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6 Hazards of DIY House Painting

Of all the potential remodeling projects Raleigh/Durham area homeowners consider, painting is likely the most-attempted “DIY.” Most people think it’s as easy as buying a can of paint and a paintbrush. While you can paint a room that way, it skips over all the...

Replacing “Popcorn” Ceilings

Some trends come and go, but one that deserves to remain in the past is textured (or “popcorn") ceilings. Between 1950 and 1990, contractors thought of it as a great way to hide the joints of a home or any painting mistakes. Despite their ability to mask mistakes,...

Can You Paint Your Home’s Siding?

There are many reasons to paint the exterior of a home. Maybe the colors have faded or chipped over time and need to be touched up. It’s also common for someone to buy a home and realize that they do not like the colors as much as the original owner did. Regardless of...

Siding Styles: Vertical vs. Horizontal

As you drive around the greater Triangle area of North Carolina, the overwhelming majority of homes you come across will have horizontal-styled siding. Just because most homes have this style though does not mean it is the right style for you. Many others are now...

How Often To Paint Your Home’s Exterior

When doing maintenance for a home, it’s helpful to think of every part of the house as being on a separate timer. Your roof will need to be replaced every so often. Your hardwood floors will have to be sanded and re-stained at certain times, as well. For the exterior...