If you’re getting ready to sell your home, you’re probably in the midst of decluttering, organizing, and figuring out what home improvement projects make the most sense before you bring in potential buyers. Some projects (like putting in a brand-new kitchen) will look great, but they’re costly and don’t provide a great return on your investment. [Read more…] about Moving? Here’s Why You Should Paint Before You Sell Your Home
When you’re ready to paint, proper technique goes a long way in making sure your room turns out perfect. The three P’s of a good paint job are preparation, patience, and procedure. If your work lacks one of the three P’s, you can end with one of the three most common painting problems. But don’t worry! We’re here to help you avoid those problems. [Read more…] about Three Common Painting Problems (And How to Fix Them)
As millennials join the ranks of first-time home buyers, they’re learning what homeowners have known for generations: the cost of a home goes beyond the monthly mortgage payments. You’ll also have to foot the bill for maintenance, repairs, and general upkeep — from landscaping and painting to AC repair and electrical issues. [Read more…] about Attention Millennials — Don’t Hire Help, DIY Paint Projects in Your New Home!
In my last diary entry, I was focused on deciding on a paint color scheme, a monochromatic scheme (different shades of the same color). I’m focusing on a yellow and gray comforter as the focal point of the room, so my paint colors will be yellow and gray. Now it’s all about selecting the right shade of paint.
As you move about your home, go out to eat, shop at your favorite stores, and browse the web, there’s something you’re probably unaware of that’s manipulating your energy level, behavior, and emotions. Unbeknownst to most people, colors — and color psychology — have a huge impact on our moods.
Perhaps you’re spiffing your house up to sell it or maybe it’s just time for some spring cleaning and home improvement projects. Either way, getting out the roller and a bucket of paint is a fantastic way to transform your home. Don’t want to paint the whole thing? No problem! You’ll be surprised at the huge difference you can make just by painting an accent wall.