What’s the Best Way to Choose a Paint Finish for Your Space?

When you hear people toss around the words “paint finish” you may wonder what, exactly, they mean and why they’re important. We’ll unravel the mystery of paint finishes and help you pick the right painting tools to make the most of each t...

Looking for a Fresh Take on the Holiday Color Palette? Here Are 10 You’ll Love

Maybe green and red aren’t your thing — or you love them but you’re ready to expand your holiday color palette. Whether you’re looking for holiday painting ideas (it’s a great time to update the kitchen, just in time for holiday parties) or...

How Often Should You Repaint? Our Pros Share the Facts

As a homeowner maintenance is both a blessing and a curse. A curse because … man, who loves doing chores, really? But a blessing because, done right, maintenance can save you a whole lot of time and money. And painting is some of the most important...

Here’s How to Repair Wall Damage for a Smooth, Paintable Surface

You can’t get a great paint job without a smooth surface. That’s why prepping is so important – it gives you the chance to repair wall damage, including cracks and holes, before you roll on that first coat of paint. Here are the wall-repair...

What Are the Five Types of Paint Finishes and Why Are They Important?

Choosing a paint color is the first thing most people think of when they think of painting. But did you know the paint finish is just as important – maybe more so – than the color? Here are the five finishes and why it’s important to pick t...

PPG Paints 2022 Color of the Year Combines Sanctuary With Sophistication

Introducing the PPG Paints 2022 Color of the Year: Olive Sprig. This relaxed, enticing green emulates the feeling of soothing aloe vera or a fragrant plant. It brightens any space with organic liveliness. A versatile color that lives well inside or o...

Personalized Wall Colors Are Easier to Create Than You Think

You’ve visited paint store after paint store, burned through Pinterest options, and are starting to find creative uses for that stack of paint chips, like bookmarks and coasters. Still, you can’t find the right color. Now what? It’s time fo...

Save Money on Your Next Paint Job With These Professional Tips

If you have professional painters scheduled to paint your home, you can save some money and get a better paint job by prepping the space beforehand. Painters work best in a room that’s clean, decluttered and covered to protect from paint spi...

Wall Textures: How to Choose the Right Ones for the Right Rooms

While color is one of the first things we think of when we’re refreshing décor, it shouldn’t the only thing. Wall textures are just as effective as paint – and maybe even more so – for livening up a room. When you add texture, you don’...

What’s the Best Way to Store Leftover Paint at Home?

It's easy to overestimate how much paint you need for a job – and to find yourself with a partial can left over. So, what do you do with leftover paint? Are there any tips for storing paint? First, why bother keeping paint – especially since p...