how to paint stairs like a pro

How To Paint Stairs Like a Pro

Are you eager to begin a project to paint stairs around your property, but you’re unsure where to start? The experts from Marketplace Paints are here to inform you of all the specifics with a simple-to-follow step-by-step guide to stairs painting. If you need further assistance after you’re through with your review, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at any of our three stores in Greenwood, Aiken, or North Augusta, SC. It’s time to get started!

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The Creative Potential of Wallpaper: 8 Design Ideas

Interior design is an art form that allows you to unleash your creativity and transform any space in a way that is completely unique to your style. If you’re looking for ways to spruce up your home or office, wallpaper is a versatile design tool that can be used in a number of artistic ways. From classic patterns to bold prints, wallpaper offers endless possibilities for adding personality and charm to your space. In this blog post, we will introduce eight creative ways to use wallpaper that will inspire your next decorating project.

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A Guide to Roller Nap Lengths & How They Affect Paint Texture

When you decide to take on a DIY painting project, you are responsible for creating the best results. Do you want a smooth finish, or does your vision include more texture? Every decision you make when preparing to paint will impact how it looks, including the roller you use. This blog will discuss how your roller will affect your paint texture, the types of roller naps for different surfaces, and more DIY tips.

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The Perfect Finish: A Guide to Understanding Paint Sheens

If you’ve ever gone to the store in search of paint, you know that choosing the right product can be a daunting task. As you gaze at a seemingly endless array of options, you will realize that paint color is just one of the many choices you must make. For example, choosing the right type of paint sheen is another very important decision. Paint sheen not only influences the aesthetic appeal of a room but also plays a crucial role in durability and maintenance.

In this blog post, we’ll discuss various types of paint sheens and how each of them impacts the overall look and feel of your space. Whether you are a DIY enthusiast or you just want to refresh your home or office, you will learn how to choose the perfect finish for your next painting project.

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5 Chic Fireplace Designs

It’s time to embrace fireside elegance. Fireplaces are more than mere sources of heat; they are focal points that add a touch of charm and character to any space. As the winter season ushers in cold weather, it’s the perfect time to explore the latest trends in fireplace design.

Whether you crave a cozy rustic retreat or a sleek modern ambiance, this post will ignite your inspiration. Discover 5 captivating fireplace design ideas that promise to transform your living space into a haven of comfort and style.

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How to Apply Meoded Decorative Paints

Meoded manufactures decorative paints, Venetian plasters, and other decorative faux products. Their decorative paints provide a unique, creative flare that makes surfaces appear more textured than traditional paints. These products can mimic various surface materials, portray artistic effects, or enhance and protect colors.

Meoded offers many decorative paints, including metallic finishes, velvet effects, glitter paints, and lime washes. This post will highlight two of their most popular products, Crystal Brush Glitter Paint and Sapphire Metallic Paint. Learn what these decorative paints look like, the application process, and ideas for using them in your home or commercial space!

 

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Marketplace Paints at Home: Read Our New Publication

We are excited to introduce our new publication, Marketplace Paints At Home!

Available now, the premiere issue of Marketplace Paints At Home features a blend of quality editorial that focuses on paint and color as well as window treatments and wall coverings. We plan to publish two issues annually, and our next editions will be released in spring 2024 and fall 2024.

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Design Ideas to Transform Your Home Office

Your home office should be designed with your personal style in mind. It should be a space where your creativity can flow, and you can focus on being productive. Whether you use your office for schoolwork, business, or personal projects, you probably spend hours at a time at your desk, which means comfort should be a priority as well.

With comfort, functionality, and personal style in mind, you can create a fresh design for your home office that meets all your needs. It is important to design your office with purpose and thoughtful consideration instead of using it like a spare room.

In this post, we will discuss stylish home office design ideas that will help you transform your office into a space you love!

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Energy-Efficient Window Treatments

Window treatments come in many different designs, textures, and colors, which make them excellent for adding style to your home or office. In addition to decoration, they also provide a number of functional benefits, including privacy, light control, and temperature control. Temperature control is a high priority for many homeowners because of how much energy can be wasted through windows.

According to Energy.gov, 76% of the sunlight that enters through double-pane windows becomes heat. In the cold months, approximately 30% of your home’s heat is lost through your windows. However, window treatments with effective temperature control can prevent this unwanted heat transfer, leading to significant energy savings.

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6 Ideas to Enhance Your Outdoor Space

If you love spending time outdoors, but your backyard feels uninviting and dull, it’s time to spruce up your outdoor space.  Outdoor living areas have become increasingly popular among homeowners, especially since many people have started working from home.

Getting some fresh air can be therapeutic, but it is often too hot or cold, windy, or uncomfortable enough to stay outdoors for very long.  The key is to bring some modern indoor luxuries to your outdoor space so you can enjoy the best of both worlds.

In this post, we will review six ideas to make your outdoor space more enjoyable year-round.

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