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Tan house black shutters
Shutters are usually the finishing touch on a home's exterior. They add elegance, character and bring the home to life. While shutters originated as a practical way to control light into a home, protect from the elements and add a level of security to a home, today's shutters are typically...
Olive Room With Painted Trim
Painting trim is among the most common painting tasks that homeowners undertake, right along with walls and cabinets. Painting your trim can completely change the look and feel of a room, it can brighten the space or make it more elegant. I've painted a lot of trim over my 15-year painting...
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...