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How to Make an Old House Feel New Again

Post by: McKenzie on Jan 23rd 2019

Older homes have an irresistible sense of charm, but they also often come with features that are undeniably outdated. This causes a lot of frustration in homeowners who want to renovate. Fear of losing the home's character and a small budget may be stopping your dreams of improving your home in their tracks. But there are still many ways to modernize that don't break the bank or involve drastic changes to that vintage allure. Here are ideas to help you make your old house feel new again, brought to you by our professional house painters.

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The Best Paint Colors for Each Room in the Home

Post by: McKenzie on Jan 12th 2019

Happy 2019! It's officially a new year, filled with potential and fresh starts. What better way to celebrate than giving your home a fresh paint job? If you're looking for some inspiration to repaint some outdated spaces for the new year, here are the best paint colors for each room in the home, brought to you by our expert interior painters.

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The Difference Between Oil and Latex Paint

Post by: McKenzie on Dec 23rd 2018

If you're considering painting or re-painting a room in your house you may be caught on a common snag of many homeowners: "Should I use oil- or latex- based paint?". If you don't know the pros and cons of the two it's difficult to make a solid decision. Here are some of the major differences between oil and latex paints, brought to you by Painter1's experts in painting services.

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Christmas Color Trends

Post by: McKenzie on Dec 14th 2018

If you've spent the past year with the same old color scheme on your walls, the dynamic energy of Christmastime may be inspiring you to try something new as the year comes to a close. Even though the weather outside is often cold and dark, the season has some of the most beautiful and joyful color schemes (or maybe the muted outdoor colors are giving you just as much inspiration; try whatever catches your interest!). Here are some of the most popular Christmas colors to use in your home this winter, brought to you by our professional painters.

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Selecting the Right Primer

Post by: McKenzie on Nov 20th 2018

You've probably heard that priming is a significant step in the painting process, but trying to sort through scores of primer selections and decide on just one is intimidating. Here are some tips on selecting the right primer for your project, brought to you by our professional painting contractors.

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