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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?”

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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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Should You Paint Exterior Brick on a Home?

September 30, 2020

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a painter brick home with snow on the roof and lawn

Have you driven by a painted brick home and noticed how it stood out in a sea of cookie-cutter red brick? It’s no lie that painting the exterior brick on houses can make it look more beautiful, modern, and homely, but that doesn’t mean that it’s the right choice for every homeowner. Before taking on a project of this magnitude, it’s important to consider key details, like how often you’ll need to clean it and whether you should do it yourself. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of painting the exterior brick on your home.

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Color Coordination: Choosing Furniture To Match The Walls

August 25, 2020

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pale blue walls of a living room with a pale blue couch

Are you looking to create a cohesive and fun-looking new living room but don’t consider yourself an experienced decorator? One easy way to create a beautiful and unified space is to try color coordination. There are several different paint color trends that can help you create a warm, welcoming, or modern space, depending on which one best fits your personality and style. Read on to learn about three ways you can coordinate your living room to make it look great.

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How Can You Keep Interior Paint From Fading?

July 29, 2020

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a painted living room filled with natural light

One problem that many homeowners have once it’s too late to correct is that over the years, their new interior paint begins to look less concentrated in certain areas. This can be caused by a variety of factors, including ample natural lighting or simply choosing the wrong type of paint. In order to get the most out of your new transformative home investment, read on to learn how to keep interior paint from fading.

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