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A Brief Guide To The Different Kinds Of Paint

One of the best ways to switch up the mood and style of your home is to get a new paint job. Whether you’re hiring a top-tier team to do the job (like us!) or are taking on the challenge yourself, it helps to know the basics of painting and what components are necessary. In our latest blog, we decided to take on the basics of painting so our clients can have a better understanding of the process. Primer The first part of our list is going to be the all-important primer. Primer is a combination of a solvent, a synthetic resin, and an additive all in one package. Primer is so important because it seals the drywall you paint on and acts as an adhesive for paint. This makes the paint more uniform and true to its intended color, instead of being blotchy and faded. In addition to making your paint look great, it also helps when the wall needs to be cleaned. Without primer, it can be easy to ruin the look of the wall and actually make it worse. Picking the right primer is essential—choose the primer that matches your paint. For example, if you have an…

Defy the Trends and Transcend Your Interior Paint with These Tips

Every year, a new trends list makes the rounds. These lists often compile information to propose the golden list to that year’s most desired and sought-after design elements. It’s not untrue to say that colors go in and out of favor and that changes in the culture and preferences indicate something about how we live. It is this way with almost everything. Here at Benny’s Painting, we have seen every color idea under the sun.  So we take a different approach to this whole question of painting guides. After all, something you like never goes out of style right? So when it comes to the final decision, go with your gut.  The phrase interior design is often met with derision as if it were only for highfalutin folks, but everyone can do it. Here’s how to summon your inner interior designer and get the creative juices flowing while unlocking the secret to finding the right paint color.  When Thinking Palettes for Interior Paint, Consider What’s Important to You A great interior designer once said that the essence of interior design is always about people and how they live. Albert Hadley claimed that “It is about the realities of what makes…

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