What is a nap, and why does it matter so much when painting? DIY painters looking at painting supplies frequently raise this question, especially if they don’t have much experience with larger painting projects where rollers are needed. So, what’s nap length about? It affects how much paint a roller can hold, and how easily… Read More
Cracking is not something that many people equate with paint. However, cracking paint is a common problem, and can be caused for numerous reasons. If you have paint that is cracking in your home and you are wondering why, or you are getting ready to paint your home and want to prevent cracking paint, you… Read More
Paint “sheen” refers to how glossy the paint is, an especially important factor for interior paints. The glossier the paint, the shinier it is and the easier it will reflect light (along with a few other differences). Any can of interior paint will clearly say which type of gloss it has – but how do… Read More
Painting the inside of your house starts with a difficult choice: Just what colors are you going to use (exterior paints can also be a challenge)? If you’re not sure where to begin, we have a few suggestions for you to make sure your colors are everything you need them to be.… Read More
No matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to get the same kind of crisp clean lines as a professional painter; especially when using two different colors on the wall. So, what’s their trick?  Besides a lot of practice, professional painting experts know the best way to obtain those ultra-straight lines is to… Read More
It’s time to give your home a whole new look with a fresh coat of paint.  You’ve picked the color and gather your supplies. Now it is time to get started. But wait! Here are five things you must do to ensure that this exterior paint project is a success.… Read More
Your house needs a facelift, and there’s no better way to make it look like new than with a fresh coat of paint. But what exterior colors are best, both for aesthetic and resale value? According to the experts at The Painting Company, you can never go wrong with neutrals. They offer a soft and… Read More
Do you know which paintbrush is best for your next painting job? You’ve chosen the perfect color to spruce up your home, but don’t start quite yet. Whether you are a novice painter or have been doing it for years, you will want to make sure that you have the right paintbrush on hand to… Read More
Ready to give your home a fresh, new look? Before you break out those paint rollers, be sure that you have prepared the area properly.… Read More
Painting is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to freshen up a tired looking room.  Be warned though: if you think the job doesn’t require some forethought and planning, then you may find yourself staring at a big mess instead of a room that instills feelings of calm. Painting isn’t hard, but if you… Read More