Recent Painting Articles


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Exposed Brick Wall Indoors? Lovely, but a Lot of Work

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 13, 2016

Q: How is creating an exposed brick wall inside your home like adopting a puppy? A: Both are unquestionably very cute, but an awful lot of work. In the case of a New York loft-style...


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Spend Less Money to Look After Your House

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 25, 2016

Whether you are a homeowner or a renter, the natural tendency is to make the place you call home an attractive and cozy spot to live in. But as you have no doubt discovered, this...


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Back-to-School Home Improvement: Get Your House in Gear

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 16, 2016

Where did the summer go? It seems like the end-of-school party was just yesterday, and now all of a sudden we’re getting ready to send the kids back to class. While you busy yourself...


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A Too-Sunny Room: Why It’s a Problem, What You Can Do

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 24, 2016

I know, I know, first world problems, right? But when you move into the home of your dreams, only to find that one or more of those deliciously “light, bright” rooms (in...


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6 House Painting Fails and How to Fix Them

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 05, 2016

What the …? They said that painting your walls was a fast and easy upgrade. But here you are, in the midst of applying latex or enamel, feeling like the ultimate Pinterest fail....


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Working from Your Home Office: the Unwritten Rules

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 16, 2016

Just Google "the rules of telecommuting (aka working from home)"and you'll find a ton of material out there on the interwebs. Here's the thing, though -- almost all of it focuses on...


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The Problem with Painting a Brick House

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 07, 2016

Thinking about painting your brick house? Think again ... and even a third time. While coating brick walls with a shade of sunny yellow or crisp white will certainly brighten the appearance...


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Select an Interior Paint Color Scheme to Make You Smile

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 24, 2016

Are you planning to paint your home's interior? If so, you may be feeling slightly confused about which paint hues to buy. You've heard that "go neutral" is the best advice -- but beige...