While the jury is still out on some of their findings, they have determined that color does affect humans to some extent. Using color to influence mood is not anything new. There is an entire industry built around the psychology of color for restaurants. For example, there’s a reason why you’ll find many of the… Read More
It does not matter whether you are painting a tiny guest bathroom or the entire exterior of your home, leftover paint happens. There are better ways to store old paint and some creative options to use it that will ensure no leftover paint goes to waste.… Read More
A fresh coat of paint can liven up your home for the new year, but why stick with the same old thing? When it comes to painting, there are lots of options for you to explore. Before you drag out the brushes and paint, take a look at these tips for giving your home a great vibe.… Read More
Regardless of if you see it at first glance or not, your walls can become covered in oil residue, dirt and dust without you even knowing it. In fact, your walls are not as clean as you may think. Try removing a picture that's been hanging on the wall. Yep, that square is what clean looks like. That's what your wall looked like on the day it was painted. Time to re-paint? Depending on how long ago you painted, and the particular color, you may be able to get a fresh look by cleaning the walls. And you'll be pleased to know it's much easier.… Read More
It can be tough when everywhere you look there are summer projects that look like they’re too big to tackle, but you still want to make some small changes in your new home. A tiny project will give you a boost of confidence in your DIY skills while also making real progress towards making your… Read More
If you plan on selling your home, touching up or redoing the exterior, painting is a worthwhile project for increasing its curb appeal. That said, painting an exterior is not as simple as slapping on a coat of paint. If you want to do it right, the process starts with preparing your home for the project.… Read More
Whether they see your home on an online realtor’s listing or drive by your home on the way to work, it is going to be judged by many shoppers solely on its exterior appearance. What makes people decide to buy a home is a complex equation including location, style and pricing, but the color of… Read More
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… Read More
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. … Read More