Category: House Painter Des Moines

Why You Should Step Away From Beige

As you step outside every morning, you may be amazed at the number of beautiful and bright colors that surround you daily — the bright green of the grass, the deep brown of the bark, the vibrant orange of the monarch butterfly that flies overhead, the deep blue of the sky, and the glowing yellow…

Exterior Home Painting

Just like you need to get your hair cut once in awhile, or every week, your house needs some upkeep to keep looking fresh. While you should freshen your paint, both interior and exterior, about every 10 years, interior paint will look better longer. The exterior of your home has a lot working against it—wind,…

Simple Improvements To Increase Home Value

Whether you are selling your home, renting it out, or planning to sell it within the next few years, there are many things you will want to do to make sure you are getting the best price for your home. Your home’s value can easily change. If you never put work into your house, eventually…

About Trompe L’oeil

Trompe l’oeil is a unique type of art that creates an illusion. The French translation of trompe l’oeil is “to deceive the eye” and is a technique using realistic imagery. This imagery technique creates an optical illusion that looks as though it is three dimensional. You may have seen examples of this art type on…

The Best Colors For The Rooms Of Your Home

When choosing paint colors, many people consider how bright the room will be, such as if the color will be too dark for certain rooms, or if the color is too bold and dramatic to use in entire walls. What people rarely think about is what colors are best for certain rooms based on the…

Historical Home Restorations

Historical homes are a beautiful. They are a piece of our history and offer a look into the past. Victorian style homes have become special and cherished structures in many towns scattered across the country. These homes are gorgeous, stylish, and unique compared to the modern look of current houses, but they also need a…