Painting Basics

Covering Up Faux Brick

Contrary to popular belief, faux bricks are by no means a new edition to the American home. They may have been popularized once again by industrial design and general hipster movements, but faux brick has been around in one form or another for generations. In …

How to Spruce-Up a Wooden Picnic Table

A wooden picnic table makes a great addition to any garden. Not to mention, an incredibly cost-effective alternative to more expensive garden furniture. Brilliant for making the most of the warmer months of the year, a good picnic table can go on serving you and …

Enhance Any Room with a Lick of Paint

Looking to spruce up your interiors but don’t have a huge amount of time and money to spare? Trust us when we say a can or two of paint is all you need! Well, aside from the obvious brushes and basic accessories, but still…you get …

Four Painting Shortcuts That Aren’t Worth Taking

Most people would probably agree with the notion that laying a strong and reliable foundation is important. Whatever it is you intend to do, laying the groundwork can and will have a significant impact on the final result. Which is why it always comes as …

Buying Paint and Painting Supplies Online: Worth a Shot?

For occasional hobbyists and dedicated DIY-types alike, picking up supplies online has become something of a new standard. The same also goes for those on the commercial side of the spectrum, for whom picking up paint and painting supplies online has the potential to be …

Using Painters Tape Properly

If you were to be handed a roll of painters tape, chances are you’d be pretty confident putting it to use. By contrast, if you were accused of having no idea how to use painters tape properly, you might be somewhat offended. Well, here’s the …

Common House Paints and Products Explained

If you’ve ever set out to buy paint for your home with no specific product in mind, you’ll know how confusing it can be. You rock up to the hardware store, hit the paint aisle and find yourself staring at (literally) thousands of different products …

How to Paint Your Kitchen Like a Pro

The average family kitchen is subject to more use and abuse than just about any other living space imaginable. Extreme temperatures, humidity, spills, splashes and the daily attacks of hungry kids (and adults!) can really take a toll. Which is precisely why even the most …

Paint Over Wallpaper? Science Says No!

The hotly debated subject of painting over wallpaper (or not, as the case may be) is one we’ve touched upon on numerous occasions. Nevertheless, it still represents one of the most commonly asked questions among customers we encounter on a daily basis. It’s no secret …

Making Your Next Paint Job a Little Greener

It’s no secret that more homeowners in the United States than ever before are taking an active interest in everyday environmental issues. We recycle, we avoid waste and we generally consider our actions far more carefully than previous generations. So it’s hardly surprising that here …