We all know the importance of staging when it comes to selling a home. As homeowners, we work hard to set the scene and spruce up our abodes in effort to win over prospective buyers. Transform your home stand apart from the rest, or make it a blend of high-end aesthetics and neutral design to [...]
Time to do a little decorating or redecorating? Maybe it's time to think a little bit out of the box...it doesn't have to be wild or garish, but maybe a little bit unconventional. All decorating doesn't necessarily revolve around new furniture, rugs, pillows, or art on the walls. Think about your walls as your art, they are blank canvases. Think about color, think about paint!
One of the easiest ways to makeover or perk up a room is to give it a new coat of paint. With paint you can turn dark and dinghy to light and airy, loud and obnoxious to calm and soothing, or feeling small and confined to open and spacious. Paint is a very versatile medium when it comes to transforming a space. The problem is...
Are your kitchen cabinets starting to look a little old, tired, boring, and outdated? Would you like to just replace them with something new and updated, but it's just too costly? Painting is a great way to bring them up to date without "breaking the bank". Use these tips to do a professional job.
Why would you hire a professional painting company instead of painting your house yourself? Does doing it yourself make more sense? Can you save money? Is it a better job? There are definitely pros & cons, but are most of the pros on the side of the "Pros"?
For most homeowners, painting isn't one of their favorite tasks...you like the end result, you just don't want to do the job. Then, after the job is complete and you're ready to admire and enjoy your work you notice something that doesn't look quite right.
Here in the Pacific Northwest, specifically the Seattle, WA area, it isn't surprising to see discolored spots on the siding of many homes in the area. These shadowy looking spots can be brown, gray, green or even black, and they make the exterior of your home look dirty. But unlike dirt, you can't wash them off by hand or by pressure washing. The culprit is
We've all been there...we've just completed painting part or all of our home. How often have you done that and used every last drop of paint that you had purchased for your project. Probably not very often. In fact, more often than not, you're left with a couple of inches, either from the top of the can or the the bottom, of leftover paint. Now you have the decision of what to do with a partially full paint can. You pretty much have 3 options:
Have you ever painted a room, thinking it was going to be great, only to be totally disappointed when it was finished. Although it isn't something you want to do, you can re-paint a room without too much problem. This isn't such a good option if you're not happy with how the exterior paint job on your house turns out.
No matter what time of year you're getting ready to sell your house, by taking the time to touch up the paint in some strategic areas, you will be putting your home's "best foot forward". Not only will it make your home look well-maintained, but it will make it look and feel fresh and inviting...like welcoming the new buyer home. Here are some prime areas to consider.