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Should You Paint Your Ceiling - Austin

Post by: McKenzie on May 22nd 2019

Though ceilings are frequently an afterthought in the design of a room, they’re a valuable design feature when utilized. The color of your ceiling is just as important as that of your walls. White ceilings are a classic, safe choice, but if you never look at anything different you may be missing out on the opportunity to add some character and innovation to the space. Here are some reasons you should consider painting your ceiling, brought to you by our expert interior painters in Austin.

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Ideas for Painting a Master Bedroom - Painter1 of Austin

Post by: McKenzie on May 4th 2019

Choosing the paint color for any room in your home is a big decision, but choosing the color for your master bedroom carries a little more weight to it. It’s different from any other space you decorate; it’s your private, personal space, and you want to have it reflect your personality and style. What color you paint the room is the basis for this design. Here are some of our favorite ideas for what color to paint your master bedroom, brought to you by our professional painting contractors in Painter1 of Austin.

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How to Remove the Smell of New Paint - Austin

Post by: McKenzie on Apr 20th 2019

A fresh coat of paint completely rejuvenates the presence and atmosphere of any room, but lingering paint odor can sour the excitement pretty quickly. While low-VOC and low-odor paints are prevalent in today’s market, many brands still offer traditional oil-based paints that will leave behind fumes as their high solvent content lingers in the air. Yes, the smell will disappear once the paint has dried and the solvents have fully evaporated, but that still leaves plenty of time for you to be exposed to the fumes and their effects, such as headaches, dizziness, nausea, or breathing difficulties. Fortunately, there are many DIY solutions to eliminating the bothersome fumes. Here are some tips on how to remove the odor of paint after professional painting, brought to you by our professional interior painters in Austin.

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Tips for Cleaning Your Painted Walls - Austin

Post by: McKenzie on Apr 10th 2019

Cleaning your floors, furniture, and countertops are regular check marks in your housework to-do list, but cleaning your walls likely goes more neglected. Walls, like any other part of your home, get dirty in the hustle of your day-to-day--especially if you have children or pets. But if your walls are painted, you can’t just go at it like you would when cleaning your hardwood floor. Painted walls require special care to avoid damage, and different types of paint determine different ways of cleaning to best keep them looking fresh and new. Here are some tips for cleaning your painted walls, brought to you by our professional interior painters in Austin.

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Projects to Use up Your Leftover Paint - Painter1 of Austin

Post by: McKenzie on Mar 21st 2019

Last month we talked about some of the options available to you when you find yourself stuck with leftover paint after you've finished a project. In our post, which you can read here, we mentioned that you can repurpose paint if you don't want it to go to waste or you have a color you can't bring yourself to part with. We briefly touched on some examples, but today we're going to go more in-depth on some of the best projects to use up your leftover paint, brought to you by our interior painting professionals in Austin.

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