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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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What Color Gray Should I Use in My House?

Grays are extremely popular, but it is hard to know what gray to use in your house. Grays in the greige (a combination of gray and beige) family are can provide warmth while grays with soft blue and green undertones can provide a fresh and cool feel. Ultimately, the right color all depends on the mood you want to create in your house, your lighting and other items in the home. We highly recommend picking a few colors you like, painting them onto some large boards and then taping those boards onto several wall. We do not recommend directly painting

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How to Remove Wallpaper

  Our customers often ask us how to remove wallpaper from their homes. While we are happy to provide a free quote for us to remove them, this is often something you can do yourself. Before you get to work removing wallpaper, it is important to prepare the area to control the mess. Follow these key steps: Step 1 – Remove all items from the walls Step 2 – Move all furniture and other objects to the center of the room. Step 3 – Cover anything left in the room (even in the center) with plastic sheeting or drop cloths. Step

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Helix Painting Earns 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Littleton, CO, January 14, 2020 – Helix Painting is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2019. “Service pros that receive our Angie’s List Super Service Award represent the best  in our network, who are consistently making great customer service their mission,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “These pros have provided exceptional service to our members and absolutely deserve recognition for the

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I’m Planning To Sell My House. What Colors Should I Use?

We frequently get calls from customers who are selling their houses. Over the years, many have put personalized touches bright accent walls, seventies-era greens and browns, nine colors throughout the house, etc. Now that it’s time to sell, their realtors have recommended they make some affordable improvements to the home to make it attractive to a broad base of home buyers. Sound familiar? If you are selling your house, the key is to make it look fresh, neat, and clean to appeal to the widest cross section of buyers. Most commonly, that means putting a light grey, off white, or

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