Painting Basics

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 …

Interior Design and Décor Resolutions for 2018

Another year, another long list of resolutions that are typically broken by January 18th. Let’s be honest – good intentions aren’t quite the same as actually following through with them! The thing is though, get it right with your resolutions this year and they can …

How to Clean a Textured Ceiling

It’s probably safe to say that cleaning the ceiling isn’t exactly an enjoyable job at the best of times. Getting it done successfully is difficult enough – getting it done without making one hell of a mess is something else entirely. But if you find …

How to Spray Paint Vinyl Surfaces Around the Home

There was a time when spray painting vinyl tended to be a rather difficult and unpleasant job. Which for the most part came down to the fact that the available spray paints themselves weren’t exactly what you’d call advanced. Which in turn meant that droplets, …

How Often Should Interior Walls Be Painted?

It’s one of the most common-asked questions professional painters hear every day. How often should I paint my walls? How long does a coat of paint last? The answer…well, how long is a piece of string? The truth is, it’s an impossible question to answer …

How to Clean Matte Painted Surfaces

Matte paint can and often does look uniquely elegant. Get it right with your chosen interior colors and matte paint can leave the rooms of your home looking quite superb. When it comes to the kind of soft, gentle and relaxing hues your home’s interiors …