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Category Archives: DIY Projects

How To Paint A Floor In 7 Simple Steps

Most people are pretty skeptical when it comes to painted floors. Can it really look nice? Will it really hold up to the wear and tear? With ECOS Paints Floor Paints, the answers are a resounding yes and yes! Our floor paints are so durable we use them on our factory floors. And our color […]

5 Easy Steps for Painting an Interior Brick Wall

With its unique texture and classic look, brick can be a beautiful addition to a room. It can also look dated in some spaces – and if you don’t like the color of the brick, it’s a big project to remove it from the room. The solution – paint it! If you want to give […]

How to Safely Paint Wooden Toys

So you found some old wooden toys at a yard sale or you received some hand-me-down blocks from a friend. For whatever reason, you’ve found yourself wanting to freshen up a wooden toy with a nice, new coat of paint. But is it safe to paint your child’s toys? Especially toys for babies or toddlers […]

How to Paint Over Linoleum Floors

Buying a home is a huge purchase and there’s always a long list of projects to take on (and of course, a limited budget), so what can you do about ugly linoleum floors? The easiest and most cost-effective way to update this eyesore is to paint over them. Yes, you can paint over linoleum! Plus, […]

How Can ECOS Help You in 2017? (Giveaway!)

We’re in the midst of planning our blog content for the New Year, but there’s a voice missing from our discussion – yours! What would you like to see or learn about? How can ECOS help you in 2017? Share your thoughts and you’ll be entered into this month’s giveaway!

10 Unexpectedly Easy Ways to Winterize Your Home

It’s that time of year again. The wind is whipping, the thermometer is dropping, and snow is piling up outside. Before we get too deep into the winter season, it’s important to prepare your home for the change in weather. Doing so can help lower your energy bills, prevent damage to your home, and keep […]

Things You Didn’t Know You Could Paint (But You Totally Should)

You’re probably used to looking at your walls and knowing that you can transform a room by changing the color, but what about the floors, or the curtains, or the lampshade? Did you know almost everything around you can be painted? Here are some things you didn’t know you could paint, but you totally should! […]

Clever Ways to Use Paint in the Kitchen

When you stop to think about it, the kitchen is pretty much the most inflexible space in the home. In the other rooms you can move furniture, bring in a new rug, change the decor, and – voila! – you have a very different looking space. The kitchen, on the other hand, has very little […]

A Dozen DIY Chalkboard Furniture Ideas

Chalkboard paint can turn almost any old piece of furniture into a statement piece – especially when you experiment with color! We’ve assembled a dozen DIY chalkboard furniture ideas to inspire you today and while most of these examples are a traditional black, we encourage you to go ahead and get creative with color! ECOS […]

7 Easy Home Improvement DIYs

Looking for some quick and easy ideas to make your home a little more lovely? Then you’ve come to the right spot! Here are 7 easy home improvement DIYs that can literally be executed in less than 48 hours. We found some incredibly creative ways to improve on spaces in your home that you didn’t even know […]