Paint Colors

2015

2015 Color Forecast: Gray Is Here to Stay

Few of us favor a weather forecast with solid gray skies, yet we can't seem to get enough of the smoky color in our indoor environment. As a result, we're … [Continue Reading]

Interior Painting

Primer

Priming Provides a Plethora of Benefits

When it comes to interior painting, most of us just can't wait to apply new color to our walls. Yet it's the final part of surface preparation – priming – that is key to getting the longest lasting, best … [Continue Reading]

Heat Wave High Temperatures

Too Hot for Outdoor Painting? Then Paint Indoors

There comes a point when it’s just too hot for exterior painting – either because the paint will dry too quickly to wear well over time, or because you’ll quickly wear yourself out working in the heat and … [Continue Reading]

white living room

Summertime Is a Great Time to Paint Interior Walls

When it comes to your home's exterior, you get a chance to change the color only every so often – just once a decade if you applied a long-lasting top quality paint. Not so with the interior, however. If … [Continue Reading]

Painting Tips

Paint by the Numbers to Get the Best Results

While aesthetics drive a lot of painting decisions, don't ignore the math when choosing your paint. Figures like price per gallon and coverage rate should factor into your thinking, and other numbers are even … [Continue Reading]

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Posh Painting: Expand Your Space

How many times have you wanted to elevate the feel of a room but thought you couldn't due to budgetary constrictions, spatial confinement within the four walls of the structure that you cannot renovate, or … [Continue Reading]

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A Versatile Paint Can Simplify Complicated Projects

Some interior painting projects are pretty straightforward – changing the color of the walls in a well-maintained bedroom, for example. But they’re not all that way. A friend recently re-painted his … [Continue Reading]

April Fools' Day

Avoid These Four “Foolish” Mistakes When Painting Your Home

As April Fools Day approaches, it's a good time to caution against making foolish mistakes when painting your home. The fact is, most early paint failures occur because of a foolish error or poor decision that … [Continue Reading]