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Paint Colors for Different Lighting

After thoughtfully deliberating, you feel like you have found the perfect color and come home loaded with cans of paint. But, once you start painting your homes interior, you notice that the color doesn’t look the same on your walls as it did on the swatch. You hope a second coat will make all the difference. Instead, it looks just as bad. If […]

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How to Select the Best Ceiling Color

People often don’t give a lot of thought to selecting a ceiling color to use in a home painting project. This can be a mistake, because the paint color you use on your ceiling has more of an effect on the room than you might realize. With any painting job, of course, your personal tastes should determine the colors you use. But in case you’d […]

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Color Inspiration & Simple Painting Projects for Spring

Are you feeling inspired to bring more color inside or refresh your home’s exterior? Spring time is a season of new beginnings which makes it is a great time for painting projects. Even a small change to your home’s color palette can make a big impact. We have put together a list of our favorite […]

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Best Way to Preserve Paintbrushes and Rollers

Achieving a professional-quality finish with a do-it-yourself paint job is more difficult than it looks, especially if old, brittle rollers or paintbrushes are being used. The quality of your next project depends in large part on properly cleaning and storing your tools after current use. The following easy steps for preserving paintbrushes and rollers can […]

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How to Paint Your Home to Match Your Family

Deciding on the colors to use for an interior home painting job can be more work than doing the actual painting. There are so many different combinations of color and so many theories on color matching coming from every imaginable source. Here’s an idea you might not have considered: paint your home to match your […]

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How to Paint Over Dark Colors

If you’ve ever had trouble producing a good result when painting a light color over dark-colored walls, the only problem may have been that you didn’t take the right steps. Here’s how to make sure your next light-over-dark painting project meets – or exceeds – your expectations. 1. Good equipment The quality of your brushes […]

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7 Reasons to Schedule Interior Painting in the Winter

If you want the overall best experience when having the interior of your home painted, consider scheduling the project during the winter. Here are seven reasons this could be a smart move. 1. Contractor/crew availability Painting companies work year-round, but their workload generally eases up in the winter. This means there’s a better chance of […]

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2019 Color of the Year – Living Coral

Color is all around us. Our lives are built on color from our cars and clothes to our furniture and the walls of our homes. There’s no such thing as a “good” or a “bad” color, but clearly some colors are trendier than others. The most trendy color for 2019 is a luxurious shade called […]

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Using Dark Colors Without Creating a Dismal Atmosphere

You have fallen in love with a dark color for the walls in your home. There is just one problem: you’re afraid it will make the room too dreary. Many people avoid using dark colors on their walls for this reason. You don’t have to let this fear hold you back. Dark paint can make […]

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What Type of Paint Should I Use in My Bathroom?

Are you tired of your outdated bathroom? Then it’s time for a revamp. One of the simplest ideas for a bathroom makeover is applying a new coat of paint. It can transform an ugly and dull bathroom into an enjoyable space. But for best results, you need to choose the right paint for your bathroom. So […]

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