Considering to Paint or not to Paint Brick Walls and Fireplaces

Painted Fireplace

Is considering the task of painting your brick fireplace or wall to a high-style bright white really a good idea? Just slap some paint on it and be done, right? Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as it seems and painting brick surfaces is not a simple task. Please weigh the following pros and cons before […]

Painting Trends

2017 Paint Colors

It’s now 2017, which means one thing: It’s time to discuss which home decor trends will define the year. On the color front, sophisticated hues are poised to take center stage.  The colors to keep an eye on in 2017 divided into three palettes – Confident, Composed, and Comfortable. Creative, social types will be drawn to the […]

How To Select the Right Paint and Color For Your Home

Selecting Paint Color

With the vast array of color choices available today, it can be hard to know where to begin. And if you’re like many homeowners, you want to make sure you’re not only choosing the right colors, but also colors that will coordinate from room-to-room, or from interior to exterior. The good news is that there […]

Exterior Coating Designed for Metal, Concrete

Exterior Paint, Metal and Concrete

Polyset (Mechanicville, New York) has launched a new polyaspartic system designed for concrete and metal surfaces. The manufacturer recommends the product for use on concrete floors, tanks, bridges, railcars, pipelines and other steel structures. Ply-Guard AS is a two-component aliphatic polyurea system that Polyset says has a fast cure time (40 minutes at 77 degrees […]