Spouse Going On A Business Trip Soon? Surprise Them By Getting Your Home’s Interior Painted

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spouse Going On A Business Trip Soon? Surprise Them By Getting Your Home’s Interior Painted

If you are a stay-at home parent or work part-time at home, you are in the perfect situation to surprise your spouse with things while they are at work. It’s also possible to take on major projects when they go on a business trip, such as painting the interior of your home. With latex paint taking 4 hours before you can apply a new coat, and oil-based paint at 24 hours, this process can take a few days. So, as long as your spouse is gone long enough, you can get it professionally painted before they come home. Discuss Paint Color...

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How To Paint Interior Wall Lines

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Paint Interior Wall Lines

Textured drywall is the most common interior wall surface. It is an easy material to work with and it can be painted and repainted as often as you want. Repainting your drywall is a smart remodel and a fun way to change the look of a room. It is also a popular remodel because it is so easy to do. You can do most of the work with a paint roller and brushes. That being said, there are some tricky parts of the job. The hardest part is painting the straight edges along the baseboard and in the corners. This article explains a special trick for...

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How To Paint Around Molding

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Paint Around Molding

Painting your drywall interior is always a smart remodel. It is a simple and affordable way to breathe new life into any interior space. But, painting needs to be done with care, the right tools and proper techniques for it to look good and last a long time. Many people just let professionals paint their interior, but others do the work on their own to make the project cheaper. If you do decide to paint on your own, this article will be very helpful because it will highlight how to paint around the baseboard and molding. Taping off Along the...

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Paint Removal Tips And Tricks You Need To Know

Posted by on Dec 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Paint Removal Tips And Tricks You Need To Know

Whether you’re sprucing up the outside of your home or bringing new life to some old furniture, stripping paint is perhaps one of the most tedious yet important aspects of the process. While some paint is easily removed with a sander, other paints, especially those that have been on for a while and painted over, require more thought and perhaps a different technique. Here are some things to keep in mind when deciding which method to use in paint removal. The Three Methods of Paint Removal There are three main ways to remove paint from...

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How To Paint Over Powder Coated Steel

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Paint Over Powder Coated Steel

You are likely familiar with the liquid paint that you would apply to a wall or fence, but there is a second type of paint used on many steel products. Steel is often colored with powder coatings. Though this coating is thicker and more durable than liquid paint, if you want to paint a different color over it, it can be difficult to get the liquid paint to adhere. Below are some steps to painting over powder coated steel. Preparing the Steel The coating will likely be very smooth, so you will need to sand it so it is rougher and so the paint...

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4 Excellent And Creative Ways To Use Wallpaper At Home

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Excellent And Creative Ways To Use Wallpaper At Home

Items that are intended for as specific purpose are not always used in that way. Did you know Play-Doh was originally meant to be a wallpaper cleaner? With wallpaper, it is meant to go on the wall, but that doesn’t mean the wall is the only place that it can go. Here are a few creative ways you can use wallpaper other than on your home’s walls: Wrapping a Present. When it comes to wrapping presents, it can be hard to find that wrapping paper that fits just right for the occasion or the person that the gift is for. There just...

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Preparing Your Home For A New Coat Of Paint

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preparing Your Home For A New Coat Of Paint

Your home faces the harshest of elements on a regular basis. Searing heat, intense winds and sheets of rain or snow will cause any exterior surface to wear and wither over time. If you are looking to have the exterior of your home painted, you may be wondering what work is needed to prepare those exterior surfaces for paint. After all, a surface that is prepped properly will help your fresh coat of paint look newer, longer. Below are a few helpful hints you can use if you are planning on having the exterior of your home painted. Cleaning The...

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