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How to Paint Exterior Brick

Paint Exterior BrickBrick homes, albeit nice for design, are also notoriously known for being a pain when it comes to painting them.  Some people would rather just leave well enough alone, but let’s be honest, brick is like any other surface material, after a few years it sort of requires an update.  If you have a brick home and you are wanting to paint it, you might be hearing all sorts of horror stories about how difficult this will be, and while that’s technically true, if you have the right tools, know-how and knowledge (which you hopefully find in this article!) you can easily and efficiently paint your brick house without all the unneeded headaches that CAN come with this project.  Below you will find exact steps you need to take to paint brick, what you will need to paint, as well as some tips and tricks along the way. Read More

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How to Paint Interior Brick

Interior BrickBrick is one of those things that can look really amazing in a home.  Unless of course that brick is dirty, discolored or needs a new coat of paint!  If you have a brick wall of any kind in your home and it’s starting to look really worn, dirty or old and you want to update it to match the rest of the house or just let it shine on in its own beautiful way, you will make good by painting the brick.  Funny, but not a lot of people realize you CAN paint brick, it just takes a little finesse and some patience to do so.  Below you will find some generalized steps on how to paint brick, as well as tools and products you will need. Read More

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How to Paint Wood Windows

Wood WindowsPainting windows can be an easy project, if you know what you’re doing.  Since this is pretty easy, you probably won’t need a house painter in Winnipeg, but hey people hire service men and women for all sorts of reasons, not just because they don’t know how to do something.  If you lack time, for instance, hire someone to do this for you.  Below, we will be going over two different styles of windows and how to paint them, as well as a special section on how to open a painted shut window, also very easy to do; you just need to have the right tools to do it. Read More

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Nursery Design Trends for Boys

Nursery Design for BoysIt seems like when you read nursery articles these days, it’s all about girl’s rooms, what colors to paint the walls, what designs to use, etc.  If you’re having a boy and you want help with colors and designs, THIS is the article to read, not all those other ones because this is all about nursery design trends for boys, and I have included everything from the top color trends, to designs, and everything in between.  You can use the following ideas below for some inspiration in order to help you create an amazing, stylish, and calming place for your baby to play, eat and of course sleep.  Enjoy! Read More

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Four Tips for Bathroom Painting

Bathroom Painting TipsWhen it comes time to repaint or remodel your bathroom, you need to understand that it’s not like all the other rooms in your home.  In most cases when you begin to paint your home, you CAN paint from one room to another using the same type of paint, maybe different colors though.  But, when it comes to the bathroom, you need to understand that when you come to the bathroom door, this is a place where you will definitely want to switch it up and change gears.  There are a few reasons for this.  First off, the bathroom is a moisture intensive room.  Therefore not just any paint is going to do.  Secondly, if you are painting a bathroom that has never been painted before, you WILL have issues with the paint sticking to the walls.  Lastly, since bathrooms tend to be the smaller rooms in the house, color options definitely do matter.  If you paint it too light, it looks stark.  Paint it too dark and it seems like a boxed in space.  If you want to paint the bathroom right, and do so the first time around, continue reading below on tips for bathroom painting, including a section on why hiring an interior painter in Winnipeg may be your best option. Read More

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Nursery Design Trends for Girls

Nursery Design for GirlsAre you looking for the perfect nursery theme for your little girl?  As your little one claims an extra special place in your heart and life, she will also claim a spot in your house as well.  When it comes to babies, people tend to use certain colors, designs, or even animals for boys or girls.  For this article though, we will be covering an array of design trends specifically for nurseries for girls.  These trends include popular colors, materials, patterns and designs and more.  So if you plan on having a girl or you are already pregnant, continue to read below to make your life a little easier and hopefully a lot less stressful.  This is an amazing time in your life, so the room should have good vibes and be made with love! Read More

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Common Mistakes When Painting Your House

Common House Painting MistakesIt’s no big secret that when it comes to revamping your home, sprucing it up, or just trying to make it look more attractive – paint is the best option available.  Paint not only is a great way to update a home in general (exterior or interior), but it can also be repainted to create a cleaner room, it can be changed as often as you like to go with the current trends or your current likes or dislikes, and paint is a superb way to attract buyers to your home if you have it on the market.  But, with paint being so beneficial, you’d be surprised as to how many people out there actually end up making the biggest mistakes when it comes to the paint itself, as well as the paint job.  If you are going to paint your home, inside or out, and you need some help along the way; i.e. it’s been awhile since you painted, or this is something you are really quite new at, here are a few things you might want to know about before dipping your paintbrush into that pan of paint! Read More

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Paint Finishes for The Kitchen

Paint Finishes for The KitchenWhen it comes to certain spaces in your house, the type of paint really does matter because certain paints give off a certain smell even after they dry, certain paints are good for certain spaces (like the moisture of a bathroom) and some paint colors are going to look different in different rooms depending on things like natural and artificial light.  So when it comes to a paint finish for your kitchen, all of these factors might add up and leave you wondering about the BEST paint finishes for your eating space.  Thankfully you have articles like this one that want to help you find the best finishes for each room, or in this case, the kitchen specifically.  Here we will discuss some common kitchen painting trends, a few paint finishes, why they should be used in the kitchen, and the benefits of using them in this space. Read More

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Best Colors for a Home Office

Colors for a Home OfficeIf you have a home office, chances are you use it quite a lot.  Because of this, it’s important to create a space that is inspiring and energizing, but also something that suites your personality.  Unlike your cubicle or office at work, this is a part of your home, so really you can paint it however you want.  If you are starting with a blank canvas though, such as white walls, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed at what colors to choose for your specific room.  Thankfully, if you keep reading below, you will see a few ideas that we have come up with to help you along the way or possible even get your creative juices flowing to come up with some of your own ideas.  All of these colors are not only ideas for you, but they are also options for color-psychology i.e; colors that make you feel certain things, which may be an important asset if you work from home! Read More

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Paint for The Bathroom

Mildew Resistant PaintMold resistant paint is a good idea for areas or rooms where mold is more susceptible.  These rooms include, but are not limited to bathrooms, garages and basements.  These rooms all have one thing in common; they tend to be moisture ridden rooms in your home.  Moisture and even a little bit of heat can cause an outbreak of mold, which is a problem considering mold can cause all sorts of health issues and damage to your home.  If you have a space in your house that you want to paint, but you think that mold is already present or that the room could be mold-friendly, it’s a good idea to use a mold resistant paint.  These are specifically meant to keep mold at bay.  These paints are available in any home improvement.  Here are a few things you need to know about mold resistant paint. Read More