Want to add a little color to your room but don’t want to overwhelm the space with a bright color? An accent wall is a great way to go. Leaving the other walls a more neutral tone like beige or white and painting one wall with a complementary color is a great way to introduce some life into a room, without creating a space that is so overwhelming colorful it is impossible to decorate or even live in. Even if you know nothing about interior design, it’s easy to select the right color, pick your wall, and paint it. Continue reading
This home Morris County New Jersey home, built in 1992, had a kitchen with lacquer cabinets and laminate countertops which was a modern look at the time. Twenty years later, the new owner wanted her own vision and version of a modern kitchen. The project plan also included a makeover for the great room, including a wet bar, and built-in cabinetry for the adjacent family room.
Interior painting is one construction task that a large majority of homeowners are able do themselves. That doesn’t mean that they should, or even want to undertake the painting portion. The quality of the paint and painting can have a great impact on the overall appearance of the project. These considerations can create a dilemma. Since homeowners feel they can perform the painting, they typically do not value the cost from a professional painter like they do for the plumber, electrician, tiler installer…etc. Not only is there a pricing concern, homeowners tend to be very critical in their judgment of the quality of the painting. Because of this, many remodelers choose to not include painting as a part of their project and estimate.