Painting on a Budget? Check Out These 5 Practical Cost-Saving Tips

painting on a budget

There are many motivators for updating your home’s paint including changing the look of a room, repurposing a space, matching walls to new furnishings, freshening faded or dated paint, or selling your home. However, the cost of painting (or at least people’s perception of it) is one of the top reasons people put off actually…

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5 Common Paint Problems and How to Fix Them

Paint Problems

Your home’s exterior paint job may have existed before you moved in. Or you might have had it re-painted after you moved it. Whatever the case may be, there are exterior paint problems that can arise as a result of issues you have little control over. The good news is that for nearly every paint…

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6 Tips for Painting Your Ceiling

When you enter a newly painted room you’ll notice it immediately if it’s been done well. The ceiling, on the other hand, doesn’t get the same attention as the walls. Nevertheless, the ceiling is just like another wall – consider it the top wall. Just as you should refresh your walls with new paint from…

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5 Tips for Touching Up Interior Paint

Touching up interior paint in your home is easier than you may think. If it’s been a while since you’ve painted your home touching up your interior paint may dramatically improve the look of your home. Touching up a paint job can be a good alternative to repainting walls. This is especially true if the…

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Tips for Painting Your Kitchen

Your kitchen is one of the most frequently used rooms in your home. If you’re remodeling your kitchen you may decide to repaint it at the same time. Or maybe your kitchen is just due for another paint job. Whatever the case may be, there are ways to make painting your kitchen go more smoothly.…

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Interior Paint Prep for Your Next Home Painting Project

Preparation is the secret to achieving a professional-quality paint job. Without the proper interior paint prep, there’s very little chance the finished project will look as sharp as it could. This article will tell you everything you need to do for a successful interior painting project. Paint Prep Furniture Protection Unless you’re working in an…

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Interior Paint Color – How to Choose the Right One

Choosing the right interior paint color for your home’s rooms can be intimidating.  You’re going to be living with it for years. Although you can repaint if you don’t like it, you’d rather not spend the time and money on choosing the wrong color. The impact of colors on a room and your mood are…

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Can Latex Paint Cover Oil-Based Paint?

If you’re in the paint world or have done some research using latex paint over oil-based is not advised. Latex cannot cure and “stick” when applied over an oil-based layer. People who make this mistake quickly discover this as the latex paint cracks, bubbles, and peels. With that said, quality latex paint can cover oil-based…

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Why Using Cheap Paint Costs You More

If you didn’t know what goes into making quality paint, you might think it’s all the same. At first glance, it would be difficult to notice the difference between cheap paint and quality paint. But there is a huge difference, and it matters. The use of paint goes back to ancient history, but we won’t…

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Exterior Painting Tips and Techniques

Exterior Painting Tips In Memphis

Attention to detail matters in many things, but it may not matter anywhere more than it does in painting a house. You may need to spend days to prepare surfaces, repair rot and fill cracks, apply a primer coat, buy top-quality brushes and a high-grade paint and cover everything with drop cloths before you can…

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