Do Interior Paint Brands Matter?

Do interior paint brands matter? What about quality levels and cost? As if picking a paint color weren’t difficult enough, you also have to choose among dozens of paint brands and varying quality (and price) levels within them. It makes choosing...

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...

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...

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Painter?

The Process Overview How much does it cost to hire a painter is a loaded question because there is a lot involved in the process. Beyond the supplies, there is a lot of manual labor and skill required for a good quality paint job. A house painter do...

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....

How to Fix Paint Bubbling

After spending hours rolling paint on a wall, the last thing you want to do is wake up one morning and see paint bubbles. What causes paint bubbling and peeling, anyway? Here are the sources of this frustrating, unsightly problem, how to prevent it, ...

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...

Wall Repair Basics: How to Repair a Hole in the Wall and Make It Unnoticeable

The walls of a home are built to be sturdy, durable, and last for a very long time. But that doesn’t mean they’re invincible because holes, scratches, and other types of wall damage are all too common. Fortunately, there are economical ways to do...

9 Guest Room Paint Ideas for a Welcoming Stay

Guest bedrooms get lost in the shuffle of daily life. They can wind up being the junk room, a workout space, an office, or the dusty room that gets aired out only once a year. Instead of waiting till the phone rings saying, "Here we come," start now ...