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How should i paint a room that has white carpeting?

i really am bran new to all this. i just bought my first house. the house is gorgeous but the colors need some brightening up. when painting rooms with carpet is there a certain kind of tarp you need. do you staple it down cause i know tarps and newspaper can move. what are the best ways to paint rooms and not ruin the floors? i'm brand new to this. i've never painted a room before...also is there a quick way to get rid of new paint smell?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:08 PM on Jun. 10, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Do you have a Lowe's or a Home Depot nearby? They will help you with everything. Yes, you'll need a tarp. Weight it down so it won't move.

    Only way I know to evict the paint smell is to open the windows.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:35 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • Carefully. :-) I couldn't resist....... I guess if it were me I would find an inspiration from something I liked and take it from there. Happy painting..
    LeJane

    Answer by LeJane at 2:13 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • You beat me to it! I was going to say carefully!!!!
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 2:20 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • Lol, great minds think alike........
    LeJane

    Answer by LeJane at 2:25 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

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