Everything You Need to Know About Exterior Painting

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The warmer weather has finally arrived and time spent outdoors is on the rise. As we begin our favorite, long-awaited outdoor activities like gardening or jogging it is easy for our attention to be re-directed towards the exterior of our home and thoughts of painting begin to emerge in our minds. Keep reading for a comprehensive list of everything you need to know about exterior painting. 

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Choosing Paint Colors

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Most of us have been here before, standing in front of a wall of thousands of colors trying to select just a few for your painting project. Once you do narrow it down to a couple of options, the same selection process takes place in your home. This can be an overwhelming experience, eventually your eyes become tired and the colors all begin to look the same. To help you prevent this, we made a list of tried and true tricks to make your next color selection process a breeze.

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Why Use a Color Consultant?

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There are infinite colors in the world around us. Benjamin Moore offers over 3,500 colors to choose from and it can be a daunting task to narrow this down to one. When choosing a color scheme for the interior or exterior of your home, this task can become even more difficult. Color Consultants specialize in understanding the way colors interact with each other and how those interactions affect us. Whether you are painting one room or your entire home, using a Color Consultant can improve the color section process.

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How to Make The Most of Your Outdoor Living Spaces

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Only a few years ago, “outdoor living” typically consisted of a few plastic chairs and grill. Today, more people are transforming their outdoor areas into an extension of their indoor living spaces. Whether you are using your outdoor space for fiestas or siestas, embrace the al fresco lifestyle and make your outdoor space just as stylish as the rest of your home. Keep reading for some easy ideas to make your yard into the new favorite area of your home.

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Three No Fail Exterior Color Palettes

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While we are nearing the end of the exterior painting season, there is still some time left to refresh your home with a new color palette! Choosing exterior paint colors can often be a lot more difficult than choosing interior colors. The color you choose is used on a much larger scale and is seen by friends and strangers a like. At an average of $50/gallon, choosing the wrong color can be a costly mistake. To help you get things right the first time, here are three no-fail exterior color combinations.

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Making Your Home Back-to-School Ready

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The transition from summer vacation to a regimented school schedule does not have to be chaotic. From Kindergarten to High School, these simple changes around the home will make early morning school runs and afternoon homework sessions more enjoyable. Making these changes now, at the beginning of the year, will make the transition as smooth as possible for both yourself and your children. Follow these simple tips to start your school year off right.

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Introducing: Century by Benjamin Moore

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Experience a new dimension in paint with Century by Benjamin Moore. The master craftsmen at Benjamin Moore worked together bringing years of experience to create an intricately balanced formulation. A curated collection of 75 colors are sold pre-mixed and produced in small batches in the same Benjamin Moore workshop to ensure exact pigmentation in every can.

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