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Homeowner Vs. Professional Painting

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It's not breaking news that many homeowners choose to paint their homes following the do-it-yourself tips they find online. Painting is fun, and one of the most straightforward projects people do at home. However, when it comes to choosing between homeowners and professional painting, certain factors need to be considered.


Home Owner Painting Nothing feels better than taking up the brush and painting your home yourself, if you love painting. With the extensive collection of information, online teaching of how to paint like a pro and other related stuff, home owners can do painting jobs of all sorts to their homes.
Benefits of Home Owner Painting 1. Cost Home owner painting helps to save cost, in most cases. You can skimp on the cost of hiring a professional painter by taking up the brush and paint your home yourself. 2. Convenience Home owner painting affords you the privilege of completing your house painting project at your pace. You could break down the project into small areas…

Power Washing for Best Results

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Most times, there are some places too high to climb to wash and some dirt too tough to remove; that is when power washing comes in. Power washing is the use of high-pressure water sprayed by a machine to remove dust, loose paint, mud, grime, and dirt from the surfaces of objects such as vehicles, buildings, and concrete surfaces. Power washing is also referred to as pressure washing.

The mechanical pressure generated is always expressed in liters or gallons per minute and it is designed with a pump. In some cases, chemicals may be loaded into the machine for a cleaner and effective washing.
Power washing is the first essential step when preparing to paint or stain any part of a house. It is crucial that the surface to be painted be totally clean to allow paint coating to stick to the surface and prevent untimely peeling of coatings in small flakes or big chunks. As a result, power washing is an indispensable step in professional painting.


A Brief Overview of Power Washing Power washin…

Paint Ideas for the Kid’s Room

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Painting of the kid’s rooms are just as important as other rooms in the house. However, kid’s rooms may require a different paint idea or technique. A kid’s room requires the right combination of paints, methods, and motifs to create a playful and conducive bedroom well-suited for kids.
Kids have a high sense of imagination and need the right paint ideas for their rooms to keep up with their ever-fleeting imaginations. When painting the kid’s rooms, choosing kid-friendly color schemes is crucial and vital to appealing to the kids’ taste.
Think about dynamic patterns, vivacious finishes, epic images or cartoon characters, and saturated colors to reflect kids’ joyful and playful attitude. Every piece of furniture in a kid’s room should be painted in colors that will complement the wall colors for a perfect finish that keeps the kids satisfied.
Here are the paint ideas for the kid’s room that really work!
Select the Right Paint Kid-Safe interior paint is the best because of its resistan…

5 Easy Steps to Increase Your Curb Appeal

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Increasing your home’s curb appeal is not a project only for the moment you want to sell your home. Home improvement are essential to allow your building to have an impressive look at first sight. Not only from your viewing, but also everyone that encounters the building. 
Increasing your curb appeal does not require spending a considerable amount of money, just that the project should be professionally executed for best results. Here are five easy steps to increase your curb appeal.
1. Exterior Paint Exterior painting is the first thing that is seen by everyone coming to your home. It must be attractive to make anyone say, “wow!”. Add a fresh touch of trendy exterior paint to your home and choose an accent color to highlight the design elements. 2. Upgrade the Front Door If the front door is old, replace it. But if it is in good condition, repaint it with a useful accent color. It is the front door that first welcomes guests before your warm embrace and smiles. 3. Add Some Hardscaping T…

Beautify Your Home With Classic and Enticing Paintings

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Nowadays, home painting has witnessed a massive makeover. With paint finishes available in various types and hues, it's surely possible to suit your taste. Together with a high level of customization techniques that have been added to beautify your home. The choices are endless, but how do you apply it within your home to get stunning results? Well, it isn't that tough, provided you are ready to experiment. See our home painting ideas below for a few innovative ideas to beautify your abode and make it look classy.

Complementary Color Usage When choosing paint color, try using complementary colors within rooms. Complementary hues are the ones that are placed opposite to each other in color chart. Every paint company has its own color wheel that you can refer to for getting the right combinations. The prime idea behind using such colors in the same room is the balance they create. For instance, making use of the color green to balance the boldness of the color red will work jus…

3 Vital Tips to Make Your Wall Painting Look Good and Last Longer

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When it comes to home decoration a lot of attention is given to wall painting. Walls are all around every home and go through a lot of wear and tear; from kitchen, washrooms to the living room. A lot is spent on the painting procedure, but if proper attention isn't given to them the paint on the walls may fail. Even trying to avoid the cracks, stains and dirt they are visible on the wall at some point. Home painting if done smartly can help conceal these problems and add on a few years to the walls too.

To make sure your home's walls keep looking good and your paint stays looking fresh and new, follow the below listed simple yet effective tips.
1   Paint Peeling Often you may find your painted wall starts peeling. This condition, if not fixed on time can continue to expand making the walls look shabby and damaged. High moisture, water leaks or low quality paint are the major reason for such occurrences. To avoid this problem from the root, make sure your painting begins only …

Purdy Colossus Roller Covers

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Purdy Colossus Roller Covers are a cutting-edge innovation in the painting world. This unique product delights painters and project owners alike. Nothing seems to excite painters and project owners more than using rollers that hold, cover a wide range of space and deliver a good quantity of paint without hassel. 

 Another added advantage of using Colossus Roller covers is that it saves you time while allowing for professional painting results with utmost convenience.Today, this specially designed product has become the painters' delight across the globe.
 This product is crafted to make your painting work most convenient and efficient where production is par.It is made from a specially formulated polyamide that guarantees greater output.Furthermore, the product is durable, unlike most lambskin rollers that can fall apart.

 The Colossus Rollers are the best option for a professional painting project.Wherever they are applied – bricks, drywall or wood surface, you are sure of a pr…

Tips for Painting in the Summer Heat

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Experienced painters know that painting in the summer heat is very challenging; paint tends to act funny because the heat makes the paint to lose water. As soon as the paint is added to the bucket, the paint starts to evaporate. Normally, the water in the paint should evaporate, but not until the paint has been applied to the surface. But when too much water evaporates due to the hot weather, the paint also will dry too quickly.

 To achieve the best results painting in the summer heat, there is a need to regulate or control the rate at which the paint loses water or treat the paint. Here are some of the ways you can handle home painting in the summer and still have the best results.
1. Reconstitute the Paint Having known the effect of the summer heat on the paint (loss of water), the first thing you need to do is reconstitute the paint by adding more water to make up for the evaporated water in the paint to ensure accurate consistency.

However, you should avoid reconstituting the same…

Purdy Paint Brushes

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Purdy brushes are customized, hand-made brushes. Since its inception many years ago, Purdy believes in their brushes and is committed to making quality painting tools. Although this handcraft might take longer to make. However, the aim is to make these brushes of standard and high performance giving every paint project the professional touch while using the unique brush.


Purdy paint brushes carry the signature of the person who made it, to mark a skillful job done with joy and pride. The makers of the Purdy painting brush put all efforts to produce an efficient paint brush, while in the hand of any professional painting contractor, the highest level of quality painting is produced.
It all started in a car garage 85years ago in Oregon with five employees including the founder, Desmond Purdy. Their dream and vision were to hand make the finest painting brush and they set out to achieve this dream.
They are now a household name to reckon with, every painter knows one when given the Purdy pa…

Keeping Safe When Using Scaffold

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While traveling in Europe, an interior design professional encountered some compelling ceiling and wall treatments that require more close up, detailed work by her own team of designers. She actually collected an array of ideas for ceilings while traveling across Europe, in Japan and Thailand, and in Australia.
Because of the need for close up work, the interior design professional realized that her team would be on scaffolding for extended period of time. This prompted the designer to spend some time researching scaffold use and safety in home redecorating and home improvement projects. Her objective in her research was to learn how to make the best use of scaffold to ensure quality work and to ensure that scaffold safety issues were addressed fully.
Shocking Statistics About Scaffold Accidents The interior decorator who intends to incorporate scaffolding more regularly into the course of her business operations was stunned when she reviewed the statistics associated with scaffolding …