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Painting Projects: Picking the Right House Paint

get your interior paint at a paint store

When you start to get cabin fever towards the end of winter, it might be time to pick a room to paint and head to the store for just the right color and type of house paint. Interior painting is one of the best home improvement projects for homeowners who want to do it themselves. The 2012 US Interior Paint Satisfaction Survey says 82% of customers apply paint themselves rather than hiring a professional painter.

Paint manufacturers understand we like to paint our own homes. That’s why paint manufacturers, according to J.D. Power and Associates Reports that “… are making it easier... 

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Picking Paint Colors Isn’t Easy

paint colors galore but test the light where you'll be painting

As the days grow shorter and we realize we’ll be spending more time indoors, many homeowners think about ways to make their homes more livable. Painting is one of the easiest tools you have to give different rooms in your home a fresh look.

What you might not realize though, is the relationship between the paint colors you pick and the lighting in the room.¬†That’s why it’s good to audition paint colors in your home. You want to see how the color will look in the morning, mid-day and late afternoon sunlight, as well as artificial lighting. It gets especially tricky... 

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