Matte paints contain less resin and more pigment, and they don’t reflect light. While semi-gloss paints are popular choices among many households, there are several reasons to select a matte finish for your painting project.
Painting over wallpaper may not be the most elegant way to redo a room. However, with the right precautions, it can be done and look great!
Sometimes taking on new home painting projects can be a bit more than you expected. Luckily, you don’t need to be a professional to make your house look as good as new. To help you get started, here are a few interior and exterior painting painting projects you can do over the weekend.
There are a lot of conditions needed to paint a brick house well, but it can be done (and we’ve done it). Look out for the following before you get professional painters to take care of your house.
Depending on the surface you plan on painting, the finish can make a great impact on how your paint looks and functions. Each sheen is different and has different properties, and therefore should be different depending on the surface.
Looking for the right color combination? Learn a little bit about the best colors to go with your room.
Keep all the hardware aside. Clean and cover other surfaces. Sandpaper. Have tack cloths in place. Ensure the all hardware is clean.
Remove painters tape when it is completely dry. When removing, pull the tape off slowly and at a 45 degree angle. Increase to 90 to ensure enhanced results.
If you’re getting your house repainted, you need to be able to match wall paint. Here’s how to do it fast.
Consumer Reports show that enhancing the exterior of your home before selling could potentially yield a two-to-five-percent higher return. And, coming in at No. 3 on HGTV’s list of “Tips to Increase Your Home Value,” is paint. They note that freshly painted rooms look clean and updated, and that means value.