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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.


Interior Decorating By Color Coordination: Is it In Style?

May 28, 2020

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living room with color coordinated furniture

Are you considering repainting your room? After choosing your paint, it’s a good idea to consider whether you’re going to be decking out your transformed room with all new furniture. If so, one great interior decorating trend to look into is color coordination. Read on to learn more about what you can do to transform a room by matching the color of the furniture to the walls.  


4 Tips to Keep Interior Paint From Fading

April 5, 2020

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room with a big window that lets in direct sunlight

Are you in the process of planning to repaint the inside of your home? You want to get the most out of your investment, which is why it makes sense why you’re so worried about the paint fading over time. It’s a common issue that homeowners face, causing them to have to redo the interior of their house without getting a long lifespan of the paint. Read on for four tips on how to keep paint from fading so you can get the most out of your investment.


How Is Paint Made?

March 9, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumarlington @ 2:56 pm
paint maker holding a gallon of paint

When you walk into a paint supply store, you notice hundreds of cans perfectly lined on the shelves, but do you know what happens before it’s neatly arranged for sale? If you’ve ever wondered “How is paint made?”, then you’re not strange. This colorful liquid coats the inside and outside of your home, so it makes sense why you’re so curious. Read on to learn the process of making paint and what steps take place before it shows up to your local paint shop.

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