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Testing Paint Colors Before Painting Your Walls

Have you ever completed an interior paint job, only to step back and find that the color of your walls isn’t anything like you expected? If the answer is yes, don’t be too hard on yourself – you’re certainly not in the minority. Truth is, …

How to Remove Paint from Windows

When going about an interior painting project, there’s plenty you can do to keep paint off your windows. Simply by taking your time and using quality painters’ tape, there’s a good chance your windows will come out the other side relatively unscathed. That said, it’s …

How To Prevent Paint From Peeling Prematurely (Part 2)

As promised, what follows is the concluding segment of our two-part post covering every common cause behind prematurely peeling paint. Arm yourself with the knowledge to get the job done properly and you’ll be looking at pro-grade results that last! Just be sure to avoid …

Interior Painting: 10 Considerations to Keep in Mind

There’s nothing quite like a fresh coat of paint to completely transform your interiors. Which is precisely why interior painting isn’t the kind of thing most homeowners go about lightly. Get it right and you’re in for long-term satisfaction and comfort. Get it wrong and…well, …

Painters Tape: Use It Like the Pros

You’d be forgiven for thinking that if there was one painters’ supply with which it was impossible to go wrong, it would be painters tape. As in, the simple stuff you use to avoid getting paint in areas you’d rather keep clean and paint-free. Getting …

Pantone Fall 2014 Colors

It’s that time of year again! Pantone has announced their official line up for Fall 2014 colors, and we absolutely love the choices. We’ve already profiled one of the selections, Radiant Orchid, which is a lovely pastel lavender – it has worked as a great transitional …

The Importance of Paint Quality

What does paint quality mean for your exterior and interior surfaces? Homeowners in and around the Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia region should take extra precautions when considering this question due to the ever-changing weather in the area. Houses in this region are exposed to …