Prepping The Walls And Choosing The Right Paint Are Important Steps For Exterior House Painting


A fresh coat of paint gives your home a tidy appearance, especially if the old paint is peeling or bubbling. While an exterior painting contractor can usually apply house paint fairly fast when using a sprayer, the entire job from prepping the house to finishing the painting can take many days. There are several steps involved in painting the exterior of your home. Here's a look at some of them.

23 September 2019

3 Tips For Choosing Banister Stain


After choosing paint for the walls and flooring throughout your entire home, your builder might ask what you are thinking in terms of stain color for other hardwood finishes. Banisters, fireplace mantels, and even some door casings might be finished in wood shades instead of painted white or black, but it can be tricky to select the right color of banister stain—since there are thousands to pick from. Here are three tips for choosing banister stain, so you don't regret your decision down the road.

22 July 2019

Updating a Small Laundry Room? 3 Tips for Starting Off with Painting


When your laundry room is quite small due to the limited square footage, you may be unsure of what you can do to make the space feel larger and more cheerful to use. While you may have plans to install shelves and tackle a number of different projects in the laundry room, it's a smart idea to start off with painting. If you haven't paid attention to the laundry room before and are unsure of the work involved, consider some of the following tips that can help you choose paint that's going to make the laundry room look great.

26 April 2019

Having Trouble Choosing The Right Interior Paint? 4 Tips To Help


Picking the right paint color can be stressful for some when painting your home. Even neutral colors come in all different shades, and the wrong tint can change the entire look of the room you're painting. If you have trouble choosing paint, read on for tips to help make this task easier for you. 1. Choose The Right Finish The right paint color matters, but so does the paint finish. If the paint has too much of a sheen to it, it may not be what you were looking for.

7 March 2019

Shades Of Green: How To Effectively Use Your Favorite Color Of Green In Interior Design


Do you love everything green? When it comes to selecting an interior paint for your home, it's natural to think about choosing your favorite shade of green. However, too much of any color can be overpowering. Keeping a few tips in mind when using green is the key to striking a perfect balance in home design. Swatch watch When you select a shade of green for interior walls, always keep a paint swatch with you when shopping for furniture or accessories.

23 December 2018

Understanding The Use Of Paint As A Safety & Identification Tool In Businesses


If you just purchased a business, it is important for you to understand the role that paint plays in keeping your business safe. Paint is used as an identification tool to help keep industrial workplaces safe. You need to understand what these paint colors mean in order to know how to properly label your new work area, and in order to treat areas that are already painted with the care they deserve.

21 November 2018

Pre-Paint Prep Work Tips For The Interior Of Your Home


Doing prep-work before painting is essential to repainting a space and improving the appearance. If you have lumpy walls with holes all through them, you'll have to spend a bit of time undoing the damage before you can begin painting. Here, you'll find a few tips to help you undo the damage to get the prep-work for your paint-job done. Lighting Matters What you see when the lights are turned on and when the lights are turned off are two completely different things.

4 October 2018

Hire Painters To Improve The Appearance Of Your Backyard


When you look at your backyard, you may have all the features that you want on your property. The landscape may also have healthy and colorful plants that you love. However, you may still feel as if something is lacking in the backyard, and it can be difficult to find a solution. If you have not painted the features of your property in a long time, you may realize that some areas are chipped or faded, which can make the yard look less appealing than usual.

8 August 2018

Five Things You May Need To Do To Prepare For A Commercial Painting Job


Having your commercial facilities painted when they need it is important to ensuring that your facilities maintain a professional and attractive appearance. However, you need to properly prepare for a commercial painting job to ensure the continued profitability of your operation and to keep things convenient and safe for staff members and customers.  The following are five things you may need to do to prepare to hire a commercial painter like those at Decorators Service Co.

20 June 2018

How To Paint A Porcelain Sink


If your porcelain sink looks faded or you want another color, add a new coat of paint. A fresh coat of paint updates the sink without the hassle and cost of replacement. Porcelain is a durable surface but age, dirt, and hard water buildup can cause it to fade, making it look unsightly and unclean. Follow this guide to paint your porcelain sink. Prepare to Paint the Sink To paint the porcelain sink, gather:

27 April 2018