Articles featuring tag: residential painting

6 Signs It’s Time for Exterior Painting

A wall with cracked and peeling paint indicates that it’s time for exterior painting.

Exterior painting isn’t just about the aesthetic benefits - a fresh coat of paint and stain protects your home from the harmful weather effects, extensive exposure to UV radiation and prevents mold growth as well as rotting. And while most homes only need to be repainted every few years, if you’re wondering whether it’s time to contact your local exterior painters, our list of 6 signs that show it’s time for exterior painting should help you make the decision.

When to consider repainting your home

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Choosing the Right Painting Contractor

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If you’re planning on hiring a contractor to paint your home, you’re probably wondering how to make sure that the one you hire does a thorough job that lasts for the years to come. We would like to share the knowledge we have gathered during our years in the painting business and help you choose the right painting contractor for your project.

Tips on How to Find a Painting Contractor

Hiring a professional to paint your home is no easy task. The right painting contractor can help you completely transform your home into the beautiful space you’ve always dreamed of ...

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Exterior Painting: 7 Tips to Help you Select the Right Colors for Exterior Painting

Two paint brushes stained with different color paint. The two inch brush on the left is stained with black paint, and the one inch brush is stained with red paint.

The exterior of your home makes the first impression, a statement and, when maintained correctly, can enhance curb appeal and even improve resale value. A creative color choice and a fresh coat of paint can help you make that great first impression and wow anyone who passes by. Besides, when your house doesn’t need any structural improvements, exterior painting is the most cost-efficient way to revamp its appearance. If you’re thinking about refreshing the exterior of your home, one of the most important things you need to know is how to choose the right colors - they can ...

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Get in the Know Before Painting Your Home

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Thinking about taking on big home projects, like painting interior walls, can conjure up an overwhelming sense of panic; but don’t let that deter you from starting. In fact, turn that energy into creativity for a home design you love. To make this feasible, get organized by knowing; know how to prep for painting your home, know what décor ideas you have to choose from, and know your mediums.

Know How to Prepare for Painting Your Home

Chefs use the term “mise en place,” or, “everything in its place,” to explain their preparedness for cooking. This means that they have everything, ...

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Get Inspired With These Exterior Home Paint Ideas

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Exterior home design ideas are one of the biggest elements of your house’s curb appeal. There are many color schemes that people are using more often to really bring some life into their outdoor space. The first step in planning for your dream exterior design is looking at popular color combinations and learning about how to decide which is best for you.

Advice for Picking the Perfect Hues

Before you dive into the paint chip samples and color cards, there are a few pieces of advice that can help to guide and simplify your decision:

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Grown-up Rules Don’t Apply When Painting a Kid’s Room

A small kid’s room with a bunk bed, green and pink walls, a white window, green and white curtains and lots of toys.

When painting the interior of our homes, we tend to carefully search for a sophisticated color scheme that reflects our personalities. Painting a kid’s room is completely different, though. The process itself is more exciting, and the end result should be an energetic, lively and inspiring room for your little one.

Get creative and have fun

The most inspiring thing about children is that they are limited by their own imagination only - they create without thinking about what goes best with what. And you too might just have to throw your rulebook out the window and get playful when ...

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How Colors Affect Our Moods and Why You Shouldn’t Paint Your Living Room Yellow

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There is no debate that color preference is a very personal matter, especially when choosing what colors you want to see when you come back home. However, some colors can have a great impact on the overall mood of a home. In this article we want to share our knowledge about color and help you in your search of the perfect paint color.

Choosing the right colors for your interior

Painting your interior, as many experts believe, is much more than just picking up the first bucket of paint that looks appealing and applying it to your walls. Color consultants ...

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How to paint your home when you want to sell it

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If you are planning to put your home on the market, painting it is one of the most cost-efficient ways to make it more attractive for buyers. The importance of the first impression your house makes cannot be understated – a buyer may ask about the neighborhood, state of the appliances or house maintenance, but these can’t compare to the feeling a person gets when they enter your home. Knowing how to touch-up and decorate your home can help you make a quick sale at a price that you prefer.

Colors play a key role in attracting potential buyers

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Increasing the Curb Appeal: Creative Paint Colors for your Front Door

Beautiful curb appeal of a house with white colored exterior walls, black iron fence, lamps, door knobs, and a yellow front door.

The door is one of the first things people see when they visit you, so why not customize the first impression they get before they even enter your home? By painting your front door a memorable color, you can charm your guests before they even see you - or make yourself and your family feel more at home.

The best way to find the color that will look great on your front door is to remember someone’s entrance that really stood out. Perhaps a bright turquoise door made you feel calm and cheerful about meeting the parents ...

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Increasing the Curb Appeal: Transform your Property into the “It-House” of your Neighbourhood

Beautiful curb appeal of a house with seashell colored exterior walls, white windows and trim around the black door and a black iron fence.

Remember that beautiful house that immediately captured your attention as you were driving by? There can be many reasons why you couldn’t help looking at it, and not all of them are easy to pinpoint. Sometimes it’s the nice blending of the coloring of the house. Sometimes it’s the creative, rich landscaping that adds to the architecture of the house. And other times it’s the clever details that grab the attention. All of these features is what we usually call the “curb appeal” and the good news is that there are simple, easy ways that can help you increase ...

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Interior Painting: How to Prepare your Walls for Paint

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Summer is the time when most homeowners take on renovation projects. From painting their doors and refinishing moldings, to kitchen cabinet repainting and complete exterior makeovers, we know you are excited to refresh your home. Are you taking on an interior painting project this summer? We are ready to share our wisdom on how to best prepare your walls for paint.

Preparation is key to a beautiful finish

While applying the actual color to the walls is what makes a difference, painting is only the final step of a process that makes an interior painting ...

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Painting Your Home Before the Holidays

A fresh interior decorated for the holidays with a turkey served on the dining table.

With the big holidays approaching, we know you want your home to look its best for when your family and friends visit you to celebrate. Even though you will need to act rather quickly, there is still time to paint your home before you decorate for the holidays.

Tips for your Pre-Holiday Painting Project

Take a close look at your home. Start with your hallway, where your guests get the first impression of your home. Does it look welcoming, or could it use a fresh coat of paint? Carefully inspect your dining room, living room, kitchen, bathroom and powder rooms ...

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What are VOCs and what can you do about them?

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Since most people spend a great part of their lives indoors, the interest and concern in indoor air quality are on the rise. Our team at Pro Painters specializes in interior painting that creates spaces that are not only beautiful but safe to breathe in by using paint that is low or zero VOC.

If this is the hundredth and first time you’re hearing the term “VOCs” but aren’t quite sure what it means, this article should provide the knowledge you need to grasp the concept.

So what are VOCs?

VOCs is an abbreviation for Volatile Organic Compounds. ...

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