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...
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...
Repair Or Replace: What To Do With Damaged Siding

Repair Or Replace: What To Do With Damaged Siding

The siding on a home is the first thing a person will notice. Cheap, unstylish or damaged siding can send a negative message to those passing by. Here in the Raleigh Durham area, we experience strong storms that will often send branches and debris flying. Siding may...
How Often To Paint Your Home’s Exterior

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...