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

Matt the Painter

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 […]
August 11, 2020
Tips for Preparing Your Walls Prior to Painting

Tips for Preparing Your Walls Prior to Painting

One of the most important things that you will do before you paint your walls is get them ready. When you prepare your walls properly, you […]
July 28, 2020
How to Paint a Garden Fence

How to Paint a Garden Fence

When most people think of painting their house, they often think about the interior walls of the house, the cabinets, and maybe even the doors to […]
July 14, 2020
What Are the Steps to Painting a Front Door?

What Are the Steps to Painting a Front Door?

One of the most affordable, easiest ways to give your home a facelift is by painting your front door. You can improve your curb appeal quickly […]
June 23, 2020
Can I Store Leftover Paint in the Garage?

Can I Store Leftover Paint in the Garage?

Oftentimes, people throw their leftover paint in the garage, and they assume it will be fine when they need to use it again. It can be […]
June 9, 2020
What Is Textured Paint and Should You Use it?

What Is Textured Paint and Should You Use it?

Textured paint can do many different things for your walls. You can create an interesting focal point with faux finishes, or you can create a rustic […]