Category: House painting

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10 Things You Must Know When Painting a House Exterior

While exterior painting seems simple, there are many things to consider in order to do the job well. This is everyone’s first impression of your home so it’s worth it to prepare the surface properly, choose high quality paint, and use methods that prove to be most effective. This article from the DIY Network has helpful advice for when you’re ready to tackle your … Read More 10 Things You Must Know When Painting a House Exterior

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The Importance of Proper Prep Work as Told by a Painting Company

Preparing a surface for a coat of paint is vital to increase the lifespan of the work. This article by Bourgoing Painting gives some great advice for preparing properly for a painting job. Primer is a huge part of this, as it offers the paint a clean slate to adhere to. For materials like wood, sanding is always recommended even before primer, as well. … Read More The Importance of Proper Prep Work as Told by a Painting Company

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The Secret Meaning Behind the Seven Paint Colors in Your Home

Choosing paint colors for different types of rooms can be tricky. This is why we offer a free hour of color consultation with one of our experts so that you’re able to decide what colors will best fit into different parts of your home. Beyond interior design, colors can impact how you and your guests feel in your space, so it’s important to get … Read More The Secret Meaning Behind the Seven Paint Colors in Your Home

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How to Pressure Wash a House

Spring cleaning is just around the corner! How good would it feel to have a pressure-washed exterior plus a fresh coat of paint as the warmer weather and brighter outlook arrives? This article from Family Handyman gives some great tips on how to pressure wash your house so you can achieve your goal effectively and safely. The high-velocity spray cleans dirt, grime, and old … Read More How to Pressure Wash a House

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The Psychology of Color

Deciding what colors to put in your home can feel like an overwhelming task, but it doesn’t have to be. Since the paint colors that surround us can alter our experience so much, it is a critical decision, but it can be a choice that’s fun and meaningful, too. For many years, exciting colors have been excluded from our homes in favor of more … Read More The Psychology of Color

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10 Surprising Facts About Paint

Do you know why spray paint was invented? Did you know that oil paints don’t actually dry? This article from Jaworski Painting shares ten interesting tidbits about our favorite topic: paint! Between painting your home to creating a masterpiece, various forms of paint have been used for centuries. Learning a little bit about the history and properties of paint can help you figure out … Read More 10 Surprising Facts About Paint

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How to Get Poster Putty off Your Walls

If you’ve ever had to use a double sided adhesive to hang any wall art, you may have wondered how to remove it without damaging the paint underneath. Knowing how to get poster putty off your walls is a wonderful skill to have. Because of it’s adhesive nature, poster putty could be difficult to remove at times…the longer it is on the wall, the … Read More How to Get Poster Putty off Your Walls

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Spruce Up a Space with New Paint

An amazing way to spruce up any space is with a new paint job. Paint can be used in many different and creative ways, and not only on just your walls. If you’re looking to add a pop of color to your home without committing to a large project, this article by HGTV is a must read. From accenting a doorway to painting a … Read More Spruce Up a Space with New Paint

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Amazing Paint Hacks

Whether you just can’t handle the paint fumes, or it’s the cleanup that gets to you, these helpful paint hacks are sure to come in handy on your next paint job. Did you know that vanilla extract mixed into your paint can help to hide those strong odors? Have you heard the trick about wrapping your paint tray with foil to make for an … Read More Amazing Paint Hacks

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Painting Preparation for Wood Siding and Trim

Proper painting preparation for wood siding and trim is vital when it comes to the longevity of your paint job. When you know how important it is to clean, scrape, fill, caulk, and prime, you ultimately save both time and money. Applying the paint is easy. But creating a sound, dry surface for the new coat of paint is tough and time consuming. However, … Read More Painting Preparation for Wood Siding and Trim

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How to Buy Ceiling Paint

When it comes to knowing how to buy ceiling paint, it’s important to know that it will specify on the label. Ceiling paint is a rare niche paint product, such as bathroom paint, [while] most other paints are not location specific. So what exactly is the difference between ceiling paint and regular wall paint? Ceiling paint has a greater viscosity, which slows any potential … Read More How to Buy Ceiling Paint

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Paint Colors to Sell Your Home

When it comes to selling your home, the color of your walls can make a big difference. There are, in fact, better paint colors to sell your home than others. While those fun shades of purple and blue might have worked for you, they may not appeal as well to others. If you’re looking to market your home, it may interest you to know … Read More Paint Colors to Sell Your Home

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