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4 Tips for Testing Paint Colors

January 29, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 8:34 pm
all different colors of paint samples sitting next to each other in canisters

Are you preparing to paint the interior of your home? You probably have your color options narrowed down, but now you need to test them out. If you paint the samples directly onto the wall, it could create more of a hassle and may require you to waste more time cleaning up. Read on to learn some helpful tips and tricks for efficiently testing paint colors so you choose the one that will provide you with results you love.

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Is it Better to Paint or Stain Your Kitchen Cabinets?

December 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 3:50 pm
samples of painted and stained kitchen cabinets

If you are looking into updating your kitchen because your cabinets are splattered with permanent food stains and grease, then you should consider the modern trend of cabinet painting. While staining cabinets is still a classic way to achieve a warm and welcoming feeling in your kitchen, painting them can transform a once outdated space into a more modern and cleaner one. Read on to learn more about cabinet painting versus cabinet staining, and which option is best for you.

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5 Questions to Ask Your Painting Contractor Before Signing Anything

November 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 7:54 pm
person painting the deck of a patio outside

Is it time to give your house a refreshing update with a new coat of exterior or interior paint? On your search for a trustworthy painting contractor that will deliver amazing results, it’s important to know what traits to look for. Before making a final decision on who to go with, read on for three questions you should ask your painting contractor to avoid getting scammed.

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Which Rooms Should You Paint if You’re Selling Your House?

October 31, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 9:36 pm
a small model home with a "for sale" sign in front of it and a "sold" sticker placed over the sign

If you’re thinking about selling your house, the first step you should take before you put it on the market is refresh the interior. This will help create an environment that a potential home buyer can see themselves and their family in. If you’re on a strict budget and repainting your entire home isn’t an option, you can always choose to only invest in painting certain rooms. Read on to learn what rooms will have the biggest impact on selling your home faster.

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What’s the Difference Between Interior and Exterior Paint?

September 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 3:59 pm
hands holding up three different paint cans in front of a shelve in a paint store

Before you start putting just any old paint on your walls, you should know the difference between interior and exterior paint! This is fundamental knowledge, and without it, you could be risking the outcome of your project. Although it may not seem like they’re that different, they are! Read on to learn when to use exterior and when to use interior paint, depending on what type of project you’re looking to complete.

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3 Common Interior Painting Mistakes To Avoid

August 27, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 4:13 pm
different paint swatches of blue laying on a counter with two paintbrushes and two cans of blue paint

Are you looking into painting your home to make it reflect your personality and personal style? If you’re a newbie to painting, it’s important to learn the basics before starting the process. This includes familiarizing yourself with the three most common mistakes that rookies make that can completely ruin the results of your hard work. Read on to learn frequent issues homeowners make when trying to paint their own house.

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The Pros & Cons Of Painting Your Brick House

July 29, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 5:30 pm
painted brick townhomes

Painting exterior brick on your home can boost its curbside appeal with a modern, clean appearance. However, before you take on such a big project, it’s important to consider both the benefits and downsides of the upkeep and labor involved. Read on to learn whether painting the exterior brick of your home is the right decision for you.

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3 In-Style Color-Coordination Trends For Your Home

June 3, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 2:36 pm
a decorated living room with contrasting colored furniture and walls

Have you been trying to think of some new paint color trends to make your living area look more modern and clean? One neat way that homeowners are achieving this in 2020 is through coordinating the color of their furniture with their walls. This creates a completely cohesive interior decorating effect that you can customize to make a room feel clean, modern, or energetic. Read on to learn three ways homeowners are making color coordination a 2020 paint color trend.

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How Can You Prevent Interior Paint Fading?

May 29, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 4:29 pm
a plant in a living room with natural sunlight

Did you know that certain areas of your home could be more susceptible to fading paint than others? This is a common issue among homeowners that can cause them to need to repaint their interior more frequently than necessary if they don’t have the right preventive measures in place. Read on to learn about some helpful tips on how to keep your paint from fading.

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What’s The Best Color To Paint a Living Room?

April 5, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — flowermound @ 3:19 pm
dark green and gray living room

The living room is the center of most homes and is usually the most trafficked room. If you’re looking to make a big transformation without repainting your entire house, this would be the room to focus on. Whether you regularly entertain friends here or it’s your family’s central hangout, a fresh coat of paint is a great way to refresh the heart of your home, and the best place to start is by picking out a color! Read on for some important tips to paint your living room.

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