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Deck in bad shape

Remove Peeling Stain From a Wood Deck

How to remove peeling finish from your deck with these DIY tips. Even the best deck stain will flake away eventually. The best way to deal with a peeling deck is to remove the offending paint or stain and begin from scratch. You’ll need to remove the damage, sand the surface, recondition, and then restain....
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Colors Of The Day: Red, White And Blue

Celebrate Flag Day with these patriotic inspirations. How did the iconic red, white, and blue come to be? These shades now synonymous with freedom, equality, and baseball inspire patriotic pride throughout the country. The rich story behind these historic hues may surprise you. Patriotic Projects Let red, white, and blue serve as your color palette.
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{painted kitchen cabinets}

Friday Finds: Painted Kitchen Cabinets Your cabinets may be too dark for your taste or too light, or just plain outdated. Painted cabinetry can give your kitchen that fresh and updated look. We’d like to share some of our favorite kitchens to inspire and spark that sense of creativity and design in you.    ...
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{tips for painting exterior wood trim}

Paint Your Exterior Trim – the Right Way In these crazy Minnesota seasons, the do-it-yourself homeowner knows that painting an exterior can be tricky. Let’s face it – we don’t want to tackle this project again until we get truly sick of the color. The majority of your home’s exterior trim is wood, which expands...
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{friday finds: how hirshfield’s creates the best paint in the twin cities}

As grownups, looking at the paint colors at Hirshfield’s can make you feel like a kid in a candy store. All of the colors, the finishes, the possibilities! How do they create all of these beautiful, amazing colors? I was curious about how the process works and thought others might want to find out too....
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Selecting Paint: Hirshfield’s Color Call

Expert help on selecting paint colors. Some people are born with a gift of knowing color and style. They sense instinctively what would look perfect in this space or that, what color would add a pop of visual interest, what neutrals work best in what lighting. Thankfully, for the rest of us who don’t have...
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Pick the Best Color with Confidence

Hirshfield’s Color Expert, Kate Smith, shares insight on how to pick a paint color with confidence! You’re sick of the same colors in your home and are ready for something new, fresh and different. You’re rarin’ to start but aren’t sure exactly how and where to begin. What’s the first step? How do you know...
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{friday finds: how to paint for an open floor plan}

Choosing a color scheme for an open floor plan My friend Melissa knocked out a wall in her home that used to separate the kitchen from the living and dining rooms. Her new open floor plan allows her and her husband to keep an eye on their young children while they’re in the kitchen, paying...
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{friday finds: does white make a room seem larger?}

Is White the Way to Go? If you have a smaller room in your home and you want to make it appear more spacious, you might assume that white would do the trick. However, that’s not necessarily the case. According to color expert Kate Smith, who gives wonderful paint advice in Minnesota, a small room...
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{expert color advice: how color is affected by light}

Looking at color with light. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBjp7MT4ZQE] It’s very important when choosing color that you look at it in all different light scenarios. Color expert Kate Smith from Sensational Color knows what it takes to decide which color will be right for you. Follow these expert tips so you don’t regret your color choice. Choosing Color...
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