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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 …

Watching Paint Dry – How to Reduce Curing Times Indoors

There’s a reason ‘watching paint dry’ is often used in reference to something that is quite crushingly boring. As far as the interior painting process goes, it’s just about the dullest part of the entire project. This can be particularly so when waiting for a …

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 Choose the Best Paint Color for Trim

If ever there was a contentious issue in home painting circles, it’s which color to use for trim. Some will tell you that painting trim effectively means ensuring it blends in with the rest of your décor. Elsewhere, others argue that your trim simply must …

The Right Way to Use Paint Stripper

Getting rid of old coats of paint without a heat gun is perfectly possible. There’s also no need to sand away the surface in an aggressive and frenzied manner, simply to reveal the natural wood beneath. While both of these approaches can work, they’re not …

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 …

How Paint Color Can Affect Curb Appeal

A brief disclaimer before getting started – beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder. We all have our unique tastes and preferences, reflected in the way we decorate our homes. Hence, there is technically no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way of painting your interiors. …

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 …

Do I Really Need to Use Primer When Repainting My Walls?

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog (of course you have), you’ll know that priming is a topic we visit on a regular basis. Primarily due to the fact that it’s also something we’re asked about almost continuously by our customers. Some people find …

How to Paint Your Kitchen in Seven Semi-Simple Steps

The kitchen is the heart of the home, often making the biggest contribution of all to its market value. Simply by painting your kitchen a different color, the effect can be transformative in the extreme. Unfortunately, the kitchen can also be one of the most …