Removing Wallpaper – What You Need to Know

Removing wallpaper can be a messy, time-consuming job. With the right expertise, supplies, and time, wallpaper removal can be done well and efficiently. Inspect the Existing Wallpaper Before painting or re-papering, removing the old wallpaper is a ...

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...

Home Improvement Projects to Tackle this Winter

While we are all bundled up for the duration of winter, the elements are taking their toll on your home. And when the winter ends, you must have an idea of the post-winter updates you need to make to protect your home. Touch Up Paint Winter's w...

What Do I Need to Know About Paint Contractors?

There are certain home improvement projects – like electrical work, plumbing or HVAC installation – where you'd naturally turn to a pro. But others, such as painting, seem like a no-brainer for a DIY project. After all, everyone knows how to roll...

What Does it Cost to Paint Your House and How to Save

A fresh coat of paint can make your home look and feel brand new. While it’s one of the most affordable updates homeowners can make, painting your home still comes at a cost. According to HomeAdvisor, professional painters charge $2-$6 per s...

Pro Tips for How to Remove Paint from Clothes

Paint is a wonderful addition to walls, doors, porches, shutters, and baseboards. But one place that paint doesn’t belong is on your clothes. Removing paint from clothes can be a pain and even ruin jeans, shirts, and shoes that you love.  To di...

Everything You Need to Know About Chalkboard Paint and How to Use It

What are the steps to using chalk paint? There are many different ways to paint a wall, but one of the most creative and useful ways involves chalkboard paint. This unique type of paint allows you to transform an area of your home into a fun a...

You’ll Love San Francisco’s Sensual Feast of Colors

San Francisco is a city of colors. Alongside the pastel Victorians of Alamo Square, the vermilion of the Golden Gate Bridge, and the murals of the Mission, nature adds fog, eucalyptus trees, and brown hills, creating an almost dizzying array of beaut...

Modern Living Sweepstakes

Paintzen is excited to partner with Dwell, who is hosting their "Modern Living" themed sweepstakes. Dwell is a magazine and online community where professionals and design lovers unite with ideas for the modern home. The Modern Living Sweepstakes...

8 White Rooms That Will Remind You Of Winter

Snow, ivory, cream – the colors' names conjure up images of rooms that are clean, pure and warm. Here are 8 beautiful winter white rooms, showing the color is perfect for every space, from living rooms to kitchens. This dog-friendly, kid-fri...