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15 05, 2019

4 Tips to Budget for Your House Painting Project

2020-10-03T17:37:39+00:00

Maintaining your home’s exterior is an essential part of home ownership. From keeping your yard looking fantastic to ensuring your home’s exterior is looking its best, you take pride in your home. Your home is an investment. When it comes to increasing your home’s value, choosing to upgrade your home can go a long way. Home improvement projects can not only give you a more significant return on your investment but can make your home more enjoyable and comfortable. Whether you’re considering an addition, a remodel, or new landscaping, DIY projects can be time-consuming and sometimes expensive. If you are looking to upgrade your home’s appearance, a fresh coat of paint is a perfect way to give your home a

4 Tips to Budget for Your House Painting Project2020-10-03T17:37:39+00:00
7 05, 2019

Help! How Much Exterior Paint Do I Need To Buy?

2020-10-03T17:39:06+00:00

After sifting through countless paint swatches, flipping the pages of home design magazines, and watching HGTV unceasingly, you have finally decided on a color scheme for your home’s exterior. You might be asking yourself, “how much paint do I need?” You will need to estimate how much paint you will need to purchase while avoiding the risk of running out. If you are not sure you want to tackle an exterior paint job yourself, call Select Painting today. We have the experience you need when it comes to taking care of your home. If you want to tackle the job yourself, here are some things to consider when calculating how much paint you will need to buy. Your Home’s Square

Help! How Much Exterior Paint Do I Need To Buy?2020-10-03T17:39:06+00:00
25 04, 2019

Exterior House Colors To Sell Your Home Fast

2020-10-03T17:40:44+00:00

It’s time to sell your home, and you’re looking for a quick and painless way to maximize your home’s value. There are two words you should first focus on: curb appeal. And one of the best ways to increase curb appeal is to update exterior house colors.   Any realtor will agree that a home’s exterior is a vital part in urging a potential buyer to “take the plunge.” A fresh coat of paint will welcome shoppers and help them visualize their lives in their new neighborhood. If your goal is to update and sell fast, having your house painted is the most time efficient way to add instant value to your home—especially if you choose a strategic color palette.

Exterior House Colors To Sell Your Home Fast2020-10-03T17:40:44+00:00
15 04, 2019

How To Paint Brick and Stone

2020-10-03T17:42:23+00:00

Brick and stone are some of the most popular building materials around. They are sturdy, long-lasting, and gorgeous. With a seemingly endless variety of colors and textures, they can beautify your space indoors and out. Select Painting can tackle all of your painting projects, so you don’t need to. As the weather warms up, exterior painting projects take center stage in home improvement projects. Call Select today if you’re ready to get a free estimate and to schedule your paint job. In addition to the typical interior and exterior painting projects you usually think of, another task that can change the look of your home is painting brick and stone structures or accents. If you want professional help with your

How To Paint Brick and Stone2020-10-03T17:42:23+00:00
5 04, 2019

Popular Exterior Painting Trends

2020-10-03T17:43:47+00:00

The exterior of your home is the first thing that people see, from the street or as they approach your front door. Whether you’re looking to put your home on the market or to stay put for years, paying attention to your home’s exterior paint is essential. Spring and summer are a great time to treat your home to a new coat of exterior paint. Not only will the new paint help your house look well-maintained, but it will also give it a fresh, updated, stylish look that will make coming home lovely. At Select Painting, we are ready to make your home’s exterior eye-catching and attractive with a professional paint job. Exterior paint must be applied during specific temperature

Popular Exterior Painting Trends2020-10-03T17:43:47+00:00
16 03, 2019

What to Look for in a Painter

2020-10-03T17:46:06+00:00

If you are looking for a way to give your home a complete transformation, painting it can be the perfect choice. Whether you’re thinking of painting the exterior of your house, or even a room or two inside, you’ll love the difference new paint can make. Like many homeowners, home maintenance is a priority. You want your home to look its best and be in top condition. Some projects are easy to handle, and you can take pride in accomplishing them yourself. Other jobs are more difficult and time-consuming and seem to make more sense to let a professional handle the task. Painting can be one of those jobs. While you might be able to paint your home yourself, hiring

What to Look for in a Painter2020-10-03T17:46:06+00:00
15 03, 2019

How to Paint a Door or Trim that Pops!

2020-10-03T17:48:15+00:00

When most people think of interior painting, they think about walls and rollers. Painting your interior walls is a ubiquitous DIY home project to update a room or give your new home more style. The other part of interior painting is done less often and is more difficult as a DIY: painting your doors and trim. You may feel fairly comfortable painting your interior walls, but trim and doors are another story. Painting trim requires a lot more precision and control than rolling paint on walls. You must use a brush, and proper technique to have a smooth finish. Plus, trim paint is typically satin, semi-gloss, or high-gloss These paints are unforgiving when it comes to imperfections. At Select Painting,

How to Paint a Door or Trim that Pops!2020-10-03T17:48:15+00:00
5 03, 2019

How to Prep for Exterior House Paint

2020-10-03T17:49:51+00:00

We are coming up on that time of year. The time when all the outdoor projects that have been on hold throughout the winter months are about to commence. Homeowners have been planning and preparing for all sorts of jobs around the house. Everything from gardening to painting to minor repairs is on the list. If you plan on repainting the exterior of your home, there are some things you need to think about before you start rolling or spraying the paint on the house.   At Select Painting, we have painted thousands of houses. We have the expertise to paint a house well and ensure the paint lasts. Call us today if you have any questions or want to

How to Prep for Exterior House Paint2020-10-03T17:49:51+00:00
20 02, 2019

Best Exterior Paint for Your House

2020-10-03T17:51:31+00:00

The exterior of your home takes a beating, especially here in Minnesota. While your home’s exterior protects you from the elements, it gets the brunt of the rain, snow, sleet, hail, wind, ice, and freezing temperatures. Then come summer, it’s fending off the sun, heat, and thunderstorms. Over time, your home’s exterior finish will show the signs of this abuse and need repainting. If you’re ready to paint the outside of your home -- either for the first time or as a renovation -- then you want to know which exterior house paint will perform well in Minnesota conditions. Painting your home is an investment, and you want the finish to look sharp and last a long time. At Select

Best Exterior Paint for Your House2020-10-03T17:51:31+00:00
6 02, 2019

Tips on Staining a Deck

2020-10-03T17:53:06+00:00

Are you looking to give your deck a makeover this spring? Staining a deck is a fantastic way to refresh and revitalize your existing decking, and also a necessary step in preserving its quality. Staining a deck is essential for protecting the wood from the elements and preventing rot, as well as keeping the appearance of your deck in top condition. If you enjoy sitting on your deck enjoying your family and friends, or relaxing and taking in the view, maintaining it will ensure you get plenty of use out of it and enjoy it for years to come. Like all other areas of your home, your deck also requires periodic care and maintenance. Most wood decks require staining every

Tips on Staining a Deck2020-10-03T17:53:06+00:00
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