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5 Tips for Making Your Small Room Feel Larger

April 15, 2021

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a studio apartment efficiently decorated to look larger

Today, a small studio apartment can cost upwards of $1,000 a month depending on where you live. Many people aren’t able to afford a home much larger than this by themselves, which is why a popular trend is making these small areas feel larger and more comfortable to live in. Read on to learn about five affordable tips to open up your living area and make your small home work for you.

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4 Priceless Professional Tips for Painting

March 26, 2021

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expert advice on tips for painting

While working at home, you’ve had plenty of time to stare at the same bland walls. You want an exciting change, but you don’t want to break the bank. Then it hits you—you could paint! After watching several shows on the DIY Network, you feel pretty confident about taking on this project and are excited to see the results. But before you pick up a brush, there are tips for painting you should know from seasoned professionals. Read on to learn how the pros do it!

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How Do You Prepare Your Home for Exterior Painting?

February 17, 2021

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a professional painter power washing the outside of a house

Painting the outside of your house can give it the fresh, modern facelift that it needs. However, you can’t just jump right in to the project. First, you have to prepare the surface of your home, or else you could end up with cracking, dripping, and a generally unpleasant-looking paint job. Read on to learn what you should do before putting a paintbrush to the exterior of your house to achieve the best-looking, longest-lasting results.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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