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Why We Recommend Romabio Brick Paint for Your Brick

Do you love everything about your home, except for the dark, dingy brick? While there are many pros and cons to painting brick (which we dive into in this blog post), with the right products, tools, and techniques, you can successfully paint your brick and achieve the unique look you desire! You’ll definitely want to […]

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What is Zero Voc Paint? A Look at Healthy Interior Paint Options with Greenguard Certification

Are you ready to refresh your space with a new paint color or touch-up the existing paint on your interior walls? A fresh coat of paint can transform a room, but it’s important to consider the health and safety of your home, as many paints contain harsh chemicals and ingredients called VOCs (volatile organic chemicals). […]

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How to Choose the Best Paint Color for Your House

Does picking paint colors, especially for the exterior of your home, give you major homeowner anxiety? Are you worried that you won’t choose the right paint color for your home or that it won’t look as good in your home as it does in the store? Nobody wants their Pinterest-perfect paint inspiration to turn out […]

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What is the Best Cabinet Paint: Oil or Water Based?

If you don’t love the look of your cabinets anymore, don’t rush to pick out a whole new set just yet. You can easily freshen up your cabinets and give your space the look you desire by simply painting your cabinets. This is a more cost-effective way to get the look you want, without having […]

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How to Choose a Paint Brush for Your DIY Project

Whether you’re an avid DIY’er or you just need to touch up a few areas of paint in your home, choosing the best paint brush for your DIY project is key. With so many types of paintbrushes out there for different jobs, it can be tricky to know what you need. Read on to learn […]

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How to Touch Up Interior Walls

The interior walls of your home can face a lot of wear and tear, traffic, and abuse over the years. While we like to look at these little blemishes, scrapes, scuffs, and stains as memories made in a home full of love, we also value the look and feel of a freshly touched-up wall that […]

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How Long Does Exterior Paint Last?

The exterior paint of your home not only gives your home curb appeal and reflects your style as a homeowner, but it also serves to protect your home from the outdoor elements. This keeps your home looking nice and also helps to preserve its overall value. You may be wondering, how long does exterior paint […]

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How Often Should You Paint Your Walls? Signs Your Walls Are Ready For a Paint Job

The interior walls in your home are one of the most defining aspects of your space. They set the tone for the style of your home and give it the welcoming, comfortable vibe you desire. However, no matter how great your paint job is, they don’t last forever. Styles change, your walls face wear and […]

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Should I DIY or hire a pro for my Kitchen cabinets?

Cabinets are the heart of the kitchen and set the tone for the look and vibe of your space. Whether you’re designing a new home or moving into a different home, you can transform the look of your kitchen by painting your kitchen cabinets. However, the million-dollar question is, should I DIY it or hire […]

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How to Refresh Your Space With Paint

Are you ready for a refresh as you head into the new year? If you’re looking to update your space, adding a fresh new paint color can completely transform your home without being overly costly. Choosing the right paint color, paint finish, sheen, and paint product is key to getting the long-lasting look you desire. […]

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What is the Best Paint Finish for Interior Trim?

Is your interior trim paint due for an upgrade? Choosing the perfect color to highlight your interior walls and doors may be at the top of your list, but choosing the best paint finish for trim is also key. The type of paint finish and the quality of the paint product you choose plays a […]

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What is the Best Sheen for Interior Walls?

Painting interior walls is the perfect way to customize a space and make it your own, whether you’re just moving into a new home or you’ve been wanting to update your walls for a while. While you may enjoy the thrill of picking out the perfect paint color for your interior walls, did you know […]

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