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Category Archives: Painting Tips & Tricks

9 Ways Paint Shopping is Easier with ECOS Paints

Shopping for paint online should be just as easy, if not easier, than shopping for paint in a brick-and-mortar store. Through our simplified and informative shopping experience and concierge service, we’ve eradicated the following difficulties often encountered in big box stores: • The nearest store doesn’t have the color you’re looking for. • You’ve found […]

Homeowner’s Guide To Choosing Eco-Friendly Paints (Part 1)

As a homeowner, it’s often empowering to feel the freedom that comes with being able to customize your home in any way you choose. For example, in a 2017 interior design trends survey, more than a third of respondents said they would choose a neutral color palette if redecorating their home, and you should have […]

4 Things to Consider before Choosing Your Next Paint Color

Considering repainting a room in your house? Or are you looking to give a few of your rooms a makeover? No matter how many rooms are in need of an update, there are several things you should consider before settling on a color choice. Find out what you should keep in mind before coming to […]

Secret Pro Painting Tip: Don’t Try to Rush the Job

When you’ve wanted to paint a room (or rooms) for a very long time; have finally picked out the right color(s); and, are ready to tackle the project, the last thing you want to do is all the tedious prep work. You want a coat of paint on the wall NOW. You want to cruise […]

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!

How to Make Paint Dry Faster

You have a painting vision. You can’t wait to see it happen. But, it can’t happen fast enough. You can try to paint faster, but one thing that will definitely slow you down is waiting for the paint to dry. Although there’s no waving a magic wand to instantly dry the surface, there are a […]