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Prioritizing Rooms When Painting Interiors

When the time comes to paint your home’s interior living spaces, you may find yourself with the same initial problem as everyone else. That being – where on earth do you begin? Of course, this tends to be particularly problematic if your home is on …

How to Clean a Textured Ceiling

It’s probably safe to say that cleaning the ceiling isn’t exactly an enjoyable job at the best of times. Getting it done successfully is difficult enough – getting it done without making one hell of a mess is something else entirely. But if you find …

Getting Creative with Kids’ Bedroom Walls

Out of all the rooms of the home, it tends to be kids’ bedrooms that get the most elaborate treatment. That is, at least when it comes to DIY paint jobs. Even in homes where the parents are somewhat modest when it comes to intricacies …

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 …

Paintbrush Care & Cleaning FAQ

Contrary to popular belief, most people don’t actually know the proper/professional way to clean paintbrushes. Which is why they (as in most people) have a tendency to throw all manner of weird and wonderful chemical concoctions at them and hope for the best. Unfortunately, not …

Interior Painting: Time to Walk Away from White?

It’s been proven time and time again that the color of the walls surrounding you at any time can have a big impact on your mood. Which in turn means that we have so much more control over the way we think and feel on …

How to Spray Paint Vinyl Surfaces Around the Home

There was a time when spray painting vinyl tended to be a rather difficult and unpleasant job. Which for the most part came down to the fact that the available spray paints themselves weren’t exactly what you’d call advanced. Which in turn meant that droplets, …

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 …

How to Clean Matte Painted Surfaces

Matte paint can and often does look uniquely elegant. Get it right with your chosen interior colors and matte paint can leave the rooms of your home looking quite superb. When it comes to the kind of soft, gentle and relaxing hues your home’s interiors …

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 …