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Masonry Restoration Using Natural Hydraulic Lime

Masonry Restoration Using Natural Hydraulic Lime

Do you have a masonry restoration project and are looking for a unique exterior or interior finish for your home that’s naturally beautiful? Put aside that wood siding or hand-cut stone and opt for the smooth finish of Natural Hydraulic Lime. This wonder product achieves a look similar to stucco, […]

Painting Over Wallpaper

Painting Over Wallpaper

Why do people paint over wallpaper? We’d guess they’re just plain lazy because no one in their right mind who cares about the presentation of their wall would ever choose to paint over wallpaper, but we can agree that removing wallpaper is one of the most arduous tasks known to […]

Choosing the Right Paint Sheen and Finish

Choosing the Right Paint Sheen 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. Range of Sheens High-gloss finish: very shiny, stain-resistant, great for kid's rooms and often times used for painting furniture Semi-gloss finish: medium shiny, withstands frequent washing, […]

Glidden Paint Introduces a New Formula

Glidden Paint Introduces a New Formula

Glidden paint recently launched an improved formula that maintains a high quality but also keeps Glidden at a more affordable price point. A gallon of Glidden costs $16-$24 dollars and they feel it’s comparable to $50 gallon paint. They are so confident that they sent us a full press kit […]

Benjamin Moore on your iPhone

Benjamin Moore on your iPhone

Painting your home is often one of the least expensive ways to make a noticeable–even dramatic–change to an interior. And if you’d like to match a paint color you see in a picture, Benjamin Moore’s new iPhone app is ready to come to your aid. Load the picture into an […]

Get Help with Your Lighting Style

Get Help with Your Lighting Style

Once you get past the somewhat cheesy opening intro, this virtual lighting application from GE is really cool. Like most virtual applications, they serve as fancy window dressing to a manufacturers product but in the case of GE which totally dominates market share, its likely we’d be purchasing a GE […]

Choosing Paint Colors Just Got a Lot Easier for Homeowners with Photoshop Skills

Choosing Paint Colors Just Got a Lot Easier for Homeowners with Photoshop Skills

While color visualizer tools are now featured on most major paint manufacturers’ web sites, homeowners often struggle to envision how the color combinations they create for sample homes online will translate to reality when applied to their own homes.

Walls Transformed: Metallic Leaf

Walls Transformed: Metallic Leaf

Inspired by the lovely display captured here, we’ve found a project post dedicated to the art of applying a combination of metallic paints and hologram foil, available online, to create a shiny, textured wall that becomes a standout interior surface in a bedroom or another room of the house.