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Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal: Repaint Exterior Trim

Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal: Repaint Exterior Trim

In a hot real estate market like Raleigh-Durham, every little boost to a home or business’ curb appeal goes a long way. One of the simplest ways to make your property stand out is to touch it up with a coat of paint. You don’t even have to repaint the entire exterior...

Fiber Cement Siding vs. Brick Homes

Fiber Cement Siding vs. Brick Homes

Brick homes have stood the test of time as durable, attractive exterior options for homes, businesses and other buildings. The Triangle area has a lot of brick structures, from historic homes like Ayr Mount in Hillsborough to new construction like the Durham Bulls...

6 Hazards of DIY House Painting

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

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?

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

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...