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Commonly Asked Questions about Paint

Commonly Asked Questions about Paint

Painting is a tricky thing. On one hand, it may seem like one of the easiest DIYs you can do around your home. On the other hand, peeling, uneven results can leave you wondering what happened. At My Arlington Painter, we deal with paint every day. So, it... [read more]

By My Arlington Painter 11-24-2020

How Do You Combat Peeling Paint

How Do You Combat Peeling Paint?

You took the afternoon off. You went to the home improvement store to get supplies. All so you could give your room a fresh new coat of paint. After all of that, there is nothing more frustrating than noticing that your freshly painted walls have begun to peel... [read more]

By My Arlington Painter 10-15-2020

Ways a Painted Ceiling Enhances a Room

Ways a Painted Ceiling Enhances a Room

With years of painting experience, My Arlington Painter has certainly gleaned some deigning tips and tricks along the way. One thing you can do that can really make the most of a room is to paint the ceiling. While most people do not give the ceiling... [read more]

By My Arlington Painter 9-1-2020

Faux Finish Inspiration

Faux Finish Inspiration

Faux finishing, or faux painting, is a term describing a decorative paint finish that replicates another material, with stone, wood, and marble being popular selections among many DIYers out there. Faux finishing can be a fun and creative way to paint an area. It gives the painter the... [read more]

By My Arlington Painter 8-20-2020

How to Store Caulking for Later Projects

How to Store Caulking for Later Projects?

Learning to seal a tube of caulking is an easy way to save time and money on minor home repairs, renovations, and DIY projects. With proper storage, caulk can last longer than you might expect. An Airtight Seal Creating an airtight seal allows you to store opened caulk... [read more]

By My Arlington Painter 7-21-2020

Drywall Dos and Donts

Drywall Dos and Donts

When My Arlington Painter performs a job on your interior walls, we always give attention to the drywall. It is important to have a smooth and consistent base to end up with the best-looking results. If you are wondering how you can repair your drywall the right way... [read more]

By My Arlington Painter 6-4-2020

What to Do with Old Paint

What to Do with Old Paint?

Do you have buckets of leftover paint that you simply do not know what to do with? Not to worry! Follow along for some tips from My Arlington Painter for what to do with your old paint. Test If the Paint is Still Good Paint... [read more]

By My Arlington Painter 5-7-2020

Paint Colors That Will Improve Your Business

Paint Colors That Will Improve Your Business

You may be familiar with our blog discussing colors and how they affect your mood, but if you are a business owner, did you know that making the right color choice for your walls can help to drive in more business or boost productivity? Well it can, and... [read more]

By My Arlington Painter 4-27-2020

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Painter

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Painter

Becoming a homeowner often times means becoming a handyman and an avid DIYer too. Afterall, if you hired out for services every time you needed something done around the house, you may easily end up broke. But how can you know which projects are worth taking a crack... [read more]

By My Arlington Painter 3-12-2020

Compliment a Room with Trim

Compliment a Room with Trim

Your trim is like the frame of a picture. It encases and compliments the beauty of what is inside. Although, this silent supporter often goes unnoticed, it shouldn’t. Your trim can be used for many things. From helping to fool the eye into thinking a room is larger... [read more]

2-13-2020