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A Color Scheme to Sure Turn Heads

Late in the Fall of 2015, Major Painting was approached by the Owner of Contract Furnishings and his team of designers to come up with a new look for their old, and out dated building. The goal was to bring more curb appeal to the old 6,500 square foot building. The original colors had faded tremendously, giving the building little to no flare, therefore not standing out, although it being on one of the busiest streets in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri.  Contract Furnishings' amazing designers came up with a subtle, but elegant color scheme just hours before the project started. Due to the building not being painted in over a decade, the first step of the process was to power wash the building in order to remove any dirt or grime that could interfere...Before: Contract Furnishings
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How to Properly Maintain Your Deck

Your deck is an investment, and most likely you want to be able to enjoy it for years to come. However, without proper maintenance, decks can begin to show wear and tear very quickly. If you want to keep your deck looking beautiful for as long as possible, try following these simple tips for properly maintaining your deck: Paint Your Deck with Stain and Sealant If your deck is made of wood, then it will require more maintenance than decks that are constructed from composite material. Even treated wood can become susceptible to damage, especially with regard to water damage. One of the best ways to prolong the life of your deck is to invest in a high quality stain and sealant. Doing so will give your deck a rich color, and will seal out any...How to Properly Maintain Deck
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Tips for Painting a Creative Workspace

When you decide to paint a creative workspace such as a private studio or a creative office space, you’ll be faced with the question of how to inspire creativity without creating a distraction or limiting imagination.  Here are 3 tips for painting a creative workspace: Choose neutral colors that aren’t visually intrusive. If you’re painting a creative space in which visually based projects such as paintings are being produced, then you’ll likely wish to choose a light, neutral wall color. This will help ensure that the artists in the room are able to accurately perceive the colors that they’re working with. On the other hand, if your workspace is creative in a more abstract sense, then feel free to choose colors that are vivid and engaging. To reduce distraction, choose solid colors over patterns. Although it’s...Tips for Painting a Creative Workspace
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Four Things to be Aware of when Painting your Own Home

Many people believe painting to be an easy task that anyone can do. Their finished results however tell a different story. When painting, even the smallest details matter, which is why it is important not to take shortcuts. Here are some things to be aware of when painting your own home that will truly make a difference in the way your walls look. 1. Clean surfaces first This is a step that a lot of people skip, yet is extremely important. Paint cannot adhere properly to dirt, grime, or oil, which means that unless you clean your walls, they are likely to appear patchy. 2. Use canvas drop cloths Plastic drop cloths can become bunched up underneath your feet, thereby leaving your floors unprotected. Canvas drop cloths are a better choice because they remain in placer....Couple Painting Room in Home
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What Does The Color of Your Front Door Say About You?

The exterior of your home is important in so many ways: it can increase the value of your home, it creates curb appeal, and it's the first impression others have of you. Have you ever considered what the color of your front door says about you? Color speaks volumes, but so does the boldness or softness of the colors you choose. The bolder the color, the more outgoing the homeowner. Let's take a look at some color choices for doors and what they silently communicate to people. Red and Orange: Not surprisingly, these bright and bold colors say "look at me!" People who choose red or orange for their front doors are usually more outgoing and energetic. Yellow: Is bright and sunny, just like the people who live behind a yellow door. These homeowners are upbeat,...What Does the Color of Your Front Door Say About You
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