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11 Mar

Painting and Decorating Tips for Your Boynton Beach, FL Home

by Benchmark Painting on Monday, March 11, 2013
Painting and Decorating Tips for Your Boynton Beach, FL Home

Transforming a house into a home is hard work. Too often, homeowners feel overwhelmed at the prospect of turning their living space into a dream space, and it gets pushed to the wayside. If you want your house to feel like home, the painting and decorating is key. My painters and staff in Boynton Beach, FL have shared a few expert tips since we offer color and design consultations for homeowners across South Florida.

Notice the Lighting
As you probably know, the lighting in your home can change the hue of your paint colors throughout the day. Tape a few paint chips on the walls so you can visualize the room’s color during different parts of the day. You may be surprised to find you love a color during the early morning hours, but can’t stand the way it looks in the evening, or vice versa.

Get a Little Moody
The mood of a room can change according to the color of its walls. If you want a space to feel playful, veer away from the somber dark grays and blues, and head toward more vibrant shades.

Test the Territory
The importance of testing paint colors on the walls is crucial, whether you’re doing a little home painting job in your West Palm Beach kitchen, or a huge commercial painting undertaking in your Broward office building. Ask for a sample can of paint and get out your paintbrush; you may be surprised at the results!

Size Up the Space
The size of a room is important to consider when choosing paint colors or even paint techniques, such as tone-on-tone stripes. Your tiny rooms may feel overwhelmed by horizontal stripes or bold colors, which is why you need to be mindful of the dimensions you're working with.
 
Finish it Off
Lastly, if you’re a little unsure about abruptly changing paint colors, you could shake things up just a bit by painting your walls in a different finish. Eggshell, matte, gloss, and satin are a few examples of the varieties available.

If reading these tips gave you the painting bug, but you don’t have the time to do it yourself, my expert painters and carpenters in South Florida are here to serve everyone with home painting needs. My staff is also available for any home improvement projects, such as wallpaper removing, from West Palm Beach to North Miami, and we’d love to provide you with a color and design consultation. We can help you turn your house into your dream home. Call us at (561) 375-6249 or contact us online.

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    Mrs. P.
  • “This was the third time we have used Benchmark; we are highly satisfied with the quality of your work and the professional, caring attitude of all your employees. We love working with you!”

     
    Ellen H.
  • “Thank you for getting our work done so quickly. Both jobs were very well done. Benchmark has always given us fine service and we appreciate it.”

     
    Denise M
  • “We have had our home painted over the years, but NEVER have had such a wonderful end result. It looks a brand new house. They were very careful with all our plants and shrubs which I was initially concerned about. They cleaned up thoroughly after ending each day. Were professional and respectful. Thank you!!!”

     
    Glen and Linda N.
  • “I intended to write you earlier to thank you for your swift response in repairing the peeling paint. Ordinarily, I understand you handle this situation by waiting until spring. Well, I wanted to be sure you knew how much I appreciated your intervention now to solve the problem. The house looks great thanks to your diligence and professional approach. Many thanks.”

     
    Carol C.
  • “I was very impressed with every aspect of my job, ranging from receiving the bid to the on-site work crew, to the follow-up after the job was completed. The carpentry work and painting were first rate!”

     
    Frances B.
  • “You are certainly conscientious about follow-up! Your team did a fabulous job - everything looks perfect! And our shiny front lamp posts look especially nice. Many thanks for such wonderful work and fantastic service. I will call on you again!”

     
    Doreen M.
  • “Please keep your professionalism and work ethic and Benchmark will never be at a loss for business. Thank you for a job well done.”

     
    Jack K.
  • “It's amazing what a little paint will do! The store looks much better.”

     
    Store Manager, Chick-fil-A
  • “I want to let you know that everything turned out excellent as usual when you do work for me. I have to say that Benchmark will always be my choice and recommendation to others for doing any painting and carpentry work. You provide excellent customer service, which is hard to find in many companies these days. You show up on time, you leave my place clean and spotless, you do superior work, and your workers are courteous and friendly. I never have any headaches or worries when you do work for me, as I know it will be done right the first time. ”

     
    Tim K.
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