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Tips for Finding the Perfect Painting Contractor

June 2, 2023

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a cartoon image of painters painting a wall

Of all of the possible home-improvement projects that you might undertake, few are as popular as painting. A fresh coat of paint can completely transform your home’s interior and exterior and breathe new life into your living space. However, you shouldn’t just dive into this process on your own; hiring a talented painting contractor with years of experience can make all the difference in the world when it comes to your outcome! Keep reading to learn about three reasons why you shouldn’t skip out on finding professional help.


What Is Paint & How Is It Made?

May 5, 2023

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an assortment of colorful paint cans

For most people, paint is merely the color on their home’s walls, their car, or their boat—but paint is so much more than just shades and hues! It’s actually an incredible invention, in the sense that it’s applied as a liquid and dries by a variety of chemical processes to become a solid. And thanks to its ingenuity, we’re able to use paint for many different purposes including identification, protection, sanitation, and of course, decoration. Here’s a closer look at what paint is made of and how it’s manufactured to produce a product that’ll liven up your living space.


3 Things to Keep in Mind Before Your Exterior Brick Makeover

April 6, 2023

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a painted exterior brick wall

If you’ve decided that it’s time to paint the brick exterior of your home, you’ve probably got a lot on your mind—how can you ensure beautiful and lasting results that dramatically improve the curb appeal of your home without feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Believe it or not, as daunting as this process might seem, it’s actually pretty straightforward, especially if you know a few key things heading into it. Here are three important things to keep in mind as you kick off your exterior brick makeover.


Creamy Off-White: Pay Attention to this Exterior Paint Color Trend

February 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — platmckinney @ 11:59 am
can of off-white paint with brush

Are you looking to paint the outside of your home? Do you scour home design magazines to learn what’s trending? Would you like to know the colors that designers love right now for exterior paint? In 2023,  the most popular color trend is warm off-white. At a glance, this color may appear to be boring, but when you think about it a little more, choosing this color makes a lot of sense! Consider the following reasons to pay attention to this painting trend for your home’s exterior.


Top Color Trends for 2023

December 14, 2022

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bronze-colored room

Now that 2022 is coming to a close, you’re likely already planning for the new year. Is revamping your home at the top of your list of resolutions? Well, you can easily knock that out by trying a new interior paint color. In 2023, there are several trends and colors that are projected to be “it”. Read on to learn which shades will appear in many homes next year!


2022’s Biggest Interior Design Trends

November 17, 2022

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stylish living room

We’ve officially made it to that magical time of year! Leaves are changing color, temperatures are rapidly dropping, and stores are lining their shelves with holiday decorations. Now that 2023 is right around the corner, you’re probably looking for ways to upgrade your home just in time for the new year. Well, it’s not too late to take advantage of the top interior design trends for 2022! Read on to learn more about this year’s hottest trends.


6 Signs It’s Time for a New Paint Job

October 12, 2022

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person peeling away cracked paint

Has it been a while since you’ve painted your home? You might be wondering if it’s time to pick up a paintbrush. As a homeowner, you want your property to look its very best at all times. To keep your home in pristine condition, you need to make sure you do regular checks and look for signs of a deteriorating paint job. That way, you can keep your curb appeal high and your dollars low! Read on to learn which signs indicate it may be time for a new paint job.


How Can a Color Consultant Help Transform Your Home?

September 20, 2022

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color consultation in McKinney

While choosing colors for your home, you may quickly realize that it’s not as easy as you think. Once you’re face to face with numerous options, you may be second-guessing every color palette you thought would look with your furniture. The entire ordeal may seem stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! A professional can help you do a lot of things that are worthwhile in a painting project. Read on to learn how a color consultation can greatly benefit you in the home design process.


The Dos and Don’ts of Accent Walls

August 5, 2022

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Accent walls have become incredibly popular in the interior design industry – and there’s a very good reason for that. Not only are they stylish, but they’re a great way to give your home that extra “wow” factor! Best of all, you have unlimited paint options and can choose to paint just about any surface. Since every home is unique, your accent wall should be just as special. Before picking up the paintbrush, here is what to do and what not to do.


The Best Paint Colors for Your Kitchen Cabinets

July 13, 2022

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closeup of white kitchen cabinets

If you hate your new wall color, you can always repaint it with something else. However, it’s not as easy to repaint your kitchen cabinets once they’re done. Most homeowners know how much work it takes, which is why it’s incredibly important to choose a paint color you know you’ll like. Before picking up a paintbrush and transforming your kitchen cabinets, you should figure out which classic color will work best for your home. In this blog post, we’ll go over a few timeless shades that’ll make your kitchen shine bright.  

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