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Smart Ways to Use Paint for Home Staging

By on October 16, 2016 in Homeowner Resources with 0 Comments
Smart Ways to Use Paint for Home Staging

If there’s one thing that doesn’t require substantial funds, but can greatly contribute to the appeal of your home to prospective buyers, it has to be the careful selection of interior colors. You may be a fan of dark or very bright colors, but keep in mind that most buyers find them off-putting. Another thing […]

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Choosing Paint Contractors: Tip for Consumers

By on December 13, 2015 in Homeowner Resources with 4 Comments
Choosing Paint Contractors: Tip for Consumers

Times are Changing in the Paint Industry The topic of choosing paint contractors has been done to death but never ends up in the ground. There’s lots of well-intended info on the internet about “How to Choose a Paint Contractor”, but even bad contractors have figured out how to dodge the common questions that homeowners […]

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Matching Bathroom Colors with the Décor

Matching Bathroom Colors with the Décor

As an important room in your home, where you spend many intimate moments, your bathroom should be designed in such a way that it is both unquestionably functional but also relaxing and meditative. The latter can be achieved by matching choice of fabrics and fixtures, but more importantly, by using coordinating and complementing colors. These […]

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The Best Paint Products for Painting a House

By on March 8, 2015 in Customer Service, Homeowner Resources with 16 Comments
The Best Paint Products for Painting a House

When it comes to painting a house, the quality of the products used and their application can be the difference between a paint job that begins to crack and chip as soon as it’s done drying and one that can last decades. In fact, every step of the process of painting a house — the […]

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Tips to Avoid Confusion When Choosing a Proper Color for Your Home

Tips to Avoid Confusion When Choosing a Proper Color for Your Home

1. Get to know the colors. A little bit of research won’t do you any harm. Study the standard color wheel, and collect paint strips to aid you in making the decision. Consider the intensity (brightness) of a color and its range of hues from the lightest to the darkest. 2. Decide on a color […]

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Color For Kids Rooms. Should they choose their own colors?

Color For Kids Rooms. Should they choose their own colors?

Don’t you just love the colors kids WANT to choose for their room? I know when I have my color consultations and it’s time to choose color for a kids room, Mom is nervous, the kids are excited and I just laugh – to myself of course. I think know it’s super important to let the kid choose […]

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Kitchen Appliances and Color Choices

By on June 25, 2012 in Homeowner Resources with 0 Comments
Kitchen Appliances and Color Choices

I still say choosing a color scheme for the kitchen is the most challenging. Ironically, it has the least amount of wall space after all the appliances and cabinets are in but the color you do choose, has to be perfect! Just think about all the time you spend in the kitchen. From the time you wake […]

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Promar 200 ZERO VOC – The right paint for your home

Promar 200 ZERO VOC – The right paint for your home

“What paint should I use in my own home?” Can you explain what the single most important aspect should be in a type of interior paint?  Should it be ease of use?  How well it covers?  Clean ability?  Odor?  Versatility?  Affordable?  It is quite difficult to pinpoint exactly what a paint should be, and to […]

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Contractors Beige – Really?

Contractors Beige – Really?

What is Contractor’s Beige? Contractor’s Beige is the color that the Builder uses as a generic wall color. Sometimes you see it beige like in this photo and sometimes it’s white, Contractor’s white. Is Contractor’s Beige a bad thing? Yes and no. The builder has to put some type of “paint” on the wall but […]

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Plantation Shutters – Call a Pro!

By on February 8, 2012 in Homeowner Resources with 12 Comments

Painting plantation shutters is something that is probably best left to a professional. Simply due to the fact that most individuals do not have the equipment or training to make the shutters look well done.  If you goop some paint on a shutter….  Bad news…  Let me try to explain the process that our craftsmen […]

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Is Google the Answer to Finding the Perfect Paint Contractor?

By on February 1, 2012 in Homeowner Resources with 2 Comments
Is Google the Answer to Finding the Perfect Paint Contractor?

There is no question that Google is the most popular search engine people use to do research on just about every purchase they are considering from TVs to cars to lipstick.

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Homeowner Tips – Part 2

By on December 11, 2011 in Homeowner Resources with 0 Comments
Homeowner Tips – Part 2

You’ve properly prepped all the walls, all your tools are on standby and your high quality paint is waiting to do its job.  Breathe easy; the tedious work is behind you.  It’s finally time to paint those interior walls! Technique plays a very important role in the outcome of your project.  Each professional has their […]

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How to Choose Colors for your Home

How to Choose Colors for your Home

It’s easy as A, B, C, D … and maybe E. I’ll show you how. THE FOYER Choosing color for your home can be a challenge. Here I can show you where to place color and also  offer you some color suggestions. When I design a color palette for my clients, I refer to the […]

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Homeowner Tips

By on October 27, 2011 in Homeowner Resources, How do I? with 2 Comments
Homeowner Tips

No matter what style you choose, color you pick, or finished look you desire, you always want the interior of your home to have the perfect finish.  One you are proud to show off.  The difference between professional painters and Do It Yourselfers is time.  While there is nothing wrong with the DIY attitude, professional […]

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Up-cycling Old Furniture-A Beginners Guide Part 1- Stripping

By on October 8, 2011 in Homeowner Resources with 0 Comments
Up-cycling Old Furniture-A Beginners Guide Part 1- Stripping

 As a result of the myriad of home makeover, D.I.Y, lifestyle and design shows on digital TV these days a new word has become fashionable… up-cycling. What this means, in terms we can all understand is taking an old, worn out piece of furniture or ornament and restoring it to suit your current interior decor […]

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