Interior Paint Tag

When selecting a paint for your project, many options exist. However, the type of paint you choose can affect the air quality of your indoor environment and possibly even your health. You can select paint and finishing products that are healthier and more eco-friendly to...

There are different types of paint, like oil-based and water-based. However, two paint types are fundamental: cheap and expensive paints. While cheaper paints will save you money upfront, they will cost you more later. They don't hold up as well as more expensive paints. When painting...

Our clients with children often ask about paint that can be easily cleaned in case their little ones leave marks, scuffs, or other evidence of their presence. (No shaming here. Everyone with kids has been there!) The answer is relatively straightforward: the shinier the paint,...

Do you know paint finishes well enough to pick the right one for your walls? Paint comes in different finishes. As a long-time painting company in the Sterling, Virginia area, we know that paint finish (also known as paint sheen; we'll use the names interchangeably...

Self-priming paints (primer and paint in one product) sounds like a tempting product. They are supposed to reduce the need to use both a paint and a primer as separate products, supposedly saving you time. But is self-priming paint a good option? For the DIYer repainting...

Repainting your home is a great way to transform its look, curb appeal, or even its style. Painting is probably the easiest and most inexpensive way to refresh a home without undergoing renovations. As Northern Virginia paint experts, we do recognize it can be tough...

Your paint project is done, and you find yourself with leftover paint. What can you do with it? Let's start with the fact that paint contains hazardous elements that could potentially leak and cause harm. It's important to consider what to do with leftover paint...

We don't get a lot of requests to paint ceilings with a color, but there's no reason why we shouldn't. For one thing, we're very well qualified to paint a ceiling. Second, it's a great idea! Many interior designers consider ceilings as a fifth wall...

Last month, we painted a newly constructed home for Mary and Joe, a couple returning from Germany.  After a walk-through assessment and chat with them, we sent our estimate and were looking forward to working with them.    New construction painting is a clean slate for both...

It's that time of year when we talk about color trends for the upcoming year. While color preferences are personal, there are color design trends you should consider - especially if you don't want your home to look outdated. And if you're putting your house...

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