Matt the Painter, Author at Matt the Painter - Billings MT

Matt the Painter

January 12, 2021
How to Fix Peeling Paint

How to Fix Peeling Paint

Peeling paint can make a room or a house look bad or even unkempt. When you have peeling paint, you are going to want to fix […]
December 22, 2020
How to Retain a Fresh Looking Paint Job Year-Round

How to Retain a Fresh Looking Paint Job Year-Round

If you have just painted a wall, you might not be thinking about ways to keep the wall looking new. However, it’s important to know how […]
December 8, 2020
Tips to Help Make Your Small Space Look Bigger

Tips to Help Make Your Small Space Look Bigger

While the average square footage of the American home has increased in the last century, this isn’t the story for every homeowner. In urban areas, dwellings […]
November 24, 2020
How to Achieve Color Consistency with Big Paint Jobs

How to Achieve Color Consistency with Big Paint Jobs

There are few things more annoying than starting a paint job and realizing halfway through that one side of your property looks completely different from the […]
November 10, 2020
Best Paint Types for Vinyl Siding

Best Paint Types for Vinyl Siding

Vinyl can be a great surface to include in your interior and exterior décor. It is sturdy enough to last for decades and sleek enough to […]
October 27, 2020
Prepare Your Home Exterior for Painting

Prepare Your Home Exterior for Painting

If you are getting your home’s exterior painted by a professional, most company’s will take care of the prep work. But if you are doing the […]
October 13, 2020
How to Clean Latex and Oil Based Paint Off a Paintbrush

How to Clean Latex and Oil Based Paint Off a Paintbrush

No one wants to deal with dirty paintbrushes after a long day of painting. However, the longer you put off washing them, the more difficult it […]
September 22, 2020
Tips for Picking Your Exterior Paint Color

Tips for Picking Your Exterior Paint Color

Few decorating choices are more important than picking your exterior paint color scheme. After all, your paint job is one of the first things people are […]
September 8, 2020
Best Wall Colors to Go with Hardwood Floors

Best Wall Colors to Go with Hardwood Floors

As the old saying goes, a man’s (or woman’s) home is their castle, but it’s even more than that – it’s an investment. Whereas castles fortified […]
August 25, 2020
How to Tell If I Have Oil or Latex Paint on My Walls and/or Trim

How to Tell If I Have Oil or Latex Paint on My Walls and/or Trim

oil or latex. Generally speaking, oil-based paint can be painted over latex, but latex will not adhere to oil-based paint. For this reason, the type of […]