If you’ve ever ruined a good paint brush or roller because of improper cleanup, you’re not alone. It’s easy to do but also easy to avoid. To keep your tools performance-ready and save money on replacements, always clean up your tools immediately after painting, using the proper procedures and cleaning solutions, and then store the tools appropriately.
“Presentation is everything!” You’ve no doubt heard this expression applied to all sorts of situations, but it’s especially true when you’re selling a home. Real estate experts will tell you that well-decorated homes sell more quickly and at a higher price than comparable properties that need updating.
Saving time is like finding money in your pocket. There are so many things you can do with your unexpected treasure. In the case of painting or decorating your home, imagine what you can do if you work so efficiently that you’re able to save an hour or two or three.
What happens when you combine dogs, a hot day, cool technology and an eggplant? You get a truly unexpected experiment. See how an innovative paint from PPG is doing things you never imagined it could do.
Whether you’re painting your home’s interior all at once or doing it a room at a time, one thing is certain: You want to tell an appealing colour story. The best way to do that is by using colour consistently and cohesively.
Refreshing your room with a new color is a great way to make your space feel new again. Painting a room however, can be a daunting task. Our painting professional is here to give you his on the job tips and tricks to getting through your project with ease.
Urban décor is a major decorating trend, especially among millennials and emerging Generation Z. But you don’t have to be in a specific age bracket or live in the heart of the city to bring such a look to your own home.
Caulking may seem like a basic do-it-yourself project, but it’s not always as easy as it looks. Here are some important tips to follow when purchasing and using caulk products to ensure that the final results provide a great-looking finishing touch for your next DIY project.
You may not be aware of it, but your home is being invaded. Commercial design has been creeping into residential spaces for some time now—first into mid-century modern and contemporary décors and now into every type of residential space. It’s hard to avoid (not that you should), because so many products designed for the home are commercially inspired. Why should you be excited about the commercial invasion? For the simple reason that it works!
Summer’s here at last, and it’s the perfect time to work on your home’s “curb appeal.” Curb appeal refers to the impression your home makes from the street. Since there are more people out and about in the summer—walking dogs, riding bikes, taking an evening jog or a morning stroll—increasing your home’s curb appeal is a nice gesture to enhance the aesthetic of the neighborhood.
Do you want to take the pain out of painting? Choosing to spray instead of using brushes or rollers can get the job done faster and better. And, when you use Graco products for your next job, you’ll get a professional finish that clearly beats the competition. In this video, we explain why.
July is a bright and beautiful month! The sun is shining, the flowers are in bloom, fruit and vegetables are flourishing, and the sky is a lovely shade of blue. Most of us look forward to being outside this time of year; but if you dread going back inside—really dread it—it may mean that your interior needs some brightening and beautifying as well.
As colour experts predicted, the home fashion palette this year is full of natural, complex and peaceful colours. A deep teal currently holds the No. 1 spot in the palette, followed in no particular order by hazelnut, mushroom, grayed lilac, mustard, icy blue, blackened green, light pink and coral.
Even professional painting pros know that painting a ceiling can be a challenging task. We're here to help. From the prep to choosing the right sheen, our pro takes you through step by step how to tackle this project to get the best results.
Stencils have come a long way from mini-floral borders and roosters on kitchen walls. Today there are more patterns than ever before. To make the most of those patterns, today’s stencilers are using diverse colour choices and mediums to create one-of-a-kind looks for their walls and other painted surfaces.
Painting a garage door is an easy one-day project. With all the angled panels of modern garage doors, spraying is quicker and easier than brushing or rolling. This Graco Project-Series video will show you the best way to get a professional, smooth, even finish.