Undecided on the hues to use in your rooms? Then take a tip from the trendsetters: Lighten up your interior with some airy tints – they’re 2016’s hot new sensation in interior color! While deep, saturated shades have been popular for what seems like forever, this year’s en vogue paint palette is just the opposite. … Continue reading Serious About Repainting in 2016? Lighten Up!
You’ve seen those gorgeous wooden garage doors around your neighborhood, proudly displaying natural wood grain that comes from mahogany, cherry or walnut. If your door is anything less — you don’t have to live with it. In just one afternoon, you can transform plain steel garage doors into works of art with a faux wood … Continue reading Transform plain steel garage doors into works of art with a faux wood grain
Exterior painting is a once-in-a-while project, but most homeowners would prefer to paint only once in a great while. If that’s your mindset, there’s good news: It’s easy to extend the life of an exterior paint job by several years or more. Here’s how: 1. Do careful surface preparation. Before starting to paint, make sure … Continue reading Seven Ways to Stretch Out the Life of Your Paint Job
If you’re tempted to save a few dollars by trading down to a lower quality interior paint, it’s important to know what you’re giving up in the process. Here are 12 reasons top quality 100% acrylic latex interior paints are worth the money: Better adhesion. The superior “binder” in these paints helps them grip any … Continue reading 12 Reasons Why Top Quality Paint Is Worth the Money
You probably think that once you have chosen the perfect color for a room, it is clear sailing. Unfortunately, you would be wrong, because you still need to pick from the different paint finishes. Picking the wrong one could ruin your entire project, but luckily for you, we have a concise guide to choosing the … Continue reading What is the Best Looking Paint Finish for Interior Walls?
Spring and fall are peak seasons for exterior painting, but it makes sense to tackle certain projects now. These midsummer tasks take little time and effort, but they can make a big difference in the appearance of your home. Without further ado, here are five of the most important summer painting “face-savers” for your home: … Continue reading Five Midsummer Painting Projects to Consider Doing Now
Homeowners associations, or HOAs, have reoccurring paint projects that often run on a schedule each year or few years. These projects are typically coordinated by property managers, who invite local painting companies to submit bids, then the HOA board discusses the bids in order to choose the right company for the job. In this process, … Continue reading CHOOSING THE RIGHT COMPANY FOR HOA PAINTING JOBS
If you have stairs in your home, it’s possible that you have a love/hate relationship with them. Stairs obviously provide a great function to a home with two or more stories, but maybe that’s all they are to you right now: functional. Stairs in a home create an amazing opportunity to incorporate some gorgeous and … Continue reading WHY PAINTING YOUR STAIRS IS A VALUABLE INTERIOR DESIGN IDEA
The winds of winter can leave your commercial property looking dirty and drab, a complete mismatch for the gorgeous spring weather that is setting in across the Southland. Dead leaves and branches are sure to bring the curb appeal of your commercial property down… and fast. Not only can winter leave your building’s exterior paint … Continue reading 5 Essential, Springtime Painting Tips For Your Commercial Property
Taking on the task of house painting comes with many decisions. Choosing paint colors, paint sheens, and hiring professional painters are just some of the decisions you’ll make when you’re ready to transform your home with new interior paint. While you can certainly find interior design ideas in magazines, on the internet, and in other … Continue reading INTERIOR PAINT FAQS