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4 Smart Home Purchases To Save Money

A little foresight can go a long way when working on your home. When you go into a paint and decorating store, you’re probably thinking about spending money. But did you know that some of your purchasing choices can actually save you money? 1. Quality Paint: Among the ways in which [...]

January 12th, 2018|

3 Ways To Bring Old Furniture Back To Life

There’s a piece of furniture you really love, but the finish is starting to look old, faded, scratched up, worn, or tired. It’s too good a piece to throw away. What are your options for giving an old finish new life? Here are three options to consider. 1. Restoring The Finish: [...]

January 12th, 2018|

Free Expert Advice For The Home DIYer

For the DIY decorator, YouTube is a treasure trove of riches. It’s full of step-by-step video tutorials on everything from exterior house painting and creating faux finishes to hanging wallpaper and refinishing wood floors. Some of the most useful videos come from manufacturers of decorating products and the professional contractors who install them. And [...]

January 12th, 2018|

How To Deal With Mold

At this very moment, there could be an intruder in your house, not a thief or burglar, but one that’s stealing your home’s value and possibly even your health. The intruder? Mold, a living organism that can become a real problem if left untreated. Some forms of mold eat away at your old [...]

December 7th, 2017|

How to Give Your Home a Boho Chic Look

Bohemian décor, often referred to simply as Boho, is a versatile, artistic, and often unconventional decorating style characterized by the bold use of patterns and generous use of fabric. The style was popular in America during the 1960s, emerging along with hippie culture when artists were encouraging a freer, more expressive lifestyle as practiced [...]

December 7th, 2017|

5 Considerations For Metallic Finishes

From stainless appliances and chrome fixtures to pewter lamps and copper accents, metallics are everywhere in home décor. But they’re also prevalent in paint and coatings, with finishes ranging from shiny and reflective to hammered and burnished. Perhaps you’ve never considered painting your walls or ceilings in a metallic coating, but the look is [...]

December 7th, 2017|

5 Ways To Create An In-Home Retreat

Looking for a retreat without the expense and headache of traveling? Create a dedicated space in your own home to unwind with friends or relax by yourself. How that’s achieved is totally up to you. The key is to ensure the space is well away from the hustle and bustle of the household. [...]

December 6th, 2017|

5 Ways to Bring Light Into Your Home

If you’ve visited Europe over the past decade, you’ve probably noticed the proliferation of light wood tones in commercial and residential settings. Lighter woods have been popular in Europe for some time—not just in Scandinavia but also in Great Britain and other Western European countries, whereas darker woods have prevailed here at home. [...]

December 5th, 2017|

Color Trends 2018

Color Predictions for 2018 Trending Hues to watch for in 2018   The temperature outside might be turning cooler, but color trends are heating up. Several major paint manufacturers and color experts are announcing their colors of the year. Judging from their names and descriptions, they’re definitely going to be hot. [...]

November 27th, 2017|

Design Trends for Fall 2017

Fall is right around the corner and our designer's at Wallauer's have put together a list of different design tips to spice up your home. Design around what you love and check out how little changes to your home can make a big difference Dark Green             Dark Green [...]

September 7th, 2017|