Add Pizzazz to Plain Hardwood Floors With Paint

Personalize basic hardwood floors with pattern, using proper preparation and simple painting steps.

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Measure, Then Tape Off Pattern

Put protective booties on feet. Using tape measure to determine proper spacing for pattern, apply painter's tape as necessary. Tip: For equidistant stripes, position tape along the outside edges of the pre-painted areas. To ensure the proper areas get painted, mark the pre-painted solid areas with a small piece of painter's tape.

Paint Accent Colors

Alternating between taped-off areas, add two coats of accent colors with roller handle and roller sleeve.

Remove Tape

Once all taped-off areas are dry to the touch, gingerly remove painter's tape by pulling it up and back at a slight angle.

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