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Need-to-Know: The Pros & Cons to Painting a Brick Home

A home with an original brick exterior is pure gold in our book! But many homeowners would prefer a more modern look, leading many to consider an update with paint. And while painting a brick exterior is as feasible as any other home exterior, it does present a unique set of pros and cons. Making it important that you consider all facets of your decision, prior to starting the extensive painting process. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know, both good and bad, when it comes to painting a brick home. Pros A Cleaner Look – Brick walls

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HOAs & Exterior Paint: How to Keep Your Home Compliant!

Living in an area with a homeowner’s association is all about compliance. There are requirements in regards to the exterior appearance of your property, with guidelines to consider and approval processes to go through. Prior to doing any work, such as exterior painting, you will need a green light from the HOA. Today we’re sharing advice on how to keep the exterior of your home HOA compliant! Read the Rules The first step you should take when considering whether to paint the exterior of your home, is to read the rules. Every HOA has a unique set of rules, but

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Easy Exterior Updates to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

The exterior of your home is a passerby’s first impression. What does your current situation say about you? If the answer isn’t ideal, you’re not alone! Plenty of homeowners forget to consider the impact of curb appeal. Aside from boosting your own pride for your home, it also affects the monetary value. If you’re looking to invest and do a little sprucing up, here are easy exterior updates to boost your home’s curb appeal. Maintain Your Lawn A lawn is one of the most rapidly changing elements of a property. It can grow out of control or completely die in

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How Exterior Painting Protects Your Home

On average, it is recommended that the exterior of your home be repainted every 5 to 10 years. However, this timeline will depend on several factors. Such as the weather and conditions where you live, the type of exterior on your home, and the previous paint job. Learn about how exterior painting protects your home, including the benefits of exterior painting. Plus check out some of our favorite exterior paint color combinations! The Benefits of Repainting the Exterior of Your Home Before investing in exterior paint, it is best to consult a professional to see if repainting is necessary. If

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How to Properly Prep for Exterior Painting

Proper prep is the key to any paint project, particularly an exterior painting project. Without proper prep, even the best exterior paints may fail. Prep is time-consuming and detailed work, but it is the foundation of your exterior painting project. The following key steps will make sure your exterior painting project starts on the right note. Start with a good cleaning While you cannot always see it, your home’s exterior likely has a layer of dirty from dust, pollen, and other particles in the environment. Without thoroughly cleaning your home’s exterior, your paint will end up sticking to that dust

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Having Fun With Color

Color is a great way to make your home stand out. While many people choose earth tones and more muted colors for exterior colors, in certain neighborhoods, colorful trim and unique siding can add charm and character to home. We recently completed one such project for our client. This house was on the north side of Denver, in an older neighborhood that prides itself on having homes with character. Our client decided the best way to honor this home’s historic character was to enhance the trim’s color. Communication is Key When Making Major Color Changes When embarking on a major

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