So often you see before and after photos and probably don’t know all the different details that go into making that after look so good. It’s not just updating the cabinets, painting the walls or replacing the floors. It is about the details and we are going to delve into one of those details today.
This summer we’ve had the honor of having Shannon Deatrick as an apprentice in our Interior and Exterior Paint Services Division. Shannon came to us with a ton of experience painting, just not the type you’re thinking of. She is a senior at the Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI) where she’ll soon graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in Painting.
Today it’s easier than ever to stay current on home design trends. Whether it’s on Pinterest, Instagram or HGTV there is plenty to look at and the trends are constantly evolving. The simplest way to change the look in your house is to update the paint color(s). A room’s wall color is also the foundation for the rest of your interior design.
Our very own, Debby Allmon, was featured in the Kansas City Star’s Handyman section answering a reader's question about how to fix a window that can't be shut. See what she had to say about it. Here’s the reader’s question:
Q: The exterior of my home is stucco and has double-hung windows.
I have a 41-year old villa in Puerto Vallarta, MX. I have terraces that have white slick (at one time) tile on the edges. Through the years the plants hanging off the wrought iron railing have dripped on the tile and turned it brown. I would like to paint it and don't know what to use.