Friday, February 17, 2023 / by Jack W. Zaborowski
The type of paint you'll use depends on how the room to be painted will be used and the type of finish you want.
Interior paint is specifically formulated to provide:
Scrubbability and stain resistance
Good hiding ability
Latex or Oil?
Interior house paints are either latex- or oil/alkyd-based. Today, most oil-based paints are made with synthetic resins (alkyds), which makes them the best type of paint for interior walls when compared to paints based comprised on natural oils. Each has different characteristics and uses.
Your neighborhood Sherwin-Williams paint expert can provide advice about which paint is right for your project.
Get the longest-lasting finish with the best gloss retention. Sherwin-Williams latex paints are easy to work with, dry quickly and are extremely durable. Latex paints clean up easily with soap and water.
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Tuesday, February 14, 2023 / by Jack W. Zaborowski
5 Home Improvement Projects That Pay Off
By: Lynn Ettinger
Not feeling like a big spender these days? Check out the rewards of small home improvements.
How can myths sound so right yet still be wrong? Take the one that says homeowners need to do a big remodeling project (think HGTV gut rehab) to get a worthwhile return on investment or happiness. Not necessarily, according to the most recent National Association of REALTORS® “Remodeling Impact Report.” The survey found that homeowners can get payback and joy from several smaller, lower-dollar-value home improvement projects.
That’s good news for the one in five millennials and Gen Xers who had to compromise on the house they bought in 2021. Ditto for potential buyers whose offers were rejected and who are staying put for now. If you’re coping with inflation but eyeing a home improvement, a smaller remodel is worth considering.
Small projects are suit ...