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How Should You Prep the Outside of Your Home for Painting?

May 20, 2021

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a professional painter painting trim on the outside of a house

If you’ve never painted the exterior of a home before, it’s crucial to take all of the proper steps to achieve long-lasting, even, and excellent results. If your goal is to boost your home’s curbside appeal, the last thing you would want to do is diminish it by doing a poorly planned job that doesn’t look as nice as you’d hoped for. With proper preparation, you can avoid costly and unnecessary mistakes that take time to resolve. Read on to learn more about how you can prepare to paint the exterior of your home.

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4 Rules to Break While Painting Your Child’s Room

April 14, 2021

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a children's room with green walls

When you paint a child’s room, you should throw all of your adult rules out the door! This can be a fun bonding and learning experience for both you and your little one if you have an open mind. By involving them in redecorating their space, you’ll be able to learn more about their personality and help them channel their inner, tiny artist. Read on to learn four tips for painting a kid’s room to get the most out of this project.

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Good and Bad Paint Choices for Bathroom Colors

March 25, 2021

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cute bathroom colors

Your guests have just arrived for a long, overdue get-together. You’ve meticulously prepared the rooms they’ll see the most, specifically the kitchen and the living room. But have you paid enough attention to the bathroom colors? Chances are they’ll visit this room a couple of times during their visit, and it can make a powerful impression.

You can’t treat a bathroom just like every other room in the house, and there are certain colors you should and shouldn’t consider for this important room. Read on to find out how you can make your bathroom a pleasant place to visit for you and your guests.

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4 Ways Exterior Painting Could Boost Your Home’s Value to Sell

March 12, 2021

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house for sale that needs exterior painting

You’re getting your home ready to put on the market. You and your realtor walk around your home and try to see it from a potential buyer’s perspective. Like many sellers, you may need to replace a couple of dead lightbulbs or reduce some clutter, but as you step outside to look at the house with buyers in mind, your realtor points out that your house could definitely use a fresh coat of paint if you’re wanting to get top dollar. Can exterior paint really have an effect on the home value? Absolutely! Here are the ways that investing in exterior painting can help you get more traffic and potential offers.

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3 Clear Signs That It’s Time to Paint Your Home

February 24, 2021

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woman holding color swatches for paint

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, you work from home, cook at home, and binge watch at home. You only leave the house to pick up groceries and other necessities, which means you have had plenty of time to notice the things you don’t like about your house.

As you try to focus on working, you look around you at the walls and feel that something isn’t quite right. It could be the paint that’s been there for many years now. You ask yourself: when should I paint? Read on to learn about and recognize the signs saying it’s time to paint now.

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5 Ways to Break the “Grown-Up” Rules for Painting a Kid’s Room

February 11, 2021

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girl painting a colorful wall

Do you like to read magazine articles and blog posts about the rules that interior designers follow? Perhaps you’ve modeled certain rooms in your house off what you’ve found on Pinterest or in Better Homes and Gardens, complete with the designer’s recommendations for paint colors. But there’s one area of your house where the rules don’t apply—your child’s room! This space is their territory, which means going breaking the “grownup” rules. Read on to learn about how to handle painting a kid’s room.

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How the Weather Impacts Exterior Painting

January 22, 2021

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house in the snow

One day, it’s sunny and warm. The next, it’s stormy and frigidly cold—or maybe even snowing. Mother Nature seems to be going crazy and can’t decide which season it is. Needless to say, you can find it difficult to make plans. But if you’re planning to paint the outside of your home, the weather can be especially important to consider with your painting contractor. How could the weather affect your improvement plans? Read on to find out!

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3 Common Mistakes to Avoid While Painting Your House

January 14, 2021

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a professional painter painting a home's walls

While taking on the project of painting your house sounds like it’s all fun and games, there’s a lot of preparation and planning that goes into this task in order to make sure your results turn out just the way you want them to. If you’ve never painted your home before, read on to learn three common mistakes that you’ll want to be sure to avoid.

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Why is Winter the Best Time to Paint Your Home?

December 30, 2020

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a painting team painting the inside of a house

After working from home for nearly a year now, are you in desperate need of an interior makeover, but don’t have the budget for remodels? Interior painting is an effective, affordable project to take on, and conveniently, winter is the best time to paint the inside of your house! Read on to learn why there’s no better time to invest in interior painting than the winter months.

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Can Accent Walls Refine Your Home’s Appearance?

December 23, 2020

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a room with an accent wall

Whether you’re moving into a new house and want to redecorate, or you feel like it’s time for a modern transformation that better represents your style, adding accent walls is a cost-effective, on-trend option! A pop of color can help highlight your favorite features in your home and make it more cozy, funky, and interesting (depending on what look you want to achieve). Read on to learn how to choose the perfect wall to accent and the best color options.

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