Painting Your Garage Floors: A Pro Approach

Have you ever thought about your garage floor? Like any floor, it takes a beating – more than most, thanks to the weight of your vehicles – and because garages usually aren't air-conditioned, it's subject to extremes of heat and cold, too. In add...

Is House Painting a Good Career?

The market for painting businesses in the U.S is worth $37 billion, meaning there is a lot of opportunity in the painting industry. According to the Ibis World Report, there are currently over 400,000 people working in the painting industry in the U....

The Best Paint Colors for North, East, South, West Facing Rooms (Complete Guide)

There are many factors to consider while choosing a paint color: design scheme, furniture, and lighting. The direction that your room faces should also be taken into consideration, especially if you have lots of windows that let in beautiful natural ...

Get Ready for Fall With These 12 Front Porch Decorating Ideas

This fall may be a little different than usual – no trick-or-treaters or Halloween block parties, limited (if any) football tailgating, and no crowds at the pick-your-own orchard. But you can still embrace the season's colorful spirit with these 12...

How Long Does Paint Actually Last?

A recent Bank of America poll showed that more people – over 70 percent of those polled – are breaking out their toolboxes and tackling home improvement projects during COVID-19. And painting, especially reusing paint you already have, is an affo...

It’s Worth Your Time and Money To Hire a Professional Painter

In the last few months of quarantine, you’ve probably become pretty handy with your screwdriver, paintbrush and hammer. During lockdown, when we couldn’t have tradespeople in our homes, DIY skills became a necessity. From jiggly doorknobs to clog...

What to Look For When Hiring a Painter

Anyone who’s painted knows: It’s messy, time-consuming work. And though slapping paint on a wall is easy, painting the right way – prepping properly, priming, professional painting techniques, and cleanup – takes skill. Professional painti...

The Benefits of Deck Paint and How to Increase the Longevity of Your Deck

Having a deck as part of your home is a wonderful way to spend more time outdoors, entertain guests, enjoy your property, and increase your home’s resale value. But unfortunately, many homeowners neglect to pay the same close attention to their dec...

How Do You Pick the Best Paint for a Brick Fireplace?

If you’re thinking of painting your brick fireplace, you’re in good company. It's a popular, inexpensive way to give your home a fresh, new look. NYC-based designer, Jill Romine says, "When a full scale remodel is not in order, one of my favorite...

Differences between Water-Based, Oil-Based, & Acrylic Paint

Painting is one of the fastest, most affordable ways to refresh your home. You might think that all that stands between you and that perfect, new paint color is a handful of paint chips. Choosing a paint color, though, is actually the second step. Wh...