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It can be tempting to paint countertops to repair a scratch or if you're looking for a new look in the kitchen or bathroom, but paint isn't the answer. Most countertop surfaces are difficult to paint correctly and food can easily stain painted surfaces.
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Painting tile in the bathroom or along a kitchen backsplash seems like an easy way to update the room, but painting tile is tricky and messy. Plus, paint can easily chip when constantly exposed to moisture, so it's a good idea never to paint it.
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