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Is it Worth Your Time to Hire a Professional Painter?

Is it Worth Your Time to Hire a Professional Painter?   When it comes to painting your home, you want to get the job done right the first time. After all, it’s a huge investment of both time and labor! Which is why you should seriously consider hiring a professional. There are a variety of benefits that come with hiring a professional painter, most of which make it the obvious choice versus DIY. Which is why we’re sharing the top four reasons to hire a professional painter.   1. Quality  Above all else, you want a high quality paint job.

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Interior Design Inspiration

Best Color Alternatives to White Kitchen Cabinets

A popular choice amongst homeowners is white kitchen cabinets. This color choice lends a bright and airy look to any kitchen, especially those that have smaller square footage. Granted, white cabinets aren’t everyone’s forte! There are some downsides to white kitchen cabinets. Some people feel that they appear too cold and clinical. Plus, white is notorious for showing dirt, fingerprints, as well as wear and tear. If you need an alternative for white cabinets, keep reading! We’re sharing some of the trendiest colors for kitchen cabinets, featuring Behr and Sherwin Williams. Colors for Kitchen Cabinets Take look at some of

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Interior Painting

Can You Paint Over Wallpaper? your Renovation Questions Answered

Wallpaper is less common nowadays but in older homes, it can present a unique set of challenges for homeowners interested in an update. In some instances, it can be painted over, while in others it requires complete removal. But how do you determine when removal is necessary? Keep reading to learn the most common questions revolving around painting over wallpaper. Including how to properly paint over it, and the equipment you will need, for a successful final product. Can You Paint Over Wallpaper? The short answer is yes! In some cases that is. You do not want to paint over

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Interior Painting

Things to Consider Before Removing a Popcorn Ceiling

Popcorn ceilings. You love them or you hate them! It’s all personal preference, although homeowners are shifting away from this style. There are countless videos on the internet that show how to easily and quickly remove a popcorn ceiling. But we warn that this task should not be undertaken on a whim. Most people opt to remove a popcorn ceiling mostly due to aesthetics, yet there are other factors to consider. We’re sharing the most important details to consider before removing a popcorn ceiling, as well as discussing popcorn ceiling removal costs. What is a Popcorn Ceiling? Also known as

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Interior Painting

How to Get Crayon, Pen & Marker Off of Walls

Kids bring all kinds of joy to life, but they also introduce some unique and stress-inducing messes. One, in particular, being writing on your clean walls. There is nothing that catches your eye quite like a random bold smudge of color! And although beautiful in its own childish right, we understand that it’s not a piece of artwork you plan on framing. Today, we’re sharing how to get cray, pen, and marker off of your walls, without damaging the paint. Plus, tips on how to prevent permanent staining or discoloration. Before You Get Started Removing a child’s wall art is

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Exterior Design Trends

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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Exterior Design Trends

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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Exterior Design Trends

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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Interior Design Inspiration

What Color Gray Should I Paint My Kitchen Cabinets?

It’s a question that our team at Helix Painting is asked time and time again, “What color gray should I paint my kitchen cabinets?” While the answer is unique to your specific home and design goals, one thing is certain. You can’t go wrong with gray kitchen cabinets! Today we’re sharing why gray kitchen cabinets are so popular, and what this color can lend to your home. Plus get inspired by some of the hottest grey colors for kitchen cabinets paint! Gray Kitchen Cabinets Ideas In recent years gray kitchen cabinets have spiked in popularity, but why? Gray is a

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Helix Painting Earns 2020 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service  Littleton, CO, February 2, 2021 –  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 2020. “Despite the enormous challenges facing our service pros throughout 2020, our Angie’s List Super Service Award winners continued to provide exceptional customer service,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “These outstanding businesses have helped homeowners not only maintain their homes, but also evolve them into safe

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