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Creating with Color

on Wed, 07/04/2012 - 14:58

Color can bring a room to life. 

While preferred colors change constantly depending on popular trends, most colors get similar reactions from many people.


Paint prices are going up in 2012

on Sun, 10/09/2011 - 02:12

Paint prices are expected to go up at least 10% across the board after January 1, 2012, and the economy and recession have a lot of contractors with less work than usual. When the economy starts to recover, labor costs will go back up, and paint costs are going up no matter what. You can save up to 30% across the board by painting now--exterior or interior.

If you’re in a position to paint or remodel, now is your best opportunity to save.


What is low-VOC paint and why do we use it?

on Sun, 07/10/2011 - 00:00

VOCs is short-hand for volatile organic compounds.

Until recently, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were an essential ingredient in paints. They were the solvents that were released as the paint dried. Some people have very strong reactions to them in the hours and days after a new coat of paint.