Historic Boston Does Wallpaper and Exterior Painting Right

While design trends wax and wane, it's fun to look back in time. So, to get a coordinated and classic look, step back in time. There's no better place to look for inspiration than some of Boston's most beloved house museums. Here we can see what resi...

Paint Your House Black – Reasons Behind the Trend

You've probably never considered painting your house black, but it just might be one of today's hottest trends in exterior painting. Black paint adds drama and depth and makes a strong visual statement. Send the message to your neighborhood that youâ...

10 Beautiful Front Door Colors That Will Welcome You Home

When you get home at the end of the day, nothing says "welcome" like the perfect front door paint color. Even better, painting your front door is the perfect final touch for an exterior paint job.  So get inspired by these upgrades you can make to y...

Greece’s White Houses Will Make You Want to Vacation Forever

With its warm summers, blue skies and seas and simple, white homes, Greece is a dream vacation destination. Imagine you're there, soaking your toes in the water and nibbling olives, even as you soak up the decor ideas from these amazing homes. ...

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 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...and it is PPG Night Watch (PPG1145-7). Night Watch is a rich, luxurious shade of green that evokes ...

What Temperature Should it be to Paint Outside

You've probably found yourself asking, what temperature should it be to paint outside. 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 most importantly th...