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Boost Your Home’s Value with Exterior Painting

November 27, 2021

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If you’re trying to sell your house, you’re probably looking for ways to boost your home’s value and appeal significantly. Well, there’s one thing that can help you accomplish just that – exterior painting. A quality paint job will not only entice prospective buyers, but it will save them from having to do it themselves for several years. If you’re still not convinced, read along for more ways exterior painting can boost your home value.

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5 Priceless Tips for Painting from Professionals

November 22, 2021

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You turn the TV off after watching several shows on HGTV and the DIY Network, and you feel the urge to tackle a home project on your own. You decide to paint your bedroom—your sacred space. Although few people will get the privilege of seeing your work, you will view it every day, so you want it to look perfect. As you go to start the process, you will soon realize that this project may involve more than you originally thought. Here are some helpful tips for painting from professionals so that your paint comes out just the way you want!

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4 Simple Ways to Create a Timeless Look in the Bathroom

October 22, 2021

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white and blue updated bathroom with timeless look

When you purchased your home, you weren’t in love with the bathroom. Something about it just feels outdated. You want to give it new life and style, but renovations are expensive with about a 70 percent return on your investment. Although you don’t intend to sell your house in the near future, you’re also concerned about making your bathroom look updated for buyers down the road.

In many cases, you don’t necessarily have to spend a fortune and completely rebuild your bathroom to give it a fresh, new look. Here are some simple tips for sprucing up your bathroom on a budget!

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How to Paint Your Home in Compliance with HOA

October 7, 2021

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Are you tired of your home’s exterior paint? You may be interested in adding a fresh coat of paint to improve the look of your property. However, if you live in a neighborhood with a community homeowner’s association, you’ll have to get HOA board approval before starting your project. Unfortunately, getting the green light may not be as easy as you think. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a few tips on painting your home while remaining HOA compliant – just keep reading to learn more!

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A Simple Guide to Picking the Right Interior Gloss

September 24, 2021

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cans of paint with brushes

Painting your home can be an overwhelming task. With so many colors and finishes to choose from, deciding on the right one can be headache-inducing. Since each paint sheen has its own practical and decorative job, selecting the best one for each room in your home will require some thought. Luckily, we’ve created a handy dandy guide to help you find the perfect interior paint gloss – after you select a color, of course. Continue reading as we discuss the different types of paint gloss and share tips to help you choose the right one.

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In the Mood: How Color Selection Can Impact You

September 16, 2021

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green bedroom after considering mood for color selection

As you scroll endlessly through Pinterest boards or stare at the wall of color swatches, you wonder how you can ever choose the right paint color. Should you go with what’s trending right now? Do you go with a classic favorite? Should you be bold or more muted? Perhaps you should be asking yourself how you want to feel in the space. In this post, you’ll learn more about how your paint color selection can impact your mood and which colors you should consider for your space.

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5 Ways to Make Small Rooms Look Bigger

August 19, 2021

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a couple planning on redecorating and painting their home

Painting a home can do a lot more to it than give it a face lift. Today, many young homeowners are working with smaller budgets, so they can’t invest in renovations like removing walls and heightening ceilings to make rooms look bigger. One cost-effective way to make rooms feel and appear larger than they actually are is to paint the walls. Read on to learn how you can use paint and décor to take a room from feeling cramped to looking expansive.

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More Than Color: 5 Paint Finishes and When to Use Them

July 26, 2021

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paint on the floor with a glossy finish

After looking at the walls of color swatches and trying out a few options on your wall, you’ve found the perfect paint color for your living room. You’re all set to get painting, right? Wait! You still have an important decision ahead of you—picking the finish. But how does the finish really affect the quality of the paint job? Read on to find out about the different finishes you can choose and in what situations you might want to use them.

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3 Things You Should Do Before the Painting Crew Comes

July 14, 2021

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sprinklers that need to be turned off for prepping your house to paint

After spending so much time at home over the past year and a half, you’ve decided that your house’s exterior could use a new coat of paint. You don’t want to take this Herculean project on yourself, so you hire a residential painting company to do it for you.

But then when you schedule the team to come and paint, they give you a list of things you need to do to get ready. Aren’t you hiring them to do everything for you? Do you really need to follow these instructions for prepping your house to paint? Here are the steps you as a homeowner should take before the crew arrives and why it’s important to do them.

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Steps to Paint Brick the Right Way

June 30, 2021

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person painting brick

You’ve decided to take the plunge—you’re painting the brick on the outside of your house. The earthy tones used to be in style at one point, but now you want your house to stand out and really make a statement. Good choice! But painting brick isn’t quite like painting other surfaces. If you want the finished product to look amazing, you need to approach it differently. Here are the steps to doing the job the right way and mistakes to avoid in the process.

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