Painting Basics

The 411 On Exterior Paint Sheens

If you’re familiar with interior painting, you’ll probably know a thing or two about paint sheens. That being, the fact that you can choose paints with a variety of different shiny or non-shiny finishes, in accordance with your preferences and their intended use. But what …

Does Exterior Paint Really Boost Your Home’s Value?

We all know that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. While some people believe there’s no more fabulous color in the spectrum than blue, others argue it’s all about red…or green…and so on. We all have our own unique tastes and preferences, so …

I’ve Hired The Pros, But Should I Buy My Own Paint?

You wouldn’t believe how often we hear this question! You’ve decided it’s time to paint your interiors, you’ve come up with a good idea for a color scheme and you won’t settle for anything other than a flawless result. You’ve therefore decided to hire the …

The 5 Best Techniques for Painting Your Home

Painting your home, whatever room it may be, takes time and precision. It’s a task that a homeowner should prepare for in advance. Being ready to begin painting your home will allow you to achieve the best results from your paint job. Considering the time …

Does The Color Of Your Nursery Affect Your Baby?

Traditionally, parents have followed a handful of standards when painting their babies’ nurseries. The basics of which of course being pink for girls and blue for boys. But is there a more effective and beneficial way to paint your baby’s nursery? Or more importantly, does …

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting: Common Mistakes To Avoid

There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of stepping back and admiring your own handiwork. Particularly when it comes to those essential home improvements, the sense of accomplishment that accompanies a job well done is something else. Unfortunately, there’s also nothing quite like the frustration of …

Helpful Tips For Applying Glitter Wall Paint

Get it right with glitter paint and the results can be genuinely impressive. Traditionally used only when looking to create a popcorn ceiling effect, glitter wall paint is now available in an endless variety of colors and styles. Though it’s not the kind of paint …

Bathroom Light Fittings: Can They Be Painted?

For reasons that should be relatively obvious, bathroom light fittings have a habit of looking old and worn before their time. Pretty much everything in the average bathroom is subjected to the kind of punishment that has a quick and often permanent impact on its …

How To Cut The Costs Of A Pro Paint Job

Hiring the experts to take care of an interior paint job guarantees unbeatable results. Nevertheless, it also has the potential to be slightly pricier than doing it yourself. It all comes down to the nature and extent of the job, along with the team you …

How To Banish Bubbles When Painting Your Interiors

Air bubbles under painted surfaces are no joke. Seriously – there’s nothing funny about bothersome bubbles ruining your hard work. The problem being that no matter how much time and effort you put into a paint job, you’re never more than one tiny mistake away …