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Painting Over High-Gloss Paint

Around various areas of the home, high-gloss paint serves two important purposes. Along with looking great, it can also be uniquely durable and resistant to the rigors of everyday life. Hence, high-gloss paint comes highly recommended for high-traffic areas, along with anywhere kids and pets …

Planning To Paint The Whole House? Read This First

With fall in full effect, plucky DIY types across the country have big plans for their interiors. In some instances, plans that involve painting every single room of the home. If you’re the time to get a kick out of these kinds of projects, planning …

Basement Remodeling: Four Things To Consider

Over the past few years in particular, basement renovations have become the craze to end all crazes. All over America, homeowners are capitalising on the opportunity to enhance, improve and significantly extend their interior living spaces. Get it right with a basement renovation and you …

Can You Paint Over Textured Paint?

For the average DIY-type, approaching any kind of interior painting job can be a daunting prospect. Nevertheless, throw a little textured paint into the mix and you’re looking at an entirely different challenge. Whichever way you look at it, successfully painting over textured paint can …

DIY 101: The Logical Way To Tackle Your Interiors

There are two ways you can go about an interior painting project – the easy way and the hard way. Or more specifically, the logical way and the unnecessarily challenging way. No prizes for guessing which of the two comes most highly recommended! The end …

How To Apply Varnish Like A Pro

It’s not until you attempt to successfully varnish a surface that you realize just how tricky it can be. On paper, it should be as easy as simply slapping a load of stuff on and waiting for it to form a hard and shiny finish. …

Five Simple(ish) Steps to Exterior Painting Perfection

As professional painters, we’re often asked what the secret is to a superior exterior paint job. We’re often approached by customers (new and old) who’ve every intention of getting to business on their exteriors manually. An endeavor we wholeheartedly support – there’s nothing quite as …

How To Keep Your Wooden Decking Looking Good As New

It’s hard to deny the appeal of a shiny-new outdoor decking installation. Along with the kid of luster you simply can’t take your eyes off, it evokes dreams of a lazy summer afternoons and evenings unwinding outdoors. Unfortunately, it doesn’t take long for decking to …

Painting With Pets (Not Literally)

Our beloved pets are fantastic for countless reasons and we’d be lost without them. Nevertheless, we can’t help finding ourselves cursing the living daylights out of them, whenever the time comes to paint our homes. The simple fact of the matter is that interior painting …

Six Slightly Less Obvious Benefits of Exterior Painting

We recently published a post detailing some of the benefits of hiring help to tackle exterior painting projects. We’ve also previously covered some of the reasons why you might want to consider treating your home to a fresh coat of paint. The days and weeks …