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Why Do I Need to Remove Existing Paint Before Repainting My Home’s Exterior?

June 6, 2024

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If you’re gearing up to repaint your home’s exterior, you’re probably feeling pretty excited about the prospect of radically transforming your house. However, before getting started, there’s one crucial step that you’ll want to take: the removal of your old paint. Though it might not seem like a huge deal, failing to remove existing paint can end up altering or even ruining your new coat of paint. Here’s what you need to know.

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3 Factors That Influence the Cost of Exterior Paint

June 2, 2024

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a home’s exterior being repainted

There are few home projects as exciting as exterior painting; it’s an opportunity to wholly transform and update your home, show off your tastes and preferences, and of course, boost your curb appeal which is great if you’re planning to sell. However, every home is different, and every paint job varies – meaning that the total cost of exterior home painting is never going to be the same from project to project. That said, there are certain factors that always play into the grand total. Here’s a closer look at a few of them, so you have a better idea of what it’ll cost to repaint your house.

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Is There an Ideal Time of Year for Exterior House Painting?

May 5, 2024

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a person painting their home’s exterior

Deciding to paint the exterior of your home is an exciting step towards refreshing its appearance and enhancing your curb appeal; however, it’s often a project that’s easier to describe than it is to actually carry out! A lot of factors go into exterior painting, but one that’s often overlooked is timing – and believe it or not, there is an ideal time of year to go about this process! Continue reading below to learn more about some of the weather-related factors that affect exterior painting and why you should plan your project accordingly.

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5 Steps You Should Take Before Kicking Off Your Exterior Painting Project

May 2, 2024

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a person painting their home’s exterior

Painting the exterior of your house is a substantial project that can wholly transform its appearance and radically enhance its curb appeal. However, this isn’t a process you can dive into without a game plan; successful exterior painting requires meticulous preparation and a commitment to doing things the right way! Here are 5 steps you should keep in mind if you’re about to kick off your next exterior painting project, to ensure that things go smoothly and your home is beautifully renovated!

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Timely Transformations: How to Paint a Room in One Day

April 5, 2024

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a person painting a room in their home

Is it time to transform one of the rooms in your home with a fresh coat of paint? You’re probably really looking forward to the process, and though it might seem like a lot of work, there are no doubts that the outcome will completely amaze you. And with the right preparation and approach, you can beautifully transform your space – even in just one day! Continue reading below for some key things to consider if you’re hoping to complete your interior painting in a timely fashion.

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Why Does Interior Painting Seem So Expensive?

April 3, 2024

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a closeup of painting supplies

If your house needs a makeover, there’s no better way to give it a renewed look and feel than a fresh coat of interior paint. However, many homeowners feel a little discouraged by the thought of paying a large sum of money to transform their home, without realizing that the seemingly high price is actually quite worthwhile! Continue reading below to learn more about a few of the factors that determine what you can expect to pay to have your home’s interior repainted – and why it’s absolutely worth the price, given how elevated your space will feel.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Accent Walls: Three Wise Tips to Consider

March 3, 2024

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a green accent wall in a home office

When it comes to interior painting and design, selecting the right accent wall can transform a room from mundane to completely mesmerizing! An accent wall can add depth, character, and visual interest – while also serving as a focal point that ties the entire space together. Continue reading below for three tips that are certain to help you make a well-informed and tasteful decision when painting an accent wall in your home!

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Bad Home Design Trends That Are on Their Way Out

March 1, 2024

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a bathroom with outdated wallpaper

In the ever-evolving world of home design, trends come and go—and what was once considered stylish can quickly become outdated, or worse, tacky! As a homeowner, the last thing you should want is a design or color scheme that is woefully obsolete. Fortunately, a team of professional painters can help transform your space and bring it up to date. Continue reading below to learn about a few design trends that are on their way out, along with a few fresh and modern ideas to liven up your home!

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Can I Still Paint My Home’s Exterior If My Community Has an HOA?

February 7, 2024

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a newly painted home

Homeowner’s associations, often abbreviated as “HOAs,” have a bit of a stigma associated with them. While they undoubtedly ensure that a neighborhood looks nice, clean, and well-maintained, they also have a reputation for sometimes being a little stubborn or particular when it comes to how homes look. And if you want to paint your home’s exterior, you might have doubts about whether or not your HOA will let you do as you please. Here are three key things to keep in mind as you navigate this process!

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4 Exciting Paint Color Scheme Ideas for Your Home Office

February 2, 2024

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a person painting their home office

Whether your home office is a space that’s designated for running a business, working remotely at your job, paying bills and organizing your schedule, or teaming up with your friends for some online gaming, you deserve a space that makes you happy! That said, this involves much more than a cozy desk chair and some inspirational framed posters on the walls; you’ll want to use the right paint color scheme, too! Continue reading below for a few color ideas that will help you make the most of your home office and establish it as a spot where no matter what you’re doing, you’ll feel right at home.

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