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Interior Paint vs. Exterior Paint: What’s the Difference?

September 22, 2021

One of the most commonly-asked questions we hear is: what paint should I use? Most people start by selecting the paint colour and finish first, without even a second thought as to what’s actually in the paint. Understanding the basic chemical components of the paint you use is essential, as it can affect the finish, durability and even the health of you and your family. ...

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8 Best House Painting Hacks of 2021

September 13, 2021

Painting your house yourself doesn’t have to equal crooked lines, uneven surfaces and floors speckled with flecks of paint.  With these simple house painting hacks, you can give your home a professional finish every time. They will make the painting process faster, easier and cleaner – so you don’t have to spend hours cleaning up after yourself.  Use these easy painting hacks, to make the ...

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How to Clean Paint Brushes – A How to Guide

August 18, 2021

  Cleaning brushes after a paint job isn’t the most exciting thing to do, but its importance shouldn’t be downplayed. Neglecting to clean your brushes can cause bristles to stick together, creating a hard block that’s no good to anyone. If you’re painting regularly, whether for a hobby or professionally, you need to know how to clean paint brushes and rollers. But before you start, ...

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10 House Painting Mistakes Everybody Makes

August 12, 2021

Everyone makes mistakes. It’s a fact of life.  And, this is especially true when it comes to house painting.  While a fresh coat of paint can spruce up your home, it’s not an easy task. Sure, professional painters and DIY-ers make it look easy, but it’s important to understand some of the most common mistakes people make when painting their homes to ensure that you ...

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How to Prepare Walls for Painting: a Step by Step Guide

July 29, 2021

As the saying goes: ‘By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.’ The same is true when it comes to painting walls. Without giving yourself adequate time for preparation before reaching for the paint brush or roller, you will not achieve the best results and will need to start over. But, just how do you prepare your walls for painting?  We have compiled a ...

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How to Do Interior Painting: A Comprehensive Guide

December 24, 2020

What’s the purpose of paint? Why is it such a big deal? Why can’t we just leave our walls bare? Perhaps like Le Corbusier’s “Unité d’habitation” in France.  Well, we hate to break it to you, but, leaving your walls bare may not always suit your needs and be an advantageous choice. Paint is not a decorative device, but a protective layer of your home. ...

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12 Tools You Will Need To Paint Your Home

September 14, 2020

Have you been overwhelmed by the wide range of painting equipment and tools available in the market to paint your home? You don’t have to blow a hole in your budget by buying every tool in town.   You only need to buy the essential tools to paint your home.  However, you must invest in top-grade and the highest quality brands to obtain the best results ...

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Preparing to Paint Your Home Interior

September 14, 2020

Painting your home interior is a sure-fire way to freshen up the decor and transform your home from drab to fab in no time.  However, one of the most important steps, and one that amateur painters often overlook, is to make sure your home is properly prepped before painting. Before you dive right in and start painting the interior of your home, you will need ...

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How To Use A Paint Colour Chart

September 9, 2020

We give you the best expert advice to paint your house like a pro! The paint colour chart or colour wheel depicts both primary and secondary colours.  However, there are thousands of shades and each paint manufacturer have their unique name and description for each colour.  It’s quite easy to become confused by all the choices. So, in this article, our ‘How to Paint Your ...

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7 Top Tips To Choose The Right Paint

September 5, 2020

There are thousands of colours and shades so how do you choose the right paint and finish? Here are 7 Top Tips to choose the right paint for your home: 1. Consider the lighting The amount of natural light in a room can influence the paint you choose.  Light can play tricks with our perception of colour.  The basic rule is that we only see ...

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