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Deck Maintenance Tips for the End of Summer

Late summer is the perfect time to throw a barbecue or get-together on your deck. There’s nothing quite like firing up the grill on a warm late summer day and enjoying some delicious food and good company. As you plan for your next gathering, make sure you do a little deck maintenance to get your deck [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 August 9th, 2016|House Maintaince|0 Comments

How to Select the Right Sheen for Your Next Painting Project

Picking the right colors for your next interior painting project is only the first step of the process. To make your walls look truly amazing, you’ll have to select just the right paint sheen (or finish) for your needs. The level of sheen in your paint can affect a variety of things such as the cost [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Painting Tips|0 Comments

5 Great Ways to Extend the Life of Your Interior and Exterior Paint

Painting your home can be a time-consuming project, so the last thing you want to do is have a problem with your paint job soon after you finish it! Keeping your paint looking good longer not only saves you time, but it can also save you money as well. Just as there are different types [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 July 5th, 2016|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments

Keep Your Home Fresh With the Hottest New Color Trends for 2016

There are few things that can change the personality of your home as quickly, effectively and inexpensively as adding a fresh coat of paint. From the bright and lively to the ultra-clean look, changing your interior paint color to one of 2016's trendy new colors can take your outlook from flat to fabulous in no [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Painting Tips, What Paint to Use|0 Comments

How to Protect and Preserve Your Exterior Paint Job

The coat of exterior paint on the outside of your house or office takes on the job of protecting your walls from damage and providing elements of style and grace to the building. It can be a bit expensive to fully cover your exterior walls with the proper layering of paint or to refresh the [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 May 16th, 2016|House Maintaince|0 Comments

Spruce Up for Spring: Best Exterior Color Schemes for 2016

With spring — and the dreaded spring cleaning — on the horizon, homeowners start putting a lot of thought into the best ways to spruce up their homes. And a fresh coat of exterior paint is a quick and easy way to give any residence a fresh new look. […]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Painting Tips|0 Comments

Exterior Painting Can Boost the Market Value of Your Home

If you are considering putting your home on the market, spring is the perfect time to do it. Repainting the exterior of your home is a great way to increase the market value of your home. Here are some exterior painting tips to consider before you put your home on the market. […]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 March 31st, 2016|House Maintaince|0 Comments

4 Tips for Choosing the Right Home Exterior Color

Painting the exterior of your home can breathe new life into your home, enhancing the natural beauty of your property. But choosing the right color scheme is important to creating your vision of home-sweet-home. While it may be tempting to simply choose a color you like, there is more to consider when you are choosing [...]

By | 2017-07-24T11:59:44+00:00 March 17th, 2016|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments

4 Signs It’s Time To Paint Your Home Exterior

Keeping your home and yard looking good is probably one of your main concerns. A well-manicured lawn and flower bed overflowing with bright flowers can certainly enhance the appearance of your home. That being said, no amount of landscaping can make up for a house badly in need of a fresh coat of paint. Don't overlook [...]

By | 2016-04-14T17:24:09+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|House Maintaince, Painting Tips|0 Comments