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7 Outdoor Painting Projects

A great way to update your outdoor setting is with fresh paint. Whether some leftover paint is stored away or there is a specific color scheme you want to use for your outdoor living area, there are many terrific outdoor painting projects you can choose from. The following are seven great ideas for outdoor painting. 1 – Paint your metal bistro set You […]

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4 Smart Tips for Painting Your House

Painting your house is not that difficult, but it can be a time consuming chore. But before you get started you will want to give some considerable thought to the type of paint and the colors you are going to apply. Also, you need to be willing to invest in the right tools and to take the time to prepare the surface […]

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Inventive Ways to Decorate With Paint

When most people think of painting their homes’ interiors, they think of putting one color of paint on all the walls and painting the trim with a complimentary accent color.  There’s nothing wrong with that.  But if you want to get creative, you’ll find many exciting ways to decorate with paint – and you don’t have to be an artist or a professional painter to […]

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The Right Roller Cover for Your Next Painting Job

One reason non-professional painters end up with less-than-satisfying results is because they’ve used the wrong roller when applying paint to the walls.  Here’s what you need to know to keep that from happening to you in your next painting project. What a paint roller cover is made of There are three components of a roller: the fabric, which is the soft covering material; the adhesive, […]

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Choosing a Beautiful Color Scheme for Your Home

House painting is really two jobs: putting the paint on the surfaces, and, first, choosing what kind of paint to use.  It’s the second job that tends to baffle most folks.  There are so many colors available and so many mix-and-match combinations, where does one start? You don’t have to be an artist or a color-wizard to come up with a pleasing color scheme that […]

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Feeling Blue? Here’s Some Paint Colors to Lift Your Spirits This Winter

Maybe it’s the shorter days, or the rain and snow storms, or the fact that we tend to slow way down during winter.  Whatever the cause, many people feel less than their “perfect selves” during the long winter months.  If this sounds like you, there’s one easy idea that might help. Color. Psychologists have known for years that colors have an amazingly strong impact […]

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Freshen Up Your Interior This Winter with a New Coat of Paint

If winter has you slowed down and left you missing the robust activity you enjoy in the “easier” months, consider using this down-time to do some indoor painting.  This is a great time to freshen up your interior with a new coat of paint for larger areas or just to make some touch-ups to trim, molding and doors. The main factor when it […]

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Paint Colors We’ll Crave In The New Year

What’s hot and what’s not where color is concerned?  The paint colors we’ll crave in the new year can be fitted under the single label “expression.”  Paint used in and on homes these days really doesn’t follow a standard path like it often did years ago.  Today, as we move further off that well-traveled path, we’re finding vast new color opportunities by reaching into our imaginations […]

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When Is It Okay to Use Paint-and-Primer-in-One on Interior Walls?

Paint has come a long way since the days when humans first figured out how to make it. But it has yet to come far enough to ensure that the stuff in a can labeled “paint” will perfectly cover every surface in every condition and look good at that time and for years after. This […]

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How To Paint With A Roller Like A Pro

Have you ever performed a paint job within your home and felt like the end result didn’t justify the time and expense? Many less-than-great paint jobs come from not doing the necessary prep, not having the right equipment and paint or not using the equipment properly. In this article, we want to look at rollers […]

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