The Homeowner's Guide to Surface Preparation for Interior House Painting will help you complete the most important part of any house painting project -- surface preparation. Learn to skillfully prepare the surfaces of your home for paint, decorative paint, faux finish and stencils. With easy to follow, step-by-step instructions, you are guided through each surface preparation task. A list of tools and materials and a section with tips and troubleshooting advice is provided for each surface preparation technique and repair. Save time, money and aggravation on your next painting project by getting the job done right-the first time. Well-prepared surfaces look better and last longer.