DIY Projects

Top 10 Paint Color Trends of 2015

  May 6, 2015

When clients hire me to help decorate their homes or coordinate a custom color palette, they are often curious about the current design trends. The most frequent question is along the lines of, “How can I incorporate the latest styles without having to redecorate my entire house?” It’s also common for clients to be concerned that their design choices may soon fall out of fashion.… Read More

Which Paints Belongs on What Surfaces

  January 22, 2015

DIY painting projects are great, but not if you feel unsure of yourself! Phoenix painting contractors are far too familiar with instances of painting novices being disappointed with the outcomes of their do-it-yourself projects, simply because they didn’t have the right guidance before taking on the task. In many cases, the issue goes all the way back to which paints belong where. Learn all about appropriate painting surfaces to ensure you never have to worry about mess-ups with your DIY projects!… Read More

All-In-One Paint & Primer

  January 14, 2015

When Phoenix painting contractors take on a painting project, the biggest factor to consider is usually cost. Cost of supplies, cost of paint, and most importantly, the cost of time. Expenses don’t just have to be monetary, and the Phoenix and Glendale AZ painters at the Arizona Painting Company know that your time is valuable. All-in-one paint and primer can be a great time saver when you’re completing a big DIY project, but it is not always the best option. Here is a quick guide to help you decide when you should and  should not use combination products.… Read More

Painting your Stairs

  December 29, 2014

If you are sick and tired of staring at your plain white staircase, here is our Phoenix house painters’ step-by-step guide to give it some character. Whether you want to make it a vibrant solid color or paint on an intricate pattern, here are the steps you will take and the tools you will need.… Read More

Use Paint to Create an Open Kitchen

  December 12, 2014

Mesa painters are shining the spotlight is on your kitchen this week! A kitchen is more than just a space for food creation; it is the area that ties together your family. It is also where you will spend an estimated three years of your life. You and your kitchen are in it for the long haul, so you had better show your cooking space some love by painting it an appropriate color. The AZ painters at the Arizona Painting Company know just how to use color psychology to make your kitchen a space that matches the attitude you want in your home. Here are their tips.… Read More

DIY: Painting a Popcorn Ceiling

  November 5, 2014

Popcorn ceilings can be tricky to tackle on your own, but Arizona Painting is here to advise painters in Scottsdale on how to spruce up the textured surfaces in your home with a fresh coat of paint! The Arizona Painting Company experts know just what Arizona painters need to do to successfully paint a popcorn ceiling.… Read More

How to Make a Chalkboard Wall Calendar

  June 20, 2014

Maybe your planner isn’t big enough. Maybe you have a spare wall that could use some decorating. Heck, maybe you just have a ton of chalk on hand and you came to your favorite Arizona painter’s website looking for an excuse to use up old chalk.… Read More

How to Paint a Stencil Design

  June 9, 2014

A wall that’s been painted with stencils can look fantastic. Or, as any Phoenix painter knows, it can look terrible. The difference comes down to precision: Are the edges clean and crisp? Or are they smudged and poorly defined? Is the background color constantly interrupted by little accidental strokes?… Read More

5 Unique Uses for Painter’s Tape

  May 20, 2014

Painter’s tape doesn’t look like much. It’s not a cult favorite, like duct tape, nor does it have the kind of no-frills ruggedness that everyone loves about electrical tape. No, even Glendale AZ painters like us have to admit that painter’s tape isn’t exactly the most popular of tapes. But wow, is it useful or what?… Read More