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Prep is key to painting a house, inside or out – Part 2

For exteriors, if you decide to paint it yourself, know you’re going to be on a ladder a lot (especially for two-story homes). You’ll need to pressure wash to start with a clean surface, but hand scrub around the windows and other delicate areas. You’ll need to check the condition of the wood and siding […]

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Prep is key to painting a house, inside or out – Part 1

Painting is one of the easiest ways to transform the look of your home, and yet, often, we’re just not good at it. We think we can do a room in a day, the whole house in a weekend
 which often is not true. People think painting is a very easy thing. It’s all about […]

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How to Paint Your House’s Interior Part 5 – How to Paint Trim

How to Paint Trim How to Paint Trim Supplies Needed: Painter’s tape Interior primer such as a Premium Wall and Wood Primer Interior latex paint (semi-gloss or high-gloss finish) One damp sponge Tack cloth Sandpaper (120-grit, 100-grit and 80-grit) Spackle Spackling or putty knife Paint trays Paint sticks Purdy paint brushes (2-inch angled brushes) Part […]

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How to Paint Your House’s Interior Part 4 – True Colors

True Colors Many of the bold, deep, vivid and transparent hues will only reach their true color – and in fewer coats – when applied over a similarly colored tinted basecoat. Painting Preparing the room before beginning your project not only makes it easier for you to paint, it also protects your home from inadvertent […]

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Interior House Painting – How to Guide

Interior House Painting – How to’s For those Do It Yourselfer’s – Burk’€™s Custom Painting is here to be of help. This forum is where you can get all the information you need to know in order to complete that interior house painting project you have always been wanting to get completed. Learn tips before […]

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