Home Wallpaper Removal Tips That Work (…DON’T Paint Over It!)


As a fan of HGTV and DIY Network's many home remodeling and DIY shows, I have a bone to pick with the quality of workmanship sometimes displayed when they're operating on a low budget or within a limited timeframe. The most glaring exhibition of amateur craftsmanship they often make is to paint over existing wallpaper. This is just wrong for so many reasons! In fact, homeowners should immediately change channels when presented with such an extremely poor example. Leaving existing wallpaper in … [Read more...]

Painting Dilemma Solved: How To Store & Use Leftover Paint

No matter the size of your painting project, odds are you will have at least one partial container of paint left over when the job is done. If the paint was a special mix, then you'll probably want to keep that remaining paint in good condition. It could come in handy if you ever have to touch-up or re-paint a scratched or damaged wall in the future. The problem is no one wants to keep lots of cans of paint in their house. So, without thinking twice, leftover paint cans usually end up on a … [Read more...]

What Do Your Favorite Colors Say About You?

When I was researching some interesting color tools (that let you experiment with various paint colors and ultimately pick the right colors before painting each of your rooms) I came across this: Glidden's Online Color Test … [Read more...]