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Must-Know Tips for Painting Your Home’s Exterior with an HOA

March 6, 2024

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a row of painted homes

As a homeowner, there are few things as exciting as kicking off an exterior painting project! However, it’s always wise to consider what your homeowner’s association (HOA) will allow when it comes to exterior modification. Here are four tips that you’ll want to keep in mind as you begin navigating the exterior painting process so that you don’t risk upsetting your HOA, or worse, end up being fined!


4 Trendy Paint Color Ideas for Kitchens with Black Appliances

February 2, 2024

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a modern kitchen that’s been painted

The kitchen is often considered the “heart of the home” for several reasons, but mainly because there always seems to be something going on there! Within these rooms, we cook, eat, clean, and gather—so it’s always nice for this space to not only feel functional, but also comfortable and modern. However, it’s not always easy to make it look how you’d like it to, especially if it’s filled with sleek, black kitchen appliances. Complementing the black appliances in your kitchen can be a daunting task, but it’s very possible to repaint and achieve a stylish and modern look if you plan carefully. Here are some ideas worth considering.  


4 Exciting Colors That Work Well in Older or Historic Homes

January 3, 2024

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an older home being repainted

Owning an older or historic home is like owning a piece of history—it’s up to you to preserve and honor its legacy, but you might also want to ensure that it still looks and feels fresh! There’s no better way of doing this than by applying a fresh coat of paint. However, you might have questions about how to properly go about the process, or which colors work best with these types of homes. Continue reading below for four exciting paint color schemes that tend to work quite well in older or historic homes!


A Light Touch: How Natural and Artificial Light Can Influence the Color of Paint

December 2, 2023

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a painted room with a lot of natural lighting

If you’re about to paint your home’s interior, you’ve probably got a lot on your mind. What color should you use? What rooms are being painted? How much paint will you need? These are just a few of the questions that you might have—however, one more thing you might be wondering is if your home’s lighting can change or alter the appearance of your painted walls. Continue reading to learn more about how light can influence the color of paint so that you can ensure that it doesn’t greatly affect your results!


What Paint Colors Pair Well with Wood Floors?

November 3, 2023

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an interior room with hardwood floors

Hardwood floors are one of the most popular interior design choices these days—and for good reason! They’re elegant, durable, and can instantly transform and elevate any room; however, they aren’t the only surface in a given room that needs to be considered. Your walls are equally as important, and believe it or not, their color can complement your hardwood floors! Keep reading below to learn about a few paint color schemes that tend to pair well with dark wood floors in particular.


4 Exciting Paint Color Ideas for Your Man Cave

October 4, 2023

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a group of men cheering while watching television

The concept of a “man cave” has evolved over the years; what was once more or less a simple den is now a personalized sanctuary where guys can unwind, indulge in hobbies, or entertain friends. That said, choosing the right paint colors is crucial for setting the mood and enhancing the overall atmosphere of your man cave—after all, you should feel right at home and at ease when you’re kicking back and relaxing in your space! Keep reading below for a few paint color schemes worth considering.


The Best Paint Colors to Pair with the Stainless Steel Appliances in Your Kitchen

September 2, 2023

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a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances

There’s a saying in the world of interior design that “the kitchen is the heart of the home.” And if you’ve spent much time designing a kitchen, you probably know that you’re often allowed to go wild with your decorating ideas and truly create a space that doesn’t just look good, but also has you feeling right at home! However, if your kitchen is filled with stainless steel appliances, you might be struggling to brainstorm color schemes that’ll perfectly complement their shiny, contemporary aesthetic. Continue reading below to learn about a few paint colors that can pair quite well with stainless steel, so that when it’s time to kick off your interior painting, you’re set up for spectacular results!


Don’t Make These Mistakes When Painting Your Home’s Interior

August 4, 2023

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a person painting their home’s interior

Giving your home’s interior a fresh coat of paint is a surefire way to rejuvenate your living space, increase its value, and vastly enhance its overall appeal. However, painting the interior of your home can also be a challenging task, and there are several common mistakes that homeowners often make when embarking down this path on their own without the proper means or know-how. Here’s more about three common mistakes that are often made when painting your home’s interior, and why it might be in your best interest to instead leave your project in the hands of an expert (or team of them).


What You Need to Know About Interior Paint Fading (And How to Prevent It)

July 2, 2023

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an interior room that’s been painted pale blue

If you’ve ever removed a framed picture from a wall and noticed that the space behind it looked a slightly different color from the rest of the surface, you might’ve been a little puzzled. But believe it or not, there’s nothing weird or paranormal occurring; often, we don’t notice the gradual fading of the paint on our walls until something draws our attention to it! Keep reading below to learn about why interior paint tends to fade and lose its vibrancy after some time, along with some tips for preventing the issue in the first place.


5 Commonly Made Painting Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

June 1, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — platinumpaintingplano @ 11:25 pm
an inexperienced painter painting the floor

Painting your home or undertaking any other type of paint project can be quite a task—and of all the different things you must take into consideration, there are several potential mistakes you might accidentally make if you aren’t careful or slip up. But you don’t need to worry; arming yourself with the proper knowledge or opting for a team of professionals can ensure that things turn out just as planned. Here are five of the most commonly made painting mistakes and how to avoid them!

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