Painted cabinets are ruling Pinterest these days, since intrepid DIYers love the idea of updating their kitchens with only a few coats of a new color. It seems like a no-brainer project, but this undertaking actually has many potential pitfalls. Avoid these blunders to end up with cabinets you can't wait to show off: 1. You have unrealistic expectations.
Painted cabinets look lovely, but they aren't going to look totally smooth. "If the cabinets have a visible open grain, th
You'd be hard pressed to find anything more important to the design of a room than the color scheme that holds it together. Every room has a color palette, even the ones that are all or mostly one color. And while the style and period of the furniture and the architecture of the room are both huge contributing factors to determining the personality of a space, almost nothing decides the feel of our rooms as much as the colors that we choose to fill them with. So whether the p
photo by: www.ctvnews.ca Because I live in an older neighborhood with no homeowners association or bylaws, there are no rules and regulations that dictate exterior paint colors. Most of the time, that's a very good thing. Recently, however, our neighbors painted their home a shade of green that ... well, let's just say it's gotten a lot of stares, and not the flattering kind.
Unlike interior colors, exterior hues can affect the entire street — and that puts a lot of pressu
interior house painters Choosing Colors You Can Live With
In a world where thousands of colors can be yours for just $25 a gallon, it pays to consider the advice of architectural color consultant Bonnie Krims. "Always remember that while there are thousands of paint chips at the store, there are only seven colors in the paint spectrum," says Krims, referring to red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet (what Color Theory 101 students are often taught to remember
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Regardless of what type of painting is desired, a reliable painting contractor is imperative for the job. Finding the right painting contractor takes research and evaluation. It is important to follow these tips when choosing a painting contractor to hire.
Tips for Hiring a Painting Contractor:
Do Your Research. Ask family members and friends for recommendations. Check with the Better Business Bureau for accredited painting contractors in the area. Review their ratings,
Committing to a new paint color is scary. We asked a group of pros to share their go-to hues—from soft and soothing to rich and splashy—so that you can find the ideal one for every room. http://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/decorating/decorating-tips-techniques/choosing-paint-color. #residentialpaintersbarrie #housepaintingbarrie #interiorpaintingbarrie #housepaintersbarrie #housepaintersbarrieontario #exteriorpaintingbarrie #housepaintersinbarrieontario #housepaintersin
When hiring a painter, follow these tips to ensure you choose the right one. Painting is one of the more popular home improvement projects homeowners like to undertake. Whatever the scope of the project, hiring a professional contractor will save a lot of time and effort in the long run. Before you choose a contractor who meets your needs, consider the following: Experience. How long has the contractor been in business? This trade can have high turnover. Make sure you hire so