When it comes to painted surfaces, you want the paint and the surface to bond like gum to hot asphalt. So, after giving the floor a good general cleaning, I did a once-over with TSP substitute (which is what I’d recommend you do before painting any surface – it degreases and deglosses to help the paint stick better, and doesn’t require pre-rinsing before applying paint).
Butcher block countertops are a classic option for a kitchen. While other materials come and go through trends, butcher block has prevailed. Its natural look has a lot to do with this, as does its durability and versatility. When you … Continue reading →