In the world of home improvement projects, house painting has no rivals.
Nothing beats this cheapest, easiest and most dramatic way to improve your house inside and out.
For example, you may have a simple rancher or a small apartment furnished with flea market finds, but with the right paint colors your modest abode can be turned into a designer showcase.
A wrong paint color scheme, on the other hand, can really cheapen and distract from your very expensive kitchen, date your brand new flooring, or make even the most elaborate Victorian exterior look boring, bland and blah.
In other words, house painting can just as easily enhance your home decorating style as it can cramp it - the difference is all in how you do it.
Don't you love the painting segment of home improvement shows?
Their bold wall color choices, the before and after transformation, the dramatic reveal... and how it's always so fast, easy and fun?
It doesn't work like that in real life:
The things is, home painting is all fun and games only on your TV screen.
In reality, it is often a messy, time-consuming and frustrating job - especially if you don't know what you are doing.
But not to worry, because...
My name is Yelena, and for over a decade now, my husband Alek and I have been running a professional house painting company in Southern New Jersey.
After living and breathing all things paint and color for so many years (literally!), I have learned quite a bit about the topic, and I will now share it all here with you.
You don't have to spend years building painting skills just to paint your own house.
No need to make hundreds of expensive and embarrassing mistakes like I did either, in order to learn how to paint.
You can avoid the steep learning curve and just benefit from my years of experience - simply follow the steps in the color lessons and painting tutorials on this site.
Because I used to be a teacher in the past life, I know how to make house painting simple.
But I won't just tell you what to do, or how to do it - I will also explain why, so that you can actually learn to see and use paint and color like a pro.
... then you will LOVE my:
... then even if you don't use our company, this site will make you an educated consumer.
No contractor will ever take advantage of you again!
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If you still think of house painting only as a way to make your home look pretty, you are not using it to its full potential.
Because when done properly, home improvement painting has many more benefits to offer.
So... are you ready to get the most out of house painting? Then join our community of painting and decorating enthusiasts on this site!
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