Color Ideas for Painting Your Home’s Exterior

Posted on: June 29, 2015 | Category: Blog

If it’s time to paint the exterior of your home and you shudder at the idea of having to pick colors, here are some suggestions that might help: Choose a color scheme that blends with the homes in your neighborhood and is also compatible with your next door neighbors’ houses. White or lighter colors make […]

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Color Inspiration

Posted on: May 29, 2015 | Category: Blog

Paint colors not only reflect our personal style, they also make a statement about a room. If you’re trying to create a specific theme for your room, consider the following color families to guide you. Reds … are associated with emotion and are preferred by people on the go. Think “exciting”, “daring”, “passionate”, “dynamic”. Blues […]

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Concrete Overlays

Posted on: April 30, 2015 | Category: Blog

If you’re looking to dress up a plain slab of concrete or you’re dealing with surface imperfections in an existing slab, consider a decorative concrete overlay. Why? It’s cheaper than removal and replacement of your existing concrete, and overlays can be applied to both interior and exterior concrete slabs. Overlays adhere to existing concrete, provide […]

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Regional Colors

Posted on: March 30, 2015 | Category: Blog

Have you ever noticed how geographic regions in our country can bring to mind a specific color palette? Regional colors are influenced by a number of factors, and certainly Mother Nature is a big one. Architecture, the people who live in the area, and the surrounding environment are also big contributors to a region’s color […]

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How Important is Prep Work?

Posted on: February 23, 2015 | Category: Blog

In a word … EXTREMELY!  In a painting and decorative concrete business like Shades of Color, we take prep work very seriously. We apply coatings to substrates – an overlay or micro-topping on concrete, paint on wood or drywall, for example. And if those substrates aren’t prepared properly, the coatings cannot be expected to last. Bob […]

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