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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. …

Choosing the Right Color For Your New Baby’s Nursery

As we’ve said on countless occasions, there’s technically no such thing as the ‘right’ color for any room. A statement which admittedly contradicts the title of this post, but true nonetheless. Achieving a flawless finish when painting interior spaces means deciding what works for you. …

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 …

Painting Your Home for an Added Layer of Protection

With limited time left to tackle those overdue exterior improvements before the weather takes a turn, now’s the time to take action. In particular, the tail-end of the summer can be the perfect time to paint your home’s exterior. It’s still nice and warm out, …

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 …

Six Quick and Easy Weekend Paint Jobs to Tackle This Summer

No excuses – it’s time to tackle those long-overdue outdoor painting projects! Thankfully, sprucing up your home’s exterior doesn’t have to mean painting your property in its entirety. There are so many small but significant tweaks you can make in just a few hours – …

How Often Should I Paint My Home in its Entirety?

There’s nothing like a spot of warm weather to inspire millions of homeowners across the US to tackle a few much-needed home improvements. Exterior painting is a particularly popular project during the summer, when the days are at their longest and the weather is at …