• 2 Painting Techniques That Can Hide Imperfections


    The walls in your home can become damaged over time. Whether they get bumped by furniture, scuffed from feet, or worn from the continued rubbing of a pet, your walls likely have some imperfections. Replacing the drywall to get rid of these imperfections can be costly, with most homeowners paying an average of $30 per hung sheet. If you want to update the look of your home's interior without spending the money to replace damaged drywall, here are two painting techniques you can use to hide imperfections.
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  • The Art of Not Wasting Paint: Tips for DIYers


    Deciding how much paint to buy for a single paint project can be difficult. People who haven't spent much time painting—and even some veteran DIYers—can easily finish up their home remodeling projects with several half-full cans of extra paint. These tips will help you decide how much paint to buy. How Far Will the Paint Go? Paint manufacturers generally state that a gallon of paint will cover between 250 and 400 square feet.
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  • What The Paint Color Says About Your House


    Decorating your house is a major job. It is important that when you choose the colors and the hues of the room that you know what kind of message you want to send. This is why you shouldn't just choose a color that you like for the walls of your home, but you should choose colors that portray the message that you want to send about yourself and your home. Here are some tips about the colors of the paint and the message they will send.
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  • Adding A Backwoods Touch To Your Doghouse


    If you have a doghouse on your property and you enjoy the look of camouflage, adding this feature to your friend's home can be easily done if you know the proper technique. All materials can be bought at your local hardware store. Here are some instructions for you to use to decorate your dog's house with camouflage. Start By Cleaning Before starting the painting project, take the time to completely cleanse your doghouse.
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  • How To Prepare Your Wall For Backsplash Installation


    Backsplash, or the process of covering a part of a painted wall with tiles, is an excellent way to hide drywall that has been discolored or protect parts of the wall. People tend to install backsplash around the walls that surround a bathtub for about two feet in order to protect the wall from the water damage that could result from being near the shower. Backsplash also tends to be easier to clean, so it's an excellent decorating maneuver if you have young children.
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  • Interior House Painting: How To Keep Dark Colors From Bleeding Through


    If you are planning to paint over a dark colored wall or wall art that makes use of dark colors, you will need to ensure that the wall is properly prepared in order to prevent the dark paint from bleeding through. While your walls make look great in the hours and days after applying a fresh coat of paint, you can be sure that the darker colors will eventually make their way to the surface.
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  • Learn How To Make Your Bedroom Look Better Than Ever


    Many people make the mistake of thinking that it is difficult to create a modern look in their home. They assume that they need to be an interior designer or have experience to create a stylish look on their own. That is not the case at all. You can create a stylish and unique look in your home with nothing more than some wallpaper and polyurethane gel. Use the following guide to learn how to update the look of your bedroom quickly and easily.
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