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Do You Need to Clean Walls Before Painting?

A lot of people wonder if they can bypass wall-cleaning, probably because cleaning walls can be the least-exciting part of an interior painting project. There’s no definite answer to this question – it depends on the condition of your walls. If you can see grease stains, smudges, dirt and the like on a wall, it needs to be cleaned before painting. These substances will […]

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How to Remove Stains from Walls and Ceilings

When you are preparing to paint a room, one of the first steps to take is cleaning the walls and ceilings. Getting rid of dust and grime will help the paint to adhere well. Tackling stains will ensure that there aren’t uneven spots. How to Clean Your Ceiling Starting with your ceiling is a smart […]

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How-To Tips from the Pros: Painting Door Casings

It’s not “a given” that any paint job in your home will be easy to pull off like a pro, not even for small projects such as painting door casings. The prep work, tools used, paintbrush size, type of paint, and the skillful application of paint all contribute to the overall finish. Do-it-yourself paint jobs […]

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Using Color Psychology to Choose Paint Colors

An interior painting project can seem like a daunting job with so many things to decide on, not the least of which is the actual colors you want to use. You can find plenty of guidelines on “ideal” paint combinations and color schemes. A guideline to making paint choices very personal is this: color your home with your feelings – or the feelings you wish to bring […]

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Paint Colors for Different Lighting

After thoughtfully deliberating, you feel like you have found the perfect color and come home loaded with cans of paint. But, once you start painting your homes interior, you notice that the color doesn’t look the same on your walls as it did on the swatch. You hope a second coat will make all the difference. Instead, it looks just as bad. If […]

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How to Select the Best Ceiling Color

People often don’t give a lot of thought to selecting a ceiling color to use in a home painting project. This can be a mistake, because the paint color you use on your ceiling has more of an effect on the room than you might realize. With any painting job, of course, your personal tastes should determine the colors you use. But in case you’d […]

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Color Inspiration & Simple Painting Projects for Spring

Are you feeling inspired to bring more color inside or refresh your home’s exterior? Spring time is a season of new beginnings which makes it is a great time for painting projects. Even a small change to your home’s color palette can make a big impact. We have put together a list of our favorite […]

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Best Way to Preserve Paintbrushes and Rollers

Achieving a professional-quality finish with a do-it-yourself paint job is more difficult than it looks, especially if old, brittle rollers or paintbrushes are being used. The quality of your next project depends in large part on properly cleaning and storing your tools after current use. The following easy steps for preserving paintbrushes and rollers can […]

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How to Paint Your Home to Match Your Family

Deciding on the colors to use for an interior home painting job can be more work than doing the actual painting. There are so many different combinations of color and so many theories on color matching coming from every imaginable source. Here’s an idea you might not have considered: paint your home to match your […]

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How to Paint Over Dark Colors

If you’ve ever had trouble producing a good result when painting a light color over dark-colored walls, the only problem may have been that you didn’t take the right steps. Here’s how to make sure your next light-over-dark painting project meets – or exceeds – your expectations. 1. Good equipment The quality of your brushes […]

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