Recent Painting Articles


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How Often Should You Paint the Outside of Your House?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 31, 2015

Nothing gives the outside of your home a fast and impressive facelift like a fresh coat of paint -- although it's been said many times before, this axiom is worth repeating. Whether...


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Make Your Own Chalk-Finish Paint

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 01, 2015

Although it’s become a 21st century phenomenon among home decorators, bloggers, and Pinterest followers, chalk-finish paint (the popular term chalk paint is actually a registered...


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Specialty Painting Adds Wow to Your Walls

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 23, 2015

Why settle for boring walls when instead you can make them WOW? Nowadays there are tons of exciting specialty painting and refinishing techniques around to help you create very personal...


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Why and How to Paint Your House's Exterior

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 27, 2015

Painting the exterior of your home will give your property a tremendous lift ... if it's done the right way. Read this description to find out the whys and hows -- the best reasons...


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Paint a Room or Two in a Weekend

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 19, 2015

Interior painting is perhaps the most satisfying of all home decorating projects, which allows you to reap rich rewards -- a fresher look and an unmistakable upgrade in style -- for...


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DIY Wallpaper Hanging and Removal

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 31, 2014

Wallpaper is back in style and is an impressive way to add character and class to any room of your home. While wallpaper hanging is not the simplest of DIY projects, you can achieve...


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Bring a Spring Feeling to Your Home with Flowery Decor

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 29, 2014

Isn't it ironic that just as the daylight hours start getting longer, the worst of the wintry weather begins to hit? In the Northern Hemisphere, the solstice is December 21 or 22, but...


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7 Ways Your Home Can Affect Your Mood

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 28, 2014

Home is where the heart is and it can influence your sense of well-being much more than you might have thought. Here are 7 aspects of your house which may deeply affect you in body,...