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    @gopherhockeyfan7 wrote:

    @Beauner wrote:

    @Bertogliat wrote:

    @Beauner wrote:

    Holy crap, painting sucks.

    It is the easiest and cheapest of home improvements.

    Enjoy :lol:

    If that sucks, don’t replace you water softener yourself.

    Well part of what sucks is the trim. It feels like it takes so long but you cover so little actual wall space. :chainsaw:
    I don’t mind taking the roller to the wall. That part you can actually see the progress :lol:

    And I decided as soon as people mentioned soldering that I was going to hire out the water softener install. I’d rather be sure it’s done right than try to do it myself to save some money and have it backfire.

    I’m right there with ya on painting. Feels like the trim and doors are taking decades. End result is looking nice though.

    I hate painting with a fiery passion.

    My wife and I and a few of her friends painted our entire house (main level/upstairs) over a long holiday-weekend. About 40-something hours over 4 days. I was the painter’s tape/trim prep guy. I didn’t realize it until the end, but every time I peeled off a piece of painter’s tape I was slowly sanding off my thumbnail. When I went to shower the next morning I felt pain that I didn’t know existed. Brutal.

    After that weekend… never painting again. Although the cost savings was massive.