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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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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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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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6 DIY Painting Mistakes You Need to Avoid
If you only have a room or wall to paint, you’re probably considering a DIY project to help save time and money. DIY painting is an option for all kinds of home painting, but it’s very important that you know what you’re doing. Even small mistakes can ruin the look [...]
6 Must Haves for DIY Interior Painting
DIY painting can be a very effective solution for your home, especially for smaller interior projects. But many don’t know exactly where to begin when it comes to tackling their own painting project, especially if ceilings are involved. The best place to start is always with the right tools. So let’s take a [...]
What Are Some Common DIY Painting Mistakes?
DIY painting remains a popular choice for homeowners tackling smaller projects, or as an alternative to make sure that your painting project goes exactly how you need it to. However, DIY painters without much experience are also at risk of making mistakes: Mistakes in a painting project can have significant [...]
What Do I Need for My Painting Project?
Ready to tackle an important painting project in your home? Great! Don’t have much experience with DIY painting like this? Then you need to be prepared. But where should you begin? Taking a walk down the paint supply aisles in a local store may give you a lot of options, [...]
How Do I Get Rid of Paint Fumes?
One of the most annoying things about a big painting project in your home, especially when it’s finished, is that paint smell. Even when the paint has dried, it can seem like the scent lingers for far too long, and even makes some people sick. Fortunately, there are ways to rid paint [...]
How Do You Clean Painted Walls?
Over time, painted walls in your home can get…well, a little dirty. Smudges, mud spots, streaks and more are all likely to appear as time passes. And a house with pets or kids may see these marks appear even sooner. What do you do about them? You can certainly wash your painted [...]