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5 Color Trends in Interior Paint

July 16, 2021

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living room that follows color trends in interior paint

For months and months, you’ve stared at the walls around you as you’ve worked from home. Perhaps you’re seeing chips or cracks in the paint, or maybe you’re just tired of the same old, drab color. It’s time to change it up, but how can you decide which color to put on the walls when there seems to be endless options? Here are some color trends in interior paint that have risen in popularity in 2021 to help you in your decision.


5 Types of Interior Paint Gloss and When to Use Them

June 16, 2021

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red interior paint gloss

At first glance, painting a room in your house seems simple enough. Once you’ve chosen the color of your paint, you may think you’re ready to get started—but the truth is that you have another important decision ahead of you. You also need to pick the gloss of paint for the room. But what are the types of interior paint gloss and when should you use them? In this post, you’ll learn more about these various types and which rooms are best suited for them.


5 Exterior Paint Trends in 2021

April 14, 2021

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a curbside view of a painted home

Are you looking for a new project to take on in 2021 to spice-up your home? After working, sleeping, eating, and hanging out in your house during the pandemic, a little change can go a long way. One great place to start is the outside of your house! With a fresh coat of paint on the brick or siding of your home, you can make it stand out from the rest in the neighborhood and boost its curbside appeal. Read on to learn five exterior painting trends in 2021 to help get your project started.


The Ultimate “Right Way” for Painting Brick

March 26, 2021

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painting brick

You’ve never really liked the brick on the outside of your house. It looks rather dingy and shows its age, affecting your home’s curb appeal. You decide to you to paint it a clean, modern white to give it a fresh, new look. With such a big change in mind, you want to make sure it’s done well. After all, if it looks cheap, future buyers won’t be interested in your house. Here are things you need to know about painting brick and other exterior surfaces—the right way.


5 Pro Tips on Painting Your House

February 11, 2021

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a person scratching their head and feeling overwhelmed

Even though painting your home doesn’t sound like a very complicated project to take on, it definitely can be, especially if you’ve never painted the inside of a home before. Many homeowners bite off more than they can chew due to their lack of experience and know-how, which leads to less-than-ideal results and a waste of money. Read on for five tips on painting your house from professional residential painters who know what they’re talking about.


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.


Is it Better to Paint or Stain Your Kitchen Cabinets?

December 30, 2020

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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.


5 Questions to Ask Your Painting Contractor Before Signing Anything

November 30, 2020

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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.


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.


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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