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Choosing Colors and Patterns

Choosing historical paint colors can be a trip back in time to discover what the colors of the past actually looked like. The somber and muted tones which appear when layers of paint -- altered by time, sunlight and weather -- are scraped away from old surfaces isn't a fair example of what...

Kitchen Cabinets and Islands

When it comes to kitchen remodeling projects, new appliances may be pricey and flooring costs may floor you, but kitchen cabinets can be the single biggest expense of all. That's why it literally pays to take a close look at what you've already got and consider the options...

Exterior

Exterior house painting is a great way to maintain and beautify the wood siding on a home, but it's important to do things correctly. By making exterior painting mistakes on your home, you may suffer the consequences: a shortened life for your brand new paint job.

Here’s how to avoid the...

Tips on Painting Weathered Wood

When painting a home with a wood exterior, it’s not unusual to find areas that are worn and weathered.  In extreme cases, the entire house may be weather-beaten. 

Sometimes, a home is this way because it’s been years since the last paint job.  But even new construction – a recent addition,...

Landscaping

When it comes to your home's exterior, the exterior house color is a key factor in the ability to sell your home. With millions of homes across the country currently on the market, smart homeowners are differentiating their houses and wowing potential buyers with the color of their home's...