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Ultimate Guide: 5 Steps to Picking the Best Paint Colors

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2015July

by Cari Stark, Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Color matters. My childhood home always seemed unremarkable to me. My parents lived there for twenty years before they sold it. Never had it painted. Not once. The house wasn't exactly an eyesore, but the paint had faded drastically and in some areas had chipped down to the bare wood. All due to significant sun damage. […] [Click here to read the entire post]

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2015June

The 5 Best Ways to Increase Property Value

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by Cari Stark, Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Homeowner blog curb appeal imageCreating curb appeal has several benefits. Most significantly, curb appeal increases property value. First impressions are a major factor in determining the value of a home. Even a poorly managed front yard can decrease a home's value. Boosting curb appeal can inspire your neighbors to do the same, which would elevate the entire neighborhood. Additionally, […]

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2014December

Tips For Selling Your Home During Winter

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by College Works, Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Selling a home in winterAside from being a slower selling season, selling a home during the winter brings about interesting challenges for homeowners. This is especially applicable if you live in an area where it gets cold, and snows or rains. However, do not be discouraged! Here are a few ideas to help brighten your home and increase the […]

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2014October

Outdoor Fall Maintenance Reminders

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by College Works, Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Gutter-cleaningFall is here! Before it gets any cooler, take advantage of the moderate weather to make repairs to any damaged areas of your home. Exterior maintenance Paint, Siding, & Sealants Check foundation for cracks and caulk around the areas where masonry meets siding, where pipes or wires enter the house, and around the windows and door […]

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2014September

How To Save Money At Home Improvement Stores

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by College Works, Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Blog-home improveDIY and home improvement projects sound like a great idea until the bills start to add up. I have compiled some tips to help you save money when shopping at the big box home improvement stores. 1) Make Detailed Shopping Lists Knowing exactly what you need beforehand is the number one trick to saving money […]

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2014August

7 House Painting Tricks The Pros Use For Interior Painting

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by College Works, Monday, August 11th, 2014

color-painting-3Painting the interior of your home may seem like an easy task- slap the pain on the wall, let it dry, and you're ready to go. Unfortunately it's not quite that easy. There are quite a few things that must be considered when painting the interior of your home. College Works Painting has compiled some […]

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2014July

5 Outdoor Water Conservation Tips

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by College Works, Monday, July 14th, 2014

lawn sprinklerHot summer days are great for lounging by the pool or a family trip to the beach, but everyone knows our lawns suffer during the heat and so do our wallets when our water bills skyrocket. At College Works Painting we know how important your lawn is. Here are a few tips to keep your […]

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2014June

Easy Weekend Home Improvement Projects

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by College Works, Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

diy pictureFace it, we all have a long list of home improvement projects. Usually these projects are relatively long-term, but boy do they feel good when they are done. If you want that same feeling of satisfaction without the time commitment try one of these easy weekend DIY projects! 1) Patch Up Your Lawn If your lawn is starting […]

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2014June

Turn Your Master Bedroom Into Your Favorite Room

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by College Works, Friday, June 6th, 2014

bed The master bedroom of your home is the most important room because it is your haven. It is the place you retreat to after a long day of work or caring for the kids. It is important that your master bedroom provides you with an atmosphere that is relaxing, comforting, and welcoming. It must be […]

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2014June

Controlling Your Mindset

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by College Works, Monday, June 2nd, 2014

mindset-iconHow are you controlling your mindset? Do you ever find yourself dreading the rainy weather outside that is ruining your BBQ plans? Or the flat tire you got on your way to a wedding? How about morning traffic when you are already late? These everyday occurrences are why we call it LIFE, and happen to […]

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2014May

4 Tricks To Make Any Room Look Bigger

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by College Works, Monday, May 12th, 2014

MirrorsNo matter what the square footage of your home is, there has probably been a point in time when you have looked at a room and just wished it was a little bigger. Below are a few clever tricks to make any room look bigger. No. 1) Lighting Natural light is most important when you […]

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