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Regardless if you are looking paint a bedroom, kitchen or the exterior of your home, we can help with useful advice about paints and painting a house.

Interior Paint Color Combinations

Choosing the right interior paint color combination can be an agonizing decision. Not only is painting a room a time-consuming project, it's also expensive. A basic knowledge of the color wheel and color theory will help you to understand...

How to Paint an Exterior Door

Whether you have a new exterior door to paint or are going to repaint an existing door, the techniques are basically the same. Repainting an old door requires some additional steps such as removing hardware, sanding and priming. This...

How to Paint over Wallpaper

It doesn't matter what type of paint job you are going to tackle, preparation is the most important part. So here's the bad news. Whether you want to know how to paint a newly plastered wall, a wall that...

Is More Expensive House Paint Worth The Money

Painting the inside of a house--or even just a room--is an ambitious, time consuming undertaking. House paint can seem like a ghastly cost when you're looking at prices between $30 and $50 per gallon. You may be asking yourself,...

How to Match Paint Colors

Matching paint colors that other people have chosen can be incredibly difficult and frustrating. In fact it can even be difficult to match your own paint colors if you haven't taken the time and trouble to keep careful notes...

What to Look for when Buying Paint Brushes

Whether you are painting the walls of your house, your window frames and doors or other woodwork, tackling decorative paint finishes, or painting a picture to hang on your wall, you need to know what to look for when...

Cleaning a Paint Brush – Tips and Tricks to Saving Your Brush

If you are going to be tackling any home improvement projects that involve painting, you’re going to have to know how to go about cleaning a paint brush. If you don’t do it properly, the paint will dry in...

Environmentally Friendly House Paint

Have you have ever felt as if you were going to collapse while you were busy painting your home? It's a horrible feeling and one that you won't be keen to repeat. If you haven't had this experience it's...

Latex Paint – Trivia and Information

Latex paint is made from a water soluble base that is mixed with a polyvinyl material containing acrylic resin. The name latex is actually misleading because latex paint does not contain latex at all (it is therefore safe for...

How Colors Affect Your Mood – Gray-blues have a Zen-like Quality

Colors affect your mood in ways that you aren't aware of. Colors are used in public buildings, advertising and even in food in order to produce desired effects. The power of color to change our minds and bodies is...

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New Trends in Home Building

While most of the latest trends in the home building industry relate to energy-efficiency and conservation of water, and in fact sustainability in general, there is also a noticeable trend towards down-sizing of homes. New trends in home building also emphasize the need for integrating natural resources in home design,...

Sponge Painting a Bedroom – Use a Sea Sponge

There are many different ways that you can use paint techniques to improve the look of a bedroom. Sponging is one of the simplest techniques of all, but unless you have done it before, if you are intending to be sponge painting a bedroom, it really will pay you...

Painting Kitchen Cupboards – Adding Color to the Cabinets

One of the easiest ways to revamp a boring old kitchen is by painting kitchen cupboards. But you need to know exactly what surface you are going to be painting before you start. The problem is that if you don’t prepare your surfaces correctly, you will end up with...