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Is it Time to Repaint Your House? Here’s How to Tell

January 29, 2021

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a family standing outside of their new home

Even though you see the outside of your house every day when you park your car in the driveway after getting home from work, you may never question when the last time you painted your home was. Eventually, the exterior coat of paint will look run-down and grungy, but an even more worrisome concern is that it could put the outside of your home at-risk for issues like water damage. Read on to learn some of the signs it’s time to paint your house again and about what could happen if you don’t.

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Is it Possible for White Paint to Not Be Boring?

December 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumkeller @ 7:31 pm
a person painting a wall white

When people think of white paint, the first word that usually pops into their head is “boring.” Many people are surprised to know that there’s an estimated 500 different shades of white paint that you can choose from when you’re considering painting your home. They can contain gray, blue, and yellow undertones, or they can be bright and sterile or cream-colored. With so many different options at your fingertips, painting a room white just got a lot more complicated. Read on to learn about the different shades of white that exist and how you can choose the perfect one for your space.

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5 Tips for Testing Paint Colors

November 28, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumkeller @ 8:28 pm
two people testing paint samples against a blueprint of a house

Choosing paint for your home is a difficult task to take on, especially considering the thousands of different shades, colors, and multiple finishes that you’ll need to pick from. If you’ve finally managed to narrow down your choices and are ready for testing paint colors, you’ll need to know how to achieve the best results so you can be sure that you’re making the right decision. Read on for five tips for testing paint colors.

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Should You Paint or Stain Your Kitchen Cabinets?

October 31, 2020

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kitchen cabinets painted gray

Are you tired of seeing the same old outdated kitchen cabinets that were there when you first moved into your home? Today, many homeowners are choosing a couple of simple and cost-effective ways to update their homes and turn their kitchen into a statement piece. Cabinet painting and staining are both great, easy alternatives to changing the vibe of your kitchen. Read on to learn more about some factors to consider before you decide to paint or stain your cabinets.

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What Causes Interior Paint to Fade & How Can You Stop It?

September 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumkeller @ 6:23 pm
a bright living room that's decorated

Are you getting a room in your home repainted and want to get the most out of the vibrant color you’ve chosen? It’s a good idea to know how to keep your paint from fading and what causes dull interior paint to maintain the impressive results that your professional painter has accomplished. Read on to learn about how this pesky issue that many homeowners deal with happens and how you can stop it.

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Interior Painting 101: Preparing For Your Living Room Transformation

August 27, 2020

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modern living room with neutral colored walls

For many people, the living room is the heart of the home, where they host family get togethers, play with their children, and watch the latest binge-able Netflix series and relax. Because it’s one of the most high-trafficked areas in the home, it’s important to be mindful of the type of paint you get for the project as well as making sure that the color and style fit your personality and needs. In short, it’s all about keeping the space functional while still adding your own personalized touch to make it feel like home. Read on to learn four helpful tips to paint your living room.

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Interior vs. Exterior Paint: What’s the Difference?

July 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumkeller @ 1:46 pm
two gallons of paint sitting next to each other

Are you in the midst of picking out paint for your home but wondering “Is there a difference between exterior and interior paint?” Many homeowners are surprised to find out just how many different types of paint there are, making it confusing and difficult to choose the perfect one for your project. Read on to learn about these two types of paint and what projects they’re made to take on.

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3 Interior Painting Mistakes To Avoid

June 3, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumkeller @ 3:21 pm
homeowner dressed in painting overalls looking worried and crossing their fingers

Do you want some helpful tips for painting your walls? Homeowners often attempt to take on the task of refreshing the interior of their home with a fresh coat of paint. While it sounds like a fun project, there are some common mistakes the people often make, causing them to waste valuable energy, time and money that they invested into the project. Read on to learn about three oversights homeowners often make while interior painting.

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The Pros & Cons of Painting Brick Houses

May 28, 2020

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painted brick homes in a city

Have you driven past a painted brick home and dropped your jaw at how modern and clean it looked? Before you decide to transform your own home by painting the exterior brick of it, it’s a good idea to weigh the pros and cons. For some, the work to upkeep the results isn’t worth the effort. For others, the boosted curbside appeal is worth every ounce of their time investment. Read on to learn whether painting your brick home is worth it.

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Should You Coordinate the Color of Your Furniture To Your Walls?

April 6, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumkeller @ 1:13 pm
picture of a monochromatic color-coordinated living room with green walls and a green chair

If you’re looking to refresh your living area or another part of your home with a fresh coat of paint and some new décor, you’ve likely got a thousand ideas swirling in your mind about how you want it to look. You seem less focused on the new paint color trends and more focused on whether you should use a color coordination method to match the furniture to the walls. Read on to learn some different ways that you could coordinate the color of your paint to your décor to make sure that it looks great.

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