Topic: painting

Video: How to Repaint an Oil-Based Surface

OAKLAND − Host, Sarah Rutan: When painting over an oil-based paint surface in your home, it’s crucial to employ the right techniques. Today we’re in Oakland with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Soumil Amin of CertaPro Painters of Berkeley to learn more. Diamond Certified…Read More

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How to Paint Over Oil-Based Paint

OAKLAND − Repainting your home interior may seem like a simple task, but it can get complicated fast if you aren’t careful. For example, since many older homes still have oil-based paint on the walls and trim, attempting to paint over these…Read More

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Video: How to Paint Your Home’s Interior

FORESTVILLE – Host, Sarah Rutan: When it comes to an interior painting project, following a few essential guidelines can help you achieve a positive result. Today we’re in Forestville with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Lee Dido of Wine Country Painters to learn…Read More

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How to Get Clean Lines with Interior Painting

FORESTVILLE – When painting your home’s interior, knowing the right techniques can go a long way toward achieving a beautiful result. One such technique is using caulking to get clean lines when painting with different colors on adjacent walls and ceilings….Read More

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Video: Benefits of Power Washing

ROHNERT PARK – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you want to keep your home’s paint job looking better for longer, consider investing in professional power washing. Today we’re in Rohnert Park with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Eric Isenberg of E.G.I Custom Painting to…Read More

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Maintaining Your House Paint with Power Washing

ROHNERT PARK – An often-overlooked aspect of home maintenance is cleaning the exterior, which not only removes dirt buildup but contributes to paint color retention and longevity as well. The best way to keep your home’s exterior clean is with regular…Read More

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Video: Addressing Lead Paint Concerns

SANTA CLARA − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you discover that your home contains lead paint, you’ll need to take the appropriate steps to address it safely and effectively. Today we’re in Santa Clara with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Ilan Sigura of Sigura Pro…Read More

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Options for Addressing a Lead Paint Hazard

SANTA CLARA − Everyone knows lead paint represents a health hazard, but many homeowners are unsure of the specific circumstances under which it’s a concern. In general, if your home was built or painted before 1978 (when lead paint was officially banned),…Read More

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Video: Testing Paint Samples

CONCORD – Host, Sarah Rutan: A crucial part of choosing interior paint colors is testing samples to see how they look in your home. Today we’re in Concord with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Joe Sabel of J & J’s Final Coat Painting…Read More

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Selecting Colors for a Painting Project

CONCORD – One of the most challenging aspects of a residential painting project is selecting colors. After all, even if your painting contractor does a great job, if you don’t like the colors, you’re not going to be happy with the…Read More

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