Make Your Paint Job Last Longer

May 24, 2013

One of the most important steps in painting  is surface preparation and priming. Unfortunately it’s also the step that people often leave out or don’t do properly. Proper surface preparation makes the finished job look better and last longer. Interior Surfaces There is a very strong chance there could be lead-based paint on your walls ifRead More

Use Paint to Create Warmth

September 6, 2012

In this video from, Linda Castle of Decorated Designs uses paint to create warmth in a bathroom. Warm, formal paint colors for bathrooms range from the sea foams to the terra cottas.–Formal-Bathroom-Paint-Job.htm

Get Ready for the Holidays With Paint

November 8, 2011

MOSAIC Group Guest Blogger: Tim Small, retired paint and coatings salesman If you want to change the look of your home quickly and inexpensively, consider paint. Painting a room is an excellent way to set the stage for the upcoming holidays. Prevent surprises by doing a little homework ahead of time. If you have questions,Read More

What in the World is a Spectrophotometer?

November 29, 2010

MOSAIC Group Guest Blogger: Tim Small, retired paint sales professional Have you ever wanted to match a piece of wallpaper to a paint color? You go to your local paint store or home improvement center and ask them to color match the wallpaper sample. You’ll probably see a sign hanging near the matching machine thatRead More

Benjamin Moore: Myths and Facts About VOCs in Paint

November 1, 2010

Guest Blog Post: Greg Chapman, Benjamin Moore Myth: All zero-VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) paints are the same. Fact: False. Some paints claim to be VOC-free, and in their pure white formulation, they are. But, when you ask the paint store for a color, that’s where and when colorant—most with VOCs—is “mixed” or added in. TheRead More