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Paint Disposal & Cleanup Procedures

  Once you have finished your painting project, proper cleanup is an essential next step. Not always a fun step, but important!  We especially get a lot of questions about disposal. Read on for some great tips! Start by preparing any extra paint for storage in the event of future touch-up projects and dispose of any […]

5 Tips on Choosing Paint and Stain from Benjamin Moore

The walls and ceilings in this room are painted Timothy Straw, the rafters are the 2015 Color of the Year, Guilford Green, and the plant shelf is Split Pea. (Benjamin Moore) Carl Minchew, vice president of color innovation and design for Benjamin Moore, brought his expertise in paints and stains to Washington Post’s Home Front […]

How to Patch a Small Hole Before Painting

  Repairing small holes in your wall before painting is an important process!  Read below for our take on DAP’s steps to patch a small hole. PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS (1″ diameter or less):   1. Surface Preparation and Safety Precautions: Before starting your project, the surface must be clean, dry and free of foreign material. Ensure […]

How to Choose a Sheen of Paint

Choosing paint sheen can be a tricky task if you’re not familiar with your choices.  We’re here to break it down for you!  Once you decide on color and product, you’ll be called on to select your preferred sheen. What is Sheen? Benjamin Moore tells us that “sheen refers to how shiny the finish will […]

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