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May 3, 2022

Restoration or renovation

Restoration, renovation, repair, refurbishment—what's the difference? These terms all seem to mean the same thing. But they don’t. Each type of project has different goals, requirements, and procedures. Not sure which approach to choose? We can help.

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Restoration or renovation
April 21, 2022

Refurbishing your entryway

Many homeowners are less than thrilled with the idea of repairing and refinishing their front door. The job is usually messy and frequently takes more than one day. Most homeowners hire a contractor to refurbish their entryway when it starts looking a little worse for wear.

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Refurbishing your entryway
March 27, 2022

Kitchen remodel trends

Who wants a kitchen that looks like everyone else’s? These kitchen trends let you personalize your vision of the perfect kitchen. New options and techniques for design, color, texture, materials, and kitchen components give you many exciting choices.

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Kitchen remodel trends
February 28, 2022

Updating your cabinets

A professional contractor can repair your cabinets without replacing them. During the repair process, you can also improve the appearance and functionality of your cabinets—using a straightforward installation that integrates repairing and updates the look of your cabinets.

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Updating your cabinets
February 2, 2022

Entryway makeover

Your front door is much more than the entrance to your home. It is a crucial design element that establishes curb appeal, and a great place to add a dramatic splash of color. Repairing outdated hardware and refinishing your front door with fresh paint or varnish is a great home renovation project.

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Entryway makeover
January 10, 2022

Timeless paint colors

Choosing the perfect shade of paint for your home can feel like an overwhelming challenge. There are many great interior and exterior paint colors to choose from. Thankfully, there are a few steps you can take to simplify the process and reduce your stress level.

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Timeless paint colors
December 11. 2021

Decorative painting techniques

Do you want walls or ceilings with rich texture and vibrancy? A decorative finish can achieve a stunning effect—and can be calming, cooling, energizing, or invigorating. Our signature finishes combine color and texture, and guarantee a one-of-a-kind look.

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Decorative painting techniques
November 22, 2021

Professional painting tips

This simple routine will keep your new paint looking fresh, and it will add years to the life of your painted surfaces. Inspect all painted finishes at least once a year. Maintenance extends the life of your interior and exterior paint, saving you time and money.

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Professional painting tips
November 9, 2021

When to hire a pro

The paint is peeling, the color is fading. It's time to update the look of your home. Some houses are easy to paint, while others are more complex. Before you position that ladder, be sure to take a few minutes to review these equipment, safety, and stress factors.

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When to hire a pro
October 15, 2021

Paint surface preparation

Most people emphasize the "look" of paint finishes. After all, this is what they see when the paint has dried. But for a long-lasting and dazzling appearance to your freshly painted home, be sure you understand the importance of proper surface preparation.

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Paint surface preparation
September 17, 2021

Hiring a great contractor

Whether you’ve only heard horror stories of remodeling projects that have gone wrong, or you are a survivor of such a project, you can appreciate the importance of finding and hiring the right contractor. Not sure how to choose? Here are some suggestions.

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Hiring a great contractor