Interior Painting Information

The most important spaces in our lives are inside our homes. Most of these spaces can benefit from a new look.

The most cost effective and quickest home improvement project is interior painting. You can transform the look of a room or your entire house just by using paint!

Interior house painting can be as simple or as elaborate as you prefer. In order to be the one in control, you need information. That’s what this page is all about. Connecting you to the basic interior painting information you need to complete the transformation of your living space successfully.

Interior painting is inexpensive, especially if you do it yourself. The cost savings and decorative improvement with painting a room can be substantial when compared to other improvements such as new carpet or furniture.

With the right colors, the feel of a room can change completely and become a more enjoyable living space. The use of dark or vibrant colors can add spice to a dull room. But beware. These are difficult colors to apply.

Confining vibrant colors to one wall for an accent wall is a great way to change the overall feel without breaking the bank. Painting just one wall can be a quick and easy way to achieve a new look. Learn more about decorative painting.

Even though a do-it-yourself interior painting project is cost-effective, you must be willing to make a considerable investment of time and patience, which is not always easy after you’ve put in a full day at the office.

To save time and avoid frustration, you must have a plan. Before getting started, you need to understand all the processes involved in painting a room and what materials are needed. The following links will show you where to begin.

Painting of a small room in progress.

The best paint colors from Sherwin Williams – “Paint Color Cheat Sheets” – A great short-cut to finding a perfect paint color.

Find answers to your paint color questions.




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Staining a Fiberglass Door

Embossed fiberglass is a low maintenance substitute to the standard wood door. Plus, staining a fiberglass door can be easier than working with wood. The main difference between wood and fiberglass is the type of stain ...
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Staining Brick

By Sheree (Rowlett, TX)
I have some old beige interior brick pillars in my living/dining and on my fireplace. I have been looking around for a while and testing different stains and paints on it. And, I finally found one that is beautiful and easy to ...
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Straight Clean Lines Between Two Colors

By Mike Miller (www.Paintyourhouseandsave.com)
Clean Straight Lines: How to get crisp lines between two colors. We’ve all seen the commercials: the lady pulls away the blue tape to reveal the sharpest line between to colors you could possibly imagine. ...
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Using an Airless Sprayer

Spraying paint is a great way to save time, but using an airless sprayer can also be dangerous or waste paint if used incorrectly. Most painting contractors use an airless paint sprayer that can spray an average house in ...
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Using an Airless Sprayer

Spraying paint is a great way to save time, but using an airless sprayer can also be dangerous or waste paint if used incorrectly. Most painting contractors use an airless paint sprayer that can spray an average house ...
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What is GREEN Painting?

By MJ Butler - E-Z Painting Inc. (Chicago, IL & New York, NY)
GREEN Painting is a painting specialty that uses eco-friendly paints that have very little negative impact on our environment. Green Painting refers not to the color, but to the paint that contains little or no harmful ...
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What to Wear While Painting

So, you are ready to paint your walls. You have chosen the perfect color and you cannot wait to begin. Before you rush to open the paint can and start painting the walls, take a moment to prepare yourself. It is not ...
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What’s in Your Paint, and Why You Should Care

By Courtney and Wise (Sydney, Australia)
House paint is made up of three main things: pigment (that’s the colour), a binder to keep the colour all together and make it stick to your walls, and a solvent, which keeps the paint liquid. The ...
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Why Use Low or No VOC Paints

By Brando Giron, Eco G Painters (San Diego, CA, USA)
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are, essentially, fumes. They can be as pleasing and benign as the scent of a pine tree or as toxic as benzene. When it comes to painting, we’re talking about VOCs on the latter ...
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