Are you falling for these house painting myths?

It doesn’t seem that complicated on the surface, but painting a house or office appears to conjure many ideas that are mythical at best and dangerous at worst. Here are some house painting myths worth debunking before anyone picks up a paintbrush. Busted: adding essential oil to the paint makes it smell better In addition…

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Tips for choosing a front door paint color

“Curb appeal matters, and from a curb the focal point of any home should be the front door,” says Walnut Creek real estate agent Valerie Vicente.” If you need to switch up or refresh one thing on the outside of your house fast, it’s the front door.” Valerie is right. The front door acts as…

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Paint means more when you haven’t had walls

Woodiwiss Painting has been helping Baja Bound provide safe, respectable living quarters for thousands of migrants seeking a better life John Rose appears rock solid, steady, and squinting under the Baja sun, about ninety miles south of San Diego in Ensenada, Mexico. Standing in a migrant camp, John is surrounded by hundreds of families clad…

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How to make dark walls in a small space work

Your mom probably drilled into your head, “You can’t paint small rooms dark colors! They’ll look small!” This bit of advice probably came just before she told you not to eat half an hour before swimming. Like most of mom’s advice, yes, she was right—to a point. Yes, you can have dark walls in small…

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The best paint colors for a nursery are the ones you like

The best paint colors for your nursery are whatever you like. If there’s a rule, it’s probably: Neutral shades with a few colorful accents Something that makes you—the parent—comfortable in the room And low-VOC. Nursery paint colors invoke a ton of debate among new parents, and for a good reason. This is your baby’s room,…

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