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5 Safe, Classic Colors to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets

May 13, 2022

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gray to paint your kitchen cabinets

There are tons of vibrant, fun colors out there. Orange, yellow, or even red can even brighten up and enliven a space on the walls, but, honestly, these colors simply do not work on kitchen cabinets beyond certain time periods in the past. Unless you want to give everyone flashbacks to the 60s or another decade, you should consider a more classic color that endures.  

While jumping on the latest fad bandwagon can be fun temporarily, rapidly changing tastes of designers can leave your kitchen looking dated even if you updated it not too long ago. You may want your cabinets to stay in style longer than a few years before you have to redo them. You should think about these five classic colors when painting your kitchen cabinets.


5 Outdated Home Trends for Walls No One Wants to See Again

April 14, 2022

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outdated kitchen with yellow cabinets

You love the vintage look. Maybe you go to antique stores or search online for the perfect pieces to put into your home. Or maybe you want to integrate a vintage style from the past in your improvement projects. A well-chosen design element can give the room a classic, timeless look that both reminds you of a by-gone era in the past and yet fits with the here and now.

Then again, there are design choices from before that are just outdated. They can make your house appear stuck in the past, old, or dingy. How do you know which home trends to leave behind? Here are just a few for walls and interior painting that are not likely to ever make a comeback!


How to Design a Great Home Office

March 17, 2022

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modern home office

Has working from home become your new normal? Most employees across the country are in the same boat thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Well, now that you’re spending more time in your home office, you might be thinking it’s time for a new look. Studies show that having a beautiful, functional workspace can have a significant impact on productivity, meaning a transformation can benefit your career. That said, here are some tips to keep in mind when redesigning your home office.


4 Tips to Keep in Mind When Using Black Paint

February 9, 2022

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black living room interior

One of the hottest interior design trends is something you may not expect – painting your walls black. The dark color is an excellent way to update your home and create an elegant aesthetic. Although black paint is a bold statement, it’s also considered a classic color that complements many different types of furniture and décor. Are you thinking about following this interior painting trend? Make sure you review the following tips before you pick up a paintbrush!


Exterior Paint Color Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2022

January 12, 2022

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man exterior painting

Are you thinking about revamping the outside of your home? If the paint is chipping, fading, or merely looking less-than-stellar, you may have been thinking about adding a fresh coat. Well, the new year is the perfect time to give your house a makeover! With exterior painting, you can give your property a look that’ll leave heads turning. If you’re looking for ideas that are trendy and fresh, we’ve got some lined up just for you. Read on to learn about a few exterior paint trends you’ll see everywhere in 2022.


Useful Tips for HOA-Compliant Exterior Painting

December 15, 2021

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handyman exterior painting

If the exterior paint on your home is starting to fade or look less-than-stellar, you might be thinking about repainting it to improve its appearance. But what if you live in an area that has a homeowners’ association? Although they ensure the neighborhood looks nice, they also enforce a lot of compliance standards on homeowners. So, before picking up a new exterior painting project, read along to learn a few tips on painting your home while remaining HOA compliant.


The Importance of Prepping the Outside of Your Home

November 11, 2021

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man prepping the outside of house

Now that you’re a homeowner, you’re probably constantly thinking of ways to improve the look of your property. One excellent way to spruce up your house is with a fresh coat of exterior paint. Whether the paint is starting to chip off, the color is beginning to fade, or you’re simply ready for something new, exterior painting can give your home exactly what it needs to shine. But before you or a professional crew take on this project, you must take the time to prep the outside of your house. Read on to learn about the importance of exterior prep work and how it can ensure long-lasting results.


Do You Have a Small Room? Here’s How to Make It Look Bigger

October 6, 2021

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interior design of living room

Are there any rooms in your house that are a bit on the smaller side? It could be a guest bedroom, kitchen, or maybe even the living room. You might think it will forever feel cramped, stuffy, or cluttered because of its size. However, that’s not the case at all. There are several ways you can make these intimate spaces feel much larger! Read along for a few helpful tips to expand the look of small rooms and make the most of these areas.


5 Classic Paint Colors for the Bathroom

September 17, 2021

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well chosen paint colors for the bathroom

In design magazines, you’ll see plenty of kitchens, living rooms, and bedrooms, but one of the most important rooms in your house is the bathroom. Although you may want to get in and out as quickly as possible, this room can’t be neglected! The color scheme you choose for the bathroom can impact your experience in this room. You need to think about what kind of atmosphere you want to create here through the paint colors for the bathroom.


4 Questions to Help You Decide on the Paint Gloss

July 16, 2021

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woman holding a roller and looking confused about paint gloss

You thought you already made the hard decision. Out of the hundreds of color options, you found the one that perfectly matches the design you have in mind. But your work isn’t done! You still have to decide the paint gloss. How do you know which of the five finishes is the right choice for your project? Before you can answer this question, there are four questions you should consider first. Read on to learn what those questions are and how they can guide you to the right finish.

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