How to Best Prevent Wood Rot

When wood is damp, it starts to rot. If left unrepaired, the rot attracts termites and fungi, and the wood becomes weak and breakable. To best prevent wood rot, it’s important to have your home or building inspected regularly for trouble spots, have the trouble spots repaired, and have a new...

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Pros and Cons: Painted vs. Stained Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen cabinets come in all shapes and sizes, but every person will notice the finish. When finishing cabinets, a homeowner needs to choose between painted or stained. Both stained and painted cabinets will look fantastic in the kitchen but deciding on the right one for your home can be a difficult...

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Exterior Paint Projects: 4 Times You Should Hire a Pro

While DIY painting projects are popular due to their convenience, there are certain times when it is better to hire a professional. This is especially true if you are looking to paint your home's exterior. Exterior paint projects can be difficult to complete on your own and often require special equipment....

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5 Ways to Determine if Your Home Needs an Exterior Repaint This Spring

In order to keep your home properly protected, structurally sound, and looking its best, a quality coat of paint is essential. If your home’s exterior is in need of a repaint, this spring season is the perfect time to complete the job! Keep reading to discover five signs it is time...

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3 Benefits of Regular Deck Staining

When it comes to your deck and other exterior wooden structures, it is crucial to ensure these features are properly protected from the elements in order to maintain an aesthetically-pleasing exterior and prolong the life of your investment. In order to keep your deck protected, regular staining is important. Keep reading...

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Painting vs. Staining Your Deck

Just like the structure of your home, your wooden deck can also be subject to wood rot and moisture damage if not properly protected. To keep your deck protected and looking its best, adding a stain or coat of paint is essential. For help deciding whether painting or staining is the...

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4 Surprising Benefits of Waterproofing Your Home

Waterproofing your home may sound like a value-added task that many people think is optional. After all, their home is still habitable and looks nice regardless of whether it is waterproofed or not. However, waterproofing your home brings several surprising benefits you may not have considered. Check out these four unexpected...

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4 Spring Home Exterior Maintenance Tips

As the temperatures warm up and the days become longer, many people start their annual spring cleaning to-do list. No closet or drawer is safe from this cleaning spree. Along with the interior cleaning, your home’s exterior could also use a little TLC this spring season. Check out these exterior home...

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4 Reasons Why Spring is the Perfect Time to Paint Your Home Exterior

As spring arrives, the weather shift from cold to sunny and mild makes it possible to carry out outdoor projects. After being less active for a while in the winter, homeowners can be overwhelmed with a long list of tasks to accomplish during spring. One of the tasks that should be...

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3 Popular Interior Painting Trends for Your Home Office

During these uncertain times with some still choosing to work from home, having a clean, well-designed home office is important to stay motivated. If your home office is starting to look outdated and bringing your work ethic down, it might be time for an update. Even just a new, fresh coat...

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Get Inspired with These 2021 Interior Paint Color Trends

Last year, most of us spent more time in our homes than ever before, giving us plenty of time to look at our home’s interior paint colors and get inspired for an upgrade. With a new year comes a fresh start and changing visions. Check out these exciting interior paint color...

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3 Reasons Why Winter is the Best Time to Have Your Home's Interior Painted

While freezing temperatures can make exterior painting projects tricky, winter is the perfect time to have your home's interior painted. Check out why you should consider starting your interior painting projects this winter season! 1. Professional Paint Crews are More Readily Available During the winter season, professional paint crews are typically...

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Top 3 Popular Bathroom Paint Colors

Everyone wants to keep their bathroom fresh. However, it's sometimes easy to forget that every once in a while that includes a fresh coat of paint! Not only will a new coat of paint keep you your bathroom up to date with the latest trends, but it can also ease streaks...

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How Frequently Your Home’s Exterior Should Be Repainted

When it comes to keeping the exterior of your home in good condition, keeping up with regular maintenance and repainting when necessary is essential. While the short answer is 8-10 years, how frequently it should be repainted really depends on numerous factors such as: the quality of the previous preparation and...

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4 Paint Colors to Set Off Your Home’s Interior

The paint colors you choose for your interior walls set the tone for your entire home. Whether you're going for a peaceful oasis away from the world, trying to match your quirky personality, or simply wanting to make a room appear larger or smaller, there's a color suited to every mood...

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3 Tips For Preserving Your Home’s Exterior Paint

Painting the exterior of your home is an excellent investment and is one that can really help to bring new life to your home's exterior. However, since this is an investment for you, it is very important that you protect it. Thankfully, there are certain things that you can do to...

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5 Reasons You Should NOT Wait to Repaint the Exterior of Your House

When is the last time you had your home's exterior repainted? If it has been a few years, you may notice hairline cracks beginning to form in the finish and small chips flaking from the wood. With your home showing obvious signs that its outer finish is failing to "weather the...

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6 Tips for Painting Your Home’s Exterior

Whether you just bought a new house, or the old, comfortable home needs a touch-up, a new paint job can be a daunting prospect. Luckily, we’ve got some helpful tips to share to keep your project running smoothly. 1. Check Your Weather Report Plan your exterior paint project for a dry...

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Selling Your Home? Increase Its Market Value with a Fresh Paint Job

When thinking about selling your house, you are more than likely also thinking about receiving an acceptable offer. The first thing most experienced realtors will tell you is that a fresh coat of paint for both the exterior and interior of your home is one of the best ways to increase...

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Exterior Painting in the Midwest

The extreme temperatures and windy weather the Midwest is known for can easily weaken a paint job. Summer heat, winter ice, and rainy thunderstorms can wreak havoc on a beautiful exterior. Fortunately, there are ways to be proactive and prevent your home from sustaining damage caused by seasonal changes and unpredictable...

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Prep Work for Outdoor House Painting Projects - Getting it Right

Exterior house painting projects offer a unique set of challenges, which can differ in many aspects from the prep work normally required for an indoor painting project. Follow these handy cleaning and prep tips designed to make your outdoor painting project as seamless as possible. Cleaning Comes First Prior to beginning...

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