Painting Your Exterior Foundation? Learn How To Do It Right

Like the rest of your home, your foundation exterior requires maintenance to keep it in tip-top shape. Painting your exterior foundation tracks, in terms of timing, with the rest of your house. Pros recommend painting every five to 10 years, depe...

Are You Wondering How To Paint a Porch? Our Pros Share Tips

  Warm weather is here, which means it’s porch-sitting time. Porches, like the rest of your home, need regular maintenance. That means you may be wondering how to paint a porch. This is an easy DIY project, one that will instantly impro...

Wall Putty: Painting Pros Share How and Why to Use It

Wall putty comes in a couple of popular types, spackling and wall compound. Know the difference so you can pick the right one for your project. Wall Putty 101 Remember that time your kids rode their bikes inside and the pedals dinged the hallwa...

How To Paint Stair Railing

Are you looking for a budget-friendly way to give your home an update? Paint the stair railing. This project takes some time and prep, but the payoff is worth it when you see that fresh, new look. Supplies Here’s the list of supplies you’ll nee...

Painted Brick Homes: The Pros and Cons

Painted brick homes are having a moment. Painting brick gives your home a new look, affordably. It can lighten outdated, dark brick and give your house a uniform look that brick, because of its natural color variations, can’t. The Cons Let’s st...

Our Favorite Wallpaper Installation Projects

As professional wallpaper installers, we love our jobs. That’s because we get to see some of the coolest wallpaper installations out there. Here are seven of our favorites (including some whose owners you might recognize). Wallpaper Installation i...

How To Get Crayon, Pen, and Marker Off Your Walls

If you have toddlers who love to color, chances are, you’ve spent at least one day of your life trying to figure out how to get crayon off the wall. Did it work? Or did you find you couldn’t get the crayon off walls without removing the paint? He...

What Is the Best Way to Remove Old Wallpaper?

While the wallpaper in your master bathroom made somebody happy 50 years ago, it’s not you. Before you start shredding it off in strips, learn the best way to remove old wallpaper without damaging the walls. The Tools You Need to Remove Old Wallpa...

Tips on How to Paint Wood Paneling or Shiplap

If you’re wondering how to paint wood paneling or shiplap, you’re not alone. What a pain. But paneling and shiplap make such a bold statement and add so much character to your home that learning how to paint them is well worth the trouble. Can P...

What’s the Difference Between Interior and Exterior Paint?

Twenty years ago, if you asked the question, "What's the difference between interior and exterior paint?" you'd have gotten this answer: not much. But now, there's a wider gulf between the two paint types, and that gulf is based on two main things: w...