You can make big changes with relatively little effort and expense with a DIY update of your home’s interior paint.
Paint & Wallpaper
The sheen or gloss of a paint will determine its ability to hide flaws, enhance architectural features, or make for easy cleanup and stain resistance.
Faux finish painting, or using techniques and materials on one surface to imitate or suggest another surface, has been around for thousands of years. Today’s faux paint finishing products and innovative techniques allow beginners to the highly skilled to create visual interest. Here’s an overview of faux finish painting.
Removing wallpaper can be time-consuming and messy, but with patience and the right tools, you can get your walls ready for a great new look.
Learn to estimate the amount of paint needed to complete a job so that you won’t run out of paint before your project is finished.
If not properly used, paint strippers are hazardous to your health and safety.
Choosing your paint wisely will determine how well it will last and wear. Whether to use latex or oil-based, alkyds or acrylics depends on the surface to be covered, the conditions it will face, and any base paint underneath.
Lead-based paint is a serious health risk in older homes. Today, new products are available that may save the time and expense of lead removal procedures.
To get a better-looking, longer-lasting paint job, take a good look at the surface you plan to paint before you start your painting project.
Bagging can lend a fun new look to your walls.