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5 Reasons to Paint your Brick House

I’ve read article after article with reasons why not to paint your home exterior brick; however, I still did it!  After talking to painting experts and doing huge research on the pros and cons, I still did it! I painted my brick and I couldn’t be happier… Is your brick looking dated and tired?  Maybe ...


Painting Your Home? 6 Show Stopping Whites That Deliver

A question we get asked time and time again is, “What color white is that?”  Most people need help finding the correct white that becomes the perfect backdrop for a manicured green yard or aged copper lighting. Architectural details take center stage when your white home exterior paint is the correct shade.  Therefore, we have ...


Satin, Eggshell, Flat, Semi-Gloss…What’s the dealio?

So if picking an exterior paint color wasn’t hard enough, allow me to complicate things a bit further.  The sheen CAN AND WILL affect color.  What you say??  This is getting ridiculous…yeah…yeah it is.  We want to give you some recommended finishes depending on what you are painting on your home’s exterior…so here goes!   ...