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Bright Colors for Winter Painting

enamelpaintsAs the temperature begins to slide down, freezing winds flow around, leaves fall and snow blankets gardens and all things green, some people start to feel depressed. Combat the winter blues by changing the interior design of your home. It may be cold and gray outside, but in your home, color reigns supreme.

Paint the walls specifically for winter months. Go through color swatches and choose the brightest color that suits your taste. Don’t be afraid of vibrant color. It can be toned down in summer with accent pieces and will stand out boldly in winter. One tip, make sure you stick with the same color tone, like pastel or jewel tones. Mixing and matching makes a home look patchwork and unorganized. Amethyst purple, sapphire blue and ruby red can flow from one room to another beautifully. Ruby red and pastel green is too stark of a change from room to room. Continue reading

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Painting Your Kitchen Pink

Pink kitchen DesignIn honor of breast cancer awareness month, here are some interior design ideas using pink. Pink is used in the color of the pink ribbon which represents breast cancer. Gentlemen, real men wear pink, and can decorate with it too! Let’s walk through a pink kitchen, and show our support for those who continue to fight. Many of the pink kitchen gadgets sold give a portion of sales to breast cancer research.  By buying pink you are supporting the cause.

The color pink can be incorporated into the decor of any room, and the kitchen is no exception. Whether you prefer pale pink or a more vibrant shade, there are many ways to include pink. Pink is a perfect kitchen color. A member of the red family, pink stimulates appetites, sparks conversation, and generates happy feelings. Pink is a happy color! Continue reading

Asian Inspired Interior Design

Modern Bathroom Vanity

Double sinks

There is a growing trend in luxury interior home decorating. It brings to mind exotic locales and tastes, serene environments and emotions. This growing trend tantalizes the eyes and begs to be touched. The Far East contains a vast playground of inspirations that can be incorporated into today’s luxury homes.

Homes in Woodbridge, NJ, use touches of Chinese inspiration in their décor. Chinese inspired bathrooms tend to be more ecologically friendly. Most materials are either recycled or are from environmentally sustainable sources. Elegant, ecological, and practical touches include teak wood mats, dark earthen wares, live bamboo plants, organic cotton towels, and natural soy candles. Wall paints or wallpapers in the palest gold or yellow hint at early morning are also a few touches that bring the serenity of a bamboo forest into the bathroom. Continue reading

Causes of Damaged Drywall

Damaged Drywall

Damaged Drywall

The core of drywall is actually made of gypsum. One reason this substance is used is to provide some protection during fires as gypsum is noncombustible. Normally, this provides some extra strength and the board remains strong under normal conditions. In most cases, drywall can tolerate most types of normal wear and tear without suffering damage. Drywall which becomes structurally compromised can be replaced with a new section as part of a home remodeling project. However, Redwood City home remodeling professionals have had the opportunity of seeing drywall that has become damaged and in need of repair. There are several things that can cause damage to occur to drywall. Continue reading

How to Replace a Skylight

Interior Painting

Skylight

Replacing a skylight is a task that is possible to do yourself at home, but generally, a Baltimore, Maryland professional will yield better end results. A couple things come into play when you are looking to make changes to your skylights like the type of skylight is currently in use and the framing of the opening. Here is some information about how you can replace your skylight to save on energy costs and enjoy the natural light flooding into your room. Continue reading

Top Restaurant Renovations

Restaurant Remodel

The interior and exterior redesign of a commercial property has proved to increase a businesses sales, as well as improve traffic performance. There are many commercial restaurant contractors that are willing to help you carry out the dream renovation of your life. Here are some restaurant remodeling tips that can get you going places. Continue reading

Luxury Vanity Design

Modern Bathroom Vanity

Modern Bathroom Vanity

Connecting the decorative scheme in between the different parts of your luxury bathroom helps to create a well-coordinated and cohesive look for your bathroom remodeling. By connecting the vanity’s style to something you love, the vanity will ideally become a huge part of your luxury bathroom design. Here are some options to create a great luxury bathroom centerpiece in your Silicon Valley bathroom. Continue reading