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Paint Roller Naps – Which One Should I Use?

The “nap” refers to the length and style of the material on a paint roller. When you buy a pack of rollers in a store for a DIY paint job, you will see that they have various lengths and other information to help you make the right decision. But if you haven’t used rollers […]

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Paint Roller Naps – Which One Should I Use?2022-12-28T08:29:00-05:00

6 Tips for Painting a Ceiling

Few surfaces inside a house are more challenging to paint than the ceiling, especially in a home with vaulted or particularly high ceilings that will take extra work and equipment. DIY paint projects often run into trouble when it comes to reaching the ceiling, but it can be done! The key is proper preparation and […]

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6 Tips for Painting a Ceiling2022-12-27T13:54:54-05:00

Why Does Paint Crack?

Few things are more annoying for a painter than seeing a painted surface develop cracks when it used to look smooth and beautiful. One of the most common reasons that homeowners decide it’s time for a restoration project is that paint is starting to crack. However, there are also ways […]

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Why Does Paint Crack?2022-12-28T08:53:42-05:00

Pro Tips for Painting Trim

Painting trim is one of the more delicate home painting projects, and DIYers need to be prepared if they want to do it right ““ with no smears, spills, or poor coatings. Before you start, check out our quick guide with tips on exactly what you need and what steps to take to ensure the […]

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Pro Tips for Painting Trim2022-12-28T08:55:28-05:00

Choosing the Right Paint Color

One of the earliest steps in any painting project is choosing the color you want. While there are many ways to find the right color, it’s common for homeowners to feel paralyzed by the number of choices they have, especially for indoor rooms where surfaces can be nearly any color they can imagine. To […]

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Choosing the Right Paint Color2022-12-28T08:55:18-05:00

3 Benefits of Primer

We know paint primer can be annoying to think about. The idea of taking the time and work to paint a layer before you even start painting the color you want isn’t exactly easy to consider. But there are many good reasons that primers exist, and for certain surfaces, primers are required to get the […]

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3 Benefits of Primer2022-12-28T08:56:25-05:00

Painting Crisp Lines Using Painter’s Tape

Interior painting jobs like painting trim or switching to different colors for walls or ceilings come with one big challenge: How do you get straight, crisp lines, especially on a DIY project? Fortunately, there are some tricks that can help you get the perfect lines you want for stripes, color changes, and a lot more. […]

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Painting Crisp Lines Using Painter’s Tape2022-12-28T08:56:08-05:00

5 Steps To Prepping for Exterior Painting Projects

At Tar Heel Painters in Chapel Hill, NC, our professionals never cut corners when prepping for exterior residential and commercial painting projects. In the realm of painting, success and optimal results begin with setting the stage correctly for the task at hand. Here are the basic five steps our detail-oriented teams handle before the first […]

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5 Steps To Prepping for Exterior Painting Projects2022-12-28T08:55:50-05:00

4 Things To Consider When Choosing a Paintbrush

Smaller projects or tighter spaces require a good paintbrush for the best results. And while it’s easy to walk into any department store and pick out a brush, not every paintbrush is the same! They have a variety of different features that will affect your painting job. Here’s everything you should know. Bristle Type There […]

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4 Things To Consider When Choosing a Paintbrush2022-12-28T08:56:51-05:00

How to Prep for Painting

Are you thinking about repainting some of the walls in your house? At first glance, this seems like a fairly simple project ““ and it is possible to finish it quickly, with the right equipment and know-how. But something many DIY painters forget is that their walls and rooms actually need some key preparation to […]

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How to Prep for Painting2022-12-28T08:59:48-05:00