What to Consider When Painting Kitchen Cabinets



If you’re feeling down about your kitchen and are looking to update it with some new cabinets, you may want to consider freshly painting them rather than replacing them. However, there are a few things you should know before you begin this huge product.   Is painting kitchen cabinets a good idea?  To help answer this … Continued

4 Items to Consider when Power Washing



Power washing your home can help with various circumstances: grime, mildew, bird droppings, and stains; removing these unwanted amenities will help increase the curb appeal of the house. However, with the removal enables mold to grow to damage your home and your family’s health. When done correctly by professionals, it allows room for the repainting … Continued

How To Stop Bathroom Ceiling Paint Peeling



In Need of A Fresh Layer of Paint? A layer of paint on a bathroom ceiling will typically last about 10 years before the paint starts peeling. You may begin to notice cracks and peeling in your paint around this 10-year mark. If you notice that your paint is easily chipping off the bathroom walls … Continued

How To Fix Chipped Paint on Walls



Materials You’ll Need The following is a list of materials you will need to complete your wall repair project: Paint Primer Paintbrush Drywall compound (spackle) Putty knife Paint scraper Wire brush Fine-grit sandpaper All of the listed items above can be found at your local hardware store, as they are commonly used in many different … Continued

Painting Over Alkyd Paint



What is Alkyd Paint? Alkyd paint is an enamel finish that is similar in consistency to that of oil paints. However, alkyd paint contains no oil and behaves differently than oil in many ways. Alkyd paint is not typically used on walls and is more commonly found to be used on metal or wood. Alkyd … Continued

Choosing Exterior Siding: Stucco Pros and Cons



When it comes to home improvement, you can’t forget about your home’s walls and exterior. Whether you are looking to revamp your house to a new style, or are trying to increase your home’s value and curb appeal in order to sell, knowing your options is the first step you take. When it comes to … Continued

10 Things You Need to Know When Hiring Professional Painters



What to Expect From Professional Painters In the past, you may have taken on a DIY painting project or two. However, bigger projects require planning and experience. Luckily, there are professional painters that are ready to take on the task of painting your home or business in a snap. Before you hire a painting company … Continued

How to Clean Walls With Flat Paint and Leave Them Spotless



Flat paint is a common type of paint used on walls in order to obtain a matte finish. However, the matte effect of this paint also makes it easier for stains to show up and stand out. In addition, this type of paint is delicate and requires gentle cleaning. A harsh cleaning will only result … Continued

10 Steps to Prep: How To Prepare a Room For Painting



It can be underestimated the amount of care that goes into preparing for a paint job. Whether you are looking to paint a room or an entire house, the following pointers will ensure your bases are covered. If you have been wondering how to prepare your room for painting, look no further. Prepare a Room … Continued

How Often Should You Repaint Your House Interior?



You may hear of your neighbors painting their house before selling their home, or new neighbors giving their home a fresh coat of paint. However, even if you do not plan on selling your home or are happy with the color of your walls, it is still essential to update your home with a fresh … Continued

Real Estate 101: The Best Home Staging Paint Colors



Home staging is the activity in which a home is set up like a “stage” for potential buyers to view. A staged home is made to stun and catch the eye. While furniture selection plays a major role in this process, the first step a homeowner must take when they are staging their home for sale … Continued

Faux Finish Wall Painting Techniques



When you decide to paint your walls, there is more to consider than simply paint color. The decorative wall painting techniques you use to apply color to your walls can give new life to a space and create interesting variance. We have a few examples of different faux finish wall painting techniques that may spark … Continued

Knowing the Difference: Interior vs. Exterior Paint



Whether you are hiring someone to paint something for you or you are considering doing the job yourself, it is important to know that there are differences in interior vs. exterior paint. If you plan to hire someone, one way to ensure that a painter knows its craft is if they understand the differences between … Continued

Breaking Down Commercial Interior Painting Cost



Perhaps you are a business owner and your office space is in need of a fresh batch of paint. Or, you may be a restaurant owner with a vision for walls that reflect your shop’s ambient lighting. For business owners especially, a well-done interior is essential in curating a space that a client or customer … Continued

Why Pressure Wash Your House? Here are 5 Reasons



Have you ever noticed how much your home’s exterior accumulates dirt, grime, mold, and mildew over the course of time from everyday wear and tear? This can quickly cause your once fresh paint job to start looking lackluster and dull, but there is a solution. Pressure washing, also known as power washing, is a method that … Continued

Painting Accent Walls



Accent walls are forever trending due to their ease and lack of rules. You can go bold, subdued, printed, or metallic, as long as it meshes with the rest of the room. Your feature wall should be just that: a wall that calls the viewer’s attention to it when they walk into the room. You … Continued

Types of Exterior Paint Finishes



When it comes to exterior paint finishes there are primarily only three types; flat, satin and gloss. You may also find a paint available in a high gloss finish or semi-gloss finish.  It all depends on the type of siding you have and what matters most to you: hideability or durability. Here’s our detailed breakdown … Continued

5 Tricks for Picking a Perfect Color Palette for Your Home



It’s ironic how you can picture every aspect of your dream house in under 5 minutes, but take days to come up with a suitable color palette. Well, choosing colors is not as easy as most people often imagine. It takes a lot of planning and tact in order to get the best theme for … Continued

Modern Living Room Wallpaper Ideas



Wallpaper was a dirty word in the early 2000’s but now its making its comeback with fresh ideas that make you wonder why you ever wanted to toss it in the first place! With so many interesting patterns and bold color choices, it makes sense to pick one for what is usually the largest space … Continued

Painting Techniques Inspired by a European Suite



Have you ever dreamily looked at rooms in European homes on the internet wondering how you could achieve such professional looking textured walls? Wonder no more! We’ve got your next DIY project for you step by step right here. Venetian Plaster For step one you will apply venetian plaster to a wall. To start this … Continued

Exterior Home Improvements



Exterior home improvements can boost your home’s curb appeal and help you save more money down the line. Viewing your home’s outdated exterior can make the project seem daunting, so we’ve come up with a list to help you figure out how to take this on. Here are eight suggestions to improve the exterior of … Continued

Do Roof Coatings Work: Solutions for Commercial Buildings



Do roof coatings work on a commercial building? Building owners may be rightfully hesitant to make the investment if they aren’t sure how effective the coatings actually are. We’re here to inform you what kind of roof coatings there are, how they protect your building, and whether they save you money in the end. Will … Continued

Drywall Finish in 5 Levels



You’ve got a hefty drywall project ahead of you so what are you anticipating? Hanging drywall is a pretty easy task, however finishing it is not. Even if the hanging isn’t perfect, mistakes can be covered up, but the finishing, as the final step, must be perfect. There are five distinct levels of the finishing … Continued

10 Roof Maintenance Tips for Your Home



Replacing an entire roof can cost as much as $12,000, a hefty number for any budget, so what can you do to avoid a complete roof upheaval? Ignoring it isn’t wise as it only worsens with time, so general upkeep is the best rule of thumb. No one wants roof issues affecting their house, so … Continued

Interior Paint Sheen



How much sheen do you need in your home? The best go by to follow is the higher the sheen, the higher the shine, which thus leads to more durability. It can be a lot of choices in a sea of paint, which is why we are here to help you select the right one … Continued

Paint your Office to Stimulate Creativity



Everyone knows that color affects your mood and this is why we have a whole science dedicated to color psychology dating back to the 1970’s. Interior decorators use this to focus on applying the right shades in the right places of houses, but what colors most enhance creativity and productivity in an office? We have … Continued

Color of the Year: 2018



Announcing Oceanside Every year Sherwin Williams has a bunch of color experts put their heads together to decide on the shade that represents the new year. This year, Oceanside SW 6496 has been announced as this outstanding hue! This shade combines blue and green into a vivid teal color reminiscent of the water in the … Continued

Choosing the Right White Paint



It can be difficult to pick the shade which is “just so” when it comes to white paint. Some vere more ivory toned while others appear brighter and others still more gray, yet they all send a different message when you enter a room. Read on to discover which white speaks what you are looking … Continued

Traditional Twist Wallpaper



Did you know that wallpaper is coming back in style with a bang? To aide in this growing trend, Sherwin Williams has partnered with HGTV Home to launch a line of wallpaper collections for your choosing. We like the one called “Traditional Twist” and will focus on it ahead. The special wallpapers featured here offer … Continued

Put Some Pizazz in your Kitchen Cabinets



Pro Painters, your Houston painting contractor, has been painting a lot of cabinets due to Hurricane Harvey so we have cabinets on the brain. You might want to apply a new color to your cabinets or handle them yourself so here are our suggestions on how to tackle the job. Remove Hardware First, you will … Continued

Update Your Dresser



Houston interior house painting doesn’t have to be about your walls. Why not make a fun craft project out of decorating some furniture? We have a step by step guide of how to update your dresser to turn it into a true work of art! Prep the Surface You’ll start by washing the surface of … Continued

Give your Fireplace a Makeover



When we think of remodeling our house we don’t necessarily think of the fireplace, but this can be a wonderful way to give your living room some new definition. The fireplace is often the central point against the main wall so it will easily catch the eye of anyone walking into the room or sitting … Continued

With the help of Pro Painters, the Gould family is home for the holidays



For Spencer Gould and his family, Hurricane Harvey was a devastating storm that inundated their home with 6 to 8 inches of floodwater and displaced them for nearly three months. With the help of Houston interior painting company Pro Painters, the Goulds were able to move back into their home in time to celebrate the … Continued

Kitchen Colors



PPG paints offers a lovely variety of colors you can use anywhere in your house, but we want to focus on an especially important room: your kitchen. Finding the right shade to keep the area you eat in appealing shouldn’t be ignored. Read on through our list of suggestions to make the most out of … Continued

Pumpkin Painting Fun



Fall is a favorite season for many for obvious reasons. The smells, falling leaves, and cozy sweaters are so inviting and something to look forward to every year. We tend to put out so much decor for Halloween that when Thanksgiving rolls around we’re not sure what to display before we go all out for … Continued

Exterior Color Schemes



Pro Painters, your Houston painting company, knows a thing or two about Houston exterior painting. That’s why we’ve come up with some options on what looks best for the outside of your home. We have five different themes with three different color combos from Sherwin Williams for you to choose from. Pick whichever best suits … Continued

Exciting New Colors for Your Bathroom



Is it time to update that outdated looking bathroom down the hall? Maybe no one really uses it, but they might if you did it up at bit! If you’re looking for unique color ideas we have you covered in the list below. Arctic Blue Wanting to invoke a relaxing spa in your bathroom? Try … Continued

Decks to Die For



Autumn brings with it family gatherings and more time spent in the outdoors in Houston. Don’t let the season pass you by because you’re too embarrassed to have company hang out on your outdated deck. Needs ideas on how to optimize your space? We’ve got you covered! Family Space Make your deck an alfresco family … Continued

Halloween Decor Ideas



This Halloween stand out from your neighbors by putting some super crafty decorations on display. We have a list of ideas for you that you won’t want to miss. Regardless of what location in your house you feel like showcasing, we have spooky set ups abound! Front Porch You can start with some painted pumpkins, … Continued

Perfect Your Patio



It’s fall in Houston which means we can finally enjoy the outdoors! Now is the time to finally decorate your patio or deck to make your backyard a sweet hang out spot this season. Read on to hear our ideas on how to make your decor fit your home. Old World Living You can create … Continued

Fall Colors for Your Home



The fall season is upon us. Are you ready? In Houston it’s hard to escape the summer heat, but we still try to order our pumpkin lattes and throw on our cardigans anyway. Help get in the autumn mood by adding some fall colors to your house before winter rears its head. Relay Red This … Continued

Exterior Color Confidence



Choosing colors for any paint job can be tricky as you want to pick the best option possible for your location and compared to the rest of the space. That’s why we’ve come up a bunch of helpful strategies to paint by so you can get to work faster and with more confidence. Use Key … Continued

7 Terrific Tools for Painting



When it comes to painting your home or business there are a lot of necessary tools and details to keep up with, but how do you know which ones are most important? We’ve compiled a list of some of the latest cutting edge tools to help you on the job. These new releases can be … Continued

Extreme Cover Blocks Stains



Do you ever notice gross stains on walls and wish that there was a paint that could repel them? Well, now there is! Sherwin Williams has just released a new product that will block against stains called Extreme Cover. This product is going to change the way we view paint jobs with the added science … Continued

Masking Done Right



Masking is a vital step for any non-messy painting job. It can prevent splatter, drips, or overspray that will damage the area and therefore make for a much more frustrating experience. We here at Pro Painters, your Houston painting company, have some advice to give to help you through this part of the process. Here’s … Continued

Pantone Color of the Year



Every year there is an official color of the year selected by paint officials. For 2017, the color Greenery was chosen because it is “reminiscent of new growth in spring time, signals a need for rejuvenation and renewal, and offers us the feel of a fresh start”. Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color … Continued

The Best Specialty Coating for Your Project



Whether you’re trying to update some furniture, or recoat some tile, choosing the right specialty coating for your DIY project is really important. The right coating will add functionality as well as aesthetics to your project. Recoating Tile When your tiles need a fresh update, adding a new coat can add durability and longevity. Rust-Oleum’s … Continued

Upgrading your DIY Project with a Sanding System



When you’re excited for your first coat of primer or paint for your next home project or new business, an uneven, dusty surface can ruin the mood. Investing in a good sanding system can cut down surface prep time drastically. These sanding systems merge a vacuum with a sander to sand down rough surfaces and … Continued

Nasa is Creating an Anti-Bug Coating



NASA is not your typical paint coating enthusiast, but as bug residue increasingly became a problem for aviation, they are creating their own solution. This paint coating should reduce bug buildup and prevent drag on the wings. Bug buildup is a huge economic issue because it creates turbulent airflow during take off and adds five … Continued

Color Can Affect Home Sales



As much as you love the perfect shade of beige that you chose for your living room, it may not be the best color if you plan on selling your house. The right colors can help an apprehensive buyer fall in love with your house, too. Color Trends There is a new shift away toward … Continued