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Painting Historic Homes: Best Paint Colors for Older, Historic Homes

While many homeowners want to move into newer “turn key” homes, still others love the charm of older, historic homes. Historic homes often have architectural details, woodwork and features newer homes don’t. And while they might come with their own set of problems and updates, older homes tend to carry a different type of warmth and coziness than newer…

Caulking Before Painting: Why is Exterior Caulking Important?

We will never get tired of promoting the importance of meticulous preparation before every painting job. Painstaking prep is important on an exterior painting project since the paint job is exposed to the elements and fluctuations in temperature. Many people understand why they should pressure wash, scrape old paint and prime before repainting an exterior, but it’s usually the…

Painting and Home Renovations: When Should I Paint during a Remodel?

Nearly every homeowner will tackle a home renovation at some point. Home renovations can range from simple (e.g. minor bedroom updates) to complex (e.g. tearing out and rebuilding a kitchen or bath). No matter the level of complexity of your renovation, there is a distinct order of operations to maximize the efficiency of your project and guarantee your desired…

Low-Quality vs. High-Quality Paints: Why Paint Quality Matters for Your Home

Hiring professional painters for your interior or exterior house painting project is just part of ensuring that your home is painted correctly. The paint quality you choose is equally as important when it comes to a beautiful, long-lasting paint job. Cheap paint, even if applied by an expert painter, won’t do your home any favors. It’s critical to understand…