Painting During the Summer: How to Stay Safe

Painting During the Summer: How to Stay Safe

Painting during the summer seems to make sense. It’s hot, usually rains less than other times of the year, and the paint should dry quickly, speeding up the whole job, right? Wrong. We’re about to bust some summer painting myths, offer some ways you can keep yourself...
How To Get the Beauty of a Textured Accent Wall

How To Get the Beauty of a Textured Accent Wall

A textured accent wall is a great way to update any room in your home. These focal walls add drama, intensity and depth to your space. So, go beyond the usual coat of paint and get a look that’s all your own. Venetian Plaster There are lots of ways to create a...
How Many Square Feet Does a Gallon of Paint Cover?

How Many Square Feet Does a Gallon of Paint Cover?

Imagine this: You’re standing in the hardware store, can of paint in hand. As you walk to the counter to get the paint colored your perfect shade, you realize you have no idea how much wall space that can will cover. So … exactly how many square feet does a...
What’s the Best Way to Store Leftover Paint at Home?

What’s the Best Way to Store Leftover Paint at Home?

It’s easy to overestimate how much paint you need for a job – and to find yourself with a partial can left over. So, what do you do with leftover paint? Are there any tips for storing paint? First, why bother keeping paint – especially since paint cans can quickly...
How to Paint Over Dark Colors The Easy Way

How to Paint Over Dark Colors The Easy Way

Ever wondered how to paint over dark colors? Lightening up a room is easy – but it does take a little more elbow grease than repainting an already light-hued space. If you’re ready to get rid of that too dark (or too bright) hue, we’ll walk you through the process in...
How Durable is Interior Paint? Our Experts Tell All

How Durable is Interior Paint? Our Experts Tell All

Interior paint doesn’t cost a lot, it’s an instant décor boost and it can last up to 10 years, depending on the paint quality and the technique used to apply it, meaning it’s a good bang for your interior-design buck. But can you make it even more durable? Our experts...