Why You Should Give Your Door a Fresh Coat of Paint

    Whether classic in color (white, black, or red) or punchier in hue (citrus, lime, or turquoise), a front door can greatly enhance a home’s curb appeal, especially with a fresh coat of paint.   How easy is it to paint your front door? Easier than you might think—although it does require some planning. [...]

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How To Remove Wallpaper

The words “wallpaper removal” can send a shiver up the spine of even the most ardent do-it-yourselfer.   Fortunately, many new wallpapers are printed on nonwoven substrate, making both hanging and removal easier than ever before, and some older wallpapers are peelable and strippable. (“Peelable” means that you can remove the decorative layer of the [...]

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The Type of Stain on Your Deck Has A Lasting Impact

  Many homeowners have resigned themselves to the yearly ritual of staining their decks—but it doesn’t have to be that way. Know how to protect your deck by learning about the various types of stains. Though they vary slightly by manufacturer, there are specific categories, each of which has its own characteristics and longevity expectations. [...]

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How Traditional Color Pairings Continue To Evolve

  Some fashions are meant to go together: the little black dress and high heels, Italian suits and silk ties, oxford shirts and pullover sweaters. The same is true of home fashion. Some color combinations—blue and yellow; green and pink; purple and brown; red, black, and white—are longtime partners that show no sign of splitting [...]

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How Nature Is Influencing Color Trends

When Pantone revealed that Greenery, a “fresh and zesty yellow-green shade,” was its 2017 Color of the Year, we knew that the pronouncement was indicative of a broader decorating trend: bringing the great outdoors inside. Nature’s hues have inspired consumers’ home decorating choices for decades in ever-evolving ways. Recall the earth tones of the 1970s, [...]

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How to Choose the Right Painting Tools

Paint Tools in New York Are you ready for your next interior painting project? Once you have decided on your overall vision for your home’s new aesthetic, you will need to make sure you have the right tools to finish the job. Without the right tools, your paint job will not have that professional [...]

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Design Trends for 2017

Whether you are redesigning your home this year, need a new paint color on your walls, or want to pick out some on-trend furniture pieces, now is the best time to start! The beginning of the year paves the way for beautiful design trends you will enjoy for all of 2017 and longer. At Wallauer’s [...]

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Color Matters: Summer Purple

The purple color pallet can add an array of color options in both modern, contemporary and traditional interior spaces. Purple is also the most powerful wavelength of the rainbow and is considered rare in nature. Light-hues of purple can often symbolize something light hearted (love, floral, etc) while dark purple aligned more with royalty and [...]

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Color Matters: April Blue

Blue, a primary color, suggests truth, constancy, sincerity, and tranquility.  Blue is universal due to his familiar associations with oceans and the sky. Blue’s calming quality make it great and often primary choices for bathrooms and bedrooms. Commonly, monochromatic schemes are used with variations of blue in shades, tints and tones combined together.  The range [...]

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Color Matters: January White

Designers use White as there go to color; a clean, fresh canvas that works with any combinations of colors or can stand alone and be the star. The color of a wall makes the biggest impact on a room's visual appearance.  There are a lot of important issues when tackling a room such as scale, [...]

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