The basic necessities for online learning to work are a robust internet connection and a gadget for each student to be able to attend online classes. Another challenge for parents (and children) is to make a place in the home into a child’s learning space. I asked a mother of three teenage boys what her sons considered important for their study areas. Plain-Colored Walls Paint your walls one color for those Zoom classes. The best colors are white, beige, other light neutrals, and pale pastels. The paint color swatches are of a…

We needed to renovate our house a few years back. There were collapsed ceilings in parts of the house. We feared that rats would just drop in on us at any moment. Some of our plumbing didn’t work. Cabinet fixtures were hanging on by a thread. You get the point. We needed a lot of work done, and so we did! But this post isn’t about the renovation. It’s about what happened after the renovation. We were left with sooo many used paint containers. I didn’t want to just throw them…

Healthy Home is Boysen’s antibacterial, odor-less, water-based paint that has a satin finish for interior concrete and drywall surfaces. The special feature of this product is its antibacterial protection technology which gives an extra defense against bacteria such as E. coli and Salmonella, as well as mildew and fungus. Why is this important? For one, it helps keep your family safer when you have surfaces that also give your interiors this antibacterial protection. Second, it prevents mildew and fungus from growing on your walls especially in moist areas in the house like bathrooms…

Welcome to the second instalment of The Boysen Way. Last time, I laid out a general overview of the things you need to know about concrete prior to painting. This time around, let’s talk about wood. Wood can be used in different ways around the house. There are wooden walls, wooden cabinets, wooden doors…wooden everything! Just kidding, but you know what I mean. It adds a touch of warmth and coziness in your home, making it a sought after material in any construction project. To make it a lot less complicated…

Normal stuff. Nice life, cool flat, fun job. Someone to watch movies with. (Killing Eve, 2018) This is Villanelle’s answer when Agent Eve Polastri asked her what she really wants in life. I may not be an elusive high-profile assassin, but I relate to Villanelle’s dream. With a cool flat, I envision having a reading space and a home theater in my living space. Make one of your biggest plot twists of the year. Transform a spare room into your home theater! Think about it: Unlimited bathroom breaks, fresh blankets, complete…

We started pinning our blog mood boards fairly recently. Although we have many more here in the blog, we have been able to pin just a handful to date. We have enough though to choose the most interesting mood boards you will find in our Boysen Pinterest account. A Boysen mood board is a visual arrangement of images of paint swatches, materials, furnishings, text, and other elements that represent a design concept, a particular style, as well as a feeling or mood about a specific interior space. Light Neutral Colors Click…

Painting may seem to be an easy process, and it is once you’ve understood the process. The following may add to the complexity: different types of surfaces that need (re)painting whether it’s painting a new surface or (re)painting whether you will be painting an interior surface or an exterior one the performance features you are looking for in a paint, e.g., waterproofing, odor-less, antibacterial, quick-drying, etc. the paint system that you will be using, from primer to topcoat In Let it B, we use infographics, which is a collection of visuals…