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If you walk into any store that sells paint, such as Sherwin Williams, Home Depot and Lowes, chances are that when you go to look for a brush you are going to be overwhelmed. Once you are overwhelmed with choices, odds are you will probably just go with some...
A father and daughter painting their house together.
As a painter for over 15 years, I've learned that cleaning my paint brushes is essential and that a high-quality paintbrush is an absolute must. I often spend at a minimum $20 on my brushes. Three of my favorites are the 3" Purdy Pro-Extra GlideĀ for interior painting, the 2"...
If you've ever tried to paint a ceiling, you've probably run into the issue of having visible roller marks on your ceiling when finished. This can be horribly frustrating. You've taken your time, put in the work and the results don't add up. Luckily, there are a few simple ways to...
How long does it take to paint a room
One question I get asked over and over is "How long does it take to paint a room?". I get asked this question from potential clients, other painters and friends looking for a favor. The reason people want to know how long it takes to paint a room is typically they...
Room Painted Blue
Removing paint from different surfaces can be one of the most frustrating things for the DIYer. Whether you got paint on your floor when you were doing a painting project or if you are trying clean up someone else's old mess, the task is difficult and there is a ton...
How to start your own painting business
Maybe you're like me and you love the idea of a good challenge, maybe you've always dreamed of being your own boss, or maybe you don't want your income limited by anything other than how hard you are willing to work. If these describe you, then starting your own painting...
Love it or hate it, many homes have the traditional popcorn ceiling texture, its cheap and it does the trick. What many people don't realize is that spraying this texture is actually incredibly easy and a perfect project for any DIY Painter. Whether you have to do a small repair,...
Striped Living Room
The name "living room" says it all. It's where you do your living. This is the room where you spend time relaxing, entertaining friends and catching up with your loved ones. You want it to make a statement but you also want it to be more than just a...
Metal Patio Furniture
Metal patio furniture is great because it can truly last a lifetime. True, it may need to be repainted every 5-10 years, but as long as you don't allow it to get overly rusty then repainting your metal patio furniture can be easy. I recently had a client drop off...
Painted Wood Panels
Back in the 60s, 70s and 80s, wood paneling was considered a great looking and easy to maintain wall covering. Today, not so much. The biggest problem with wood paneling is that it is dark and doesn't reflect light well. This causes the rooms that have wood paneling in them...