Archive - Paint

Tips For a Flawless Paint Finish

January 2, 2019

by Lou Manfredini, Ace’s Home Expert. See more helpful advice from Ace Hardware. Once you’ve decided on a paint color, you may be so eager to see your new color on the walls that you’re tempted to rush ahead to rolling on your new color. But some of the steps Read more ›

Tips For Choosing The Right Paint Brush

December 19, 2017

by Lou Manfredini, Ace’s Home Expert You can buy premium paint, in your perfect color and prepare the surface perfectly – and still end up disappointed with your paint finish because you used the wrong brushes or rollers to apply the paint. So when it comes to paint brushes and Read more ›

How To Spray Paint

May 16, 2017

-by Ace Hardware Prep The Surface -Start with a clean, dry surface. Spray on a primer coat if the product isn’t a paint and primer on one. Shake It Up- Shake the can really well. Spray a couple test spots on a piece of cardboard or newspaper. The spray may Read more ›

Patch A Small Drywall Hole In 8 Easy Steps

February 15, 2017

-by Ace Hardware 1. Choose Your Patch Product For smaller holes, the size of a nail or even something as large as a dime, you can use spackling as your patch product. Quick dry spackle or patch and primer in one products can help save you time. 2. Apply Spackling Read more ›

Tips For A Flawless Paint Finish

June 30, 2016

By Lou Manfredini, Ace’s Home Expert Once you’ve decided on a paint color, you may be so eager to see your new color on the walls that you’re tempted to rush ahead to rolling on your new color. But some of the steps you’d skip will drastically affect how long Read more ›

Paint Quiz

February 18, 2016

Are you feeling like your home needs a spark of vibrant color or just a fresh new look? Take this fun paint quiz to find your perfect color match. Paint Quiz From The Paint Studio  

Paint Project Essentials Checklist

September 9, 2015

Here’s a checklist of everything you need to get rolling with your paint project along with helpful tips. HELPFUL TIPS With a brush or pad, “cut in” the entire edge of the area to be painted. When painting with a roller, work in one 3’x3’ section at a time. Roll Read more ›

Test Paint Color Before You Buy

August 4, 2015

Paint samples allow you to try and test colors before making a commitment. Paint samples are the easiest and best way to view the true paint color in your home before you buy it. You should test the paint color on the wall in your home with various lighting conditions and Read more ›

How To Patch Small Holes In The Wall

February 11, 2015

A common home repair that we get asked frequently about is patching a small hole in the wall. Whether it’s a small nail pop or a slightly larger hole from a doorknob hitting the wall, these repairs are easy and can be done yourself. Watch this great how to video with Read more ›

Transform Your Kitchen With Simple Touch Ups

February 4, 2015

The kitchen is a room where you spend a lot of time- often it is the center of your home. It’s a place where meals are prepared, a place where your family eats and talks, a place where you entertain guests, a place where you keep and store everyday items. Read more ›

Weatherproof Your Home With Caulking

January 14, 2015

Small cracks, crevices, and holes in your home let in cold air in the winter and let the warm air from your heating system escape. You can stop heat loss and eliminate these drafts with caulking. With just a few materials and some time, you will feel a difference, waste Read more ›

Choosing the Right Paint Brush

December 17, 2014

You need the proper tools for your painting project to make sure the job is done right and efficiently. Using the right paint brush is just as important as the paint itself. Brushes can be used for painting all areas from small to large; however if you have a poor quality Read more ›

Choosing a Paint Color

October 30, 2014

Whether you already have a paint color in mind or you are starting from scratch, here are some tips to help you choose the right paint color for you. The most important thing to remember is to trust your instinct- paint is a personal decision and if it makes you feel Read more ›

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

October 23, 2014

Use this fall home maintenance checklist to prepare your home and yard for the cold weather and upcoming winter season. Clean Gutters– Clean your gutters and downspouts and make sure all drainage areas are unblocked. Gutter guards are a great product to keep debris from piling up in your gutters. Read more ›

Tips for Choosing a Paint Color

August 27, 2014

Here are some tips and guidelines to choosing paint color. 1) One of the most foolproof ways to inspire a great color scheme is to pull colors from something you already have and plan on keeping in the room- like a favorite piece of artwork, curtains, bedding, or furniture fabrics Read more ›

Welcome to the Weaver’s Ace Hardware Blog

August 8, 2014

We’re launching this new website in September 2014 in order to communicate better with our valued neighbors and customers. Please enjoy our blog and visit us soon.