1. When to use: Primer + Paint vs Paint&Primer all in one products

    If the surface you are about to paint is previously painted (previously prepared), and you are going to re-paint with a similar color and sheen of paint, then you may use a paint and primer in one product. In most situations, paint professionals would recommend that you use a quality primer before painting. When To Use Paint and Primer In One All in one paint and primer products work…Read More

  2. How To Prepare Your Home For A Painter

    House painting is one of the simple joys of being a homeowner. A fresh coat of paint is like you totally re-did the room or bought a new house. It adds new life to what was previously a dull, washed-out, or finger-smudged wall. And after a new paint job, everything looks brand new. Exterior painting can take what seems like 10 years off the age appearance of a home, and interior painting is an aff…Read More

  3. HOW TO:: Lighten a Dark room using only Paint

    Every house has them…. A dark hallway, a small unlit room, a forgotten nook. These spaces are begging to be brought into the light, and there are a couple of factors to consider when trying to lighten them up. First, you need to determine if there is any natural light you can work with. Second, how much actual wall space is there? This is very important when determining color choice. Do you have…Read More

  4. Paint Your Home After A Hail Storm

    Each year in Conroe, we get at least one Texas-sized hailstorm that causes some trouble. Sure, the moisture is nice and all, but the damage it causes to homes can be quite apparent. Hail can strip the paint right off the siding of a home, leaving it looking like a dalmatian. If you experienced this last year (or maybe a previous year and kept putting off re-painting), you owe your home some TLC. N…Read More

  5. HOW TO:: Accomplish a Quick and Inexpensive Kitchen Makeover

    Kitchen and baths are the one place in the home where you can get the most bang for your buck when it comes to renovating. A quick and simple way to update any room is a fresh coat of paint. When it comes to your kitchen; floors and counters are the highest dollar to renovate. BUT, you are in luck! Painting your cabinets can completely change the entire look of your kitchen without touching your f…Read More

  6. HOW TO: Spruce up for Spring With Exterior Painting

    The sun is finally starting to make an appearance and you find yourself longing to be outside. That means Spring is around the corner and the exterior of your home and outdoor living spaces are about to jump back into action with warm days and cool nights. We, Your Top Rated Local® painting contractors have some useful tips to help you focus on the main areas of your home to get them ready for wa…Read More

  7. Tis the Season to Paint Windows! How To Simplify Interior Painting

    To everything, there is a season and right now, it’s “open season” for window painting — the best time to paint the windows and doors inside your home. Interior Painting is also just as dependent on the weather as exterior painters.   Whether your windows are double-hung or of the casement variety, it’s impossible to properly paint them without having them open at least part of the time…Read More

  8. HOW TO: Picking the RIGHT interior paint color

    Do you ever find yourself wondering into the paint section of the hardware store…drawn in by all the bright colors and lights? While it’s fun to look around unintentionally; if you are there on a mission, it can quickly become overwhelming. We want to ease the burden of sifting through thousands of paint strips and really help you focus on what you need, and how to achieve the look you want ef…Read More

  9. Four Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value

    If you’re a homeowner and you’re thinking about selling your house, then you want to get the most out of your home, and the best way to do that is to improve the overall value. There are a number of things you can do to increase the value of your home. In some markets, your home’s value may go up just because time has passed and the market has shifted. In other markets, homeowners must set t…Read More

  10. Maintaining Your Interior & Exterior Paint

    A nice new paint job can brighten or open up an interior room and transform the exterior appearance of a home. Besides being aesthetically pleasing, paint also serves as a protective shield on the interior and exterior surfaces of your home, so it’s important to keep it properly maintained in order to keep your home strong and beautiful for years to come. Consider the tips below for properly mai…Read More