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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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What to Do with the Old Paint You’ve Got Lying Around

A lot of homeowners have a whole bunch of paint in their garages or storage sheds.  So much, in fact, they could probably paint the whole interior of their homes with it.  The problem is, all that paint is in multiple, partially used cans and in a variety of colors.  Over the years, unused paint accumulates, and before you know it, it looks like you’re […]

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Ceiling Color: A Creative Way to Transform a Room

There is a great deal of leeway for making stylish updates to a room with interior painting. Indeed, gone are the days when all walls and ceilings were painted various shades of white. Color is in, and it can be used for dramatic effect in countless ways. One fashionable option that steps outside the boundaries of commonplace is using color on the ceiling […]

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Avoid 5 Common Painting Mistakes by Hiring Professionals

When you start planning a painting project, you’ll have a number of elements to consider and decisions to make.  One of your first decisions should be the quality of the result you’re after.  Not every paint job has to be remarkable and eye-catching. Conversely, certain projects need a professional touch. If you’ve ever done interior or exterior painting, you know how many mistakes […]

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What is Causing My Wall Paint to Bubble?

A beautiful paint job can be spoiled for various reasons and one of the more common problems is bubbling or blistering of the paint. What’s happening when paint bubbles up is that the paint film separates from the underlying surface or substrate. The potential causes of the loss of adhesion between the paint and the substrate include moisture, heat, or a […]

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3 Exterior Paint Color Mistakes and 3 Interior Paint Colors to Avoid

The paint on your home’s exterior and interior is one of  the single most crucial factors that impact the overlook of your home. There are exterior paint color mistakes that should be avoided if you want your home to shine with undeniable curb appeal. There are also several paint colors in the interior of a home that can lower its value. Three of each are below. […]

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5 Welcoming Front Door Colors Plus their Meaning

If you’re looking for a shortcut for improving your home’s curb appeal, look no further than the front door. A new coat of paint that adds tasteful contrast to the rest of the exterior can make your home standout. The added touch of personality could attract buyers more quickly, too, if you’re trying to sell. Choosing the right paint color for your front […]

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Kitchen Color Schemes: Avoiding Color Overwhelm

What’s the best color to paint your kitchen?  There’s really no clear answer to that question, because color, like so many other things, is in the eyes of the beholder.  There are, however, some time-tested color scheme ideas that can transform your kitchen in the most elegant way. Many paint and design experts would advise you to go with soft, neutral colors in the beige, green, […]

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Painting Your Home with Authentic Colors

Should a historic American home maintain the same paint color scheme it had when it was first occupied?  Many people think it’s a good idea to preserve as much of the original ambience of these older homes as possible, from furnishings and decorative pieces all the way down to landscape designs and, of course, the colors used inside and outside the home.  If you have one […]

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