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Professional Painters: The Pros and Cons

Professional Painters: The Pros and Cons

When it comes to painting, a lot of people automatically turn to hiring a professional without really weighing the pros and cons.  No matter how much experience you have painting, completing a large project such as multiple rooms or a whole house can be daunting and may be worth hiring help.  Read on to find    […]

Trending Exterior Colors for 2017

Trending Exterior Colors for 2017

Choosing a color for the exterior of your home can pose quite the dilemma for some people.  It’s a difficult decision because it can make such a huge difference in your home’s aesthetic.  It’s important to make sure that the color you choose will complement your home’s roof color and not stand out too much    […]

Tips to Disguise Imperfections in Drywall

Tips to Disguise Imperfections in Drywall

When it comes to tried-and-true methods of disguising small imperfections in drywall, you might as well jump right into some of the steps that have worked for others.  Of course, if you feel the need to experiment to find the perfect solution, go right ahead; but some of the ideas below should give you the    […]

My Exterior Looks Faded, Should I Repaint?

Faded Exterior Paint?

The fact is that the exterior paint on our homes takes a beating from being exposed to the elements all year.  This is even worse in coastal areas where salt plays a part in damaging paint and in areas where there are pollutants in the air that can stick to exterior paint.  All of these    […]

Ideas for Repainting Your Florida Beach Condo

Ideas for Repainting Your Florida Beach Condo

There’s nowhere quite like the beach and nothing quite like a lovely beach condo. Of course, while any home by the beach can be luxurious all on its own, if you want to truly impress friends and family alike, you might want to give your place a bit of a makeover. These painting and decorating    […]

How Often Should I Repaint the Interior of My Home?

How Often Should I Repaint the Interior of My Home?

There is a major difference between the paint used for painting the exterior and the paint used for painting the interior of your house.  Interior paints aren’t designed to withstand atmospheric elements like wind, dust, and rain. Moreover, there are different grades and qualities of paints available in the market, so depending upon which type    […]

Bathroom Repainting

How Do I Handle Mildew and Mold before Repainting a Bathroom?

Any home renovator or home decorator will tell you in no uncertain terms that mold and mildew are bad for painting. The biggest challenge moldy surfaces is that the mold is difficult to remove, but it needs to be treated before painting any bathroom. There is simply no sense at all in painting over these    […]

Paint Colors to Use When You’re Trying to Sell a Home

The Best Paint Colors to Use When You’re Trying to Sell a Home

When you’re trying to sell your home, you want everything to look perfect. If there’s a faucet that is broken, you will want to fix it. If the carpet is dirty, you will  want to get it professionally cleaned. When you consider the paint colors you are using, both inside and out, it may seem    […]

paint Removal

How Do You Remove Paint from Grout?

While removing paint from tiles is fairly easy to do, you need to put forth a great deal more energy when removing paint from grout. That is because grout easily absorbs paint. So, if the material is not sealed, you can compare the activity to removing stain from wood. How to Handle a Problem with    […]

Driveway Painting

What Are the Steps to Painting a Driveway?

Whenever you need to repaint your concrete driveway, it is not as simple as laying down a base coat of primer and then getting started.  Exterior surfaces are designed to be used by vehicles, stand up to weather, and handle all kinds of wear and tear. Your home, yard, and driveway are the first things    […]