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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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Exterior Design Trends

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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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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Exterior Design Trends

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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Helix Painting Joins Team Dave Logan

Helix Painting is excited to announce we have joined Team Dave Logan. Team Dave Logan is a Denver company focused on connecting the Denver community with honest, hardworking businesses with integrity. Founded out a need to provide his mother with a recommendation for a home repair, Dave Logan realized there should be a resource for cutting through the hype and discerning the ethics and professionalism of any business. In order to join Team Dave Logan, Helix Painting went through their extensive interview process and background screening to ensure we are using quality business practices and operating with professional ethics. The

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Exterior Design Trends

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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Deck Staining

Deck Staining and Fence Staining Give Your Outdoors a Fresh Feel

Deck staining and fence staining is one of the easiest ways to freshen your outdoors for Spring. When deciding to stain your deck or fence, there are some important considerations. When do I need to Re-stain my deck or fence? If you live in an area like Denver, the combination of lots of sunshine, snow and, of course, hail, lead to some pretty tough conditions for the exterior parts of your home. Most homes need their exteriors painted  at least every 5-7 years.  Some stained surfaces can even need to be re-stained every 2 years. Decks and fences are no

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Exterior Painting

Helix Painting Receives Best of Houzz Award for Customer Service

Helix Painting has won “Best of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Thank you to all of our customers who voted for us and provided glowing reviews of our interior and exterior painting service. the Best of Houzz Award The Best Of Houzz is awarded annually in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Customer Service honors are based on several factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2017. A “Best Of Houzz 2018” badge will appear on winners’ profiles, as a sign of their commitment to excellence.

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Exterior Painting

Exterior Painting During the Winter Months?

Can I do exterior painting in winter?  We get a lot of phone calls for exterior painting, even in cold winter months.  Unfortunately, unless you’re in the Sun Belt, it’s pretty hard to re-paint a house during the winter. Why do you need warm weather for exterior painting? Sherwin Williams and other paint manufacturers have some great paints temperature rated down to 35 degrees, which means if the temperature dips below 35 degrees, you’re likely to run into problems.  If the weather gets too cold, the paint won’t set right and could end up cracking or peeling.  Typically you’re re-painting

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