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Painting Your Child’s Room? Don’t Be Afraid to Break the Rules!

September 8, 2021

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mother and daughter laughing while painting room

Are you tired of the lackluster, drabby walls in your child’s room? If so, you may be thinking about adding a fresh coat of paint to brighten up the space. When picking up a home-painting project, some people like to plan carefully to make sure the final product is mature and sophisticated. However, painting a kid’s room should be a completely different process. Tossing out the rulebook can help you give your little one an amazing room! Read on for a few tips to keep in mind.


Skip the Trends: Choose Timeless Bathroom Colors

July 16, 2021

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beautiful bathroom colors

After reading all the design magazines and watching plenty of HGTV shows, you feel confident in your knowledge of what’s trending right now in home design. In the bathroom, you want to create a stunningly beautiful space for you and your guests. But what about when you’re ready to sell your home in 10 years? Will your bathroom continue to wow, or will it need to be revamped with new paint colors in just a little while when the trends change? Here’s some advice for picking bathroom colors that stand the test of time.


5 Interior Paint Trends for 2021

June 18, 2021

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a sitting room that's painted with neutral colors

The inside of your home is your own, personal sanctuary that you can retreat to after a hard day’s work, running errands, or dealing with unfortunate situations life throws at you. However, if your home hasn’t been updated in 10 or even 20 years with a fresh coat of paint, it might not feel as relaxing and welcoming as you may want it to. A fresh coat of paint will help bring it into the 21st century, allow you to impart your unique style onto it, and make it feel newer. Read on to learn five interior paint trends that homeowners love in 2021.


4 Steps to Prepare Your House for Exterior Painting

April 15, 2021

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a person pressure washing the outside of their house

Countless DIY-ers try to take on the task of painting the outside of their home every year, but because countless steps can go awry, many of them end up wasting their valuable money and time by not doing it properly the first time around. The key to success is knowing what you’re doing and having a little experience, or else you may find yourself hiring a professional, even after you’ve attempted the feat once yourself. Doing it right the first time takes skill and knowledge, so read on to learn about four key preparatory steps necessary to have great exterior painting results.


5 Ways to Make Cozy, Small Rooms Feel Larger

March 24, 2021

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small room that looks bigger

You love your old house. You chose it because of its history and charm. Sure, it has some quirks, but it has great bones and amazing potential. One pitfall is the size of the rooms—you’re worried about feeling cramped instead of cozy. Although expanding the small rooms likely isn’t an option, you can still make them feel much bigger. In this post, you’ll learn ways that you can open up and create the illusion of more space in little rooms.


5 Exterior Painting Trends in 2021

February 17, 2021

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a two-tone-painted house

There’s nothing like driving up to your home after a long day of work or running errands and being comforted by it’s relaxing and welcoming curbside appeal. If it has cracked, chipped, and faded paint, it may make you feel like you have a large project on your to-do list lurking over your head, keeping you from being able to feel at-ease and stress-free as you park in your driveway. You can protect the exterior of your home and help it feel more welcoming with a fresh coat of paint. Read on to learn about the top five exterior paint trends that homeowners are choosing in 2021.


How Can You Define a Space by Adding an Accent Wall?

January 31, 2021

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a bathroom with an accent wall

Something as simple as adding a pop of color may not sound like it’ll do much for a room, but it will! Accent walls are a trend that many homeowners are turning to in order to transform the interior of their home without breaking the bank. Painting all of your walls the same color is boring, but adding an injection of color and changing the focal point of a room can completely alter the way you look at it. Read on to learn more about how accent walls work.


How Can Temperature & Humidity Affect Drying Times for Paint?

December 30, 2020

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a humid home collecting moisture on a window

Painting your home can be a hassle, especially when you take into account all of the factors you need to consider and tedious steps you have to take to prepare for the project. Fortunately, your painting contractor has all of the know-how and experience necessary to achieve the best results the first time around, like how temperature and humidity can impact paint drying times. Read on to learn more about how the environment that you’re painting in can alter your end-results.


Is it Time for a New Paint Job on Your House?

November 25, 2020

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painting supplies gathered on a floor

Interior and exterior paint on your home doesn’t maintain its beautiful appearance forever. If your home is lacking in curbside appeal due to its dull and cracking coat of paint, there’s no better time to get a fresh coat of paint than before the holidays approach! Here are a few signs to look out for that confirm that it’s time to hire a professional if you’re wondering “When should I paint?”


Exploring Shades of White: Neutral Colors Aren’t Always Boring

October 31, 2020

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a living room that's painted white

If you’re trying to sell your home or simply want a clean, bright look that’s neutral, there’s no better color of paint to look towards than white. Many homeowners think of white and immediately picture the bright, sterile look of their local hospital’s floor tiles, but when it comes to paint, white is more versatile and varying than many people imagine. Painting a room white doesn’t have to be boring, bland, and one-note. Read on to learn more about different shades that can add personality and variety to a room.

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