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Will Light Colored Paint Keep My Home Cooler?

  It’s full-on summer here in Illinois, and that can mean hazy, hot and humid. Your home is in need of a fresh coat of paint, and now you’re wondering: Can lighter-colored paint keep my home cooler? It’s mostly a matter of reflection. If you spin your color wheel from light to dark, you’ll see […]

Accessorize Your Chicagoland Home’s Exterior With Color

  Want to look your very best before heading out the door? Make certain your shoes look good, check your hair one last time, and choose some statement shades for the sun’s somewhat late arrival to the midwest. Believe it or not, those same rules apply to your house. Think of your home’s accessories: the […]

Pop Your Home’s Exterior Paint: 2018’s Top Picks

You want something different… Spring has finally sprung in Chicagoland, and warmer temperatures have you dreaming in color.  Your home has been painted white for the past decade, and it’s time for a change. Take a look at some of 2018’s most popular picks to pop your home’s exterior, courtesy of some new paint! Find […]

Farmers’ Market Fresh: Paint It Real

Longer, warmer days mean more time spent outside.  Think farmers’ markets and fresh new beginnings. A whole new crop is coming into season and we’re excited to be immersed in color.  Take a stroll through your local farmers’ market and consider bringing some color home for real. It’s time to paint a little of your […]

Spice It Up: Fresh Ideas for Painting Your Kitchen

Consider how much time you spend in your kitchen.  First stop in the morning for coffee. Kiddos at the table, sharing a few precious bits of their day.  It’s where true friends gather. Small moments that weave our lives together. Given the kitchen’s status as the heart of the home, it may be time to […]

How to Use Black in Interior Painting (Yep, We Said Interior!)

The color black might be seeing some challengers in the fashion world, but when it comes to interior painting, it is starting to displace some of the long-time favorites. As surprising as that may seem, it’s true; black interior paint isn’t just for moody coffee shops anymore! So, what are people doing with black? How […]

What’s the Best Interior Paint Color for Resale?

When it’s time to sell your home, you want to employ every strategy in the book to ensure that your property stands out from the pack. Baking bread, decluttering, leaving out cookies (a little tasty incentive never hurts), furiously cleaning… There are a whole host of tactics you can try. In fact, we shared a […]

What’s the Right Interior Paint Color for Your Office?

Is it getting time to paint your office? Before you do, be sure you do your homework and select the best possible colors! Too many businesses overlook their interior paint, often settling for whatever neutral shade the management left behind. Sometimes, they’ll end up renting a space for years or decades and never touch the […]

The Top 3 Interior Paint Color Options for 2018

If you’re looking to do things differently this year, you must be giving your home’s interior at least a little bit of thought. Whether you’re remodeling before you put your house on the market this spring, or you’re planning to tackle those just-for-you renovations, a great paint job should certainly be part of the plan. […]

Choosing the Best Bedroom Paint Colors for Relaxation

When it comes to interior paint, choosing the right colors is uber important. The colors you use throughout the house should reflect the mood you want to promote in each room. In the bedroom, it’s particularly important to maintain a sense of peacefulness, especially if you’re someone who has difficulty relaxing or sleeping. Promoting Restfulness […]