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How to Apply Faux Finishes with Paint

If faux finishes are your style, then look no further than a trip to the paint store to get supplies for this fun weekend project. Regardless of your skill level, there are many different styles of faux techniques that are easily achievable for your home.

If you are truly nervous about...

Prepare Your Home for Spring

As warm weather replaces winter's chill, it's time to prepare your home for spring with improvements that add style while saving money, time and energy. Great gear and products make every springtime DIY endeavor successful, and the following helpers are smart additions for the season's project...

Interior

These apps can help homeowners envision their ideal color palettes before applying paint to walls.

Creating the right color scheme requires an eye for design that not all consumers possess. Fortunately, these apps are designed to give homeowners of all experience levels a simple way to...

How to Stop Paint from Peeling, Blistering, Chalking, Checking and Discoloration

If your home’s exterior has been beset by paint problems, it pays to do a little detective work and determine the cause.  That can help you avoid the same outcome when you paint again. 

According to Debbie Zimmer, paint and color expert for the Paint Quality Institute, the clues can be found...

Gardens

One of the easiest ways to freshen up the look of your home is to change the paint color of your front door or entranceway.  Prep and painting can often be accomplished in just a couple of hours, less time than it takes to plant...

Cheap Home Improvements: More Affordable Home Upgrades

In an uncertain housing market, dropping big bucks on complex home improvement projects isn’t always the way to go.  However, with a little DIY know-how and a conservative amount of cash, there is a lot you can do to enhance both the value and enjoyment of your home.

Here are seven cheap...