Archive for the ‘Painting’ Category

Replacing Outdated Acoustic Popcorn Ceilings

March 10, 2009 in Painting

Acoustic popcorn ceilings feel outdated, and in some cases, they even contain asbestos. Rolly Rodriquez of Sunset Professional Painting says houses that are 15 to 20 years old usually don’t contain the toxin. However, if your home... read full post →

CertaPro Painters - Professional Painting Services

March 02, 2009 in Painting

CertaPro Painters is the largest painting company in North America, with over 280 franchise owners in the U.S. and Canada. The company’s story, as told on their website, states that “Since 1992, CertaPro Painters has honored homes and... read full post →

Eco-Friendly Paint, The Complete Guide

February 05, 2009 in Painting

[digg-me]Paints, stains, and other coatings are the second-largest source of VOC emissions, after automobiles. Considering how much time we spend in our homes, it’s frightening to think how unhealthy our indoor air quality can be.... read full post →

Why Flocked Wallpaper Is Making a Comeback in 2009

January 27, 2009 in Painting

You may remember flocked wallpaper from such decades as the 1960s and 1970s. In fact, flocked (or flock) wallpaper has a history over three centuries long, but other than that short stint of popularity it has remained relatively obscure... read full post →

The First Time I Painted a Room and Why I’ll Never Do That Again

November 18, 2008 in Painting

This was the first time I painted a room: I was young and this was my first real experience with creative control in a home improvement project. I was what you might call a “rookie,” or “green-horn.” Needless to say... read full post →
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