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Looking to get the most out of your home's paint job or just to keep up with its carpentry needs? Then check out our great home tips, and be sure to check back regularly to keep up with our latest tips and tricks.

Dull And Boring Interiors Transformed With Faux Finishes

Not all homes have great features or architectural style. Walls are painted plain, leaving the room with no interest, texture, or depth. Faux Finishes can be used to create interest in a plain home and are equally beautiful in homes with wood molding, wallpaper, wood paneling or other built-in decorative features. You can transform your...
April 21, 2017
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Winner – Habitat for Humanity’s Paint-A-Thon Painting Contractor for 2013

After a long day of painting, painting, and more painting, Benchmark Painting & Carpentry (along with nine other local paint contractors) finished up the last of the home painting project with Habitat for Humanity South Palm Beach County. If you remember reading prior to this post, we took part in the 2013 Paint-A-Thon. And, it was certainly a...
April 18, 2017
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Benchmark Part of Boynton Beach Paint-A-Thon 2013 & Block Party

At Benchmark Painting & Carpentry, we’re not only committed to excellent interior painting and exterior painting—we’re also dedicated to serving our local community. That’s why we’ve partnered with the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative from Habitat for Humanity in Boynton Beach, FL. We’re getting out our party (and paint) supplies for the Paint-A-Thon Block Party on Saturday, Oct....
January 20, 2017
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How Long Will Your Paint Job Last?

Planning on painting the exterior or interior of your home or business? It is important to choose the correct paints that not only will look great but last for years. Interior Painting For interior paint jobs, the best paint used to be oil-based paints. These paints lasted the longest for two reasons, durability and that...
November 16, 2016
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Which “Sheen” Should I Use?

Which “sheen” should I use? by Veronica Bower, Color Consultant The definition of “sheen” in the painting world specifically means the “depth of shine” you are looking for on your trim, ceilings, and walls. Generally the most appropriate sheens that work for these areas are as follows: Ceilings – FLAT Walls – EGGSHELL OR FLAT...
January 22, 2016
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Top Five Interior Painting Mistakes

Interior painting is a quick and easy way to update your West Palm Beach home – unless you make a mistake. My painters are well aware that while some errors are minor, others are quite costly and time-consuming. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the top interior painting mistakes that an inexperienced home painter...
September 13, 2015
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Garage Door Painting Tips in Delray Beach, FL

Garage doors are often overlooked when updating a home’s exterior painting, but they should actually be a focus, as they’re one of the most visible aspects of a home. My painters and I know that garage door painting can freshen up a home’s appeal with a minimal amount of effort and money. If you want to update...
September 2, 2015
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All White | A New Hue Color Column

“All White… All White” by Veronica Bower, Color Consultant Choosing the “perfect” white for trim or walls is not as easy as you might think! But..its the hardest color for people to choose, either on a wall or trim. Dont fret! There is a basic rule of thumb to remember: If you are using dark...
August 1, 2015
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Prepare Your Jupiter, FL Home for Exterior Painting

As summer approaches, you may begin noticing the shabby exterior of your Jupiter, FL home. The need for new exterior home painting happens to every home eventually, and it will help preserve the value of your home – and keep your neighbors happy. Here are a few tips my painting company has acquired regarding house...
July 6, 2015
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How to Paint Hardwood Floors in Wellington, FL

Summertime is the perfect season to make big changes in your Wellington, FL house painting. School is out, meaning you’ll have lots of helping hands for any projects. If you want a transformation that you’ll notice every time you walk into your house, you may want to consider painting your hardwood floors. It’s an interior painting...
June 21, 2015
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