Exterior

Getting Creative with Painted Fence Panels

With the countdown to the fall season well underway, now’s the time to start tackling those last-minute outdoor paint jobs.  The temptation to leave things until spring can be huge, but you simply risk making things even more laborious for yourself. If you show your …

Exterior Paint Sheens – The Facts You Need

Narrowing things down to the perfect color for the exterior of your home is never easy. In fact, it’s one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make with respect to how your property is presented. But what’s often overlooked is the importance of subsequently choosing …

Why Professional Exterior Painting is Worth Paying For

The appeal of tackling exterior painting projects the old-fashioned way is understandable. For those with a penchant for DIY, the whole thing can indeed be a pleasure from start to finish. Not to mention, the enormous satisfaction that comes with admiring your achievements when the …

Can I Use Interior Paints Outdoors?

One of the most common questions asked by homeowners with planned exterior painting projects concerns the types of paints that can be used outdoors.  Specifically, it’s often questioned as to whether most everyday indoor paints can be used for exterior painting. In theory, you would …

Exterior Summer Painting – A Five-Point Checklist

With the summer home improvements well underway, millions are once again setting their sights on long overdue home improvements. Motivated by weather that’s at least semi-reliable, households across the country are planning ambitious exterior painting projects. Indeed, time it right and there really is no …

Painting Your Home’s Exterior This Summer? Why Not Go Green?

Sustainability is more than just a buzzword for the modern household. It’s also far from a flash-in-the-pan fad, or a temporary trend that will eventually subside. For households across the United States, sustainability has become a top priority.  More people than ever before are making …

What is the Best Weather for Painting Outdoors?

It’s that time of year again when attention instinctively turns to long-overdue exterior painting projects. Whether planning on giving your entire home a fresh lick of paint or simply sprucing up your shed, there’s no better time than right now to get to it. That …

Why Your Spray Painting is Never Up to Scratch

On the surface, spray painting seems like a fool-proof no-brainer. You simply grab a can, point it at the material you need to paint and hit the button. Pretty easy, right? Or so it seems, as the fine art of spray painting can actually be …

3 Things You Need To Do Before Painting Your Home’s Exterior

Admittedly, right now does not tend to be the time most people are thinking about exterior painting. As touched upon in a few previous posts, the early spring months do (occasionally) bring surprisingly amicable painting conditions. Just as long as the temperature isn’t too low, …

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 …