Painting Preparation for Wood Siding and Trim

Painting Preparation for Wood Siding and Trim

Proper painting preparation for wood siding and trim is vital when it comes to the longevity of your paint job. When you know how important it is to clean, scrape, fill, caulk, and prime, you ultimately save both time and money. Applying the paint is easy. But creating a sound, dry surface for the new …

How to Paint Your Home’s Interior

how to paint your home's interior

Thinking about painting your home's interior may seem overwhelming at first. Educating yourself beforehand on how to properly paint your home's interior is a great way to feel less stressed and more prepared for this sizeable project. If you want to update your home with fresh paint this year, you shouldn't let a little bit …

Painting Your Kitchen Cabinets

Painting your kitchen cabinets

Painting your kitchen cabinets can be a quick, pocket friendly way to update your kitchen for the new year. You will need to know what type of surface you are repainting. Wood, wood-laminate, and metal cabinets usually can be repainted without difficulty.┬áIf your cabinets have plastic laminate surfaces, first check with a knowledgeable paint dealer. …

Painting Over Oil-Based Paint

painting over oil-based paint

It can be important to know how to begin painting over oil-based paint since many homes will have oil-based paint somewhere throughout. Latex paint wasn't introduced until the 1940's so it is common to find oil-based paint on door casings, trims and moldings, mantels, cabinetry, and shelving. Oil-based paint can be successfully painted over, but …