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May 8, 2022

Restoration or renovation

Restoration, renovation, repair, refurbishment—what's the difference? These terms all seem to mean the same thing. But they don’t. Each type of project has different goals, requirements, and procedures. Not sure which approach to choose? We can help.

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Restoration or renovation
April 21, 2022

Refurbishing your entryway

Many homeowners are less than thrilled with the idea of repairing and refinishing their front door. The job is usually messy and frequently takes more than one day. Most homeowners hire a contractor to refurbish their entryway when it starts looking a little worse for wear.

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Refurbishing your entryway
April 11, 2022

Kitchen remodel trends

Who wants a kitchen that looks like everyone else’s? These kitchen trends let you personalize your vision of the perfect kitchen. New options and techniques for design, color, texture, materials, and kitchen components give you many exciting choices.

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Kitchen remodel trends
March 17, 2022

Selecting timeless paint colors

Choosing the perfect shade of paint for your home can feel like an overwhelming challenge. There are many great interior and exterior paint colors to choose from. Thankfully, there are a few steps you can take to simplify the process and reduce your stress level.

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Selecting timeless paint colors
March 3, 2022

Decorative finish techniques

Do you want walls or ceilings with rich texture and vibrancy? A decorative finish can achieve a stunning result—creating a calming, cooling, or invigorating effect. Our signature finishes combine colors and textures that guarantee our clients a one-of-a-kind look.

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Decorative finish techniques
February 2, 2022

Venetian plasters

Venetian plaster is an expression of art and authentic craftsmanship. Known by a variety of names including Stucco Veneziano or Marmorino, Venetian plaster is a lovey, hard-wearing material that can last several lifetimes, unlike imitation materials.

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Venetian plasters
January 10, 2022

Interior and exterior painting tips

This simple routine will keep your new paint looking fresh, and it will add years to the life of your painted surfaces. Inspect all painted finishes at least once a year. Maintenance extends the life of your interior and exterior paint, saving you time and money.

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Interior and exterior painting tips
December 11, 2021

What is epoxy flooring?

Epoxy flooring is an industrial product that is widely used for upscale residential projects. Homeowners are sometimes confused with epoxy flooring and epoxy floor coatings. A significant difference is the depth of epoxy. In this article we'll explain.

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What is epoxy flooring?
November 10, 2021

When to hire a pro

The paint is peeling, the color is fading. Is it time to update the look of your home? Some houses are easy to paint, while others are more complex. Before you position that ladder, take a few minutes to review equipment, safety, and stress factors.

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When to hire a pro
November 1, 2021

Paint surface preparation

Most people emphasize the "look" of paint finishes. After all, this is what they see when the paint has dried. But for a long-lasting and dazzling appearance to your freshly painted home, be sure you understand the importance of proper surface preparation.

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Paint surface preparation
October 5, 2021

Choosing a great painting contractor

Whether you’ve only heard horror stories of remodeling projects that have gone wrong, or you are a survivor of such a project, you can probably appreciate the importance of finding and hiring the right contractor. Not sure how to choose? Here's some suggestions.

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Choosing a great painting contractor
September 17, 2021

House painting tips

No home improvement project restores the beauty of a house as quickly and affordably as exterior painting. A new coat of paint can completely transform the look of your home. Painting a house is a major commitment which is usually best left to professionals.

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House painting tips