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5 Common Paint Problems to Avoid

Painting is an easy way to dramatically change the look and feel of your home, inside and out. However, house painting is not as simple as opening a can of paint and applying to the walls. It is a labor-intensive process that requires careful preparation. Otherwise, you could have disastrous results that may make your […]

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Best Paint Colors for Low-Light Rooms

Just about every home has at least one space that isn’t very bright during the day. It may be a bathroom, guest room, or den. A dimly lit room can also affect individuals with the seasonal affected disorder (SAD), especially if it is a room where they happen to spend most of their time.  So, […]

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How Often Should You Paint Your House Interior?

The rule for interior paint is that high traffic areas need a fresh coat more often. The paint on your walls can begin looking shabby over time. Applying a fresh coat of paint every few years keeps your home looking it’s best. How long interior paint lasts depends on the room it’s in and how […]

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Color-Matching Tips from Professionals

Finding the exact hue to touch up your walls or match the threads in your favorite throw can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are many ways to find the color that you’ve been searching for.  Winter is a great season to touch up your home’s interior. More times indoors can bring your attention to old […]

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Benefits of Painting Your Home’s Interior During the Winter

There’s no better time to paint your home than in the winter.  Connecticut’s long, cold winters make it difficult to tackle most home improvement projects until spring. Painting is one home improvement project that you can tackle now. You don’t need to wait until the weather warms up to update the colors on your walls! […]

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Painting Rooms Red: Things to Consider Before You Pick up the Brush

Everybody’s got advice on the best colors to use for all the different areas inside your home. The good thing about paint colors is, the most important advice is your own. You’re the one who will live with your color choices, so give it a little thought and then paint your rooms, areas and trim […]

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Why Is My Interior Paint Peeling? 9 Likely Causes

It can be pretty disappointing to spend so much time painting interior walls and ceilings only to have the surfaces marred a week, a month, a year or years later by peeling paint. Let’s look at the nine most common reasons paint peels. 1. Moisture/water Most paint-peeling issues happen because water has gotten between the […]

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How to Use Painter’s Tape to Get a Perfect Line on a 2-Tone Surface

When you’re painting a wall or ceiling or other surface two different colors, you have to go about it the right way to avoid having a blur of overlapped colors along the line separating them. You want a crisp line that makes it look like two colors on two different objects were set in place […]

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Ideas for Painting & Refinishing Your Stairs

The stairs in your home get a lot of traffic but often not much thought. They’re just there, and you use them. But with a little creativity, you can make a masterpiece out of these steps that take you up and down. Getting your stairs to stand out isn’t difficult. Here are some ideas for […]

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Do I Need to Tape Before I Paint?

Painting a room is the best way to update its personality and aesthetics. But before picking up a brush or roller, you need to prepare the space. Apart from moving furniture, laying down drop cloths, and cleaning baseboards, many DIY painters often neglect an important step — taping.  As a rule of thumb, professional painters […]

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