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DIY Pro Tips: Getting Perfect Corners

DIY Pro Tips: Getting Perfect Corners

    You spend hours, maybe even days, selecting the ideal paint shade for your room. You agonize over 24 shades of what seem to be exactly the same color before you land on “the one.” You paint. You love the color. But you hate that the edges look so ragged where the walls meet…

Redecorating on a Budget: Refinishing Garage Sale Steals

Redecorating on a Budget: Refinishing Garage Sale Steals

    New furniture doesn’t have to be expensive. Many bargain hunters and garage sale enthusiasts may be surprised to find out just how much a new coat of paint can help an old item of furniture shine. Not only are there great deals throughout many neighborhoods, the internet has made it very easy to…

Painting Basics: Flawless Priming

Painting Basics: Flawless Priming

    Painting on your own can be challenging for beginners and seasoned professionals alike. Finding the right balance of color, texture, and even finish is crucial to providing your home with the best do it yourself paint job possible. The most challenging, and often first step for many at-home painters is figuring out how…

Cleanup Shortcuts: The 5 Best Painting Tips and Tricks

Cleanup Shortcuts: The 5 Best Painting Tips and Tricks

    Interior painting can be very easy and rewarding, once you get some experience under your belt. However, after every successful painting project, the most daunting part of the painting process still looms – cleaning up. When the weather creeps into the 90s in Nashville, your brushes and rollers will begin to dry out,…

Adding Some Gatsby to Your Life: Bringing Art Deco Colors into the Home

Adding Some Gatsby to Your Life: Bringing Art Deco Colors into the Home

    The 1920s art movement known as Art Deco is all the rage right now, with the movie version of The Great Gatsby topping the box office and major fashion designers reviving Art Deco style into their current collections. On June 14th, Nashville was even a stop on the road for the Sensuous Steel:…

The 7 Most Common DIY Painting Mistakes

The 7 Most Common DIY Painting Mistakes

    At Value Painting, we know there is nothing more annoying when doing a DIY remodel or decorating than trying to live with an unsatisfactory paint job. In fact, it’s not really all that rare for a Nashville resident to call us up to fix an unfortunate mistake they made themselves. Common mistakes, such…

Insider Tips: Real Questions To Ask When Hiring A Paint Company

Insider Tips: Real Questions To Ask When Hiring A Paint Company

    It can be difficult to know which Nashville company to hire to paint your home or business. We let you in on a few secrets of the trade by giving you seven key questions to ask paint companies. Shhh, don’t tell anyone!   1.) What services do you offer? Researching companies and obtaining…

Bringing Home Baby: Tips For Decorating Your Nursery

Bringing Home Baby: Tips For Decorating Your Nursery

    As a parent, you know how important your child’s nursery is. The nursery will be the place your baby sleeps, takes their first step and says their first word. It will also be the site of late night feedings, double t’s (temper tantrums) and the double d’s (diaper disasters). You and your baby will…

Hot Weather – What That Means For Your Paint

Hot Weather - What That Means For Your Paint

    Novice painters often welcome hot weather, assuming it makes the paint dry faster . . . which it does. But what eludes them is the fact that there are dangers in having paint dry too fast. Even in Nashville, where the air stays moist when it’s hot, those dangers are still worth considering….

5 Signs Your Paint Job Is Doomed

5 Signs Your Paint Job Is Doomed

    Sometimes our living space needs a makeover just like our wardrobe does. A fresh coat of paint can do the trick without going to extremes. The do-it-yourself approach often involves more tools, time, and prep than most people realize and finding the right professional painting company in Nashville can be tricky. Unless a…

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