim paint.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #274 Dec 1986 (v.36#10) pg. 52

Tips on painting aluminum window frames.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #277 Mar 1987 (v.37#3) pg. 18

Whole house painting manual. Your photo guide to exterior painting problems and solutions. Covers preparation, problems, tools, paint removal, questions and answers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #277 Mar 1987 (v.37#3) pg. 29

Exterior paint and stain. A chart of characteristics and suitable surfaces for 13 various types of exterior finishes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #277 Mar 1987 (v.37#3) pg. 76

Whole house painting manual. Part 2. (1) Spray painting your house. Preparation and technique. (2) Clear finishes. What, why and how to use them. Renewing a weathered deck. (3) Painting problem surfaces (metal, masonry, basement walls and floors).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #287 Mar 1988 (v.38#3) pg. 47

The cause and cure for peeling paint on house exteriors.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #296 Mar 1989 (v.39#3) pg. 24

Whole house painting manual. Basic questions and simple answers to do the job right. Look at use of color, choice of paint, and tools.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #296 Mar 1989 (v.39#3) pg. 31

Whole house painting manual. Straight answers from professional painters about how to paint the outside of your house.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #306 Mar 1990 (v.40#3) pg. 53

Exterior painting. Six steps to a successful paint job.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #326 Mar 1992 (v.42#3) pg. 64

Choosing a house paint. A summary of how paints are formulated and guidelines for choosing the right paint for exterior siding, exterior trim, interior paint, wood shingles, porches, floors, concrete and metal.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 18

Tip on using an ordinary square-edged sponge to paint the stucco around windows, doors, trim, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #346 Mar 1994 (v.44#3) pg. 81

Exterior house painting. Preparation, problems and products to use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #356 Mar 1995 (v.45#3) pg. 45

How to paint stucco. Requires careful preparation and the right materials.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #361 Sep 1995 (v.45#8) pg. 44

How to stop exterior paint peeling problems.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #387 Apr 1998 (v.48#4) pg. 99

Prepping secrets for long-lasting exterior house paint.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #399 Jun 1999 (v.49#6) pg. 48

Tips on applying preservatives to slow down the fading of redwood siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #3 Jun-Jul 1981 pg. 8

Tip: How to stain an old house which suffers from a thin coat of paint which is beginning to peel.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #12 Dec 1982-Jan 1983 pg. 8

Tip on removing old paint from stucco and repainting.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #16 Aug-Sep 1983 pg. 8
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #18 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 pg. 8

Tip on how frequently to refinish redwood siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #24 Dec 1984-Jan 1985 pg. 12

The outdoor finish. How and when to paint or stain.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #27 Jun-Jul 1985 pg. 54

Tips on correcting fading problems with stain applied to cedar siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #32 Apr-May 1986 pg. 10

Tips on sealing cedar siding with a mixture of No.1-grade fuel oil and boiled linseed oil.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #50 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 20

Tips on painting new softwood siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #60 Apr-May 1990 pg. 100

Painting exteriors. Surface preparation is the name of the game. Tips on paint, scaffolding, washing, scraping, sanding, patching, priming, caulking and puttying.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #62 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 36

Technique for selecting color combinations for house exteriors utilizes photographs, drawings, and felt-tip pens.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #62 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 104

Understanding color. Brush up on the facts before painting the exterior of your house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #74 Apr-May 1992 pg. 40

Why exterior finishes fail. Scientists explain why paint cracks, blisters, and peels. Advice on how to prevent such problems.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #110 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 61

Tip on reducing or eliminating the rust stains caused by nongalvanized nails being used to install painted house siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #111 Aug-Sep 1997 pg. 24

House paint. An overview of the differences, advantages, disadvantages and myths surrounding latex and oil-based exterior house paint.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #121 Feb-Mar 1999 pg. 62

Recommended steps for washing and painting aluminum siding.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #124 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 22

Tips on finishes for cedar siding.
FINE WOODWORKING #48 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 16

Formula for a paraffin and paint thinner finish for exterior woodwork in arid climates.
FINE WOODWORKING #114 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 28

How to keep steel nails from rusting through paint.
HANDY ANDY Apr 1978 (v.2#7) pg. 92

How to paint the outside of your house. Tips on choosing paint, determining quantity, painting equipment needed, preparing the surface and painting.
HANDY ANDY May 1978 (v.2#8) pg. 60

House coats. A homeowner's guide to a new world of safer, cleaner painting.
HARROWSMITH #114 Mar 1994 (v.18#6) pg. 57

The fine art of house painting. Ten things that can go wrong with an exterior paint job and how to avoid or correct them.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #136 Sep-Oct 1997 (v.21) pg. 62

Be your own exterior decorator.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar-Apr 1964 (v.32#4) pg. 47

How to get a good enamel paint job on windows and doors.
HOME MECHANIX #693 Jan 1986 (v.82) pg. 69

Cures for peeling paint on your house siding and trim. Looks at removal techniques (sanding, sandblasting, waterblasting, heat stripping, chemical stripping) and siding.
HOME MECHANIX #725 Sep 1988 (v.84) pg. 52
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #730 Feb 1989 (v.85) pg. 4

Painting trim and windows like a pro. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #745 May 1990 (v.86) pg. 22

Chart of misconceptions and facts concerning house painting.
HOME MECHANIX #756 Jun 1991 (v.87) pg. 15

Remodeling with paint. How to use paint colors to correct architectural flaws and make your house look its best.
HOME MECHANIX #764 Apr 1992 (v.88) pg. 48

How to choose paint colors for the outside of your house.
HOME MECHANIX #783 Mar 1994 (v.90) pg. 50

Tip on painting vinyl siding.
HOME MECHANIX #784 Apr 1994 (v.90) pg. 96

The stain alternative. What you need to know about using stains on exterior surfaces.
HOME MECHANIX #795 May 1995 (v.91) pg. 63

Buyer's guide to clear exterior finishes which protect natural wood surfaces without coloring them.
HOME MECHANIX #797 Jul-Aug 1995 (v.91) pg. 68

How to pick colors that will make a house look great. Advice on blending colors, developing a paint scheme, picking color values and using extra colors to accent architectural details.
HOME MECHANIX #803 Mar 1996 (v.92) pg. 40

How to paint your house like a pro. Some tips.
HOMEOWNER Sep-Oct 1983 (v.8#5) pg. 27

House painting. Tips on preparing a house for painting and information on applying the paint using a spray gun.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1985 (v.10#7) pg. 74

The right way to stain a house.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1986 (v.11#5) pg. 45

Exterior stains. Chart helps pick a stain that will do the best job for you.
HOMEOWNER May 1988 (v.13#4) pg. 44

Power painting. Tips on selecting and using power tools and painters to prepare and paint the exterior of a house.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1988 (v.13#5) pg. 50

Tip: Use a wool-fleece roller to paint clapboard siding.
HOMEOWNER May 1989 (v.14#4) pg. 54

Choosing exterior colors. Guidelines for adding beauty and distinction.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1989 (v.14#5) pg. 50

Prepping and painting. Tips and techniques for putting on a long-lasting exterior coat of paint on siding, trim, windows and doors.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1990 (v.15#7) pg. 60

How to get a better paint job on the exterior of your house. Surface preparation and tools reviewed.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #3 Fall 1976 (v.1#3) pg. 66

Easier ways to paint your house. Answers to the most frequently asked questions on house painting.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1978 (v.3#4) pg. 97

Tips on restoring and protecting natural wood siding by applying a water-repellent preservative.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1983 (v.8#2) pg. 23

Painting the outside of a house with rollers instead of brushes.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #479 Apr 1968 (v.64) pg. 76

Should you paint your own house? Tips on paint selection and surface preparation.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #528 May 1972 (v.68) pg. 96

How to paint a problem house, a large, old house in a high humidity area.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #539 Apr 1973 (v.69) pg. 92

Painting the whole house, inside and out. Tips on tools and techniques.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #635 Apr 1981 (v.77) pg. 70

Painting your house. From preparation to topcoat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #663 Aug 1983 (v.79) pg. 74

Exterior paints. How to pick the right housepaint for the job.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #672 May 1984 (v.80) pg. 90

Paints and finishes. Part 1. Exteriors. Paint problems, tools, preparation, paints, application, etc.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #110 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 97

Tips on how to prepare a house's exterior before painting it.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1986 (v.7#5) pg. 32

Paint and color in 18th and 19th century houses.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug 1975 (v.3#8) pg. 1
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1975 (v.3#9) pg. 2

Avoiding mistakes in exterior painting of older houses.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1976 (v.4#6) pg. 1

19th century house color scheme suggestions.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug 1976 (v.4#8) pg. 4

Tip: Use thinned crankcase oil instead of paint on old, un-painted houses.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1977 (v.5#2) pg. 14

Tips on using sandblasting to remove paint from cedar shake siding.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1980 (v.8#11) pg. 176

Special issue: Exterior house painting. Includes painting the American house circa 1820-1920, selecting colors, determining original colors, stripping, preparation, priming, painting, and problems with paint.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1981 (v.9#4) pg. 71

Tip: Use this linseed oil mixture to seal badly weathered window sash prior to repainting.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1983 (v.11#8) pg. 180

Advice from colorists on exterior color schemes appropriate for Victorian houses.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1986 (v.14#4) pg. 166
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1986 (v.14#6) pg. 260

Painting advice from Gustav Stickley's magazine, "The Craftsman."
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1986 (v.14#4) pg. 186

Checklist for painting, a guide to good surface preparation.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1986 (v.14#4) pg. 190

Exterior stains. A look at what's available and tips specific to old buildings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1986 (v.14#5) pg. 232
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1986 (v.14#10) pg. 460

Exterior painting problems and solutions.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1987 (v.15#5) pg. 35

Early exterior paints. Gain insight into how historic finishes might be approximated by looking at how early paint was made.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1988 (v.16#3) pg. 33
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1988 (v.16#4) pg. 4
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1988 (v.16#6) pg. 6

Tip on protecting the rich, dark look of an unpainted, weathered wooden building.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1990 (v.18#2) pg. 16

Paint colors for shutters on 1880s house is suggested.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1990 (v.18#5) pg. 18

Painting exterior wood. Decisions to make before painting, preparing the surface, and painting.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.19#3) pg. 26

Latex house paints. Understanding and using them on houses.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.19#3) pg. 30

Tip on using linseed oil as a pre-primer seal coat on bare, weathered wood.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1993 (v.21#4) pg. 26

Prior to paint. Preparing exterior wood for a new coat. Cleaning and washing, dealing with weathered or damaged wood, diagnosing paint failures, etc.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1994 (v.22#5) pg. 32

Color accents for romantic revival cottages. Color schemes for siding and shutters.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1994 (v.22#5) pg. 38

Choosing exterior paint colors appropriate for old houses.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1996 (v.24#4) pg. 50

Advice on surface preparation and painting techniques for galvanized sheet steel pre-fab building fronts (circa 1880's).
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.25#2) pg. 16

Advice on using landscaping fabric as a dropcloth when working on a house's exterior.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.25#4) pg. 20

Heavenly kissers. A color design guide for bungalows and their porches. Includes information on painting traditions and the use of accent colors.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.25#4) pg. 30

Trim color dos and don'ts. How to choose colors for Victorian house trimwork.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1998 (v.26#4) pg. 49

Painting doors and windows. Tips on preparation, priming and painting, tools and techniques.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1998 (v.26#4) pg. 75

The short course on exterior paint. How to select the best paint for a particular job.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1999 (v.27#2) pg. 56

A primer on house painting preparation.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1999 (v.27#2) pg. 75
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1999 (v.27#4) pg. 10

Up-to-date facts about paints and painting methods for wood houses.
PARENTS HOME Sep 1981 (v.5#10) pg. 20

All about house paints and house painting.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1964 (v.122#1) pg. 121

Tips on painting a house with a paint roller.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1968 (v.130#3) pg. 148

Tips on eliminating trapped moisture, the cause of most peeling paint on houses.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1972 (v.138#4) pg. 152

How to paint the outside of your home. Includes information on surface preparation, choosing the right paintbrush, painting techniques and how to compute the amount of paint you'll need.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1973 (v.139#6) pg. 88

House painting. Doing it the right way is doing it the easy way. Selecting paint and primers, selecting equipment and correct application. Also discusses the need for ventilation to prevent peeling.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1975 (v.144#3) pg. 92

House painting with a regional flavor. A review of color preferences and special problems which houses in different parts of the country are subject to.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1977 (v.148#3) pg. 92

The right way to paint your house. A complete guide for getting a high-quality exterior paint job.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1983 (v.159#4) pg. 115

A pro's secrets for spray painting a house using an airless sprayer.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1983 (v.159#4) pg. 121

Exterior painting problems. What causes them and how to prevent them. Looks at blistering, peeling, checking, alligatoring, and wrinkling.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1987 (v.164#4) pg. 16

Exterior period paints. Tips on determining the exterior paint scheme for a restored house.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1989 (v.166#6) pg. 38

Exterior painting using an airless sprayer. Much of the article deals with cleaning and surface preparation prior to painting.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1991 (v.168#3) pg. 67

Exterior house paint touchups.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1992 (v.169#4) pg. 72

Painting aluminum siding.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1993 (v.170#4) pg. 80

Selection guide for "natural" exterior finishes.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1964 (v.185#4) pg. 158

How to give your house a paint job that will last 10 years.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1979 (v.214#5) pg. 112

How to calculate the amount of paint needed to paint a house.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1982 (v.221#4) pg. 142

How to determine what color or combination of colors to paint an historic house. Includes list of paint manufactures that carry colors that are historically correct and names of three color consultants.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.1#1) pg. 60

Exterior stains for houses. Fifty-two different stains are compared on ingredients, price, and performance.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1987 (v.2#3) pg. 52

Tips on preparing and re-painting a window.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.2#4) pg. 14

Tips on painting pressure-treated wood.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1988 (v.3#5) pg. 14

Tip on washing and painting asbestos cement shingle siding.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.4#2) pg. 7

Tips on restoring red-cedar siding that has never been treated.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.4#5) pg. 18

Exterior house painting. Assessing what's needed to achieve a quality job. How long it will take to complete, what you need to know and tips on calculating costs.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.4#5) pg. 38

Tip on painting vinyl siding.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1990 (v.5#4) pg. 23

Paint your house like a professional.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS #218 Jun 1963 (v.34#6) pg. 92

Tips on selecting house paint.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS May 1966 (v.37#5) pg. 37

House painting problems and how to solve them. Includes flaking/chalking masonry paint, cracking & alligatoring, mildew, top coat peeling, checking, localized peeling, blistering, nailhead stains, flaking, peeling gutters, etc.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Fall 1980 pg. 87

What you need to know about house paint and painting. Describes interior and exterior paints for all surfaces, surface preparation and tips from professionals to make painting go easier.
SUNSET Sep 1987 (v.179#3) pg. 80

Picking house paint. How to select and apply a quality exterior paint.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #827 Jul-Aug 1998 (v.94) pg. 49

How to contract for professional painting.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #837 Jul-Aug 1999 (v.95) pg. 21

Tips on preparing a house to be painted.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1968 (v.24#3) pg. 24

Tips on proper caulking, back-priming and painting of house exteriors.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1969 (v.25#3) pg. 50

How to apply semi-transparent stain over previously painted wood siding.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1973 (v.29#2) pg. 20

Durability of exterior wood finishes depends on proper selection and application. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1986 (v.42#2) pg. 84

Painting tips from the recent White House renovation.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 88

Paint company expert answers some of the most commonly asked questions about house painting.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1990 (v.46#2) pg. 6

Tips on when and how to prime the back, front, edges and ends of wood siding before installation.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1990 (v.46#3) pg. 11

Tip on painting the exterior of a house using spray painting techniques.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1990 (v.46#5) pg. 10

Tip on using a cardboard bib to keep paint from getting onto brick when painting underneath roof overhangs on a brick house.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1991 (v.47#4) pg. 12

Painting outdoors. How to make an exterior paint job hold up.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1993 (v.49#2) pg. 18

Exterior finishes. How to protect outdoor woodwork from the sun and moisture. Advice on choosing a finish and a special look at deck finishes.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1996 (v.52#2) pg. 16