We’re busy now with the rush for house painting. Don’t wait till the last minute to choose your paint colors.
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Contrast makes a house pop but too much contrast is not good. It makes the dark colors look too dark and disappear and the light colors too light and stand out too much. A darker trim brings the blue to the foreground. Unsure why is there a peach window on top, brackets, and a peach door only. The light blue gable is a cool color surrounded by a warm cream which doesn’t work together.Changing the blue was not an option. This job was for the trim and gable only. As you can see this is not your usual paint scheme.
I don’t usually do painted ladies because they are way too complicated but here is one.
It seems that most people with old homes prefer a more contemporary color scheme. This contemporary homeowner wanted a Victorian scheme.
Owning a house new or old is expensive. Many homeowners see maintenance issues and know they should be addressed but frequently put it off. The problem is that these maintenance issues quickly become large expensive repairs. As a steward of an old house, this homeowner is being irresponsible and making a foolish financial decision. This repair now becomes expensive and …
Walkway lighting seems to be the rage for the average house these days. Did you ever wonder why you see walkway lighting on an average house and not on a more well-to-do house? Homeowners of more substantial homes use landscape lighting to highlight some of their landscaping and the house – never the walkway. Using walkway lighting fixtures on the …