Are you envious of the paint jobs performed on professional and DIY home improvement blogs? Do you wish that yours could look just as nice? Here are three tips that the pros rely on in order to make your walls look perfect. 1) Prepare the surface properly Repair holes and dents with filler or drywall […]
Painting the exterior of your house is not the same as the painting of your interior walls. You can’t just slap on a few coats of paint and call it a day – that’s a rookie maneuver that will result in a bad paint job.
With the rise in popularity of so many do-it-yourself websites and home improvement stores, many homeowners feel like they can take on any task. While this may be true in some cases, it doesn’t work so well in others, and the outcome may be less spectacular than expected. Exterior Painting Pro’s Painting the exterior of […]
The outside of your home is the first “face” that you present to not only your neighbors, but also the people who drive down your street on their way to restaurants, shops and other places. It doesn’t matter how nicely the interior of your home is decorated – you will be judged first by its […]
There is absolutely no reason why every wall in your house needs to be painted a flat, basic color. Sure, they’ll look nice, especially when painted correctly, but adding a few special effects will enhance the colors and décor in the room. These techniques are fairly simple, and when done right, can really make a […]
Prepping the exterior of your house for painting may seem like the most difficult part of the job, but, after removing any loose chips of the old paint, power-washing the sides and repairing cracks and other damage, you still need to choose the right type of exterior paint. Latex Exterior latex paint is the most […]
There are many things that you can do in order to make your home more salable, including making sure that the outside of it is in good shape, re-doing your landscaping and repairing cracks in your concrete sidewalk and driveway, but none of them boost the likeability factor of your house like a good interior […]
Most people know how to make a “v-shape” when using a roller to fill in the main, flat portions of the walls when painting, but few know the right way to “cut in” a room. In fact, not many people know exactly what “cutting in” is.
You’ve already made the decision to re-paint the interior of your house, and have acknowledged the fact that you don’t have the skills or the time to do the job yourself. So, the only thing left (besides narrowing down your paint colors) is to pick a painting contractor to go with. Choosing which residential painting […]
It takes time and patience to get your walls painted correctly. One tiny slip-up and they will no longer look professionally done, and will instead look sloppy and unfinished. In order to get your ceilings and other tight areas, such as corners, painted properly, you will need to master several brush stroke techniques and have […]