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Spraying vs. Brushing: Which is Better?

Over the years, the painting profession has been transformed by all manner of weird and wonderful innovations. One of the most wonderful of all being the paint sprayer, which has since been adopted by the vast majority of professional contractors. Rudimentary in its initial form, …

What is the Best Weather for Painting Outdoors?

It’s that time of year again when attention instinctively turns to long-overdue exterior painting projects. Whether planning on giving your entire home a fresh lick of paint or simply sprucing up your shed, there’s no better time than right now to get to it. That …

What’s the Best Way to Remove Paint from Metal?

Many (if not most) exterior painting projects begin with removing existing coats of paints. A process that can be anything from a walk in the park to an all-out nightmare, depending on the materials you’re working with. Painted metal, for example, has the potential to …

The Full Lowdown on Primer: Necessary or Not?

Attempting to paint certain surfaces without first applying a coat of primer is a recipe for disaster. Something that applies to exterior and interior painting projects alike, for which primer is almost always essential. Also referred to as primer paint, primer serves a whole bunch …

Why Do My Hardwood Floors Always Look Dull?

Painted wooden flooring can look absolutely fantastic. One of the biggest benefits of a hardwood floor is the way in which it paves the way for experimentation with all kinds of colors. But at the same time, some would argue that there’s nothing quite like …

Why Your Spray Painting is Never Up to Scratch

On the surface, spray painting seems like a fool-proof no-brainer. You simply grab a can, point it at the material you need to paint and hit the button. Pretty easy, right? Or so it seems, as the fine art of spray painting can actually be …

High-Value Home Improvements to Consider in 2022

Getting a fresh start in a new home can be an inspiring experience – even if only moving a few miles down the road. With the events of the past two years still ringing in everyone’s ears, millions are setting their sights on relocation in …

Key Factors When Selecting Exterior Paint Colors

It may seem like an eternity away, but we’re already getting excited about the spring. And with good cause, as it’s not exactly been the mildest or most pleasant of winters. With the (eventual) arrival of longer and pleasant days, attention once again turns to …

How to Create a Color Story From Room to Room

There are few things that can help freshen up a tired interior design more than a fresh coat of paint. Painting your home can breathe new life into the rooms, give you a new palette of colors to work from for accessories and accents, and …

New Home in the New Year? A Fresh Start With a Fresh Coat of Paint

For reasons we don’t need to go into, millions of people are planning fresh starts this year.  With a bit of luck, 2022 will not be nearly as an eventful as the previous 24 months. Moving home is really the ultimate way of pursuing a …