Pat Verlodt

Painting Ceilings

Most people opt for off white or ceiling white colors for their ceilings because they don’t want to have to paint them every time they change or refresh the wall colors. Ceiling white is usually a slightly tinted white with better hiding so you can do it in one coat. Also there are more products...
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Friday Finds: Guest Post from Pat Verlodt : Color Florida Happy

Today’s post comes from Pat Verlodt, president of Color Services & Associates, Inc. After a trip to Florida by a member of the Hirshfield’s team, we thought it would be interesting to pose this question to Pat: why do bold, vibrant colors look so natural in the Sunshine State, but would look completely out of...
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Hirshfield's Peach Paint

Friday Finds: Ugly Color

    “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” spells out the meaning of “ugly colors”. There is a place for every color in today’s broad marketplace. I once was told that there are no ugly colors, just ugly combinations and therein lies the truth. Usually an ugly color is identified by someone that...
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Calming Colors

Who really has time to relax these days? Everything is go, go, go! I bet you were so busy you didn’t even know August 15th was National Relaxation Day. But even if your life is chaotic, your home and work environments don’t have to be. Surrounding yourself with calm and relaxing colors can have a...
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