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how to make your home look beautiful

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.

How to Completely Change your Mood With Color

As I stood in front of the towering wall of paint swatches, I wondered if paint color could completely change your mood. So I decided to do a little research. I wanted to find out if colors affect your mood. If so, in what ways? Do colors have the same effect or response on everyone?...
August 13, 2019
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Love Your Home in Boca Raton

Enjoy quality living in Boca Raton, FL. Beachside communities often are viewed by Americans as the ultimate dream, but few actually accomplish their dream because their impression is that living there comes at a high cost. This beautiful city was named No. 5 out of 141 beach cities, as best beach towns to make one’s...
March 27, 2019
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3 Ways You Can Make Your Home Look Beautiful

Your home is a valuable investment and a central location in your life, so you need to maintain it as best you can. And with some quality carpentry and painting work, you can have a home that's fit for a king! So let's talk about what are some basic options that make a huge visual...
October 2, 2018
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4 Reasons To Replace Your Home’s Old Windows This Spring

Now that spring is upon us, and the cooler winter months are finally fading into the distance, many Florida homeowners are enjoying the milder weather we've been having lately as we wait for the summer heat to arrive in earnest. Spring is the time of year when many homeowners go around their homes to ensure...
May 29, 2018
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How to Choose the Right Paint Sheen

Bright and clean family room There’s a basic rule of thumb to follow when choosing paint sheens: The higher the sheen, the higher the shine — and the higher the shine, the more durable it will be. Flat paint has no shine; high-gloss is all shine. In between you have eggshell, satin, and semi-gloss, each having...
February 21, 2018
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How to Clean Painted Walls in Your Boynton Beach, FL Home

It’s almost Christmas, making this the perfect season to deck the halls—and clean them too! Are fingerprints, a kitchen experiment gone wrong (with the splatters to prove it), and scuff marks making your walls look dingy and old? Over time, the walls in your Boynton Beach, MD home are bound to get dirty simply from...
February 21, 2018
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Home Painting Improvements for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means pumpkin pie, green bean casserole, and lots of houseguests coming to Boynton Beach, FL. At Benchmark Painting & Carpentry, my painters and I know that the holidays can bring lots of fun – and lots of stress. That’s why we want to offer our services to help...
October 11, 2017
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4 Reasons To Have Your Wooden Deck Or Fence Professionally Stained

If you are planning to use real wood in any capacity for your home’s outdoor deck or your fence, it is highly recommended that you strongly consider using an exterior wood stain applied by a professional. While this may seem unnecessary to many homeowners, the simple truth of the matter is that there are a...
May 17, 2017
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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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