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How Often Should Interior Walls Be Painted?

It’s one of the most common-asked questions professional painters hear every day. How often should I paint my walls? How long does a coat of paint last? The answer…well, how long is a piece of string? The truth is, it’s an impossible question to answer …

Paint Quantity Calculations: Six Steps to Success

One of the trickiest tricks to nail when it comes to painting your home is that of working out how much paint you need. On one hand, you don’t want to run out at the worst possible time…only to then find there’s a shortage at …

Interior Home Painting – Making Color Choice That Little Bit Easier

Making the decision to decorate the home is technically easy. In fact, it’s probably the easiest stage in the process…if not the only easy stage. It’s one thing to make the decision to revamp your interiors, but it’s something else entirely to know where to …

Four Easy Ideas to Refresh Your Interiors

If you’d like to give your interiors a bit of a makeover but would also like to get it done quickly and cheaply…well, welcome to the club! It’s natural to find yourself getting a little tired with your interiors from time to time, wishing there …

Pressure Washing Your Home Before a Paint Job

If you own or have access to a pressure washer, chances are you won’t think of anything else when it comes to cleaning your home’s exterior. If you need to prep your exteriors ahead of a paint job, getting busy with a pressure washer can …

Exterior Home Painting: How to Minimize Mess

As anybody who has ever painted the exterior of their home will know, actually applying the paint to the respective surfaces represents just one of many tasks involved. In fact, it represents one of the simplest and most enjoyable stages in the entire process. It’s …

7 Tips For Painting Exterior Window Frames

When you take into account every element of the exterior of your home, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the window frames aren’t exactly a big deal. They’ll be pretty quick and easy to paint given the relatively small surface area, therefore can be left …

Sandpaper: Getting to Grips with the Nitty Gritty

These days, more homeowners than ever before are making the decision to go ahead with their own painting and home improvement projects. Better tools, premium paints and lower costs across the spectrum are encouraging those with a taste for the DIY lifestyle to get busy …

Exterior Paint Removal – Negotiating a Necessary Evil

There are certain parts of the home painting process that are inherently more enjoyable than others. In fact, if you were to ask any sample group of people, chances are most of them wouldn’t mind the prospect of grabbing a brush, a bucket and making …

Six Tips for Selecting Exterior Home Paint Colors

Whether you’ve made the decision to paint the exterior of your home yourself or to bring in the professionals, there’s still one important choice only you can make. That being, the color (or combination of colors) to use for your home’s exterior. If this is …