4 Simple Ways to Make Your Interior Paint Last Longer

If you want to bring a room to life, introduce a vibrant bold color of paint into the area. It is the best way to show off your personality, your home’s flair, and it is very cost effective, but what do you do when life happens? Your home is your family’s headquarters, there are bound to be knicks and scratches along the way. So what do you do to take care of and get the most out of your interior paint? Follow these four simple steps. Avoid Fading Paint.  Over time, direct sunlight w...
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Why there is a Shortage of Materials and What to do

If you are preparing for a commercial construction or a commercial painting project after a year of delay and shutdowns, you may want to sit down and read this.  What is happening?  The commercial industry saw a quick halt to productions and projects during the beginning of the pandemic. As people are stuck in their homes they become more aware of the need for home improvements. This is due to the fact that people were not spending much time at home and did not notice, and DIY p...
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Can Paint Impact Your Building’s Energy Efficiency?

When we think of maintaining energy efficiency in our buildings our mind automatically goes to HVAC and electricity improvements, but can paint impact your building’s energy efficiency as well? The answer is yes. The colors of your commercial space are directly related to the amount of heat absorption possible. According to the Department of Energy's (DOE) Cooling Your Home Naturally report, dark, dull colors can absorb 70 to 90 percent of the sun's radiant energy, which can then be trans...
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3 Reasons to Remodel Your Kitchen

Your kitchen is the heart of your home. Your family and guests often gather in the kitchen to socialize, eat, and cook together. It’s a bonding area that not only ties your home together, it ties your loved ones together too, which is why a modern or updated kitchen topped the list for ideal home features new homeowners are looking for.  A high quality and professional kitchen remodel is an ideal way to improve the aesthetic and resale value of your home. Here is a list of reasons why you...
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Do I Need Two Coats or Just One?

Generally, you will hear that two coats of paint is the best way to go. Yet, in most cases, one coat of paint is more efficient. So, if your home painting project only requires one coat of paint, why waste the money and time adding additional coats of paint? Why you should Use One-Coat of Paint. First, let’s talk about paint quality. There are home painting projects where your standard, premium latex paint will get the job done, but to ensure your one-coat success you can purchase one-...
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What’s In Your Paint? Why you should care about VOCs.

VOCs or volatile organic compounds are chemicals that manufacturers use in the production of chemical products. These chemicals are found in everyday household cleaners, beauty products, dry cleaner treatments, pest control, and even scented candles!  VOCs are also found in paints, varnishes, and solvents. In paints, VOCs assist with the application and drying phases. Check out this handy VOC Infographic by Eco Paints to learn more. Fumes from these compounds are released into your home's...
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BACK TO BUSINESS IN 2021: Refresh & Renew Your Commercial Building with Color

We all know that certain colors can evoke universal feelings: a calm blue, a cheery yellow, a serious black. But these reactions can also be strongly personal. You want to create a professional environment that not only reflects your business’s style but also creates an inviting atmosphere for your customers and potential clients. It’s a great time to give your business or commercial space a facelift with some simple, effective paint upgrades. Here are some tips to consider once you’ve t decide ...
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MAKE IT YOUR OWN IN 2021: Refresh and Renew Your Home with Color

We all know that certain colors can evoke universal feelings: a calm blue, a cheery yellow, a serious black. But these reactions can also be strongly personal. Why not revive your palace with some refreshing colors to start the new year? Here’s how to capture those mood-boosting colors to freshen up your home for 2021. What’s Your House Style? Consider your home’s architecture. Understanding the type of home you have is important. Do you own a Victorian or a Colonial style home? Many homes...
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