Have you ever tried to cover a stain on your ceiling left by a water leak? Many coats of ceiling paint later, the stain is still visible. Here is a neat trick that really works: make a watery paste of ordinary crack filler and paint it over the stain. Wait for it to dry, give it a light sanding to smooth out any imperfections, then paint over with your regular ceiling paint – the stain is gone.
John Burroughs – Via e-mail
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