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The Easy Way to Remove Wallpaper

There’s nothing quite like wallpaper to put you off the idea of painting your interiors. Painfully aware of the fact that you can’t paint over it, the only realistic option is to remove it. For those who’ve attempted this particular process before, you’ll know exactly …

When Should I Repaint My Home’s Exterior?

The first weeks of the winter months might not seem like the right time to be discussing exterior home painting. A job traditionally associated with the spring and summer months, most instinctively put and a project on hold when the weather turns cool. But there’s …

Don’t Do This When Painting an Accent Wall

Technically speaking, painting an accent wall is just about the easiest way of revamping the aesthetic of an entire living room. There’s no easier way of creating a major feature or focus point – nor is it possible to spruce up your interiors for cheaper. …

Can You Paint Cabinets Without Sanding?

One of the simplest (and dare we say most enjoyable?) of all spring/summer home improvement projects is painting cabinets. More specifically, sprucing up your kitchen cabinets can radically transform the look and feel of your entire kitchen, without having to spend a fortune on major …

How to Pick the Perfect Paint for Your Living Room

First things first – the title to this post alone is likely to prove highly divisive.  This is because there is technically no such thing as the ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ paint for any room of the home. What one person considers perfect someone else could …

Have Fun Breaking the Rules When Painting Kids’ Bedrooms

Everybody knows that there are certain unwritten ‘rules’ to follow when painting interior spaces. Most of which are commonsense in nature, and are therefore followed instinctively when performing home improvements. Sophistication, timelessness, curb appeal, longevity – all priorities when painting most rooms of the home. …

Does it Pay to Paint Your New Home Before You Move in?

One of the most appealing aspects of moving into a new home is the thought of gradually making the place your own. When inspecting potential properties to purchase, you see the place as a blank canvas that’s prime for a makeover. Understandably, one of the …

What Is the Best Way To Remove Exterior Paint From Your Home?

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the best way to remove exterior paint would be the easiest method available. If there’s a fast and simple way to get the exterior paint off your property, surely that’s the best way to do it…right? Perhaps, but there is far more to removing exterior …

Painting Varnished Wood in Four Simple Steps

Have you ever spotted a varnished surface at home and thought “Yep…that would look way better painted a different color”? If so, you’re certainly not in the minority. Varnished wood can look fantastic – no doubt about it. But if looking to modernize something that’s …

How to Stain Brick (and Whether You Should)

Exposed brickwork can be a fantastically attractive feature, indoors or out. Whether it adorns the fireplace in your living room or the exterior of your home, brickwork looks awesome. However, brickwork is by no means impervious to the test of time, or the harshness of …