Smoother Walls

Drywall primer/surfacers are the first step in getting the perfect paint job. Most new drywall has three coats of joint compound on corners and seams, but much of the drywall’s paper face is left uncoated. This is a Level 4 finish as specified by the National Gypsum Association. Even though the walls and ceilings look […]

10 Tips to Paint Like a Pro – Part 2

Tip 9: Theres a quick fix for sticky doors and windows Have you ever tried to open a cabinet door that feels like it is glued shut? This condition is known as blocking, and it is common on places where cured latex paint tries to stick to itself, such as on wood windows, painted doors […]

10 Tips to Paint Like a Pro – Part 1

Products and advice for tackling the toughest parts of the job As a professional painter with nearly 20 years of experience, I’ve developed a thriving business. Getting there hasn’t been easy, though, and I’ve made my share of mistakes. However, I’ve used these mistakes to improve my technique and to seek out high-quality, problem-solving products […]