Painting

Save Your Deck or Concrete Patio with Olympic Rescue It!

Save Your Deck or Concrete Patio with Olympic Rescue It!

With the proper preparation, this 100% acrylic coating fills wood and concrete cracks up to ¼″ deep and is a great product for the restoration of a worn deck or patio.

Protect Your Exterior Wall with a Fresh Coat of Paint

Protect Your Exterior Wall with a Fresh Coat of Paint

Olympic ICON exterior paint is a great choice for outdoor DIY painting projects. It’s self-primer, low-VOC and UV protection properties make it a winner.

Wagner FLEXiO 890 Sprayer Review

Wagner FLEXiO 890 Sprayer Review

This new HVLP sprayer system from Wagner is a perfect companion for any home improvement painting project.

The Best Laundry Room Upgrades

The Best Laundry Room Upgrades

A new stackable washer/dryer and a fresh coat of paint can do wonders.

How To Stain Your Wood Projects

How To Stain Your Wood Projects

Protect your wood projects from water and UV rays with Olympic Elite Advanced Stain+Sealant.

Garage Floor Makeover with Rust-Oleum EPOXYSHIELD

Garage Floor Makeover with Rust-Oleum EPOXYSHIELD

Give your garage floor the protective layer it’s always wanted with Rust-Oleum EpoxyShield garage floor coating.

Refresh Your Deck or Patio with Rust-Oleum Restore 10X

Refresh Your Deck or Patio with Rust-Oleum Restore 10X

Give your deck or patio a refresh with Rust-Oleum Restore. This is a DIY project you can do in a weekend and enjoy the benefits for years to come.

Quick Guide to Paint Sheens and Finish

Quick Guide to Paint Sheens and Finish

After you’ve selected a paint color the next step is determining the finish and sheen. Here’s a quick reference guide to help you choose.

Downton Abbey Interior Colors

Downton Abbey Interior Colors

A complete paint color palette of Downton Abbey interiors that you can create in your own home.

Pretty over Pink – Clark + Kensington Paint & Primer in One

Pretty over Pink – Clark + Kensington Paint & Primer in One

Painting white over pink wall requires a great primer which is why we used Clark + Kensington paint and primer in one from Ace Hardware.

Painting The Exterior Of Our Clawfoot Tub

Painting The Exterior Of Our Clawfoot Tub

We want to save our clawfoot tub from the scrap yard so we painted the exterior to prevent rust.

Is Your House Paint Killing You? How to Choose a Safer Zero VOC Paint

Is Your House Paint Killing You? How to Choose a Safer Zero VOC Paint

We’re kicking off our summer paint series with an introduction to zero VOC paint. For us, zero VOC paint is the only choice when it comes to selecting an interior paint product. We want to do everything we can to improve our indoor air quality and starting with the paint […]

Painting with Nate Berkus and Lowe’s

Painting with Nate Berkus and Lowe’s

Last year we had the pleasure of joining Lowe’s for a fun even with Nate Berkus and Valspar paint.

Thompson’s Tinted Waterseal Waterproofing Stain

Thompson’s Tinted Waterseal Waterproofing Stain

Thompsons newest waterproofing stain is now available in tinted colors to match your favorite wood.

$200 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway and Adding Stripes and Color to Our Wood Block Planter

$200 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway and Adding Stripes and Color to Our Wood Block Planter

Our wood block planters turned out well for a basic DIY project that used reclaimed wood and some various drilling techniques. But we felt they needed a bit more pizazz since the wood used wasn’t a pretty redwood or other beautiful natural wood.

Rust-Oleum Targets the DIY & Design Crowd with their Kitchen Transformations

Rust-Oleum Targets the DIY & Design Crowd with their Kitchen Transformations

I recently joined a select group of media in hands-on testing Rust-Oleum’s new cabinet and countertop transformation kits which they feel is going to revolutionize the DIY segment of the market. This event was held at Latrobes, a very unique event space (formerly a bank) in the center of the […]

Cutting-In Corners Made Easy with the Wagner SMART Edge Roller

Cutting-In Corners Made Easy with the Wagner SMART Edge Roller

Save time with this new roller from Wagner that makes cutting-in a cinch

A Las Vegas Adventure in House Painting

A Las Vegas Adventure in House Painting

Painting a whole house is an exciting project but can also be a headache. Our friend in Las Vegas shares his adventures in house painting.

How to Epoxy Your Floor for a Durable Surface and Clean Look

How to Epoxy Your Floor for a Durable Surface and Clean Look

Epoxy floor paint makes a great surface for your utility or storage room

Before and Afters: Color Makes a World of Difference

Before and Afters: Color Makes a World of Difference

This month we’ve had the pleasure of sharing a ton of painting tips from YOLO Colorhouse which produces a premium zero VOC paint. We know the advantages to using zero VOC paint, how to choose a color palette and how to prep and paint a room. Now comes the fun […]

Painting 101: Preparing Your Space to Paint

Painting 101: Preparing Your Space to Paint

Painting is a beloved by DIYers for the incredible transformation that can occur in a space with minimal cost, effort, and supplies. That said, with the help of a few tips, you can take your paint job from weekend painter to professional! This week, YOLO Colorhouse shares their tips for […]