Tis the season for home remodeling! Just look at this work we did on this total home project in Woodbury, MN. The client wanted to stain the existing oak in the home a dark walnut color. We also repainted all of the walls and enameled the kitchen cabinets.
For many homeowners, this is still a debate. On the one hand there are many homes from decades ago that are just getting updates, so they are covered in wallpaper galore. For newer homes, the trend has re-emerged with new fashion and Top Interior Designers are finding new ways to bring warmth and luxury to spaces with invigorate wallpaper designs.
When we think of painting our home, we generally dream of warm weather, cold brews and semi-productive weekend days. But that’s really reserved for your home’s exterior. You don’t want to paint your home’s exterior in the winter. There are people who ask… and people who do. There are even winter-grade paints that can withstand brutality down the 35 degrees, but it really begs the question “why”.
That is the question that many homeowners and business owners ask themselves. A wood fence is a wonderful option for security and privacy, but it’s also a major investment. Once you commit to a wood fence, you’ll want to keep the wood protected. It must be either sealed, stained or painted over time to keep it looking brand new.
Black has become a pretty popular paint choice among younger generations, who are consuming homes and rental spaces at unprecedented rates. If you think that the color black may bring some change to your home but are struggling with the design of it or simply scared to jump in - give Elite Finisher a call.
Your home should really showcase one cohesive style. This style is something that should permeate through the architecture, furniture, flooring, cabinets, fixtures — and most definitely your home’s paint. The paint, however, is often the most challenging part for a lot of people. Where do you start?
No big surprise here - shiplap is IN STYLE. Everyone seems to be incorporating shiplap style paneling into their re-dos these days. Amongst other reasons, it’s budget-friendly, relatively easy to apply, and gives the wall an authentic-looking throwback to centuries ago look. Read the article to some DIY tips on painting your shiplap walls.
At Elite Finisher, we realize that many homeowners ask the question "what time of year is best to paint my home"? Spring can be rainy, summer can be humid, fall is nice and cool... Late spring and summer are classic exterior painting months. With precipitation low and temperatures warm, paint cures at the proper rate. During the fall, the high and lows are less than other seasons, so it's an excellent time to get to work.
CLEVELAND (AUGUST 29, 2016) — Sherwin-Williams announces Poised Taupe (SW 6039) as the 2017 Color of the Year. A modern take on a timeless classic, Poised Taupe signals a new direction in society’s ever-growing thirst for beautiful neutrals that bring warm and cool tones together to create one irresistibly versatile color.