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Want More Buyers? Consider Exterior Paint

June 17, 2021

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beautiful exterior paint helping home value

After being in your home for decades, you determine the time is right to sell it and downsize. You’ve done a decent job maintaining the house and keeping it in great condition, but your realtor suggests a few ways you can bring in more interested buyers, including painting the exterior. Will this really help you sell your house? It likely will! In this post, you’ll learn why the exterior paint matters, how your home value can be affected, and why you should consider this update.

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Painting Exterior Brick: How Do You Do it the Right Way?

April 15, 2021

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a painted brick home

Painting the outside of your home can make it look brand new and drastically boost its curbside appeal. In a neighborhood of all brick homes, by painting the outside of it, you can truly make yours stand out from all the rest. What many homeowners fail to ask themselves before they take on this task is, “What all does this project entail?” Read on to learn how to paint your brick home the right way the first time around, so you don’t have to waste extra time and money by making costly mistakes.

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4 Grown-Up Rules You Can Break for Painting a Kid’s Room

March 26, 2021

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kid with color swatches

One morning, as you wake up your child to get ready for school, you look around their room and realize that it still has a baby or toddler vibe to it. They have outgrown the nursery, and it’s time for an update. Although you could turn to design magazines and experts for their rules and advice, a kid’s room is where styling rules can go out the window! Read on to learn how you can break the rules and have some fun when decorating and painting a kid’s room.

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How Can the Color You Paint Your House Affect Your Mood?

February 17, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumfrisco @ 5:29 pm
a pile of sticky notes that are different colors with different facial expressions drawn on them

There’s a reason why grocery stores, fancy restaurants, and different types of businesses choose certain color schemes for the inside of their buildings. It’s because of a study dating back to 1912, where famous French researchers discovered that colors can have psychological effects on people, both good and bad. Since then, color psychology has been used to market to certain people, as a form of therapy, and to help an everyday person turn their bedroom or living room into a place that helps them feel a certain way. Read on to learn how color can affect your mood and how you can paint your home to lift your spirits and revitalize you during stressful times.

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4 Ways to Boost the Value of Your Home Before Selling It

January 31, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumfrisco @ 11:55 pm
a model house sitting on a table of money

Despite 2020 being an incredibly challenging year, there’s one pleasant surprise that came from it. The housing market has surged because more people have been working from home. If you’re looking into selling your home and moving somewhere that’s able to accommodate your new career needs, then you’re probably thinking about putting your current home on the market. If this is the case, it’s time to make some much-needed renovations and updates! Read on to learn more about some budget-friendly and easy ways to get top-dollar when selling your house in 2021, including painting it!

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3 Tips for Painting Your Home

December 30, 2020

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person cleaning the walls in their home

Whether you’re repainting your home because you noticed your paint is fading, or you just want to spruce up a space by making it feel more warm or modern, it’s important to take all of the right steps to ensure that you get the best results. If you don’t, it could cost you extra time and money down the road because you’ll need to redo it. Read on to learn three helpful tips for painting your walls so you get the job done right the first time around.

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Can Humidity & Temperature Impact Painting Your Home?

November 30, 2020

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a humid area with beads of water collecting on a window

Although painting a room or the outside of a house may seem like a simple task to take on, that’s not always the case. Various factors, like humidity, temperature, and the type of paint you purchase can impact the results that you get. That’s why it’s always a good idea to get the input and professional advice from a painting contractor. Read on to learn how different weather factors could impact how your paint dries.

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4 Signs That It’s Time for a Fresh Coat of Interior Paint

October 28, 2020

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a pile of paint swatches and paint brushes

Can you even remember the last time that you painted the inside of your home? As with most home projects, like getting a new fence, rearranging furniture, or doing a little redecorating, painting your home will help it feel fresh, clean, and up-to-date. In some cases, a fresh coat of paint can even be a necessity. Read on to learn four signs it’s time to paint again.

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3 Rookie Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make While Painting Your Home

September 30, 2020

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professional painter painting gray walls

Are you tempted to paint the inside of your home yourself to try to save money? Although this sounds like a great idea, you might want to think twice about hiring a professional. Mistakes with paint can be costly and permanent, and without the right materials, you may need to redo the project altogether. Read on for some tips for painting your walls the right way, including three rookie mistakes you’ll want to avoid.

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The Pros & Cons of Painting A Brick Home

August 27, 2020

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a row of painted brick homes

One of the latest, most cost-effective ways to skyrocket your home’s curbside appeal and completely transform the look of it is painting the exterior brick. Even though the benefits often outweigh the downsides of this project, it’s still important to consider the upkeep, price, and other factors that can impact your ability to maintain the results down the road. Read on to learn the pros and cons of this project.

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