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The Best Gray Paint Colors for Your Kitchen. Quality Painting and Carpentry. How To Prevent & Correct Sticky Shelves. By Jeff Beneke Updated September 15, 2015.

How To Prevent & Correct Sticky Shelves

It can be very frustrating to carefully paint some new or old shelves, only to find that everything you put on them sticks. Even worse, sometimes you will find that the paint peels off when you pick up an item stored on the shelf. Here are some suggestions for painting (or repainting) garage shelving, bookshelves, kitchen cabinets/shelves, or bathroom cabinets that should significantly reduce those sticky problems. Difficulty: Average Time Required: 10 to 30 minutes per shelf Tips: Clean the shelvesIf you are experiencing sticking problems with shelves that were painted some time ago, it could be that they just need to be cleaned. Acri-Shield<sup>®</sup> Exterior Acrylic Paint from PPG Porter Paints® Specialty Exterior from PPG Porter Paints® South Shore Decorating Blog: The Top 100 Benjamin Moore Paint Colors.

Update: I wrote a follow up to this with 100 MORE paint colors.

South Shore Decorating Blog: The Top 100 Benjamin Moore Paint Colors

To make it easier for readers, I pasted it below this one, so there are really 200 colors here if you keep scrolling Here are my first 100 favorite Benjamin Moore paint colors, organized by color, with the name of the color under the photo: Beiges Yellows Browns Blues Grays Greens Blacks Pinks and Reds This is a follow up post to the post above. WHITES and CREAMS TANS and BEIGES and BROWNS PINKS and PURPLES. Guest Picks: Find the Right Gray Paint. Grey in the Kitchen.. – Greige Design. A perfect gray: gray kitchen cabinets. Via apartment therapy (is this martha stewart's?)

a perfect gray: gray kitchen cabinets

Original source unknown better homes and gardens via flourish design I'm digging the french wire inserts and the brass pulls on this one. via dress design decor This one's cozy, isn't it? Now, how's that to start your weekend off right?? A perfect gray: gray kitchen. Design*Sponge Online Black Book: Grey Paint. I have been dying to write this post ever since we decided to create an online resource book this year.

Design*Sponge Online Black Book: Grey Paint

Why? Because I wish I could live in a world where every wall was a perfect warm grey. Every time I hear someone say they think grey is a depressing wall color I think to myself, ‘They just haven’t found the right grey’. From the first moment I painted an over-loaded roller full of Benjamin Moore’s Chelsea Gray onto my apartment walls in 2004 to the last coat of Valspar’s Stratus that we used on our windowsills in the kitchen, I’ve been a diehard fan. Greys, much like black and white paint, can be tricky because the base color can read as a bit green, blue, purple or even more tan than grey.

*We also have a roundup of our favorite grey rooms and walls in homes. Click through for our favorite picks after the jump! *Please note, though the majority of my favorite grey paints ended up being from Benjamin Moore, they had no input or sponsorship of this post. Using Fine Paints of Europe Paint - Paint Talk - Professional Painting Contractors Forum. Quality Painting and Carpentry. Primers We use absolutely the best primer on the market today.

Quality Painting and Carpentry

Muralo’s Ultimate X-200 Exterior Oil-Based Primer-2200. This primer is specially formulated for extra long term durability. It is highly recommended for multi-story structures where surface conditions and preparations may vary which applies to most historical homes in Elgin. This primer is also super on old wood and trim as part of a tannin blocking system. It has a high percentage of linseed oil which allows for a longer drying time than your average primer, this gives the primer more time to soak into the fibers of the wood grain. Quality Painting and Carpentry.

John Wiedmeyer is a master carpenter who does all of his own work.

Quality Painting and Carpentry

He does not use subcontractors. John specializes in the historical rehabilitation of the older homes in the Fox Valley area, and has carefully, and precisely restored some of the most well known properties to their original glory using only a small 2” X 2” picture, and a homeowners dream, or nothing more than a vague description, and his own vast knowledge of historical “appropriateness”.

John has spent 25 years learning his craft, studying the architecture around us, and listening intently to those amongst us whose memories of these buildings takes us back to those grand old times. Guest Picks: Find the Right Gray Paint. A perfect gray: gray kitchen cabinets. A perfect gray: gray kitchen. Grey in the Kitchen.. – Greige Design. Crace - Shop Paint. Bronzed Grey Dresser. I'm always inspired by Restoration Hardware, and this dresser was no exception.

Bronzed Grey Dresser

I was digging RH's a "antiqued graphite" color, but wanted to take the antiqued look a little further with this piece. I've been working on this dresser for most of this month, and it's been another good learning curve for me for furniture painting. Why? Because this was my first time attempting to use a glaze on a piece.

I'd been inspired with the use of General Finishes glazes by other painters and wanted to give it a try. After 2 coats of the milk paint and dry time, I figured it was time to get the glaze on. Before applying the glaze I looked up the process one more time online to be sure I was doing it correctly, and if it hadn't been for Suzanne from The Painted Drawer's sagely advice, it would have gone downhill really quickly! Suzanne said to apply a layer of GF's high performance topcoat before doing the glaze. Lichen Paint by Farrow & Ball - Peinture et Revêtements - par Farrow & Ball. Your Favorite Caulk And Where You Buy It? - Painting & Finish Work. 12 Designers Fess Up To The Paint Colors They Can't Stand.

​"I really hate red — especially red painted walls!

12 Designers Fess Up To The Paint Colors They Can't Stand

There have been a few exceptions where I have seen it done well, but in general I don't care if I never see another red room. Ever. " -Jeff Andrews​ "I generally try to stay away from highly saturated bright colors, but if I had to pick two paint colors I hate to use on walls I would say it has to be deep turquoise and red. Deep turquoise is hard to pull off in an elegant way and can very easily look cheap, while red tends to take over a space very easily. Quiz: What Color Should You Paint Your House? View topic - Steam Paint Removal (with video)

(Updated: 9/5/12 new video; 5/29/14 all videos in one player) OK, we've been doing Steam Paint Removal for 15 years now, and have worked out a lot of the kinks.

View topic - Steam Paint Removal (with video)

I have published a Report from the Field on Steam Paint Removal, which covers methods, techniques, equipment, sources, making custom steam heads and profiles of three steam paint removal projects. 21 pages, 23 illustrations, 2 step-by-step methods on making custom steam heads. 11 Reasons to Paint Your Interior Doors Black. Stone Harbor 2111-50 Paint - Benjamin Moore Stone Harbor Paint Color Details. On this screen you can read detailed information about the color you've selected, find color combinations, add colors to your Favorites, share colors with others, and much more by clicking any of the following buttons:Goes Great With: See colors that combine well with your chosen color.

Stone Harbor 2111-50 Paint - Benjamin Moore Stone Harbor Paint Color Details

What Color Should You Paint Your Trim? 5 Ways to Rock a White Bedroom. Silhouette AF-655 Paint - Benjamin Moore Silhouette Paint Color Details. On this screen you can read detailed information about the color you've selected, find color combinations, add colors to your Favorites, share colors with others, and much more by clicking any of the following buttons:Goes Great With: See colors that combine well with your chosen color. Exterior Color of the Week: 7 Ways With Warm Gray. Color of the Year: Off-White Is On Trend for 2016.