Time to do a little decorating or redecorating? Maybe it's time to think a little bit out of the box...it doesn't have to be wild or garish, but maybe a little bit unconventional. All decorating doesn't necessarily revolve around new furniture, rugs, pillows, or art on the walls. Think about your walls as your art, they are blank canvases. Think about color, think about paint!
One of the easiest ways to makeover or perk up a room is to give it a new coat of paint. With paint you can turn dark and dinghy to light and airy, loud and obnoxious to calm and soothing, or feeling small and confined to open and spacious. Paint is a very versatile medium when it comes to transforming a space. The problem is...
If you want to paint a room, and you want to do it quickly, efficiently and get the best job possible, then the paint roller is the right tool for you. There are other tools you can use, the paintbrush or the paint sprayer...but there are pros and cons to using them:
People are becoming more and more aware of their environment and how it affects them, from the air they breathe to the things they eat.
Are your kitchen cabinets starting to look a little old, tired, boring, and outdated? Would you like to just replace them with something new and updated, but it's just too costly? Painting is a great way to bring them up to date without "breaking the bank". Use these tips to do a professional job.
Should you use a brush, a roller or a paint sprayer? Each method has its benefits, here are some pros and cons of each to help make your decision, along with some tips for painting with a sprayer.
Why would you hire a professional painting company instead of painting your house yourself? Does doing it yourself make more sense? Can you save money? Is it a better job? There are definitely pros & cons, but are most of the pros on the side of the "Pros"?
Some decorators might tell you that the accent wall, which became a trend a few years ago, is just a passing fad, or even that it's dead...just don't tell that to the millions who are still painting accent walls in their homes.
For most homeowners, painting isn't one of their favorite tasks...you like the end result, you just don't want to do the job. Then, after the job is complete and you're ready to admire and enjoy your work you notice something that doesn't look quite right.
Here in the Pacific Northwest, specifically the Seattle, WA area, it isn't surprising to see discolored spots on the siding of many homes in the area. These shadowy looking spots can be brown, gray, green or even black, and they make the exterior of your home look dirty. But unlike dirt, you can't wash them off by hand or by pressure washing. The culprit is