So Spring just bounced right past you. It's not like you didn't get anything done, it's just that painting wasn't one of those things. Now it's Summer and 90° weather is upon us and your wife has nicknamed you the procrastinating painter.
Fortunately for you, procrastinating is not always a bad thing when it comes to painting. The summer heat can be brutal to work in, and when your in direct sunlight, it is next to impossible to get an acceptable finish.
Generally, you should try to plan your project 2 months in advance, sometimes longer.
Availability for painting contractors will vary depending on the time of the year and the quality of the contractors work.
Just like people don't like living paycheck to paycheck, contractors don't like living job to job so we schedule out enough time to where we have a good cushion of work and it's still convenient for the homeowner.
The size of the project can also determine how soon the painting contractor can get...
I am a firm believer in sticking with something that works, so when I find a paint that works well for me it takes a lot to switch to something else.
Sherwin-Williams Duration Home is the wall paint that I have used and trusted for many years. In my opinion, its greatest feature is the stain blocking technology. As you apply the second coat you can tell that the walls have been sealed really well.
It comes in 4 sheen levels: Flat, Matte, Satin, and Semi-Gloss. I use Matte the most, then Satin, then Flat, and I...
Some people like the look of stained woodwork and others prefer paint. Sometimes you may not dislike the look of natural wood but you just grow tired of looking at the same thing. You may want to change the decor of your space and the colors of stain just don't mesh with your new plan.
Whatever the reason is that you want to update your stained trim or cabinets, I'm here to help make sure you select the right paints that will fit your needs. If you found this post on accident while looking for how to tell if your...