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When is it Time to Paint the Exterior of my Home?

A dirty and dingy house exterior can lead to a bad reputation among your neighbors and friends. Sometimes it is obvious when you should repaint your home — but other times it may not be so clear. Maintaining your home’s exterior appearance can go a long way toward protecting your biggest investment.  […]

By | April 18th, 2017|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments

How To Use Your Extra Paint

It is not unusual to have a gallon or two of leftover paint after a project. While painting experts agree that it always makes sense to store a little extra paint to do touch-ups, there is almost never a need to keep excessive amounts. You don’t have to take up valuable space in your garage with unused paint; there are plenty of ways to use up leftover paint in fun and creative projects.  […]

By | April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Color Combinations That Will Accent a Red Brick Exterior

When the earth comes alive in the spring, your home may begin to look at little weathered and worn. This is a great time to breathe new life into your brick home and give it a new look for the summer. With a little consideration, you can change the entire look of your home by updating the home exterior while retaining the original brick. […]

By | March 21st, 2017|Painting Tips, What Paint to Use|0 Comments

Finding the Perfect Gender Neutral Nursery Colors

Getting the nursery ready for your baby can be an exciting time, but if you do not know whether the new baby is a boy or a girl you may have some difficulty in choosing a paint color. Fortunately, there are many attractive color schemes you can use to create a gender neutral nursery just right for any baby. Consider these adorable combinations when painting the walls and adding decor. […]

By | March 7th, 2017|New Projects, Painting Tips|0 Comments

How to Balance Warm and Cool Colors

Painting one or more rooms a different color is an effective way to give your home a fresh new look. When it comes to deciding which color or colors to use, one of the most important factors to think about is the use of warm and cool colors. These colors can affect the appearance of your home in different ways, which you can make use of. Keep the following information in mind as you determine which tones to use in your home. […]

By | February 21st, 2017|New Projects, Painting Tips|0 Comments

Tips for Choosing an Accent Wall

Having an accent wall in a room offers a number of advantages. This wall serves as a focal point in the room and can be used to draw attention to certain features. It can also be used to add a bit of contrast or a bold color to a room that is mainly white or neutral. If your next DIY painting project is creating an accent wall, the following tips can help you decide which wall to use. […]

By | February 7th, 2017|Painting Tips|0 Comments

How to Paint and Decorate Your Child’s Room

The right color of paint can add personality and cheer to your child’s bedroom. When you’re trying to select a color scheme, keep in mind that you have a wide range of options to consider and changes to come. Decorating your kid’s room typically involves using more creativity than you would with the rest of your home. Use the following tips on painting a child’s room to help you out and don’t forget about our current money saving promotions running until the end of February! […]

By | January 24th, 2017|New Projects, Painting Tips|0 Comments

Remodeling? Don’t Forget About Your Ceiling Design

When it comes to sprucing up a room, changing the ceiling design can make a big impact. With many options to choose from, you can find a ceiling style to perfectly suit each room and add visual appeal. If trying out a new ceiling design is part of your next remodeling project, keep the following tips (and our current promos) in mind. […]

By | January 10th, 2017|New Projects|0 Comments

How to Paint Your House to Get the Most Resale Value

One of the most important things to remember when selling a home is that you have to look at it from the buyer's point of view, not just your own. This is especially true in the colors you choose for the interior and exterior walls. Studies have shown that color evokes an emotional response in [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments

Color Your World with a Fresh Coat of Paint This Holiday Season

It’s hard to believe the holidays are right around the corner! Family and friends will soon be gathering at your home to celebrate together. It is a special time of year and everything that you are surrounded by should feel that way, too.  […]

By | December 13th, 2016|Painting Tips, What Paint to Use|0 Comments