Paint “sheen” refers to how glossy the paint is, an especially important factor for interior paints. The glossier the paint, the shinier it is and the easier it will reflect light (along with a few other differences). Any can of interior paint will clearly say which type of gloss it has – but how do… Read More
Are you getting ready for a big DIY painting job? Painting your house is an ambitious project, and if you don’t have a lot of experience with this type of full-scale interior painting, it can be difficult to know where to start. We’re going to help with some basic preparation tips that will allow you… Read More
Painting the inside of your house starts with a difficult choice: Just what colors are you going to use (exterior paints can also be a challenge)? If you’re not sure where to begin, we have a few suggestions for you to make sure your colors are everything you need them to be.… Read More
When painting your home, don’t forget about primer! Primer is that layer of lightly colored paint that goes over the surface before you apply the paint color that you have planned. We know, this sounds like painting the surface twice for little benefit, but using primer actually has many important advantages, especially for long-lasting home… Read More
No matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to get the same kind of crisp clean lines as a professional painter; especially when using two different colors on the wall. So, what’s their trick?  Besides a lot of practice, professional painting experts know the best way to obtain those ultra-straight lines is to… Read More
It’s time to give your home a whole new look with a fresh coat of paint.  You’ve picked the color and gather your supplies. Now it is time to get started. But wait! Here are five things you must do to ensure that this exterior paint project is a success.… Read More