Professional painting results come from careful planning and prep work. DIY’ers should take a cue from the pros and think through every phase of the project ahead of time. The Right Primer & Paint Starting with a good primer ensures the truest color for your top coat, no matter the surface you’re working with—walls, cabinetry or trim. Beyond the truer […]
Popular colors in 2020 are all about life … experiencing it fully, enjoying it softly and engaging in it passionately. According to national color expert Kate Smith, trending colors in 2020 and 2021 will both move the soul and embrace the spirit of life. Colors trending in 2020-21 are earthy and fun,” says Smith, chief color maven at […]
By Matt Weber A frank look at what you can expect.
“To line with boards or paneling,” is how Mr. Webster describes wainscot. Doesn’t sound very exciting, does it? Wainscot, however, can add excitement and set the theme of your home’s decor. Wainscoting, in most instances, is finished off with a variety of moldings and is a great way of creating a true, “custom millwork” look to your home. You can […]
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