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11 Painting Shortcuts that Lead to Regret

Shortcuts on painting projects are pretty much never a good idea. To achieve a professional look when painting an area of any size, painstaking preparation and care with details are required. Unfortunately, plenty of do-it-yourself painters use timesaving steps that result in substandard results of one kind or another. Avoid all of the following painting […]

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How to Use the Cutting-In Technique for Painting Edges

Do-it-yourself tips rarely include a painting technique called “cutting-in,” but it’s one of the secrets of professional painters. Some of the most time-consuming prep tasks are eliminated with this approach to painting edges that are too tight for a paint roller. A paintbrush, a steady hand, and confidence are all you need. The following tips […]

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Tips for Painting Accent Walls

Accent walls are very much en vogue, and their popularity is well-deserved. They provide an easy way to create an eye-catching room makeover. In addition to a limitless range of paint colors to choose from, patterns, wallpapers, and a wide range of textures can be used for accent walls. With this feature, you are adding […]

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How to Enlarge a Room with Paint Colors

If you have a small room that you wish didn’t seem so confined, don’t push out a wall and expand just yet. Painting the walls and trim may be all that’s required to transform the space, making it feel roomier and less cramped. Paint colors can profoundly affect perceptions of the depth, shape, and size […]

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What’s the Best Color For My Guest Room?

If you’ve ever been an overnight guest in someone’s home, you know how important it is to feel comfortable and at-ease. It’s a new place, not your own, so you’re already going to making some adjustments. But in your new, temporary bedroom, you really don’t want to make any more adjustments than necessary. Well, guests […]

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Tips to Spruce Up Your Home or Guest Rooms for the Holidays

The holiday season is fast approaching, which means it’s the perfect time to strategize getting your home ready for coming festivities. Instead of quickly grabbing a can of paint to give your interior a fresh backdrop for holiday décor, consider stepping back to determine where focus is needed and what you’d most like to achieve. […]

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What You Need to Know to Touch Up Your Interior Paint Job Like A Pro

Even the best paint jobs can become marred over time.  Scratches, stains and other kinds of damage are a normal part of life – especially if you’ve got kids and pets.  When enough of these paint problems happen, it’s time to start thinking about touching up the unsightly areas.  But before getting started, here are a few things you need to know. Try cleaning […]

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How to Prioritize Rooms for Painting & Eliminate Paint Fumes

Interior painting done well is a cost-effective way to give your home a makeover; but the process is mildly disruptive, at best. As you tackle interior painting, one of numerous decisions to be made is how to prioritize rooms for painting. Professional painters may have suggestions about how to prioritize the rooms to be painted and the most efficient way to paint for better money savings. […]

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Popular Paint Colors for Your Kitchen Cabinets

The most important rule when choosing paint colors for interior projects within your home is, go with what makes you feel good.  Of course, that leaves a lot of open space for people who aren’t experienced painters and color-combiners.  For this reason, we’d like to share some ideas on a few popular paint colors for your kitchen cabinets – an area of painting that requires a […]

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Can You Paint Your Home’s Exterior Siding?

Any exterior painting project is a serious job with many elements to consider and many choices to make.  One question that comes up often from owners of homes with siding is ‘how do we go about painting siding made of vinyl or wood?’ Both types of siding look great when new and freshly painted, but both eventually begin to fade and […]

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