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Tips to Increase the Value of Your Home
The real estate market is booming. Whether you own your home as your primary residence or as an investment property, you very likely stand to benefit by investing in its long-term value. If you spend time and money for upgrades now, you’ll see a higher return on investment (ROI) when you list your home down the road. Let’s review some of the best projects to complete prior to putting the home on the market and other tips to increase the value of your home. Tip 1: Kitchen and Bathroom Updates Updating the kitchen countertops and cabinets has been proven to […]
Faifield Interior Painting – How to Pick Colors
Fairfield Interior Painting – Ways to Picking Color We all know that choosing colors for painting the interior walls of your home can be a challenging task. There are literally 1,000’s of colors to choose from, so, how do you choose? Read on to learn about practical ways to picking colors for your interiors. Start by learning the new color schemes Since you are going through the effort and expense of painting you might as well pick the latest colors. Toward the end of each year, the major paint manufacturers announce their new color palettes for the upcoming year. They […]
How to Avoid Pitfalls of Interior Painting
Interior painting is an important aspect of your home’s look and feel. Starting with choosing the right colors to the application. Almost everyone seems to think that interior painting can easily be done as a DIY project. And while the consequences of the job done poorly may not be a safety hazard like the improper installation of a ceiling, or drywall, for instance, there is a standard that should be met. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has guidelines for proper interior painting, and any painting contractor worth his salt will follow them. Read on to learn more on […]
How Often Should You Repaint the Interior of Your Home?
Have you ever wondered about interior repainting schedules? How often you should repaint the interior walls of your home really depends on several factors: usage – a kitchen will most like need repainting more frequently due to grease exposure and a bathroom due to moisture exposure traffic – a hallway and the kid’s bedrooms experience more wear and tear and will need repainting more often than a living room would exposure to smoke or other pungent smells. Heavy usage and exposure can deteriorate the paint on the walls quickly. They can get dirty-looking, stained, chipped off, and cracked. As a […]
How Does Paint Color Affect Mood?
Have you ever wondered how the color of paint on your walls can affect your mood? Or why you feel a little depressed or anxious every time you step into a certain room? Could it be the paint on your walls? Scientific research has shown that colors can either boost our mood, make us feel calm, or even trigger depressed or aggressive responses. Which prompts the question: what is the cause for these reactions? The emotional responses we have to color – according to Psychology Today – has everything to do with a color’s saturation – how pure a color […]
A Closer Look at Interior Painting
There is much that goes into interior painting. When it comes to painting the interiors many homeowners feel quite confident to tackle this task by themselves – severely underestimating just how much time and labor is involved. I dare say, a good percentage of those DIYers end up regretting not having hired a professional. After all, there is a lot of work that goes into painting, starting with preparation. Another reason why many wish they had hired a contractor is the less than perfect end result. Let me paint you a picture for you of what goes into repainting the […]
The 4 Benefits of Residential Painting in Vacaville
Have you ever found yourself walking around your neighborhood noticing that one house that stood out just because of how it was painted? Have you ever been inside a home that has the same floor plan as yours but looks so different just because of the way it was painted? Painting the interior and exterior of your home is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to transform its appearance and increase its value. Whether you’re considering an exterior color update, an interior color change, or updating your kitchen cabinets to a more modern look, these makeovers will not only add […]
Clever Interior Painting Ideas
With fall having arrived and outdoor activities dwindling down many homeowners are shifting their attention to improving the interiors of their home. Short of hiring an interior designer and with a little bit of imagination and paint anyone can turn a room from ordinary to fabulous. Here are some clever interior painting ideas to get your creativity flowing and help you to transform your home. Create Accent Walls An accent wall is a wall that is a different color or texture than the rest of the walls in the room. It’s an ingenious way to liven up a space and […]
What Are the Benefits of Repainting the Interior of Your Home?
There are many reasons why you might be thinking of repainting the interior of your home. The most common ones are you just bought a new home, or you are expecting a baby, or you just got tired of the way things look now, or maybe you are thinking of selling. These are just some of the reasons why you might want to repaint the interior for your home, and the upcoming winter months are the perfect time to do just that. Whatever your reason is, consider the expert services of Universal Painting Contractors in Fairfield, CA if you live […]
Is Faux Painting Still Hot or Not?
WHAT EXACTLY IS FAUX PAINTING? The word “faux” means mimicking the look or feel of other materials, such as marble, granite, suede, or wood. While it takes some know-how, patience, and creativity to successfully complete a faux finish project, the results will convince you that the work and amount of time spent were worth it. The Most Common Faux Techniques Sponging: Sponging is perhaps the easiest form of faux painting technique to learn. All it takes is a natural sea sponge, glaze, and two or three colors of paint to add dimension. Marbleizing: Probably one of the most common ones. […]