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How to Clean Painted Cabinets

Painting your kitchen cabinets is a simple way to update the look of your kitchen and even increase your home’s value. The main concern you may have if you’re considering this simple home improvement project is how to keep them clean. Your kitchen cabinets can take a beating from liquid spills and grease splatters. Learning a few best practices for cleaning painted […]

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5 Cool Paint Ideas for Your Laundry Room

Within a lot of homes, the laundry room is the one space that often is overlooked when sprucing up other interior areas with paint.  While it’s true that you probably don’t spend a ton of time in the laundry room compared to other rooms, that’s no reason not to let your flair and style be seen on the walls and trim areas that […]

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Eco-friendly Painting Tips for Your New Nursery     

For many women, a natural part of having a baby is “nesting,” which is preparing for the arrival of the new baby. The nursery is a big part of nesting, and painting is often central to the plan. Between your ongoing pregnancy and the importance of protecting mom and baby from dangerous toxins, painting should be done with caution. Fortunately, there are ways to accomplish […]

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6 Reasons You’ll Be Glad You Hired A Professional Painter

It’s time to paint, and as you mull over the job ahead of you, you begin to grow weary as you think about the numerous tasks that are going to be involved.  Whether it’s an interior or exterior job, painting is a detail-oriented process, and doing it right means a lot of involvement on your part.  So before you run out and start buying supplies, consider […]

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Picking a Perfect Paint Color for Your Mudroom

For a while, mudrooms were frequently left out of home design because of the trend of creating large open spaces. As often happens with style, mudrooms are back in popular demand. These are sensible and yet classic spaces that create the perfect buffer between being out in society and returning to your private living space. Whether your mudroom is near the garage or closer to […]

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Our Top Tips for Painting a Room like a Pro  

Painting interior walls is all it takes to give your home an instant makeover, but doing a high quality job of it isn’t easy to accomplish. Many homeowners have discovered the hard way that professionals know a lot of tricks for making the job easier and for yielding amazing results. At Franklin Painting, we specialize in interior and exterior painting. The following are among […]

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Want a Better Paint Job?  Avoid These 7 Mistakes

When you look at the results of a professional interior or exterior paint job on a home, you may be amazed.  You may wonder, how can they do such a great job, when every time I tackle a painting project, I end up with disastrous results? A lot of practice and training goes into making a professional painter, and one of the things they […]

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How to Choose a Primer for Painting Projects

A superb paint job begins with the right prep. An essential component of paint prep is primer, and there are many types to choose from. The right primer needs to be used for a specific project, to ensure the most durable and beautiful finish. Primer can solve a variety of problems. The surface to be painted should be uniform and smooth, and that’s something primer […]

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Benefits of Painting Concrete Plus a Step-by-Step Guide

Concrete painting in your garage or basement is a great project for winter or anytime. There are some terrific benefits to painting concrete, which more and more homeowners are finding out. The do-it-yourself approach isn’t complicated, but it requires tools, supplies, and a certain amount of skill. Concrete painting takes a lot more time than, say, painting drywall. The week or more of effort and requisite waiting between steps is […]

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Use Light to Choose Paints Colors you WON’T Regret

Being careful to make the right interior paint color choices is a smart thing to do. There is actually a bit of a science to ensuring that the colors in a room are pleasing. Room orientation has a distinct effect on lighting and the appearance of paint colors. The light bulbs you use and test your paint colors on can also help you […]

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