Make Your Porch So Beautiful You Won’t Want to Leave

Your porch is your summer outdoor-living HQ -- here are some porch ideas to make it so beautiful you'll never want to go back in the house. Move the Sofa Outside [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="644"] Photo: Reliable Remodeler[/caption] F...

20 Paint Colors the People in Portland, Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest are Loving

Anyone who has undergone a painting project knows how difficult, tedious, frustrating, and argument-ridden choosing a paint color can be. With so many options from classic white or neutral greige to bolder shades like the sophisticated Night Watch, i...

These Freshly Painted Pools are Perfect for Summer in NYC

It is officially summertime! That means school's out and children all across the country are cannonball-ing into pools to cool down and splash around. But kids living in big cities like New York City often lack the luxury of having their own pool to ...

7 Porches and Patios You’ll Love on the Fourth and Beyond

If you're looking for paint ideas to brighten your home's outdoor areas for the Fourth of July, look no further. These red, white and blue outdoor spaces shine brighter than your sparklers. A charming, patriotic color palette is the perfect f...

Guide to Home Exterior Paint Colors

Summer is fast approaching. Everything is in bloom, the air is getting warmer, and school is letting out across the country. Now that the weather's more reasonable, it's the perfect time to get some work done on the outside of your house - especially...

Bring Nature Indoors with PPG’s Color of the Year, Night Watch!

What color will be everywhere in 2019? While you may think it’s too early to tell, the Global Color Experts at PPG have shared their prediction... Meet Night Watch (PPG1145-7) - a rich, luxurious shade of green that evokes the tranquility an...

What Temperature Should It Be to Paint the Outside of a House?

The weather has warmed up outside and you may be thinking about having the outside of your house painted. Paint is a temperamental product, especially when dealing with a house exterior. Paintzen knows what kind of paint to use, how to apply it, and ...

8 Paint Colors for Selling Your House

It’s time to kick off the summer real estate season. What better way than with a review of this year’s top 8 paint colors for home staging? Whether you’re painting your interior, exterior, or both, these are the colors buyers are loving right n...

Featured Project: A Chicago Townhouse’s Updated Exterior

As the saying goes, “It’s what inside that counts.” But sometimes, what’s on the outside is just as important... especially the exterior of your house. Homeowners planning renovations often spend most of their time focusing on their inter...

How to Paint the Exterior of a House

Q: I just bought a house and I want to give it a fresh coat of paint. How do I paint the exterior of my house? A: You very likely have some basic knowledge of how to paint the exterior of a house: paint, brushes, ladders, and a roller or two would...