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Understanding the Differences Between Interior and Exterior Paint

August 5, 2023

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a person painting an interior wall

Painting your home is both a transformative and rewarding endeavor, but selecting the right type of paint for the job is crucial. So as you’re walking down the aisle at the home improvement store and eyeing the different types of paint, you shouldn’t be lured into the trap of thinking that interior and exterior paints are alike. While they may seem similar, they serve different purposes and possess distinct characteristics. Here’s a closer look at some of these key differences so that you can make an informed and wise choice for your next painting project!

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Are There Any Benefits to Painting My Brick House?

July 2, 2023

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a closeup of a person painting the brick exterior of their house

Brick houses exude a classic, timeless look that’s virtually impossible to replicate with any other building materials. But as with most things in life, there comes a time when an upgrade might be necessary, especially if you’re hoping to boost your home’s beauty. This is where an exterior paint job can prove quite useful! Keep reading to learn more about some of the awesome benefits you’ll unlock when you decide to paint your brick home.

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3 Things to Avoid When Painting the Interior of Your Home

June 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumkeller @ 5:52 pm
a woman painting the interior of her home

If you’re gearing up to begin painting the interior of your home, regardless of the scale of your project, you’re probably feeling pretty excited to unveil a new look for your living space. However, you might also have a few concerns about the process, especially if you’re going to be doing things yourself. When it comes to painting your home, it’s always wise not to skip the small stuff and avoid making silly mistakes or errors!  Keep reading to learn a little about three things you should steer clear of doing as you prepare for this undertaking.

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A Brief Look into the Paint-Manufacturing Process

May 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumkeller @ 4:33 pm
an assortment of colored paints

We apply paint for several different reasons: identification, sanitation, protection, and of course, decoration. But when most people think about paint and all of the shades and colors that exist, very few stop to ponder and appreciate the ingredients used and the expertise of the paint-manufacturing process. Keep reading to learn a little more about what goes into the paint that’s used to make your home beautiful, along with a brief breakdown of how it’s made.

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What You Need to Know Going into an Exterior Brick Makeover

April 2, 2023

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exterior brick wall painted white

If you’ve recently decided to paint the exterior brick of your house, you’re probably feeling pretty excited about your home’s new look! Whether you’re undergoing a remodel for your own enjoyment or prepping your home for a potential buyer, painted brick offers a timeless, beautiful look that many homeowners simply adore. That said, it’s worth knowing a few key things about exterior brick makeovers before committing to the project yourself. Here are three key things to keep in mind.

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Which Exterior Paint Color Will Reign in 2023?

February 23, 2023

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paint swatches

Are you a homeowner or business owner who is looking for an updated look? Does the outside of your home or office appear dull and lackluster? Over time, paint can fade, which is why it’s time for an upgrade. But which color will stand out and make a statement? You may be surprised to learn that the exterior paint trend of 2023 is off-white! Read on to find out how you can take this shade to the next level and create eye-catching visual appeal.

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2023 Interior Color Trends from Nature

December 23, 2022

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2023 made out of things from nature

After several years of restrictions and isolation, you may be like many others out there who want to move on with life and reconnect with the outside world. With the new year approaching, now is a great time to make a fresh start by simply putting a fresh coat of paint on the walls of your own home. Keep reading to learn about Sherwin Williams’ interior color trends for 2023 and why designers love them!

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What You Should Know Before Painting with Black

November 23, 2022

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black living room

Ready to make a bold color choice? If so, you’re probably thinking about adding black paint to your home. It may sound like a crazy decision, but black is a smart and elegant color choice. It’s a timeless shade that will also give your home that extra “wow” factor. However, you could accidentally create an ominous and claustrophobic space if you’re not careful. For the best results, here are a few things you should know before picking up a paintbrush.  

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Going Beyond White: Interior Trim Color Ideas

October 12, 2022

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interior trim in different colors

Most homeowners choose to paint their interior trim white, mainly because it’s a classic color choice that goes everything. Not only does it provide a pleasing border contrast, but it makes your home feel airy and inviting. However, if you’re not the cookie-cutter type, you may want to choose a color other than white. Are you struggling to think of ideas? Read on to learn which non-white trim colors you should consider.

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6 Tips for Properly Cleaning Your Walls

September 19, 2022

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closeup of person cleaning walls

Do you take pride in keeping your home organized, neat, and clean? If so, you probably have a few housekeeping tricks up your sleeve. Regularly mopping your hardwood floors and scrubbing your walls are great ways to keep your home looking beautiful. But have you ever stopped to wonder if you’re cleaning your painted walls properly? It’s incredibly important to use the right technique as it’ll create a healthier environment for your family. That said, here are a few tips for properly and safely cleaning dirty walls.

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