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How To: Paint Wood Paneling

In a room with wood-paneled walls—particularly if that wood is a veneer—your instinct may be to start fresh, either by tearing out the paneling or by concealing it behind drywall. Both of these options, however, involve avoidable expenses that may be difficult to justify if you are trying to keep costs to a bare minimum.…

Painting a Bathroom

Bathrooms are often small, water-prone, and the one room guest will certainly visit. Those should be reasons enough for why painting your bathroom is a task left to the experts like Abrams Interior Painting. But if you want to tackle it yourself, use these tips: 1. Clean Your Walls Why:  Soap scum and other embedded substances…

What Not to Do When Painting Your Home

When it comes to painting and decorating the interior of your home, you’re faced with literally thousands upon thousands of choices. As a homeowner, that can be a little overwhelming if you don’t have a background in interior design! However, there are some simple tips that can help guide you through the process of perfecting…

The Importance of Interviewing Painting Companies

Painting your home, whether you’re doing it after building a new space or if you’re just trying to liven up your house, is a great way to make a big impact with relatively little money. However, if you’re like most people, the idea of painting your home yourself isn’t one you relish, and likely one…

Why Not DIY?

Painting your home on your own is possible. However that doesn’t mean it’s a cost-effective project for you to take on. You’ll still have all of the paint costs and you’ll likely need to hire help unless you can take two weeks off work or happen to have a group of friends that wants to…

Minor Drywall Repair

Uh oh, your recliner just hit the wall and left a noticeable dip or small tear in the drywall.  Now what should you do?  The good news is this is an easy fix as long as the damage is fairly small, leaving some or most of the drywall in the back of the damage rather…

12 Easy Steps to Painting a Room

Remove any fixtures, such as nails, picture hooks, and light switch covers. Place drop cloths on floors and over anything that must stay in the room, such as large pieces of furniture. Wash walls with a soapy solution (a small amount of detergent in a bucket of warm water) to get rid of any dust.…

Paint Finishes

We are often asked, what kind of paint finish, or sheen, should I use when painting the interior walls of my home or business?  The answer depends on what walls you plan to paint and the condition of the surface. A degree of gloss is useful in creating a nice finish, while adding protection to…
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