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Thinking of painting your cabinets? Read this first.

We all already know that painting is one of the least expensive interior design tools that make the biggest impact on the look and feel of your interior. There's nowhere this is more true than in the kitchen!

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Prepare your deck for winter: The how's and why's to winter preparation

It seems like cold weather always comes upon us quickly. One minute we're basking in lemonade and sunlight, and the other the leaves begin to change, frost starts to appear, and we realize there is only a month or two left before winter comes.

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Epoxy Flooring 101 - What you should know about epoxy garage flooring

Once reserved for high-end auto shops and classic car showrooms, professionally applied epoxy floors are becoming an upgrade of choice for residential garages and shops alike.

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Why you should paint your interior

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Painting your exterior: 16 Things you'll learn the hard way

Painting your exterior is one of the most rewarding curb appeal projects you can complete (and necessary for protecting the longevity of your exterior surfaces), but unless you've been painting exteriors for decades like we have it will always end up being a bigger project than you first anticipated.

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How to use interior design trends that won't go “out of style."

Every season, interior design experts are coming out with new qualifications for what's “in style." One day copper is huge, the next day gold is taking the center stage. For those of us who adore new design trends and stroll through the Nate Berkus aisle every time we go to Target just to see his new colors, textures, and patterns, we love the opportunity to bring a few pops of fresh style into our homes.

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7 Design Pinterest Boards you should follow TODAY

Every so often, we like to take our lunch browse the latest design trends on Pinterest. We love the inspiration, creativity, and most of all the beautiful photography. Take a look at some of our favorite inspiration design Pinterest boards:

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8 Reasons you should restain your deck

Most professionals (including us here at Painter1) recommend that you should restain your deck every 1-3 years. If you have a clear or tinted stain, every 1-2 years is best. With a semi-transparent stain, you can typically wait up to 2-3 year, as long as the area isn't exposed to extreme elements.

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21 things only interior design junkies will understand

Are you as obsessed with home decor as we are? If you're as much of an interior design junkie as we are, you'll definitely understand these 21 things!

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What you need to know about Microbicidal Paint

This paint is the first interior latex microbicidal paint registered with the US Environmental Protection agency. It was developed in conjunction with scientists and microbiologists as a germ-fighting tool for hospitals and other industrial or commercial settings where there is a threat for spread of infectious disease.

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