Entries by Jeremy Flowers

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Professional Painting Services

The decision to hire professional painting services in the Charlotte or Winston-Salem area to update your home means investing in an excellent, high-quality paint job that saves you the headache of trying to tackle the job yourself. The benefits of hiring the pros range from simply leaving the hard work to someone else, to a […]

Add Style and Personality with Colorfully Painted Interior Doors

(Photo credit Young House Love) Interior design trends are shifting and in 2021 designers are seeing the ever-popular accent wall fading away in favor of colorfully painted interior doors. Painted interior doors, much like painted front doors, are a simple detail that can really elevate the aesthetic and appeal of your home. This small pop […]

Top Kitchen Cabinet Paint Colors Trending in 2021 Unveiled

The kitchen is believed to be the heart of the home. As the hub for all activities from cooking your favorite meals, to gathering with friends and family, doing homework, and mid-day dance parties—everything happens in the kitchen. According to the 2021 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, homeowners are transforming their kitchen spaces to accommodate […]

When and When Not to Use High Gloss Paint

Understanding the various paint sheens available will help you make an informed choice when buying paint.  High gloss paint is the most reflective paint sheen. It has a super smooth finish that looks almost like lacquer and is the polar opposite of a flat paint that delivers a matte, muted finish. At one time, high […]

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All You Need to Know About Low VOC Paint

You may have heard the term “low VOC or “zero VOC” paint. VOC is an abbreviation of the phrase volatile organic compound. What exactly are volatile organic compounds? We are so glad you asked. VOC’s are chemicals released by some paints into the air. They can cause symptoms like dizziness and headaches. Think of the […]

Celebrating Sherwin Williams 2021 Color of the Year

In September Sherwin Williams announced its color of the year and we are loving it. In the world of interior design, 2021 is drawing emphasis on serenity, calm, joy, and relaxation in the home. After all, the home was the setting to the story that was 2020, and most likely will continue into 2021. So […]

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Calm & Comfort: 2021 Painting Trends

Paint brands like Sherwin-Williams, PPG, Benjamin Moore, and Behr began to predict the New Year’s color trend forecast this past fall, giving us glimpses of earthy tones and hues. Shades with the intent to promote and create a sense of well-being in the spaces we occupy in our homes dominated almost all of the new […]

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How to Refresh Battered Trim and Molding

Over time, your once glossy white trim and molding loses its luster and takes a beating, especially if you have children or pets in your home. Even high-quality paint will chip on the trim in high traffic areas after a few years, and baseboards specifically get dinged up with gashes and nicks.  When your home’s […]

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The 3 Best Paint Choices for Walls with Chair Rails

Chair rails also referred to as dado rails, are architectural elements like wainscoting that visually divide a wall. Chair rails, specifically, have a history dating back to the eighteenth century. In dining rooms during this era, chairs were pushed up against the walls rather than around the tables while not in use. The chair rail […]