improve home value

What to paint to improve home value

Whether you have just bought your home or you are planning on putting it on the market, one way to almost instantly improve its value is to paint. When you…

increase home value

7 easy ways to increase home value

It’s one thing owning a home, but another thing ensuring your property increases in value. Buying into property requires constant investment. Obviously, some home improvements take longer or cost more…

painting mistakes

Avoiding and fixing common painting mistakes

Doing your own painting is fun, but mistakes are inevitable. Here’s how to avoid them so that you can paint like a pro or fix the mistakes if they’ve already…

coats of paint

Do I need one or two coats of paint?

When you set about painting a room, two coats of paint is almost always required. While there are certain acrylic-latex blends that claim to only need a single coat, two…

painting shortcuts

Don’t take these painting shortcuts

It’s very tempting to take shortcuts when you’ve decided to do the painting yourself. But, as Bo Bennett said, “When it comes to success, there are no shortcuts.” If you…