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How to Remove Old Wallpaper

How to Remove Old Wallpaper?

Whether you bought a house with old, ugly wallpaper or you have fallen out of love with a previous pick of yours, removing it can be tricky. If you are tired of looking at peeling or dated patterned wallpaper all over the walls, then here are five tips... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 10-20-2021

How to Create a Venetian Plaster Accent Wall

How to Create a Venetian Plaster Accent Wall?

Venetian plaster is one of the most popular ways to add texture and character to a room. Venetian plaster is made by applying layers of plaster over a textured base coat, and then burnishing it down to create a stone like finish. This process can be repeated as... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 9-17-2021

Can You Paint Over Lead Paint

Can You Paint Over Lead Paint?

In short, the answer is yes, you can paint over lead paint. But, it is important that you do not try to remove the old paint in order to protect your household. This is because there is a high risk of exposing yourself to dangerous levels of lead... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 8-23-2021

Understanding Color—Painter Tips (Part 3)

Understanding Color—Painter Tips (Part 3)

In our final installment, we will consider the way color can be used to affect our emotions and perspective. Emotion We can feel the energy of colors and they most definitely have a huge impact on emotions. Think about the colors we use for different situations and why.... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 7-14-2021

Understanding Color—Painter Tips (Part 2)

Understanding Color—Painter Tips (Part 2)

We are so glad you are here as we continue our discussion about color! In the last edition, we covered some important vocabulary and how light affects the way a color appears to our eye. Now let’s get some tips for creating pleasing color palettes. Energy Light... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 6-1-2021

Understanding Color—Painter Tips (Part 1)

Understanding Color—Painter Tips (Part 1)

There is a lot to consider when it comes to choosing a paint color. Think of how colors affect your mood. Bold reds are often used in restaurants because they are energetic and increase the appetite. Blue tones can be relaxing, yellow is happy and playful. Green can... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 5-14-2021

How to Prep Your Walls for Paint 

How to Prep Your Walls for Paint ?

Examining surfaces before painting is a vital step in getting quality results. Some surfaces will require less work than others so how do you know what work your surface needs before painting? Let us examine the most important things to do before opening up that paint can... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 4-22-2021

Hail Damage and The Exterior Paint of Your Home

Hail Damage and The Exterior Paint of Your Home

At My Denver Painter, we understand how importantit is to keep theexterior of your home or business looking great. After all, it is the first thing visitors see and an important part of the value of the building. Exterior paint is also important in that it protects your... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 3-12-2021

How to Fix Holes in Apartment Walls

How to Fix Holes in Apartment Walls?

No one wants to lose their deposit when leaving a rental property - especially over something as simple as holes in the drywall. You do not need to be a general contractor to fix this problem yourself; this step-by-step tutorial will teach you how to do minor drywall... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 2-18-2021

Change the Texture of Your Walls

Change the Texture of Your Walls

When cracks in your textured walls appear, texturizing it again or just smoothing the wall’s surface can hide imperfections. Give your walls a fresh new look. Try these basic techniques for removing texture from your walls. 1. Prep the wall's surface. Use a sponge to clean the wall.... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 1-21-2021