Archive for Painting

September Home Maintenance Checklist

Sep 03, 2013 No Comments by

As summer ends, it’s time to prepare your home for cooler weather. Lower temperatures often increase the threat of something going awry in your home, such as frozen pipes. However, September is pleasant enough for homeowners to accomplish tasks that are best done in warmer weather.   1.) Inspect storm windows and have any repairs […]

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Creepy Basement? Give It a Fab Finish

Jan 21, 2013 No Comments by

If your basement is unfinished, it could be downright frightening in terms of appearance and potential expense. Still, it’s possible to give your basement the finish your home deserves with a little planning and strategic focus. You may be interested in turning the basement into an apartment for an older parent or a laundry room […]

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The 10 Most Common Paint Problems

Dec 27, 2012 No Comments by

There are some paint issues that are too common to be altogether avoided. Here are ten common painting problems that can chip away at your home improvement dreams:   Peeling – Peeling can be caused either by moisture or poor adhesion. It can be repaired with caulking, priming, and repainting with top quality acrylic paint. […]

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Introducing a Complete New Home Assembly Kit

Oct 17, 2012 No Comments by

We’ve all heard of assembling model airplanes and sweaters at home, but now comes a home assembly project that is quite literally a home assembly project.   For under $50,000 you can now purchase online an architect-designed prefabricated house kit that you can use to construct a brand new dwelling for a total cost of […]

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Why Hiring a Professional Painter Makes Sense

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments

If you’re an avid do-it-yourselfer, painting the interior or exterior of your home may seem like it would be relatively easy to accomplish. The unvarnished truth, however, is that a professional painter can go a long way toward guaranteeing that the job is done right. Here are a few reasons why: Painting is a skilled […]

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Cat Got Your Painter?

Nov 07, 2011 No Comments

The last time you hired a painter to do work in your home, he was so overcome by an allergic reaction to your cats that he rushed through the job just so he could get out of your house sooner. Alas, his haste showed in the finished product. Oops. You forgot to inquire about his […]

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Tips for Choosing the Right Paint Color

May 02, 2011 No Comments

Home painting projects are fun yet daunting. Deciding the colors that work best for your home can be a challenge. But as is true of any home improvement project, having a plan can be a difference maker. First, it’s important to understand the mood you want your color to convey. Are you interested in warm […]

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