Many people love the "fresh" smell of a newly painted room, but in reality, that smell can be dangerous to your health. That smell is caused by the drying of the paint which releases the VOC's into the air. They can cause headaches, irritated eyes, nausea, and even cancer.
There aren't many things that feel fresher than a newly painted room or rooms in your house. It feels good, it looks good, it's a nice change, it's an easy way to spruce things up and it's an important part of home maintenance. Although painting is a relatively inexpensive way to accomplish all those things, it still costs money, which doesn't come easily for most of us.
The bathroom is a room in your house that you definitely want to get the paint job done right. Choosing the right paint is so important because... It is one of the most well-used rooms in the house (pun intended)
What is the best way to finish and preserve your wood deck? This is a question that homeowners have struggled with for a very long time.
Wallpaper is a funny thing...now it's popular, now it's not. It's popularity rises and falls with regularity. If you have ever had a wallpapered room (and I'm sure you have or you wouldn't be reading this article), sooner or later you're going to want to take it down, whether it's because you want new paper on your walls or you're ready for a new look and you want to paint instead. Removing old wallpaper is not a quick and easy job...it can take time and effort.
If you're going to spend the time and money to paint your walls, you want the end result to look great...otherwise, wPatchbeforePainting-Claffey'sPaintinghy would you bother? One of the biggest mistakes that people make when painting their walls is to neglect prepping them properly first.
If you're getting ready to sell your home, you will be wanting to prepare to make the best first impression possible for those who are potential buyers. You want their first thought to be that they could see themselves living in your house. For this to happen, you'll want to pay special attention to...
Got kids? Got pets? Put the two together and you have a recipe for dirty, grimy walls! Even without kids or pets, your walls can get smudges and fingerprints on them. One way or another most of us need to clean our painted walls, not only so they look as nice as they did right after they were painted, but also to increase the life of the paint.
You've just completed painting your family room...did you use all the paint? Of course not! There's almost always unused paint when the job is done. So what are you going to do with it? Do you need to keep it, can you keep it, why should you keep it?
If you're a homeowner, sooner or later, your home is going to need to be painted -gasp! That can be a frightening undertaking...if you've never done it before, the fright is in the unknown, if you have painted in the past, the fright is remembering some of the "horrors" from your last project.