Differences in oil-based and latex base paints

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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How to Spray Paint a Surface

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.
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Accent Wall

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,
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Selecting The Correct Finish

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
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Choosing the right brush for the job

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.
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Choosing the right drop cloth

When painting things can get quite messy and that is where drop cloths come in! There are multiple different types of drop cloths and it can be confusing to know which one to use in the right situation. Having new and freshly painted walls is no fun when all of your other
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Caulking Tips

Caulking can be a challenge at times unless you are doing it right. It is important to follow certain steps when you plan on caulking. These five tips will make your life a whole lot easier!
1.Make sure to apply painters tape before you caulk. This guarantees straight lines.
2.It is important to chose the
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Painting laser straight lines

One of the most important aspects of painting no matter what the project is, is being able to paint crisp straight lines. You might think just using painters tape should do the trick but you are wrong. Although painters tape is suppose to stop the painting from bleeding through it doesn’t always work. A majority
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Selecting a roller

Before beginning any paint job you must first select the correct roller for the job. When you walk into your local paint store or home improvement store you will notice that there are dozens of options when it comes to paint rollers. To simplify the selecting process I have created 3 easy to remember tips
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