Stunning 2014 Exterior Paint Color Schemes For Your Home

featured colors for 2014 from PPG paints for home improvements in the winter

The state of color is always fluid, rushing forward and gathering influences from the world around Us! Not only that, but the economic state of the country often times influences exterior painting decisions. Color trends inspired by the economy?  You bet! That’s not the only influencer though.

4 Room Painting Tips From A Professional

a living room with deep red paint

We love the DIY crowd.  Sure, we’re in the business…but we specialize in larger projects and whole-home painting, often times just before or after a house is purchased (or is about to be sold).  During the spring and summer, we’re usually busy slaving away on exterior house painting projects anyways – it pays to be the top-rated painting contractor in the KC Metro (literally!)  So, w…

How Interior Paint Colors Affect Mood

a living room is painted light green

The Paint On Your Walls Sets The Tone Of The Room
Often times people get caught up in what the “color of the year” is as decided by Pantone or some other paint manufacturer. Or they want to copy something they saw on Pinterest and use it in their home. But there’s an entire psychology behind color selection and how it affects mood. Before you get too far into your home painting project, consider…

Selling? Add Fresh Paint To Improve Your Home’s Resale Value

a professional painting company starts painting the interior of a home

A New Coat of Paint = Better Home Prices

If you’re considering a new home purchase, chances are it’s contingent on selling your current home. It’s a not-so-well-kept secret that painting your house prior to putting it on the market is one of the easiest ways to boost the asking price.

Now is not the time to install those granite countertops or finish your basement. There’s a…

Repaint Your Front Door To Update Your Home’s Look & Feel

A house's front door is painted deep red to offset the gray border

Repaint Your Front Door To Change Your Home’s Look
Often enough, we do great interior home painting work for customers and then ask them what color they’d like their front door painted.  Most of the time we get some blank looks and a statement similar to “well, I never thought about painting the door!”  Sure enough, it’s an easy way to freshen up the look and feel of your home, simply by…

Painting…Big Change, Little Money

Kansas City exterior painting

Considering a big change to the interior or exterior of your home without spending an arm and a leg?  If you are wondering how in the world you are going to pay for the new siding, wonder no more. Painting is the answer if you are looking for a big change with the least amount of monetary investment.   There are several key benefits to having the exterior of your home professionally painted.

Your Guide to High Quality Exterior Painting in Kansas City

paint sheen options laid out site by side

Nowadays, homeowners like everyone else are looking for ways to reduce costs. However, if you are planning on having a Kansas City painting contractor apply a cheap coat of paint to the exterior of your house, you might want to reconsider. A careful analysis shows that in the long run, it is actually cheaper to use the best quality exterior paint, despite the higher initial cost. Most of the cost…

Why quality prep work is important with exterior painting

Commercial Painting Kansas

Often times in life you can find shortcuts to making something easier and quicker, but this is not the case when it comes to high quality exterior painting. There are some very important steps that must be followed in order to ensure proper adhesion of the paint to the surface being painted.  It is almost never the paint film that is the problem or the cause of failure, but it is usually…

Exterior Painting Examples

Most people see the impact of painting by the appearance of color. Color does play a role in your homes appearance and value; however your home’s coating is designed for one thing: to provide a defense against the elements. From the moment that the trees are cut to build your home and siding products, nature is working against you. Prep and Painting products are designed, (correctly applied…

Self Priming Paint, Is It Just Hype?

paint sheen options laid out site by side

Let me start by saying we at KC Neighborhood Painting do use this type of product – but we always prime first anyways. Every paint manufacturer has a premium top shelf product- it is usually a Lifetime Warranty Product, and also self-priming. Now I support using the best products we can get our hands on, however we buy a lot of volume and are nowhere near paying retail prices. We are an exterior…

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