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Painting Tips with Heather Scott Home & Design

Posted on 26 Mar 2015 In: painting

Painting Tips with Heather Scott Home & DesignNews from KXAN.com:

By Digicisco Published: March 24, 2015, 6:09 pm

Heather Blue-Harkovich of Heather Scott Home & Design shared expert advice for painting your home. Paint is usually one of the first things that people change when buying a new home. When you are choosing paint color, choose your design scheme first.
Why is Paint Important
Paint is usually one of the first things people change when they buy a home, redecorate or think about putting their house on the market.
Paint should generally be redone [...] Continue Reading…

Get the Most Bang for Your Buck with These Home Improvement ProjectsNews from The Fiscal Times:
You’ve been waiting for it all winter: Now that the snow has finally melted, you’re ready to shake off that cabin fever so your inner Bob Vila can tackle some home renovations.
But don’t run to Home Depot just yet. Whether you’re looking to spruce up your abode for personal satisfaction—or to up your home’s value for selling—we tapped two renovation experts to weigh in on just how worth it six common springtime improvement projects are, given their typically [...] Continue Reading…

Your Place: Brushing up on painting tips for all surfaces

Posted on 21 Mar 2015 In: painting

Your Place: Brushing up on painting tips for all surfacesNews from Pocono Record:

Spring will be here before you know it (stop laughing!), and that means finally tackling that room you were planning to paint. Or even the whole house.

The Paint Quality Institute recently launched an interactive new website at paintquality.com that’s full of information you need to prepare for any interior or exterior paint job.

The institute’s Debbie Zimmer says the site has advice on painting every conceivable surface, from concrete to countertops.

Included are articles on topics such as surface [...] Continue Reading…

Deck restoration paint: Pros and cons

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 In: painting

Deck restoration paint: Pros and consNews from News & Observer:

You’ve probably seen those deck restoration products advertised on television or in magazines. After applying the new coating, happy homeowners dance the afternoons away on their smooth new surfaces, their pets wriggling with glee nearby.
Is it really that simple? We talked with homeowners and found a mixed bag. Some homeowners like the results. The thick coatings cover splinters and fill cracks, which protect bare feet on old, weathered decks. And they improve the appearance dramatically.
Others complain that the coatings are [...] Continue Reading…

Miami home show to emphasize union of art and home design

Posted on 20 Mar 2015 In: painting

Miami home show to emphasize union of art and home designNews from MiamiHerald.com:
Home design will intersect with the art world at the Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show, which opens Friday at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
The four-day convention, which organizers expect will draw more than 60,000 people, will emphasize the union of art and home design while showcasing the latest in home improvements, renovations and interior design.
“The show will be a bridge to bring the arts community and residents together,” said Sharon Berube, spokeswoman for the show.
Artists have [...] Continue Reading…

Paint your grass? Property Brothers share curb appeal tips — and prank WillieNews from Today.com:
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Porchcom Provides Budget Tips for Home Painting Projects – Consumer Electronics NetNews from Porchcom Provides Budget Tips for Home Painting Projects – Consumer Electronics Net:

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Porch, the home network, shares insights to help keep home painting costs down
SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Porch.com (http://porch.com), the home network for homeowners and home professionals, today shared budget tips for homeowners who are planning a painting project for their home……………. continues on Porchcom Provides Budget Tips for Home Painting Projects [...] Continue Reading…

This weekend’s Home & Remodeling show features ‘Wall Wizard,’ Inspiration …News from AL.com:
At the 27th annual Building, Home & Remodeling Show, more than 200 companies will exhibit products and services related to landscaping, home products, and building, buying or remodeling a home.
The event is set for March 6-8 at the Von Braun Center South Hall, and will feature Brian Santos, a fourth-generation painting contractor and author of best-selling home improvement books, along with the Idea and Inspiration House.
“We are excited to have ‘The Wall Wizard’ at this year’s show along [...] Continue Reading…

Local real estate agent offers tips to make a house buyer-friendlyNews from Grand Forks Herald:
How a home looks and feels to a potential buyer can make all the difference.

Spring is the biggest season in the real estate market, and while many in the area may be about to put their homes on the market, there are some practices to keep in mind when doing so, Mary Dietrich of Greenberg Realty said.

How a house is presented can influence how long the house will sit on the market and even how [...] Continue Reading…

At Home: Tips on picking paint

Posted on 25 Feb 2015 In: painting

At Home: Tips on picking paintNews from The Daily News Journal:Colleen Johnson-Bryant 8:33 a.m. CST January 30, 2015

Paint color onto a SureSwatch removable film and leave on for up to 14 days to ensure the best choice for your room. Do not use on wallpaper, recently painted walls or unpainted drywall.(Photo: Submitted)

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Success tips for home painting projectsNews from Niagarathisweek.com:
When you want to dramatically change up the colour of a room, the Niagara Star Painters in [...] Continue Reading…