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November 15, 2019
Tip of the Month: How to Power Wash Your Home’s Exterior

With winter well on its way, we’re running out of days to power wash the ol’ abode. And if your home looks a little lackluster before the coldest days of the year, well, it will look that way throughout the winter, since it will be too cold to power wash those surfaces. Now’s the time […]

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October 10, 2019
Tip of the Month: Maintaining Your Home’s Exterior

Your roof, walls, and foundation form your home’s first line of defense against the elements. As such, it’s wise for homeowners to keep a keen eye on these components of their “castles” — that’s why repairs and maintenance are a necessary part of home ownership. After all, even a coat of paint on the exterior […]

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September 25, 2019
Tip of the Month: The Best Colors to Accent Your Houseplants

If you love your houseplants as much as the family dog, then it’s likely that your home is filled with beautiful flora. For those who love to grow plants in their home, we find that there are a few colors that work well in combination with the natural hues of houseplants. Here at Horner Painting, […]

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August 12, 2019
Tip of the Month: How to Choose Your Accent Walls

If you’re updating the look of your home’s interior, and you want to add flavor to a room with an accent wall, then you’re facing a few decisions. You may find yourself asking: What color would look best as an accent in this room? Which wall would work best as an accent? And should I […]

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July 10, 2019
Tip of the Month: Classic Home Exterior Colors That Last Season by Season

If picking an exterior paint color for your home wasn’t tricky enough, think about this: Your home’s landscape will change vastly as the seasons pass. And since your home serves as a backdrop for your landscape, a certain color may prove appealing in summer, yet off-putting in winter. So how do you strike a balance? […]

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June 24, 2019
Tip of the Month: Signs That Your Home Interior Is Overdue for Painting

Last month, we covered some signs that it’s time to update the look of your home’s exterior with a fresh coat of paint (feel free to check out our last article: Signs That Your Home Exterior Is Overdue for Painting). So naturally, we’re going to cover the whole canvas by pointing out some signs that […]

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May 29, 2019
Tip of the Month: Signs That Your Home Exterior Is Overdue for Painting

One day, you’ll find yourself in front of your home, thinking: Does it always look like this place hasn’t been given any attention since Y2K? And when your home no longer feels like home, it’s time to update its look with a fresh coat of paint. But often, we find that our clients don’t know […]

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April 26, 2019
Tip of the Month: How to Pick a Trim Color

The trim of your home serves to accent various components that make up the surface of your home’s exterior — horizontal trim breaks up the floors of your home; vertical trim adds a solid, structural look to your abode; and window shutters serve as an additional accent.  Your trim holds just as much weight as […]

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March 12, 2019
Tip of the Month: Kitchen Painting Tips

Does your kitchen look outdated? Do you have walls that are plastered with yellowing wallpaper? Or perhaps you still have bubble-gum pink walls since the last time the kitchen was painted (which may have been back in the 60s). Well, if you’re ready to paint your walls, we’re eager to help. Here at Horner Painting, […]

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January 30, 2019
Tip of the Month: Paint Color Mistakes to Avoid

If you’re about to paint the interior of your house, you may find yourself looking at hundreds of swatches in your local hardware store, or you may find yourself glassy-eyed as you peruse aisle after aisle at a paint supplier store. We get it. It’s difficult to select a color scheme for your home’s interior […]

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Articles From Your Painters

5 Ways to Add Interest to a Plain White Wall

Over the last couple of years, white walls have been the go-to trend for simple elegance in interior design. Evoking crisp, clean, and bright aesthetics, white walls will help to bring light into rooms and even create an illusion of extra space. This hasn’t satisfied everyone, however. If you find yourself wanting a bit more […]

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Paint Quality: Is There Really a Difference?

Paint is often taken for granted; a simple commodity to add color to our lives. However, the quality of this seemingly inconsequential substance can greatly impact the outcome of a project. The differences can be found in many aspects, such as brightness, longevity, and overall appearance.  One of the most common questions we hear from […]

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Beginners Tips for Interior Painting

Getting ready to give your space a new paint job? Embarking on an interior painting project can be an exciting yet daunting task, especially for beginners with little to no experience. From picking the right paint to properly preparing your walls, there's a lot that goes into this DIY project if you want finished results […]

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