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Tips for Covering Dark Colors

A new coat of paint on your walls can completely transform any room and is a fairly easy way to update your home without investing a ton in renovations. In some cases, though you might want to lighten a room that’s painted dark. Lighter-colored rooms can feel larger, airier, and cleaner so …

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Color Psychology & Room Types

If you’ve ever lived in an apartment you are probably very familiar with the color eggshell white. There are not a lot of options when it comes to changing the color of your walls if you live in an apartment and you have to rely on your decor to give your room splashes of color and personalization, …

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Stain Removal Tips for Painted Walls

When you give your rooms a fresh coat of paint it can really transform the whole area and breathe new life in an otherwise tired area of your home. In an ideal world, your freshly painted walls would stay as beautiful and vivid as the day they were painted, but life happens and so do stains on your …

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12 Ways to Spruce Up Your Home with Paint

As you’ve been spending more time at home, you’ve likely noticed areas that could use an upgrade or a little fixing up. Luckily, you don’t have to completely renovate a room to spruce up your home. You can give your home a whole new look by simply adding a fresh coat of paint or trying out a new, …

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5 Paint Textures you should Consider

Turning your home into something you love is no simple task, especially when it comes to painting. It takes time, research, and dedication to find the right color or texture. When considering paint you can mix and match different styles to find a color that represents you and how you want to feel …

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How to Choose a Home Exterior Color

A new year signifies a new chapter in our lives. Many of us make New Year’s resolutions focusing on self-improvement, ranging from eating healthier to exercising more and everything in between. However, improvement resolutions aren’t limited to personal habits; they can also be used to enhance the …

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2019 Color Trends

The color trends of 2018 swept in vibrant jewel tones and deep, saturated colors in furniture, walls, and accents. 2019 color trends are based on a warmer, more neutral palette, trending away from gray. The effect is mindful, calm and focused on lifestyle and balance. Whether counterbalancing fast-…

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Which Colors Should You Use for Your Child’s Room?

A child’s room is a special place that can be both magical and comforting, depending on how the room is styled and decorated. The paint selection can set the mood and have a significant effect on a child’s feelings about that space. Many parents make the mistake of selecting either blue or pink ..

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How Do You Dispose of Paints Safely?

Perhaps you have empty paint containers in your home and are unsure of how to dispose of the material. We use quite a bit of paint at McDermaid Painting, and we are experts in the arena of hazardous waste disposal, which includes the disposal of materials like paints. If you are thinking about …

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Preparing for Contractors When You Have Pets

If you are planning to start a new construction project, such as a new home painting project, you must think about how the work is going to affect your pets. Between the loud noises, new strangers in the home and the shuffling of items and furniture, renovation or construction projects can …

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Making Sense of Lead Poisoning

We have all heard of lead poisoning before, but may not have a complete understanding of what it is and how it can harm adults and children. Lead is a metal that, at high levels of build-up in the body, can cause anemia, fatigue, and kidney and brain damage in adults. In children, lead poisoning …

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2018 Color Trends

If repainting rooms in your home is on your to-do list this year, you’ll want to catch up with the 2018 color trends before doing so. This year, we’re going to see bold, statement-making colors that will give a pop of sophistication to your home in wonderful and unexpected ways. Continue reading …

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Choosing the Right Color for Your Master Bedroom

When redoing your master bedroom, it can be hard to pick out a lot of new aspect when it comes to the design. But perhaps one of the toughest decisions you’ll make is what color to paint the walls. You spend a lot of time in your bedroom, and you don’t want to hate the new color after only two …

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Spruce Up Your Home For the Holidays

There’s just nothing quite like walking into a space and instantly feeling a sense of warmth and comfort, especially during the holidays. And there’s also nothing quite like being told that your home is cozy and inviting. However, maybe you’re struggling with creating an atmosphere that others want …

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