If you want to paint a room, and you want to do it quickly, efficiently and get the best job possible, then the paint roller is the right tool for you. There are other tools you can use, the paintbrush or the paint sprayer...but there are pros and cons to using them:
Should you use a brush, a roller or a paint sprayer? Each method has its benefits, here are some pros and cons of each to help make your decision, along with some tips for painting with a sprayer.
Why would you hire a professional painting company instead of painting your house yourself? Does doing it yourself make more sense? Can you save money? Is it a better job? There are definitely pros & cons, but are most of the pros on the side of the "Pros"?
Here in the Pacific Northwest, specifically the Seattle, WA area, it isn't surprising to see discolored spots on the siding of many homes in the area. These shadowy looking spots can be brown, gray, green or even black, and they make the exterior of your home look dirty. But unlike dirt, you can't wash them off by hand or by pressure washing. The culprit is
Have you ever painted a room, thinking it was going to be great, only to be totally disappointed when it was finished. Although it isn't something you want to do, you can re-paint a room without too much problem. This isn't such a good option if you're not happy with how the exterior paint job on your house turns out.
No matter what time of year you're getting ready to sell your house, by taking the time to touch up the paint in some strategic areas, you will be putting your home's "best foot forward". Not only will it make your home look well-maintained, but it will make it look and feel fresh and inviting...like welcoming the new buyer home. Here are some prime areas to consider.
Great Tips for Maintaining Your Deck Now that Spring is here and Summer is fast approaching, if you're like me, you're looking forward to spending nice evenings, barbecuing and relaxing in your outdoor living space... your deck. But after a few months of summer foot traffic and a few more of winter weather, your deck [...]
Do you have an older home with a tired, worn out looking, brick fireplace? Maybe you have brick on the exterior of your home and you are just plain tired of it and want to change it up and liven it up. What are you going to do? Maybe you're tempted to throw a coat of paint on it...that shouldn't be a big deal, or should it?
What is the best way to finish and preserve your wood deck? This is a question that homeowners have struggled with for a very long time.
In order to get a quality paint job for your home, you have probably invested in quality paint brushes and roller covers...which can be a costly purchase. And then if you end up throwing them away after they've been used one time, it becomes even costlier. But there is no need to keep replacing these tools if you take a little time to clean them up after your paint job is completed.