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Painting & Wall Covering

What is Efflorescence?

Efflorescence is not a rock band. That’s Evanescence. Listen To The Podcast Efflorescence is the white, chalky substance that appears

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How To Make Your Bathroom Look Like A Spa

Making Your Bathroom An Oasis Listen To The Podcast Americans spend a lot of time in the bathroom – 813.3

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Can Paint Cover Cigarette/Cigar Smoke On The Walls?

Can Paint Cover Cigarette/Cigar Smoke Smell On The Walls? If you’ve moved into a home that previously housed an indoor

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The Right Painting Tools Make All the Difference

The Right Painting Tools Make All the Difference A successful professional-looking paint job is not done with just a paintbrush,

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Matching The Right Paint With The Right Surface

Types of paints and their uses If a painting project is on the horizon, take the time to discover the

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Reviving & Repairing Interior Paint

Reviving & Repairing Interior Paint Have the kids moved out? Is it time to paint their rooms the colors you

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TIPS YOU CAN SHARE WITH HOAS AND THEIR BOARDS TO AVOID DEFRAUDING

TIPS FOR YOUR HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION Every so often there are stories in the news that highlight corruption in community HOAs. Because

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WHAT IS ROSIE’S FAVORITE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION?

Of the hundreds of worthy local nonprofits Rosie could devote time and money to, Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona is his

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WHAT IS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY?

Habitat for Humanity is an international, faith-based organization that moves deserving families from substandard housing into safe, decent affordable homes.

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HOW CAN I BE SURE MY DONATION TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY IS WORTHWHILE?

When you donate your time, money or materials to Habitat for Humanity, your community reaps huge benefits. It’s no secret

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DOES HABITAT FOR HUMANITY REFURBISH HOMES OR DOES IT JUST BUILD NEW ONES?

Because of its local focus, our central Arizona chapter of Habitat for Humanity is in tune with the challenges that

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WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO REMOVE WALLPAPER?

Start with a tool called a tiger paw, which fits in the palm of your hand. Simply roll it over

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IS IT POSSIBLE TO REPAIR TORN WALLPAPER?

You can repair torn wallpaper yourself. Some tips: Whenever you add wallpaper, keep a few extra pieces for touch-ups. Too

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WHAT PREPARATION SHOULD GO INTO AN EXTERIOR PAINT JOB?

Before you begin painting, it is wise to cover and protect all surrounding surfaces to keep them safe from paint splatter.

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WHEN IS PRIMING NECESSARY BEFORE PAINTING?

IS PRIMING NECESSARY BEFORE PAINTING? WHAT IS PRIMER? Primer is an undercoat that you paint onto the wall before painting

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WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO PAINT THE INSIDE OF WINDOWS?

First, know that you might have to paint the inside of your windows more often than your walls or doors

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WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO PAINT AN INTERIOR DOOR?

First, select a durable, scrub-able paint. Your family handles the doors much more often than the walls. Many homeowners choose a

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WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO PAINT A CEILING?

Start painting a ceiling on the edges. Using a good-quality paint brush loaded with a good dose of paint, cut

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WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO CHOOSE A COLOR FOR MY HOME’S EXTERIOR?

Go to a paint store and pick out your color in person. If you order paint online, you’ll be surprised

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WHAT KIND OF TAPE SHOULD I USE TO PREVENT MISHAPS WHEN I’M PAINTING?

Here’s what you shouldn’t use: the same masking tape that you use for mailing packages. General-purpose masking tape is made with a very

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WHAT ARE THE LATEST TRENDS IN WALL DÉCOR?

Sometimes, just changing the color of your room doesn’t seem to dress it up quite enough. When you get a bug

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WHAT ARE THE LATEST TRENDS IN PAINT?

Paint manufacturers are always coming up with something new. Some of it works and some of it doesn’t. Here are

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WHAT ARE ROSIE’S TOP TIPS FOR CHOOSING INTERIOR PAINT COLORS?

Match your furniture. Unless you’re planning to replace your rugs, drapes couches and chairs, choose a backdrop that complements what

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SHOULD I PAINT THE WALLS OR THE CEILING FIRST?

Whenever you’re painting, start at the top. Paint the ceiling first, then the walls. Then do the windows and doors.

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Rosie’s Painting Consumer Guide

Download Painting Consumer Guide PDF Painting your house may seem like something almost anyone can do. You can easily buy

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