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Our Favorite Design Quotes

In our day-to-day interacting with designers, DIY-ers, home improvement enthusiasts, and those looking to make their homes sparkle, we run into beautiful thoughts and ideas about interior design. Each of these design quotes is inspirational to us, so we wanted to share with you!

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Decks and Fences: All you need to know about staining vs painting

Sun, rain, ice; mother nature wreaks havoc on most exterior surfaces through moisture, heat, UV rays, mold or mildew, and temperature fluctuations. Keeping your deck or fence freshly sealed and means you are protecting the wood from the elements that might otherwise accelerate the deterioration of your exterior surfaces.

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Which Neutral Paint Color are You?

While some people hear the word "neutral" and think it means a flavorless and boring paint color, we see neutrals as the base upon which all other design is built. It's the cake before the frosting; the ice cream before the toppings. Neutral paint colors are the canvas that provide the backdrop for all other colors.

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Professional Painting Estimate: What to Expect

You've finally decided to hire a professional painter; what should you expect during your professional painting estimate?

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4 Tips for Choosing Colors that go Together

One of the basic elements of design is being able to match colors that look amazing together. For some, this super power comes naturally; they innately know which colors look good together. For others, the concept of which colors go together can be a bit more elusive.

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Unique Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Mothers Day is just around the corner, and while you're probably brimming with ideas for celebrating the special mothers in your life, we wanted to chime in with some unique Mothers Day gift ideas of our own just in case you could use a little inspiration for something a bit different this year.

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6 Reasons you should hire a professional painter

Are you on the fence about hiring a professional house painting company? We understand! Here are 6 reasons why hiring a professional painter might be right for you:

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Best Front Door Paint Colors

Painting your door adds instant curb appeal to your home and updates your look with a new, modern flair. While front doors used to tend to be overshadowed by the main colors of the home, now the colors for your front door are more likely to be bold, bright, and beautiful.

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12 Best Paint Colors for Bedrooms

Looking to catch some extra zzzzz's? Painting your bedroom might be the answer! Sleep specialists around the world have studied the best paint colors for bedrooms and their impact on the amount of sleep you get each night, and it turns out the right paint color can add up to 2 hours of sleep to your nighttime routine.

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10 Tips for Choosing Paint Colors

There's a reason we walk into some rooms and breathe a sigh of comfort or excitement, and a reason other rooms make us uneasy: colors. Did you know that 60% of our response to an object or place is a reaction to the color?

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