Category Archives: Painting

Can I Paint Over Wallpaper?

Yes you can, but be careful if you are a do-it-yourselfer.  If your wallpaper is peeling, you may want to use some wallpaper adhesive and stick it back to the wall.  If you don’t, your newly painted walls will continue…

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How to remove a popcorn ceiling

Popcorn ceilings were a very popular design trend during the 1960s and 70s. However, many people living in homes of that era don’t like the way textured ceilings look, and want to get rid of them. It really dates the…

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Store paint cans upside down and they will last longer

Sounds a bit crazy, but the reason is the paint forms a seal around the lid.  This will help the paint last longer when you store it.  Just make sure to place a mat, plastic wrap, cardboard or drop cloth…

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Paint Roller

So your remodeling your home and painting yourself, huh?  You don’t need to wash out your paint roller if you are going to use it again tomorrow.  This is assuming you are going to continue painting the walls or ceiling…

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What kind of paint finish to use and where

When it comes to choosing the right kind of paint finish you should first educate yourself on the many different types of sheens.  I remodel homes in San Antonio, Texas and most of my clients don’t know what kinds of…

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