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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.


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!


3 Common Mistakes to Avoid While Painting Your House

January 14, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumteam @ 9:48 pm
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.


Why is Winter the Best Time to Paint Your Home?

December 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumteam @ 5:54 pm
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.


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.


4 Questions to Ask Your Painter to Make Sure They’re Not Scamming You

November 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumteam @ 8:24 pm
a person refusing to sign a scammer's contract

Are you looking to improve the curbside appeal and add a splash of your personality into your home? One great way to do that is with a fresh coat of paint. In order to get the best possible results, it’s important to hire a professional painting company that you can trust. Unfortunately, with so many scammers out there, this can be difficult! Here are four questions to ask the company you’re thinking about hiring to make sure that you don’t make a sour investment!


3 Common DIY Painting Mistakes

November 28, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumteam @ 5:15 pm
a professional painter painting a room

If you need to paint the inside of your house, it’s a good idea to begin by researching the dos and don’ts of interior painting. Between preparing your walls, applying the perfect number of coats, and choosing the ideal paint for the area, there are several factors that you’ll need to consider in order to achieve the best results. Read on to learn about three common mistakes that homeowners make when they try to repaint their interior that can be costly and time-consuming.


Can Temperature & Humidity Cause Problems While Painting?

October 31, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumteam @ 1:28 pm
beads of water on a windowsill due to humidity

Before you paint your home, it’s important to consider your environment and different variables that can impact the application. If you don’t, you could end up throwing your money down the drain without getting the results you were hoping for. That’s why it’s important to consult a professional painting contractor that knows the ins-and-outs of the application and preparation processes. Read on to learn how humidity, temperature, and other weather variables could ruin your project.


3 Things You Accomplish When You Add Color to the Ceiling

October 15, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumteam @ 2:39 pm
painted ceilings with interior paint

When you decorate your home, you are meticulous in picking the right pieces. You painstakingly read interior design magazines and search on Pinterest for the paint colors you want for the walls. But in your planning, you may have forgotten one important thing—the ceiling!

When it comes to interior paint, ceilings are often neglected or automatically painted white, but there are plenty of reasons to consider painting this “fifth wall” an interesting color. Read on to learn how this one design tactic can change your rooms!


How Can You Choose the Perfect Shade of White for Your Home?

September 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumteam @ 7:00 pm
a decorated living room painted white

Do you know that you want a neutral white paint for your home but aren’t sure which shade to pick? It seems like once you narrow down the color of the interior paint you want to choose, that would be the bulk of the decision-making for this project. However, when you get to the paint store, you’ll quickly notice that you still have a wide variety of options to choose from. Read on to learn about different shades of paint and how to choose the one that best suits your home.

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