Painting & Refinishing

Preparing Your Exterior Surface for Painting

Washing and cleaning of outside surfaces should be done before you start to paint the outside of your home. You must take the right precautions so that you do not get paint all over the ground after you finish the job.

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How to Paint a Panel Door

The surface paint on doors is one of the areas that is the hardest to keep clean. There are dirty handprints and scuffs from shoes at the bottom of the doors and many other things can make the door accumulate dirt. If it is a paneled door it is just that much harder to keep […]

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Touch-Up Painting

If you need to repair a wall in your home or the paint on a wall that has become stained or discolored you can buy some paint chips from a local paint store or you can match the paint better and do a better job. If you give your paint store a good sample they […]

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How to Plaster a Wall

Plastering a wall is not an easy task to accomplish but you can do it if you follow a few steps. If you can you should prop a PVA coated panel somewhere, preferably outside or in the garage, and practice spreading the plaster before trying to do the real job if you have never plastered […]

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Choosing the right Paint Brush for the Job

When you choose a paintbrush for interior or exterior painting jobs there are a couple of things to consider before you buy them. Here are few tips you can follow in order to choose the right paint brush.

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How to Prevent a Paint Spill and How to Clean it up

Everybody knows that accidents happen. When painting spilling does occur but you can take some preventive measures so spilling the paint will be less likely. There are also some steps to take to clean the paint if it does happen to spill.

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How to Dispose of Paint

Disposing or saving paint can sometimes be a hassle. You just want to throw it in the trash or down the drain or just put it in your garage. But here are some simple tips to follow when you are looking to dispose of paint.

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Quick and Easy Designs to Change a Room

Have you noticed lately that one of the rooms in your home or apartment has a serious need for a pick me up but you can’t figure out how to make the room look its best?

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