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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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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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3 Rooms in Your Home Where White Paint Could Look Great

Color choices are an important element of a new paint job for your home. Leading paint manufacturers like Sherwin-Williams and Benjamin Moore have designed an amazing palette of colors and shades, giving you endless options for color combinations throughout your home. But with all these amazing colors, don’t forget the most basic color of all: […]

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The Interior Paint Colors You Should Use If You’re Selling Your Home

When you put your home on the market, you want it to sell as quickly as possible and receive the highest offers. Choosing the right colors for your walls when you stage it for viewings can help. While you may love the color scheme of your home, prospective homeowners with different taste may struggle to […]

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New Paint Considerations for an Office or Business Facility

When you’re contemplating a new paint job for your commercial facility, you can make choosing the best color scheme easy by going at it from one of two angles: Paint your facility with the same colors found in your company logo or on your website, brochures and other marketing materials. Use different colors, but ones […]

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Tips for Painting Wood Floors

Some people would tell you to never paint a wood floor, just refinish it. But there’s absolutely nothing wrong with painting a wood floor, as long as you don’t expect that two months down the line you’ll want to revert to wood. When you’ve committed to a painted floor, follow these tips to make it […]

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Painting Tips for Fabulous Interior Doors

When you think about it, most doors inside a home are pretty boring. They were created for a functional purpose – to open and close so you can get from one space to another. Often, interior doors are painted the same color as their adjacent walls. Sometimes they’re painted a contrasting color. But that’s about […]

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Greens May Pass Neutrals in 2019 Interior Color Trends

In recent years in the color world, neutral shades have been all the rage. From the fashion district to your local interior designer, neutrals have enjoyed unmatched popularity. Some color-industry trend watchers believe that’s starting to change, with a surge toward the huge family of what we call green. This wouldn’t be a surprising shift. […]

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6 Color Tips That Will Totally Change Your Home

Changing the color scheme of your home is an easy and inexpensive way to revitalize your home décor. Adding colorful accents like an accent rug and throw pillows can brighten up a room. A fresh coat of paint is the most effective way to transform the mood of a room. A crisp new color or […]

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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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