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Popular Paint Colors for Your Kitchen Cabinets

The most important rule when choosing paint colors for interior projects within your home is, go with what makes you feel good.  Of course, that leaves a lot of open space for people who aren’t experienced painters and color-combiners.  For this reason, we’d like to share some ideas on a few popular paint colors for your kitchen cabinets – an area of painting that requires a […]

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Can You Paint Your Home’s Exterior Siding?

Any exterior painting project is a serious job with many elements to consider and many choices to make.  One question that comes up often from owners of homes with siding is ‘how do we go about painting siding made of vinyl or wood?’ Both types of siding look great when new and freshly painted, but both eventually begin to fade and […]

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How Curb Appeal is Improved by Painting Exterior Trim        

Although exterior paint jobs usually last about 5 to 7 years, wood trim can fade in as little as 3 years! There are pluses to painting house trim, and many of them have to do with your reasons for wanting to improve curb appeal. Read on to learn how painting exterior trim improves curb appeal and provides other benefits, as well. When it’s […]

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How to Prep Your Walls for Painting

Plans to rejuvenate your home interior with a fresh paint color can be exciting, but the success of a painting project depends largely on prep. Getting walls ready doesn’t seem glamorous, unless you think about the fact that it makes or breaks the ultimate finish. Going through the sometimes tedious process of prepping your walls […]

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10 Penny-Wise House Painting Projects that Make a Big Impact

You can sink a relatively small amount of money into interior and exterior house painting projects and still enjoy outstanding results. Quality paint truly makes home renovation on a budget completely doable. Many people opt for do-it-yourself painting, but it usually saves money in the long run to simply hire reputable professionals and enjoy best […]

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6 Sure Signs it’s Time to Paint Your House

Do you dread the cost and inconvenience of an external paint job or look forward to the instant upgrade on your home’s appearance after it’s done? Either way, it’s understandable if you prefer to wait until it’s actually time for fresh paint. The estimates on when to paint on various types of surfaces aren’t very […]

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Understanding Exterior Paint Sheens

When you first get the idea to paint the exterior of your home, it’s a fairly simple proposition: go to the paint store, get the paint, paint the house.  But as soon as you get in the paint store and start looking around, you realize there are a lot of different kinds of paints – and thinking back to the job itself, you realize your home has […]

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6 Reasons Hiring Pros for Exterior House Painting Makes Sense

When it’s time to add a fresh coat of paint to your home, hiring professionals for exterior house painting is likely the best decision you could make. Typically, the only reason for a do-it-yourself paint job is to try to save money. If, however, you want to ensure best possible curb appeal for your house and for all of the reasons below, it makes […]

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How to Avoid the 7 Most Common Painting Mistakes

You know the difference between a really sharp exterior paint job and one that looks like it was done as part of a sixth-grade art project.  You may have performed one of those less-than-stellar paint jobs yourself.  Well, those days are over, because we’re going to clue you in to the seven most common painting mistakes and how you can avoid them the next […]

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Why Cheap House Painting Estimates are Dreadful Options

A cheap estimate on interior or exterior house painting is usually the sign of a disastrous option. With a low bid, a contractor is forced to cut corners in order to make a profit. There are different ways to lower the cost of professional painting, and most of them involve delivering a substandard paint job with unsatisfactory results. Inadequate Prep Surface preparation is […]

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