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Repair and Spiff Up What's There: Paint

The multicolor scheme was inspired by San Francisco's "Painted Ladies" but with darker, more restrained hues. "If you live in an urban area—or near a busy road—deeper colors hide pollution and grime better," Jeffrey says. The entire house was tented to contain the lead-paint dust while every speck of paint was being stripped from the clapboards, windows, and moldings, which were then repainted using custom colors.
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