How Long Do Toilet Wax Rings Last?

    Before answering the question of ‘How long does a toilet wax ring last?’,… it may be helpful to know what the heck a wax ring has to do with your toilet in the first place…  A wax ring for your toilet is pretty much precisely what it sounds like… – a ring made […]

Holiday Interior Painting Ideas

  Perhaps you have been hosting some faction of the Holidays at your home for quite some time. Perhaps this is the very first time you have been called upon to host (which you gleefully accepted…even though now you may be wondering what the heck you have gotten yourself into!).     Whatever the case may […]

How to know which Colors to Pick for your Home?

  One year, many moons ago, we had a booth at a couple of local Home Shows and I was trying to come up with an idea of a theme for the booth.   I stumbled across a book at a paint store whose title was ‘What Does Your Birthday Color Say About You?’ Brilliant!! I decided to build the booth […]

Painting Glossy Interior Trim…and Getting the Paint to Stick!!

  With all of the excitement in the residential real estate market these days, there are many folks moving into new homes. One of the first things that people often do when they get that new set of keys, is to paint the inside of the new home prior to them moving in so that […]

Can you Paint Ceramic Tile or Glass?

YES! THIS CAN BE DONE! Once in a while we get a request to help someone paint (or for advice of painting) ceramic tile or glass. The most common initial question is often some version of “Can these types of surfaces be painted with readily available paint (paint that can be bought at the local […]