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Should I Paint the Brick Exterior of My Home?

June 3, 2023

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a man painting the brick exterior of his home

Painted brick is a timeless and iconic look—all across the world, people have invested time and effort into painting the brick exteriors of their homes to achieve magnificent, trendy results. However, you might be on the fence about undergoing this project yourself. Keep reading to learn more about some of the unique benefits of painting your brick exterior so that you can feel confident about beautifully transforming your home!

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What Is Paint & How Is It Made?

May 4, 2023

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an assortment of paint cans

Paint is everywhere—as a society, we rely on it for all sorts of home projects, tasks, and undertakings. However, when most of us think about paint, we think about the actual color that’s being represented, rather than all of the ingredients and chemicals present (which are fully responsible for the paint’s unique properties). With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at what paint is actually made of and how it’s transformed into the commercial product so many of us enjoy.

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3 Tips to Keep in Mind Going into an Exterior Brick Makeover

April 2, 2023

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a person painting an exterior brick wall

For a long time, people have greatly admired brick exteriors; there’s just something undeniably appealing about a home or building with a nice-looking, well-kept, beautifully colored brick finish. But there usually comes a time when brick exteriors could greatly benefit from receiving an updated coat of paint—and this type of makeover can vastly improve your home’s appeal and even help to protect it from certain elements! Here are a few things worth keeping in mind as you prepare your project for an exterior brick makeover.

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4 Reasons Off-White is a Top Exterior Paint Trend in 2023

February 28, 2023

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a house that’s painted off-white

Paint trends change every year based on the latest designs seen in magazines and home makeover shows, and this year, homeowners have made off-white one of the top exterior paint choices. These warm, Earthy tones compliment virtually any landscape, all while providing your home with a clean, crisp appearance from the outside, so whether you’re looking to sell your home or give it a face-lift, off-white may be the choice for you. Read on to find out why homeowners are overwhelmingly jumping aboard the off-white band wagon in 2023.

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Color Palettes That Will Shine in 2023

December 14, 2022

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indigo-colored home

It’s out with the old, and in with the new! Now that we’re almost in 2023, you may be looking for an effective way to transform your home and breathe new life into it. With the pandemic being another year behind us, many are starting to get back to living a life free of mandates and restrictions. Color experts are beginning to see how this collective wave to move forward with life is impacting design choices for 2023. Read on to find out which shades you’ll see in several homes next year!

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5 Ways to Upgrade Your Home Office

November 18, 2022

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young woman working in home office

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, more employees than ever before have started working remotely. Does that sound like your lifestyle? Now that you’re spending lots of time in your home office, you’re probably looking for ways to upgrade it. Fortunately, there are many ways you can turn your workspace into you’ll want to burn the midnight oil in! In this blog post, we’ll share a few tips for designing a great home office.

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Painting Your Walls Black? Check Out These Tips!

October 6, 2022

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person painting walls with black paint

Black paint has become incredibly popular in recent years. It can easily make your home look sleek, modern, and stylish. This hot interior design trend is a quick way to transform your interior and create an elegant aesthetic. Although black is a bold color, it’s also considered timeless. Many homeowners are adding black paint to their homes because it complements several types of furniture and décor. Of course, it can also swallow a room if used incorrectly. Before picking up a paintbrush, here are some tips to keep in mind.

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Interior Trim Color Ideas That Aren’t White

September 15, 2022

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painting interior trim

Not the cookie-cutter type of person? If that’s the case, you may be looking to do something original with your interior painting. Fortunately, you don’t have to repaint your white walls to give your home some pizzazz. One trick you may not have thought about is painting the trim a color other than white! Since they’re small accents in a room, the trim provides the perfect opportunity to introduce some contrast into a room without making an overwhelming statement. Read on to learn which non-white colors you should consider for your interior trim.  

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Cleaning the Walls? Keep These 5 Tips in Mind

August 22, 2022

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person cleaning the walls correctly

You wouldn’t necessarily call yourself a clean freak, but you like when your home is spotless. While vacuuming, mopping, and taking care of other surfaces in your home are important, one area often gets forgotten—the walls! Here are some useful tips for cleaning the walls correctly.

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Top Interior Design Trends for 2022

July 21, 2022

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olive green room

Tired of looking at the same old walls in your home? You may be looking for ways to transform your space. Just like clothing and hair, there are many interior design trends that have come and gone over the years. By taking the time to learn what’s hot in 2022, you can easily turn your home into a beautiful, stylish, and functional space. Read on as we share the top interior design trends of the year.

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