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In the Mood: How to Harness Color Selection for Your Home

March 25, 2021

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woman painting the wall red

You want to redesign several rooms in your house, but you’re not sure what colors to pick for each space. After scrolling for hours on Pinterest, you feel more confused than ever. Although you’ve found plenty of examples that look good, you don’t know which ones “feel like home” to you. Well, did you know that your color selection for your rooms can have an effect on your mood? In this post, you’ll learn about the psychology of color and how the paint color can help you create the kind of atmosphere you want in your home.


5 On-Trend Bathroom Paint Colors

February 18, 2021

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a clean bathroom painted light blue

The reality for most people is that their bathroom is the only place where they can truly get some peace and quiet, even if that means sitting on the toilet with your head in your lap (hey, we’ve all been there!). If you’d like to transform it into a tranquil, spa-like environment that’s like a home away from home, a fresh coat of paint will do the trick without you needing to knock down walls or remove cabinets or sinks. Read on to learn five on-trend bathroom paint colors that can turn your bathroom into the most relaxing, chill space in your home.


Is it Possible to Make White Paint Not Boring?

January 29, 2021

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a wall painted white

When most people think of the color white, the first words that pop in their head are “boring”, “bland”, and “neutral.” While this color isn’t necessarily known to add unique personality to a room, you’d be surprised just how versatile white paint can be. With an estimated 500 different shades of white out there to choose from, you may even find that you have a hard time settling on what one you want to paint your room. Read on to learn tips and tricks on painting a room white and the different shades to choose from.


4 Tips for Testing Paint Colors for Your Home

December 30, 2020

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six different paint color samples painted on a wall

One of the hardest parts of the process of repainting your home is finding the perfect color or shade of color to achieve a cohesive, welcoming space. You’ll need to keep the color of your furniture, décor, and existing art in mind as you choose. It’s also a good idea to use the four tips and tricks listed below as you’re testing paint colors so you don’t create more work for yourself and find the one that’s best-suited for your space.  


4 Ways to Transform Your Kitchen Into the Heart of Your Home

November 28, 2020

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a holiday-themed kitchen with painted cabinets

For most families, the kitchen is a warm, welcoming gathering place during the holidays where everyone can chat while bonding over cooking delicious honey hams and green bean casserole. With holiday music faintly playing in the background, there’s no better memory that can be made than enjoying a beautiful small family get-together during these unpredictable and stressful times. If your kitchen isn’t warm, welcoming, or able to accommodate this beautiful memory, it’s time for a few renovations. Read on for four easy ways for updating your kitchen on a budget.


4 Questions to Ask Your Painting Contractor

November 3, 2020

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a paint contractor preparing a wall

Taking on the task of repainting your home is a big deal. The best first step to take is to choose a trusted painting company that will help make your dream home come to life. You should never be made to feel guilty for asking them questions and making sure that you can trust them to take on this massive project. That’s why once you’ve narrowed down your options, you should present these four questions to your painting contractor.


5 Helpful Tips for Painting Your Living Room

September 30, 2020

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a couple planning out how to paint and redecorate their living room

Are you looking into tackling redecorating your living room? The first and most transformative part of this project is painting it. Unfortunately, this is also the step where many people make unfixable mistakes that can ruin the aesthetic and look that they’re trying to create. That’s why it’s important to find a professional to consult with. Read on to learn five helpful tips to paint your living room and help you achieve the results you’re imagining in your head.


What’s the Difference Between Exterior and Interior Paint?

August 25, 2020

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a line of paint cans on a shelf at a paint store

To someone who may not have a lot of experience redoing their home, you may not know much about paint. Although the color is important, there are several different types of paint that vary in sheen and the quality of ingredients used. One of the most important distinctions is the difference between exterior and interior paint. Read on to learn some of the key features of each of these two types of paint and what one would be best for your project.


3 Common Interior Painting Mishaps To Avoid

July 30, 2020

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painters started painting the inside of a home

Painting your home may sound like an exciting and easy project on the surface; however, many DIY-ers underestimate how much is involved. This often causes them to make drastic mistakes, some that are even irreversible! If you’re debating about taking on this project yourself, here are some tips for painting your walls to help avoid any complications.


Factors To Consider Before Painting Exterior Brick

June 3, 2020

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painted brick homes of several different colors

Today, many Texan homeowners are looking for new ways they can modernize the classic red brick home. One solution that has become incredibly popular has been painting exterior brick to refresh the entire home without having to use your entire savings. If you want a cleaner take on a brick home, you can paint it white. Or, if you want it to stand out, you can choose a wild, fun color, like a deep forest green. However, before you commit to this project, it’s important to consider the future maintenance it will require and all of the pros and cons. Read on to learn some considerations you should keep in mind before painting exterior brick.

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