Recent Painting Articles

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Painting Your Home? 5 Ways to Save Money and Hassle

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 01, 2015

Painting your house's interior is one of the most popular redecorating tasks. And it's no wonder! Compared to other, more complicated renovations, a fresh coat of color will spruce...

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5 DIY Updates for Your Laminate Furniture

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 18, 2015

This article was inspired by a recent question form a friend. "How do I update my daughter's bedroom furniture?" she asked. "It's laminate, and still in perfectly good condition. But...

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17 Tips for Painting Exterior Trim

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 11, 2015

Start by Choosing Your Paint Colors Do you love vivid colors? They can be overwhelming in large quantities, but used only on the trim, they will give your home character and charm....

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10 Tips for Safer Paint Stripping

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 21, 2015

For a successful repainting project, it's important to start with the removal of old paint that has peeled, chipped, or bubbled. However, in the past, products designed to strip paint...

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Paint or Stain to Preserve the Beauty of Your Porch?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 13, 2015

There's a great debate going on when it comes to the finishing process for common outdoor wooden structures. Should you use paint or stain to keep your deck, fence, or porch looking...