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Did your little Picasso use a wall in your home as their canvas? It's not a rare event. (We mean the crayons, not that your child will turn out to be Picasso!) There are several easy methods using household items you can try before you...

Our clients here in Northern Virginia often ask us about doing an accent or feature wall. If you're unfamiliar with the term, an accent wall is painted, wallpapered, and/or trimmed differently than the others in a room. They can add interest and dimension to a...

While it can be tempting to save money by hiring the cheapest painting contractor, that might not be the best idea. You might save some money upfront, but there's a good chance it can cost you more later. The least expensive contractors sometimes don't produce...

After years of white, grey, and more grey, there's a color transition occurring, including paint colors. Houzz reported in 2021 that searches for green kitchen cabinets were up a whopping 829% from April-June 2021, compared to the same time the previous year. Google "paint color...

Wondering just how much paint you need for your project? It's an age-old question for the DIYer! How many gallons should you buy? We can help you out with this, so read on! How to Calculate How Much Paint You Need  You can take some steps to...

Did you know that we do more than just paint? As experienced painting contractors in Northern Virginia, we also do carpentry and other services. This past winter, not only did we work on a 143-year-old home in Herndon, but we also created a basement bedroom in...

Before you renovate your bathroom, you might want to consider repainting instead. It's a small investment that could save you thousands of dollars and months for a bathroom renovation. Repainting might be enough to transform the space. A few coats of paint can radically transform a...

Do you find mold growing on just one side of your Virginia home's exterior? That's not unusual. Whatever type of siding you have, it's not uncommon to find mold mainly growing on one side, usually the north-facing wall. There are several reasons for this, and,...

Very old colonial houses hold an inherent beauty. When someone entrusts us at Home Works Painting to repaint a building that's almost 100-years old, we feel a certain respect for the house. That was the case when a homeowner hired us to repaint their 82-year...

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