Painting Basics

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. …

10 Unbreakable Rules of House Painting

There’s really nothing quite like a fresh coat of paint to refresh and revive the home. Even when taking into account the biggest remodelling efforts and makeovers, a simple paint job really can transform the home like nothing else. What’s more, it can also be …

Exterior Home Painting Mistakes to Avoid

If you get the job done right, a high quality exterior paint job can both protect and beautify your home for many years. However, get it wrong and you’ll be watching the whole thing deteriorate before your eyes in no time at all. On the surface, …

How to Choose a Good Painting Company

For most, the job of choosing a professional painting company comes down to one thing alone – the price quoted. Which is understandable to a degree, but at the same time should be just one of many factors to consider. You don’t want to overspend, …

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

On the surface, painting kitchen cabinets comes across as a relatively easy job. So why is it that the vast majority of DIY-types never seem to be able to replicate the results of the experts? Well, the simple answer is that it all comes down …

How to Choose a Paint Finish

While the sheer volume of paint types available can make selecting the right one seem like a minefield, it really doesn’t have to be a daunting job. When painting an interior living space, the paint finish you choose will have a direct impact on both …