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Can Temperature & Humidity Cause Problems While Painting?

October 31, 2020

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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

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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

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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.


Should I Paint My Stair Railing?

September 14, 2020

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painted stair railing

You use them every day when you wake the kids up for school or put away laundry. Your little ones race down them when they’re excited, and your teens try to sneak up them when they don’t want to be caught out of bed. Your stairs serve a clear purpose—to get you from floor to floor in your home. But this space can do more than just help you move about the house. Have you ever thought of your staircase as an important design element in your home? In this post, you’ll learn how painting the stair railing can transform your home.


The Step-By-Step Guide to Painting Your Living Room

August 28, 2020

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person planning to paint their living room

Tackling a project like painting your living room can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have a plan in place. With so many steps to take until you’re able to enjoy the finished project, it’s important to take your time and do everything correctly so you can enjoy professional results that you’re happy with. Read on to learn about what steps you should take in order to achieve a beautiful living room transformation that doesn’t disappoint.


Is There a Difference in Interior and Exterior Paint?

August 13, 2020

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paint cans on store shelf

Every day, you make millions of little decisions from which shirt to wear to what to eat for breakfast to which street to take to avoid traffic on your way to work. While some of these choices may be inconsequential, others are far more important and can be more difficult to make. As you stand in front of all the different kinds of paint at the store, you easily become overwhelmed. Who knew there are so many different shades of white! And how do you know the gloss you should select?

You may be tempted to grab the first can of paint you see and leave as soon as possible, and you may be wondering: is there really a difference in interior and exterior paint? Paint is paint, right? Wrong! Read on to learn what makes each type unique and perfectly designed for these environments.


3 Factors To Consider When Picking Out Paint

July 28, 2020

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a couple sitting on the floor of their new home choosing paint together

Are you looking to spruce-up the interior or exterior of your home with a fresh coat of paint but aren’t sure what to look for in the perfect product? Many homeowners aren’t aware that color isn’t the only choice you need to make before packing your purchased paint in your car and heading home. Instead of standing in front of a wall of swatches wondering how you pick out paint for your home, you can read on to learn about the three most important factors to take into account while shopping.


How to Keep Your Paint from Fading

July 10, 2020

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sunny living room with fading paint

It’s been a while since you’ve updated your décor. As you remove pictures, artwork, and other objects from the wall, you can’t help but notice a drastic difference between the space surrounding them and the area underneath. How did you not see how faded your walls have become over the years? Now you absolutely must repaint if you want to redecorate. Don’t beat yourself up—pigment fading occurs incrementally over time because of the sun’s degrading UV rays. In this post, you’ll learn how to keep your paint from fading and make sure your new wall paint stands the test of time.


How to Avoid Common DIY Painting Mistakes

June 30, 2020

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woman trying to avoid painting mistakes

You’ve just purchased your first home. Naturally, you’re anxious to put your own stamp on it and make it reflect your style. You decide to start with a “simple,” inexpensive project: painting the walls. Although you can tackle this task by yourself, you could end up spending a lot of time and energy and have sub-par results if you’re not careful. In this post, you’ll learn about some of the most common painting mistakes and how you can avoid making them on your project.


4 Qualities To Look For In a Painting Company

June 8, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumteam @ 1:20 pm
person talking on the phone with a painting company

Making the decision to transform your home with a fresh coat of paint or popcorn ceiling removal is easy, it’s choMaking the decision to transform your home with a fresh coat of paint or popcorn ceiling removal is easy; it’s choosing the painting company that’s the hardest part. Even though there are plenty of companies that claim they can paint your house, it comes down to who you can trust. Read on to learn about four qualities to look for if you’re wondering how to choose a painting company.

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