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Problems To Avoid When Painting Your Room

Painting is one of those Do-it-yourself projects that everyone attempts at least once. Having a room transformed by picking the right paint color and taking the time to do the job right is tremendously rewarding. If a room in your house is could use a new coat of paint, here are some things you should... Read more

How to Paint Over a Dark Color

There’s no need to look with dread at a room painted in a dark shade when you prefer a lighter hue. Making the change is not difficult to do once you know how to paint over a dark color. A total lack of patience is one possible hitch, and a lack of sufficient time to... Read more

Is It Necessary to Prime Walls Before Painting?

“Change is the only constant,” is wisdom from Greek philosopher Heraclitus that applies to the issue of using a primer. Previously “yes” was considered the best answer to the question, “Is it necessary to prime walls before painting?” Now, it’s more accurate to evaluate the situation before deciding. Continued improvements made in high-quality paints can... Read more

Eggshell vs. Semi-Gloss Paint

Painting in just the right shades and glosses for maximum visual effect is a worldwide preoccupation. Even with numberless options, there is distinction in the eggshell vs semi gloss paint debate. Arm yourself with answers to this enduring question by reading on. Helpful solutions to this and many other interior painting questions are also available... Read more

What Are the Various Paint Sheens?

So, you’re planning on updating your home in Farmington, CT, and have settled on the perfect paint color for your interior painting project. Now all you need to do is select the right paint sheen for the rooms you are painting. Don’t worry; the pros here at Franklin Painting are here to walk you through... Read more

The Best White Paints in the Industry

If you are thinking about painting your home and making the potentially mind-boggling choice between white paints feel free to relax because designers have an eye for these things. Some of the best white paints in the industry, according to designers, are below.  Insights and nuances about the various shades are included to help you... Read more

Is it Safe to Paint Your House While Pregnant?

The nesting instinct goes along with pregnancy, and it naturally involves nursery preparations such as changing the wall colors. But is it safe to get your house painted while pregnant? This is a great question because special precautions, indeed, need to be taken. Per the opinion of some board-certified OBGYNs, neither harm nor safety is... Read more

How to Repair Paint Damaged by Pets

Furry and feathered friends tend to steal our hearts, making themselves worth the trouble when they wreak havoc in our homes. If you have a cat, dog, or bird, it’s good to know how to repair paint damaged by pets. Caring for a pet can mean actually putting up with anything for love. Fortunately, the... Read more

Choosing Light or Dark Paint for a Room

Isn’t it exciting to think about how a coat of fresh paint can beautify your home . . . until it’s time to choose from the countless color options? One of the intimidating questions is whether light or dark paint is better for a particular room. Adeptly applying light and dark paint on the walls... Read more

Can You Paint Bathroom Tile

Replacing bathroom tile floors and walls can be costly and time-consuming. Plus, tile delivery can take several weeks if the design and materials you want are not in stock. Not surprisingly, with the economy today, many homeowners in Farmington, Plainville, and surrounding communities east of the Connecticut River are looking for budget-friendly ideas for updating... Read more

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