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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

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Safe Paint Storage

Safe Paint StorageWhen it comes to paint, it’s not only important to secure the paint if you live on your own, but it’s especially important if you have little kids running around, animals or neighbor kids around the space in which you store your paint.  When it comes to paint though, most of the time we just pop the lid back on, place it in the attic or basement and forget about it until next time.  Whenever that is.  Then when it co is time to paint again you have to rummage around to find it, fuddle with the lid for 20 minutes to get it off, and who knows what you might find when you finally open the can.  Safe paint storage isn’t just about keeping yourself and others safe, it’s about being responsible for the paint and being able to reuse it again and again in the near future.  Here are a few things you might want to consider on both factors, when it comes to paint storage.  Paint is one of those products that almost everyone has a gallon or two of in their home – however, it can also become a hazardous waste if not used, stored or disposed of correctly. Read More

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How to Choose Bedroom Paint Colors

Bedroom Paint ColorsChoosing bedroom paint colors is a lot easier than you think, but people tend to make it more difficult a decision than anything else.  When it comes to colors, you simply have to consider a few different factors such as trends, mood, lighting, and other colors in your home that you are attracted to and do like.  Below, we will be going over these different factors, as well as a few schemes and themes to consider when it comes to your bedroom paint colors.  Another factor we will be discussing below is called color psychology.  This sounds like something you would hear in art school, but really all it is, is how colors affect our moods. Read More

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Top Exterior Paint Colors for 2015

Exterior ColorsPsssst. Yeah you. You know who you are. It’s time, ya know. How many years have you been saying to yourself, “Time to paint the house,” only to put it off for another day, another week, another year? Well, the time for excuses is done, especially since certain forces within your Winnipeg home are getting pretty angry that you haven’t done it yet. So, now that you’ve finally put painting your house on the front burner, what next? What color or colors should you choose for exterior painting in your Winnipeg home? You could just throw a fresh coat of the same colors over it, but what would be the point of that? Sure, you’ll have a freshly painted house when you’re done, but since chances are good that you don’t want to do this again anytime soon, maybe you should think about trying a whole new color palette. Following is information on the latest color trends in exterior painting in Winnipeg for 2015. Read More