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Why Rooms With More Windows Cost More to Paint

So, why do rooms with windows cost more to paint??? Do you remember cutting shapes from construction paper when you were a child? Circles and triangles were easy to manage. Stars were a little more tricky; there were so many things you had to cut around, being careful not to nip off the star points. […]

How to Go Green with Eco-Friendly Paint Choices

Eco-friendly is the new everything. We recycle. And up-cycle. And generally do our best to try and take care of this planet we call home. Years ago, lead-based paint was commonplace. These days, it’s one of the things we investigate before buying a vintage home. But even when the utilization of lead-based paint was a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nontoxic Paint Options for Your Home’s Interior

Getting excited about your upcoming interior painting project? There’s nothing better than visualizing your colors, finishes, and the layout of the room afterwards. When it comes to interior painting, you want everything to be just right! But as you pick out swatches and mull over your color options, have you stopped to think about long-term […]

What’s the Best Season for Exterior Painting?

Summer tends to be a busy, fast-moving season… Travel, vacations, work schedules, time with family, and other priorities can push your home improvement goals to the bottom of your to-do list. Until suddenly, well, fall is upon us. If you were planning on tackling a little exterior painting this summer, you might be asking yourself […]

7 Reasons Why You’ll Never Regret Hiring a Professional Painter

There’s no doubt about it: DIY (do-it-yourself) projects can be fun. Few things are more rewarding than tackling something, stepping back, and saying, “Yeah, I did that.” Not only do you get bragging rights, but you can save a few bucks too in a lot of cases, and who doesn’t love that? Add into the […]

How Do You Pick an Exterior Paint Color for Your Chicagoland Home?

It can be hard enough to pick a color for your guest bedroom (commitment isn’t easy!), so how in the world will you pick a color for your entire home? What will the neighbors think? Is lime green too bold? We can answer these questions for you, taking a little of the complexity and stress […]

5 Bathroom Painting Tips – Avoid These Common Mistakes!

Painting your bathroom, like painting your kitchen, is a high-value project. In fact, beyond just boosting aesthetic appeal, it can add substantial resale value as well. Improvements made to kitchens and bathrooms (including interior paint) consistently yield the highest return on investment of almost any other update you can make. Bathroom painting may be similar […]