Quick Tips to Prep Your Deck for a Summer of Fun

By | June 13th, 2017|House Maintaince, Uncategorized|

There’s just something about the spring and summer months that tempt you to head outdoors, but if your deck isn’t in the best shape your time there might be distracting instead of relaxing! Make the most of the long summer days when you have a deck that is ready for summer enjoyment with these quick tips.  […]

Does the Color of My Home’s Exterior Affect the Temperature Inside My Home?

By | May 30th, 2017|House Maintaince, New Projects|

In the scorching hot middle of summer, you start looking for all kinds of ways to stay cool without turning down the air conditioner and paying a sky-high energy bill. Would you believe that something as straightforward as changing the exterior color of your home could make a significant difference in your comfort level during the warmer months of the year? Let’s dig into the science and find out why.  […]

Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Accent Colors

By | May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

You’ve likely already been knee-deep in home improvement projects to get your home value up for a potential sale, but if no one is biting, then you may still have a lingering curb appeal problem. You don’t have to add exotic shrubbery or drop the price to get traction; you can start with adding accent colors to the exterior. There are several great opportunities to paint your home with an accent color that can be just the splash of personality needed to get a buyer in the door. […]

Common Mistakes in DIY Cabinet Painting Projects

By | May 2nd, 2017|New Projects, Painting Tips|

There is a definite sense of accomplishment that comes with completing a DIY home improvement project. However, some tasks are better left to professionals who know how to do the job right the first time, which ultimately saves you time and money. Painting your cabinets may sound like one of the easier tasks for kitchen renovation projects, but detailed surfaces and difficult shapes amp up the difficulty. Even savvy DIY-ers can struggle with the job, and that’s before accounting for common mistakes that amateurs make. While we can’t list them all, here are a few of the steps that are frequently skipped or neglected. […]

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

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

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.  […]

How To Use Your Extra Paint

By | April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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.  […]

Color Combinations That Will Accent a Red Brick Exterior

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

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. […]

Finding the Perfect Gender Neutral Nursery Colors

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

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. […]

How to Balance Warm and Cool Colors

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

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. […]

Tips for Choosing an Accent Wall

By | February 7th, 2017|Painting Tips|

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. […]