Posts Tagged ‘ Painting Your Home ’

Priming Your Walls Before Painting – The Most Important Step!

In most cases, the steps that are taken to prepare for a task are almost as time consuming as the actual undertaking. Painting is no different. If you try to skip the prep work, you will regret how much more time you will spend on touch ups, and you will probably spend more money because you will have to apply way more paint layers than necessary. Preparation includes cleaning  the walls, sanding rough spots, taping off the areas you don't want to paint, and moving or covering furniture. Continue Reading ...

What Is The Best Paint Brush For The Job?

Posted on: October 9, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Home Makeover Tips, Painting Tips
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If you aren't sure what type of brush or roller to use when doing a painting project, you are not alone. Most people try to find a brush in the bargain bin that looks like it might do the job. The truth is, there are a lot of variations in brushes and rollers that make a huge difference with the outcome of the project. This Old House is a very helpful site if you are tackling a paint job on your own as opposed to hiring a painting company to do the work for you. In this article, the author Continue Reading ...

Solutions to Boost Your Property Value

Posted on: September 11, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Home Makeover Tips, Painting Tips
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Most people want to keep their property looking attractive, even if they aren't getting ready to sell it. If you are like most people, though, you're crazy busy and what you want to do and what you actually have time to do are two different things. There are some fairly simple things that aren't extremely expensive that you can do to spruce up your real estate. This article by Miranda Silva of Architectural Digest offers five solutions to boost your property value that can make a Continue Reading ...

The Psychology Behind Choosing Paint Colors

Posted on: September 3, 2016 by in Attributed Blog, Painting Tips
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Most people don't think about the psychology behind choosing paint colors. If in doubt, I choose a lighter shade to make the room look brighter and more open. If you're the daring type that likes bold colors, then you are more likely to choose your favorite color. This article discusses the reasoning behind color psychology and why you need to carefully consider the shade of each room: How to use color psychology when painting your home - Lifestyle - Devils Lake Journal - Devils Continue Reading ...