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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

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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.


5 Tips to Paint Your Child’s Room

February 3, 2020

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child's room with a red wall and a couch

Painting your child’s room to make it a more fun and engaging environment takes planning and loads of hard work. You want to give them a timeless space that they can enjoy for years to come, but you also don’t know what their tastes are going to be like a few years down the road. Read on for five tips to paint your child’s room and transform it into an exciting space that they want to spend all of their time in.


How Do I Pick Out My Paint?

December 19, 2019

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color options room

One evening, you walk into your bedroom exhausted after a long day at work. But the paint color that is currently on the walls doesn’t provide the comfortable, relaxing atmosphere you need. It’s time to change the paint! A trip to any home improvement store will quickly show you rows and rows of paint options. Should you pick eggshell or semi-gloss? Which shade do you need? How do you choose the right paint for your house? Well, read on to find out!


4 Helpful Tips for Picking Interior Paint

November 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumarlington @ 9:11 pm
open paint cans

You’ve been in your house for a while now, and it is starting to show its age. You want to update your home, but you don’t have a huge budget to spend on expensive renovations. Good news! One of the easiest and most cost effective ways to breathe new life into your living spaces is through interior painting. However, this change entails making several important decisions before you hire a painting team. Below are tips for picking interior paint so that you end up with rooms that you love for years to come.


5 Helpful Tips for Picking Exterior Paint Color for Your Home

October 22, 2019

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man colors outside

You’ve spent a lot of time and effort to fix up and update your home’s interior to your taste. You’ve put in granite countertops in the kitchen, replaced the dingy carpet with lovely hardwood floors, and had fresh coats of paint applied for the walls. But have you neglected the exterior of your home? Could it use a makeover on the outside in order to match the improvements you’ve made inside? In this post, you’ll learn five tips for picking exterior paint color that you’ll love for many years to come.

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