Wood paneling can become worn and outdated over the years. Painting the paneling is a common option for an easy update, but what if you prefer to keep the look of wood? It's possible to refinish the wood paneling with a new stain in a more attractive color. For example, you can go from the brownish-orange finish popular in the 1980s to a more natural, pale wood stain that highlights the grain without overpowering the room.
At some point, you may consider painting the outside of your home either because the old paint is pealing or becoming worn or you just want to see a change. Whatever the case, painting the outside of your home should be done with care. Here are five safety tips to follow when painting the outside of your home: Prepare: The first thing you want to do is prepare for the job before you jump into it.
I have learned a lot about painting techniques that can be used to create some beautiful finishes in the home. Years ago, I tried to sponge paint the kitchen and it was a disaster that I never wanted to experience again. I decided that before I painted one more room in my home that I would take the time to learn the true techniques use to create custom finishes. If this is something that interests you, take a few moments to visit my site. Here, you will find several ideas and learn how to create the custom finishes that make a home uniquely beautiful.