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Outdated Home Design Trends That Shouldn’t Come Back

May 13, 2022

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person creating sponge walls

As a homeowner, you’re probably always thinking of ways to improve your space. Like most people, you may turn to the internet for inspiration on interior design trends. While you can find several incredible ideas, you may also come across plenty of trends from back in the day. Taking inspiration from the past is not always a bad move, however, there are instances where old trends are better off left behind. Read on to learn which outdated home design trends we hope never come back.


5 Tips for Creating a Great Home Office

April 11, 2022

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happy man working in his home office

Since the coronavirus outbreak, nearly 60 percent of the workforce has shifted to working from home part or full time. Are you one of them? Although home offices obviously existed before the pandemic, they have become even more important as many American employees have now come to prefer working from home.

When this trend began, many employers worried about drops in productivity, but the workforce has shown that getting the job done remotely is possible. However, your environment can have an impact on your performance as well as your satisfaction with your job. Here are five tips for creating a better home office.


4 Things to Consider Before Painting with Black

March 9, 2022

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living room after painting with black

Have you ever secretly wished you could paint the walls black? Even if you don’t have an obsession with this moody, dark color, the idea of covering your walls with it can seem rebellious or against the norm. Well, the truth is that you can paint with black and still have a put-together, stylish room!

However, you have to be careful with this color and think several things out before you open the first paint can. Here are some of the things you need to consider prior to painting with black.


Interior Trim Color Ideas That Aren’t White

February 9, 2022

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living room with wood trim

Believe it or not, your interior trim does not have to be white. One of the hottest interior design trends at the moment is a contrast trim. Even though is a classic go-to color, there are many other options that can work well with your space and help you achieve your ideal aesthetic. With that in mind, read on to learn which non-white colors you should consider for your trim.


4 Exterior Paint Trends to Know for 2022

January 20, 2022

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green house with black door showing exterior paint trends

Is 2022 the year you want to tackle home projects? Maybe you work from home now and want to have a more pleasant view. Perhaps you want to finally address the exterior paint so, when guests come over, they are greeted with a beautiful, welcoming sight. Or perhaps you are planning to sell your home, and the outside could use some freshening up.

In any case, you may be wondering about exterior paint trends this year. Read on to learn what’s in style and how you can make your home stand out from the rest!


5 Exterior Paint Color Trends You Should Know About

December 15, 2021

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top of gray-colored home

You did it! After months of searching for the perfect home, you finally found one. Now that the paperwork is complete, it’s official – you’re a homeowner! If this is your first house, you’re probably brainstorming ways to improve your property. Well, one easy way to revamp your home is with a fresh coat of exterior paint. It can make all the difference in the message you’re trying to send! That said, here are some exterior painting trends that can make your home feel fresh and inviting.


Grown-Up Rules Don’t Apply When Painting a Kid’s Room!

November 10, 2021

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family painting kid’s room together

When painting the interior of your home, you might spend a lot of time crafting the perfect color selection, sampling different shades to find one that works best with all the elements in your space. However, painting a kid’s room should be an entirely different process. Instead of planning carefully, you should toss out the rulebook and simply go with what your little one’s heart desires. Read along for a few tips that can help give your child an amazing room!


House Painting Tips from Professional Painters

October 6, 2021

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painting tools and materials

As a homeowner, you’re probably constantly thinking of ways to improve your property. In most cases, a fresh coat of paint is all that’s needed to spruce up your house. Even though it’s always best to leave painting projects to the professionals, you might be tempted to embark on it yourself. Maybe it’s because you can’t find an experienced crew, or you simply like to complete these types of projects yourself. Whatever the case is, here are a few painting tips from professional painters to help you achieve a smooth and even finished product.


How Exterior Painting Can Boost Your Home’s Value

September 8, 2021

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man painting exterior of home

Are you trying to sell your house? There’s one thing you can do that’ll significantly boost your home’s value and appeal – exterior painting. A quality job will save prospective buyers from having to do it themselves for several years. And who doesn’t want to move into a home that already looks good? If you’re still not convinced, read on to learn a few additional ways that giving the outside of your house a fresh coat of paint can boost its value.


The RIGHT Way to Paint Brick Exteriors

July 5, 2021

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house that used the right way of painting brick

One evening as you’re walking your dog, you notice just how drab your brick house looks. The earthy tones make it blend in with the landscaping and with all the other houses on the block. You decide then and there that you want to paint the brick and give your home a more modern look. But there’s a particular way you need to approach painting brick. Here’s how you make sure that it’s done correctly.

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