Should You Paint or Stain Your Deck?

The summer months are just around the corner! Many Michiganders love taking advantage of the warm weather with barbecues, block parties, and other outdoor get-togethers. And as anyone who has one can attest to, a good deck can take one of these parties from good to...

Meet the Experts

Phil Jackson, former American professional basketball player, coach and executive in the National Basketball Association once said, “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” At Motor City Paint, we...

1,800 Paint Colors to Suit Your Mood

Color. It’s everywhere: nature, architecture, food, and the design of just about everything. Color’s light and energy shape our emotions and influences our mental and physical state of being. When repainting or redecorating your home, choosing the right color is...

Paint Made in Michigan, for Michigan

Finding the right paint for a Michigan home is difficult work. When most people think of “finding the right paint,” they’re mostly focused on color. They ask themselves: which shade will look best in the room, how will it fit in with the color scheme, what mood will...

25 Detroit Inspired Colors, Named by You!

Earlier this year, we partnered with the Detroit Historical Society and the Detroit Historical Museum in an exhibit and contest! We handpicked 25 colors that we thought best represented Detroit and its history. We pulled colors from the Belle Isle Aquarium, Book...

History of House Painting in America

The history of house painting in America is an interesting story. The earliest records of house painting are drawn from the stories painted by cave men (and women) on the inside of their caves. The primitive images tell us that humans have been interested in...