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At James T. Davis, we offer so much more than paint. Over 75 years ago, James T. Davis established a single paint shop in downtown Lynchburg. Now, we offer a variety of products and services for your home. Paint, wallpaper, window treatments, and homegoods come together to personalize your space. Our paint technicians and design consultants work with you to turn your inspiration into a  plan. Soon, you’ll find at James T. Davis, we can help with so much more than paint.

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When you start a project, the jump from Pinterest to the paint and design center can be a bit intimidating. However, we’re here to help. Just show us your ideas and we’ll work with you to make sure you get the right products.

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Why High Quality Paint is Important

Perhaps you found a color that inspires you. In fact, it inspires you so much that you’re ready to pick up a paintbrush and get to work. But, painting is…

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How to find the right type of painter's tape

While painting is easy if you have the right tools and the right help ahead of time, there are certain mistakes that you could make that could make your job…

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The Types of Paint Sheens and What is Best for Your Home

The best rule of thumb you will ever hear for paint sheen or finishes: The higher the sheen, the more durable your paint will be. Sheen refers to the level…

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How to Prepare for Deck Stain and Apply the Stain Correctly

The summer months mean lots of barbecues and time spent outside. What it also means is a lot of wear and tear on your deck. This summer, consider updating the…

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How to Prepare for a Paint or Stain Match

At James T. Davis, we have complete lines of interior and exterior paints, as well as stains, specialty paints and primers. But, did you know that we can also match…

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How to Choose The Right Primer

Using primer during a paint project can make or break the quality of the finished product. A primer is an undercoat that acts as a preparatory coating put on materials…

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How to Choose the Right Roller Cover

With Spring around the corner, there’s no better time to start planning for your home painting projects. But, before you get started, there are a few logistical details to nail…

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Top Painting Myths Debunked

Painting myths pervade the world of DIY and home improvement, as homeowners and renters work to personalize their spaces. Over the years, we have seen several painting myths emerge. So,…

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How do you pick paint colors for a whole house?

Selecting paint colors for an entire house may manifest as a daunting process, especially if you plan to slowly update each room. However, you can create a plan beforehand, which…

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Transform Your Furniture With This Chalk Paint Tutorial

Endless eclectic combinations can refresh your home when you transform your furniture using chalk paint. At James T. Davis, we carry Good Bones™ Furniture Paint as the perfect product to…

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How To Match Paint Colors Across Brands

An eye-catching color can immediately transform your space. However, finding the right tone in your favorite brand can be tricky. At James T. Davis, we match paint colors across different…

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Make Your Own Milk Paint Project With This Tutorial

Experience the satisfaction of making over an old home decor item with a fresh Milk Paint color. At James T. Davis, we carry Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint as the…

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5 Reasons Why Your Paint Didn't Cover

Every paint project begins with good intentions. After looking over numerous, possibly endless sample cards, you’ve finally landed on the right color for your envisioned perfect space. However now that…

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How to Pick Furniture for a DIY Project

There is nothing more fun than a good DIY project! Now is the perfect time to take an outdated piece of furniture and reimagine it. A successful DIY project starts…

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How to Prepare for Your Design Consultation

Redesigning or renovating a room may seem overwhelming at first. You are faced with many choices: What colors should you use? What kind of paint is best? Should you have…

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"I just wanted to send a friendly message to let you know the window treatments are ALL doing great ... over one year later. They look great in the windows ... and they help hold in warm air on cold winter days .... and keep in cooler air on hot…

Great selection, great designers, great customer service!

James T. Davis was a good experience for me because of the staff.

Their service is great and the product is good. They back the product, which is important to me. If I have questions, I know that they will help me.

I buy everything there! The interior design team at James T. Davis helps me with anything I need for decorating, like paint. They’ll help me pick my colors. I buy paint, fabric... you name it I buy it there.

The customer service at James T. Davis goes above and beyond.

I was shocked at the remarkable quality and price of their paint.

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Why High Quality Paint is Important

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