Oil-based paint is the traditional paint used on trim. Oil-based paint dries harder and is more durable than latex paints. Although oil-based paints take longer to dry they level out and appear smoother due to its long dry time. Oil-based paints can only be cleaned with mineral spirits or turpentine. Due to its durability, oil-based
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Spray painting a surface is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to paint a surface. A smooth uniform finish can be achieved, but only if the following steps are taken. First, you must remove all dust, grease and debris from the surface. Any sort of debris can cause imperfections in the final appearance.
Painting an accent wall is a great way to spice up any room! Here are some tips to keep in mind when deciding to paint with an accent wall. First things first, make sure that you have found the focal point of the room. For example if there is a TV stand in the room,
Picking a paint finish can make or break your room design so it is important to know what the differences are between them. On one end they can be extremely glossy finishes to completely flat finishes. The flat finishes are more of a chalky and matte finish. This helps hide flaws on the wall and
Walking into the paint store and picking out a paint brush can be intimidating. With so many different types, shapes, and sizes it can all get very overwhelming. Its important to have the right paintbrush for the job. Here are some tips in making sure you have the right tool in your next painting adventure.