Home Painting Tips
Your home is the best place to spend your quiet moments
together with your family. You can do whatever you like
and you get to choose your home’s color every time you
need to paint it.
Many families prefer to change their home’s paint when the
season changes and they feel that a new coat of paint is
already necessary. Summer comes after the winter, so you
might want to have your home’s atmosphere changed to
accommodate the summer feel. This is easily done by
painting your home. Just make sure that you paint it with
colors that depict the summer time.
Check out these cool tips so that you can decorate and
paint your home for the summer:
When you talk about summer, you instantly think of
lively colors. Everything seems so bright when summer
comes and so there is a need to change your home’s paint
into bright colors. By using bright colored paints, your
home will open up and it’s like bringing the outside world
Have you heard about decorative painting? This is a
technique used in painting which is divided into sponging, stenciling/stamping, and ragging. By using these different
techniques, it would be a lot easier to brighten the dull
house paint that you now have.
Before starting the actual painting, you should pick
the right color scheme for your home. Remember that the
techniques mentioned above require the use of two shades
so this is very important step that you have to never
If you prefer to sponge your wall, or rag it perhaps,
paint first the base color. Leave it to dry thoroughly.
Afterwards, dip the rag or sponge to the lighter color
paint that you’ve chosen. Drag or sponge the light colored
paint over your base coat; do this until you’re satisfied
with the effect.
If after your painting home summer-project you’re not
that satisfied with some of the results, repaint those
areas using your base coat.
Some people like to do stamping or stenciling when they
paint their homes. This technique creates a design that
looks like wallpaper over the base coat. Choose a design
that has something to do with the summer. It takes just a
few artistic touches and creativity to create something
that depicts summer season.
Choose the paint for your home carefully, as well as
the tools needed. Prepare the walls where you need to
change the paint. This way, you can expect a much better
Visit your local paint shops or hardware for the paints
that you’ll need. You can even consult the people there
and ask for pieces of advice regarding painting your home
with a summer theme. The people there will be most willing
to test small amounts of paint for your desired color
If you have excess paints, make sure that you keep them
in metal cans that are airtight and sealed. The shelf life
of paints is reduced once the can is opened, so you can
only keep it for a short time for later use.
Now, there are a lot of paint colors that you can choose
for your home painting project. The paint greatly varies
from texture, color, to patterns. The color of paint that
you choose can affect your home’s structures and other
things inside your home. So make sure that you choose the
right color for the different rooms of you house. The
colors should blend together to create the perfect summer
atmosphere for your home.
Painting tips & tricks of
Paint without removing fixtures
To avoid having to remove fixtures before painting,
particularly when the pieces are difficult to get off,
nothing works like Vaseline petroleum jelly. Just spread it
on the surfaces to be protected before starting to paint and
when finished, clean the fixtures with a paper towel or a
Removing paint on glass and windows
It is well known that dried paint can be removed from glass
with a razor blade. If the glass objects are textured or
uneven, soak them in water and dishwasher liquid for a few