Fall Decorating Ideas – Bold Colors That Have An Impact

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Brighten Up Your Space Hard to believe that fall is just around the corner with the holiday season soon to come. If you like to design your home around the seasons, paining can be an inexpensive way to add some fall spice. [caption id="attachment_698" align="alignright" width="275"] Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Out with whites and grays and in with warm, rich shades of brown, green, and blush to style your walls and furniture with seasonal shades. These cozy colors are a great Continue Reading ...

Updating Your Kitchen Cabinets With Contact Paper

Posted on: September 3, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Home Decor, Home Makeover Tips, Remodeling
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Tricks for Modernizing Your Cabinets I realize that as a painting contractor in Denver CO, suggesting that you use contact paper as opposed to paint might sound a little unusual, but we want to provide the best tips for updating your home. So, any technique that can rejuvenate your perfectly functional cabinets for a minimal price is a bonus! There are many places that sell contact paper, but if you are going to use it in an area that will always be visible and require durability, you will Continue Reading ...

Transform Plain Glass into a Mercury Glass Finish

Posted on: August 26, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Home Decor, Interior Design
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Revamp Plain Glass into a More Unique Centerpiece You know those glass vases you get when you receive a delivery of flowers? I'm talking about the really plain looking ones that you aren't sure whether to keep or just pitch into the trash once the flowers are spent? Most people have a collection of various glass candle holders or vases that are nice, but they don't have much character. You can, however, transform plain glass into a mercury glass finish. If you aren't familiar with what Continue Reading ...

Is Refinishing a Piano Worth the Effort?

Posted on: August 20, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Home Decor, Painting Tips, Staining Tips
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The Process of Restoring a Piano If you have ever considered refinishing a piano, you probably started by doing some online research. It's not exactly a niche that tons of people have experience in, so you need to find someone that's been there, done that. Part of the problem with a piano is that there are a lot moving parts and separate panels that have to be taken apart to do the job properly. Keeping track of the keys, hardware and which panel goes where can make or break the final Continue Reading ...

What To Do With Left-Over Paint

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You can never buy just the right amount of paint. There is always some left, but not enough for another project. At that point you have to decide if you want to store just in case you need that color for touch ups or if you just want to pitch it. You should never dump it down your drain because it contains chemicals that can be harmful to the environment. But can you just throw it in your trash or dumpster? It depends... There are some possible solutions to consider before you decide to Continue Reading ...

Tips for Painting Interior Trim

Posted on: August 6, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Interior Design, Painting Tips
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I enjoy painting because the results are immediate and it freshens up the appearance, whether it's walls, doors, exterior siding, or furniture. I have to admit, though, that bigger areas are so much easier to paint compared to interior trim work. With trim, the preparation is pivotal to a favorable outcome. Once you are finally ready to paint, you still have to take your time and concentrate. It is a time-consuming process! The Prep Phase Before you ever open that can of paint, you have to Continue Reading ...

Surprising Colors That Make Your Resale Value Soar

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Color and emotions have been tied together since the dawn of time. Are you sad and blue, green with envy or raging red? Color is not only identified with different emotions, but the discriminating use of selective hues can greatly influence a person’s buying decisions. Considering the affordable price of professional painters in Denver, the right paint color will increase your return on investment and maximize the selling price of your home. Here’s a perfect example that demonstrates the Continue Reading ...

What To Do After A Hail Storm

Posted on: July 16, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Exterior Paint, Home Maintenance
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This summer's weather has been brutal for homes, cars, and businesses in Denver. Mother Nature has been on a rampage and the hail storms have been taking their toll. There have been 19 reports of hail in the Denver metro area so far this summer and the largest stones were 2.75 inches in diameter. From broken windows to flooding to cars being pummeled, there has been a lot of damage, which means a mass of insurance claims. This report from The Denver Post highlights the cost of the May 8, Continue Reading ...

Techniques for Fixing Dents in Your Drywall

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It is unavoidable that when you move furniture, carry something into your house that is wider than you realized, or open the door with a little to much gusto, you will end up with dents and dings on your walls. It always reminds me of an episode of Newlyweds with Jessica Simpson when her husband Nick Lachey put a gouge in the wall moving furniture. She was pretty upset, and her comment about the issue was, "We're going to have to re-wall our house." You definitely don't need to re-wall Continue Reading ...

Modernize Your Old Countertop

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The kitchen is a great place to start when you want to remodel your home, especially if you plan to sell. It is a focal point and receives the most scrutiny from a potential buyer, so you want to have it looking its best. Even if you aren't selling but are just tired of looking at that old Formica countertop, consider giving it a DIY makeover.  Rather than spending thousands on a quartz, marble or granite countertop, you can paint your current countertop for a fraction of the cost. There Continue Reading ...