Painting Basics

10 Must Have Painting Tools

These days, heading to the store to pick up painting tools to tackle a job at home can be a confusing experience. Back in the day, you would simply find yourself presented with a few different brushes of a few different sizes, all for a …

Caring For Your Premium Painting Tools Like a Pro

It is often said that artists will only ever be as good as the tools they have to work with. Which is something that rings entirely true when it comes to your own home decorating masterpieces, too. The simple fact of the matter is that …

Interior Painting Mistakes That Could Wreck Your Results

The biggest problem with interior painting at home is the fact that it comes across on the surface as a relatively simple job. After all, what could be easier than simply slapping a new coat of paint on the walls with a bunch of brushes? …

The Questions You Should Always Ask Before Hiring a Painter

Thinking of hiring a pro painting team to help get the job done at home? Here’s a quick rundown of just a few essential questions you must ask, before deciding who to hire: 1. Are You Insured? First of all, if the painting company you’re …

How to Clean Painted Walls, Safely and Effectively

It’s a common scenario most homeowners will be familiar with. It wasn’t long ago that your interior walls were painted and in the most perfectly pristine condition imaginable. Only now, everyday life has taken its toll. You take a closer look at your wall, only …

Home Painting in the Winter – Not Such a Crazy Idea, After All

We’re well on the way toward the winter months right now, which common sense might tell you isn’t the best time to think about painting your home. After all, anything that involves time and effort outdoors when the weather’s pretty brutal doesn’t come across as …

Exterior Paint Maintenance – Keeping Things Pristine Between Paint Jobs

There’s nothing quite like the gleaming sparkle of a freshly-completed exterior home paint job, or the pride and satisfaction that accompany it. The only problem being that with 24/7 exposure to the elements, it often doesn’t hold onto its luster for long. It still looks …

How to Make Exterior Paint Jobs Last Longer

Whichever way you look at it, painting the exterior of your home is a pretty big job. It’s usually not until you get started with the process that you realize quite how big of an undertaking it really is. The size and complexity of your …

How to Reduce Home Painting Costs

When it comes to home improvements, striking the ideal balance between affordability and outstanding results can be tricky. You of course want your home to look fantastic, but are the same time you may have a relatively limited budget to work with. Even when it …

How to Prepare Your Home For a Professional Painting Job

If you have made the decision to hire the professionals to paint your home, first of all congratulations! Working with the pros means investing in an outstanding-quality paint job that’s not only guaranteed to impress, but also go the distance and retain its amazing looks. …