Temporary Wallpaper blog

Temporary wallpaper, also known as peel and stick or removable wallpaper, has been around for some time now. It may seem to be becoming more popular with its rise in popularity on social media with quick tutorials and impressive before and after photos. This type of wall décor is exactly what the same implies; wallpaper…

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refinishing kitchen cabinets before and after

You don’t like the way your kitchen looks, but how can you achieve the kitchen of your dreams without a total renovation that eats up tons of time and money? You can upgrade and revitalize the look of your kitchen at a fraction of the cost and time by refinishing the cabinets instead of tearing…

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How to clean painted walls

Walls may need to be cleaned for a number of reasons. Some people may wash their walls regularly to cut through dirt and dust build up or normal wear and tear. A new stain may have appeared that you want to wipe away as soon as possible. When considering this cleaning task, it is important to know how to properly…

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Black and White Paint in Homes

Black, gray, and white are achromatic colors. As defined in the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, achromatic colors are colors that “possess no hue.” In other words, they are colors without color!  Black and white is the most polarizing color combination, yet this stark difference offers a classical elegance and refinery. This could be why most homes are…

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A checklist of how to prepare for professional painters

You’ve chosen the colors, received a free quote, and called to make an appointment for the professionals at Ville Painters to repaint your house in Lancaster County or Central Pennsylvania. Now, it’s almost time and you’re probably wondering how to prepare your house for our arrival. No worries! We’ve developed a checklist for both interior…

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Interior Paint Prep Graphic

Before you tackle an interior paint prep project, take a moment to walk through it in your head. Identify the potential problem areas and put together a priority list. You don’t need to have every detail sewn up – that will come as you gear up the prep – but 10 minutes of forethought can save hours…

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You’ve chosen the colors and the location to paint, but you’re confronted with one more decision to make before you can paint: the finish or sheen. What is sheen? Why is there a sheen called eggshell? Where can you put satin or high-gloss finish? Do I need a professional painter to assist in application or the…

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What is specialty paint?  Specialty paint has additional properties that provide aesthetics and extra protection (e.g., resistance to heat, mildew, and moisture) that regular paint doesn’t have. Not all these products are expensive; but in many instances, the raw materials that go into them and research & development can drive the price.   Specialty coatings are…

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May 2021 By Madeline Hirtzel Our color choices reflect our diverse personalities and preferences, but does it have the power to influence our moods and invoke certain emotions? Color psychology is the study of how hues manipulate human behavior. Psychological studies have proven that different colors do hold some sway over our behavior, with their…

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