1. Skip to header
  2. Skip to navigation
  3. Skip to content
  4. Skip to footer
Articles in Painters
Total number of blog post(s): 51
Many years ago, when we were saving for a down payment on our first home, my husband and I moved from our chic midtown apartment and into a dreary (though much cheaper) mid-sixties, tri-level rental house. The walls on the main floor had been painted gaudy shades of ...
Continue Reading



Painting is one of those home improvement tasks that always sounds much simpler than it actually is. I’ve finally learned to defer to the pros, but I have suckered myself into many a painting job over the years. “You’ll be done in a weekend,” I always tell myself, “And just ...
Continue Reading



For many homeowners, painting is the remodeling project of choice. After all, a fresh coat of paint is relatively inexpensive and can transform the look and feel of a room in the space of a weekend. However, while we tend to spend a considerable amount of ...
Continue Reading



Painting is often the easiest and most cost-effective method of updating your home’s interior. However, just slapping a new paint shade on your walls is a well-worn decorating trick. If you want to do something completely new and exciting, consider incorporating decorative paint ...
Continue Reading



When it comes to going green, energy efficiency is the buzzword du jour. And energy efficiency is important! It saves you money, it lowers your carbon footprint, and it’s the right thing to do for the health of the environment. But when you’re taking care of routine ...
Continue Reading



Depending on how many magazines you read (my coffee table is on the verge of buckling under the weight of my Better Homes and Gardens collection), there seems to be a constant buzz around the new “it” color for every one of your interests: interior design, clothing, ...
Continue Reading



Whether you want to do your part to preserve the environment or you’re a parent looking to reduce the number of chemicals in your home, you might be thinking twice about purchasing just any old paint at the hardware store. Thankfully, if maintaining healthy indoor air quality is ...
Continue Reading



This article was crafted with the help of Chris Camp of The Painting Company. If you’re like most people planning a painting project, the way you use painter’s tape is probably the last thing on your mind. After all, it’s just tape—right? Believe it or not, painting with tape ...
Continue Reading



Spring has sprung, and that means that your home’s décor may need some updating. But don’t worry—you don’t have to do an entire makeover to transition your space from season to season. Try using some of these transitional decorating ideas to take your décor into the ...
Continue Reading



It probably comes as no surprise that paint is one of the quickest ways to update your home. In most cases, a paint job doesn’t require any invasive construction work, and the result is a lot like a good haircut—your house will look polished and neat when the work is ...
Continue Reading