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4 Steps to Color Washing Your Wall

Are the walls of your home looking a little bland? That is a common theme among homeowners, particularly those who purchase new homes, as most modern houses are painted with neutral colors when they are built. Or maybe you have had your home for several years and are tired of the same old color. If either of these scenarios apply, then maybe it’s time for a change. One of the popular painting styles today is color washing your walls. Color washing is a method of painting haphazardly to create a rough, old-world, chic look. The good news is that it does not require a lot of money or effort to achieve this look. In order to successfully complete this project, you will need the following items: Paint trayChina-bristle brushesLatex paint (these will be used as your...rolling yellow paint in paint tray
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Properly Prepare for Painting a Ceiling

Beginning a painting project can be a daunting task. Not only do you need to have the proper tools and supplies, you must know their proper application to ensure the best possible results. This can usually take a lot of research and time out of your already busy schedule. On top of that, there are even other details and particulars to be wary of when you’ve moved to paint your ceiling. Keep in mind this list of tips and tricks when you're attempting to paint your ceiling for the first time. Tools Required The essential supplies for painting a ceiling are minimal, but necessary for a respectable paint job: RollerRoller TrayPaintDrop ClothSanding PoleStepladderSponge Prepare and have all items on hand before starting your project to ensure a smoother, overall process. Precautions Whether your ceiling is textured or smooth, it's crucial...conjoined living rooms with white ceiling filled with couch, desk, and windows shining daylight
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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 to discover several benefits of regular deck staining. When Should Stain be Applied? If your deck has been recently installed and pressure-treated, it is important that you allow the wood to dry out for at least 30 days before applying stain. However, the duration may vary depending on the prevailing weather conditions, or the general climate in your area. To prevent wood rot and other structural damage, regular deck staining is recommended. We recommend reapplying stain to your deck every two to three years, or...deck proctected from rain by deck staining
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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 better option for your deck, check out our list of painting and staining benefits. Pros of Staining A few general benefits of using stain to protect your deck include the following: Offers a More Natural Look If you stain your deck, you'll allow the natural beauty of the wood to show, including the variety and texture of the grain. In essence, staining allows for light protection of the wood without a complete coverup of the surface. Budget-Friendly When it comes to protecting your deck, staining...professionally stained deck
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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 benefits of waterproofing your home! 1. Avoid Costly Flooding Repairs Statistics from insurance companies show that flooding damages account for 24% of all home insurance claims. As we all know, the more insurance claims you have, the higher your premium. To avoid having to pay a higher premium for your home insurance, lower the risk of water and flooding damages by having your home waterproofed by a professional. 2. Increase the Value of Your Property Waterproofing not only adds a layer of protection to your...professional painter waterproofing home
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