Wagner has introduced two paint sprayers designed for use indoors as well as outside.
The PaintReady Sprayer and PaintReady System both have a patented nozzle that requires no thinning of paint. They're quiet and lightweight and can be used with interior or exterior latex paint, stains and sealers.
The PaintReady Sprayer is a handheld unit designed for midsize projects with larger surface areas, such as interior walls. The PaintReady System has a stationary base that connects to either of two handheld sprayers, one with the same capabilities as the PaintReady Sprayer and the other for fine finishes.
Both products are available at some Home Depot stores and at www.homedepot.com. The PaintReady sprayer sells for $99.99 and the PaintReady System for $148.97. Shipping is free.
Some kitchens are beautiful. Some kitchens are functional. The best kitchens are both.
Those are the kitchens Jamie Gold highlights in New Kitchen Ideas That Work.
Gold, a kitchen and bath designer and an aging-in-place specialist, shares a wealth of ideas and information for creating the best kitchen for the money. Her suggestions cover everything from simple spruce-ups to full-scale remodels.
Gold helps readers determine the strengths and weaknesses of their current kitchens, make style and design choices, develop a budget and hire help. She also offers suggestions for layouts and features and schools her readers on elements such as cabinets, lighting and appliances.
New Kitchen Ideas That Work is published by the Taunton Press and is priced at $21.95 in softcover.
-- McClatchy-Tribune Newspapers