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How to Skim Coat a Wall

How to Skim Coat a Wall?

It's a rule of life: accidents happen. That means the walls of your home will get damaged and need repairs. Fortunately, skim coating can make your walls look smooth and brand new again. Or if you have textured walls that you hate, skim coating can make them smooth... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 1-12-2022

A Guide to Different Types of Paint

A Guide to Different Types of Paint

Painting your home is an exciting project to take on. Whether you are painting the exterior, your trim, the walls, or all the above, fresh paint can breathe new life into your home. You know which sheens you need to choose for each application, and you have chosen... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 12-8-2021

A Guide to Choosing Paint for Schools

A Guide to Choosing Paint for Schools

Paint can transform any surface. It adds color and makes it attractive. Painting is also relatively inexpensive and easy to use. Children particularly benefit from the proper use of paint. When planning for a school, it is important to keep several factors in mind. This includes the type... [read more]

By My Denver Painter 11-12-2021

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