3 Simple Steps to Prep a Room before Interior Painting

While winter in Fairfax, VA, might not be the right time to take on exterior house painting, it is the perfect time to breathe new life into your home’s interior with a fresh coat of paint. But once you’ve hired the interior painting contractor and chosen the perfect color scheme, what else do you need to do to prepare the room and ensure success?

Effects of Color Selection on Mood and Behavior

Have you ever wondered what effect color has on your mood or energy level? For example, which colors are calming and would be best suited to a bedroom or which would encourage creativity in a studio, or stimulate appetite in a restaurant? At MasterWorks Painting & Remodeling, we have the knowledge and experience to help take the guesswork out of color selection both in residential painting and commercial painting applications.

3 Common Painting Mistakes to Avoid

Interior painting is an excellent way to brighten up a tired room and give your home a fresh new look without investing in complete renovations. However, there are a number of common painting mistakes that you should try to avoid. At MasterWorks Painting & Remodeling, we’ve seen it all, so we’ve put together a list of the top three DIY painting blunders and how to circumvent them. Take a look at these before you start your next home-improvement project.1. Choosing … Continued

Food-Inspired Color in the Kitchen

The endless color options available today can make selecting indoor paint colors somewhat challenging. If you’re painting or remodeling a kitchen or dining room, why not let your favorite foods inspire you? From deep yellow turmeric and crisp green apple to deep espresso brown or mellow oatmeal, food-inspired colors simply make sense in the kitchen. Let Yourself Be InspiredThe spice drawer is often the first place people think of looking for bold color inspiration, and for good reason: cinnamon, curry, … Continued

For Sale, Part 2 – Painting Tips For Resale

Welcome to MasterWorks Painting & Remodeling’s blog series on preparing your home for sale. Over the next few months we will be sharing our knowledge in order to help you get the greatest return on your home improvement investments. This month, we share some of our top painting tips for resale.When selling a home, first impressions are everything! Generally speaking, houses that seem dingy and dirty sit on the market a lot longer. One of the easiest and most cost-effective … Continued

For Sale – Preparing Your Home For Sale

Welcome to MasterWorks Painting & Remodeling’s blog series on preparing your home for sale. Over the next few months we will be sharing our knowledge in order to help you get the greatest return on your home improvement investments.If you are looking for a quick sale and competitive offers, there are a number of things that you can do to make your home more attractive to prospective buyers:Have a home inspection completed prior to listing the house. This way, you … Continued

Adding Color To Your Home In Creative and Unusual Ways

Are you looking for ways to spruce up your home without undertaking a major home improvement project? Adding color in fun and unexpected ways is a great way to add more of your personality and style to your space, and it won’t break the bank! From painting the floors, to adding textiles to hanging artwork, take a look at some of our favourite ways to brighten up your living environment: By adding a stained glass window to your front entry, … Continued

Top Paint Colors For A Home Office

If you are among the millions of Americans choosing to work from home or telecommuting, creating a home office in which you can be creative and productive is key to ensuring your success. A great deal of work has gone into color research and understanding the psychology of color, and it all indicates that choosing the right interior paint colors can go a long way in affecting our emotions and behavior. Ways To Add Color There are endless ways to … Continued

Painting Your New Home

Owning your own little piece of Virginia is a great feeling. Whether the home is completely new or new to you, you are likely thinking about painting the home to fit your style. Before you go buy a few gallons of paint, consider these tips from the pros at MasterWorks Painters of Chantilly, VA.

How to Prep Your Home for the Painter

You’ve hired a professional residential painter to help transform your home. But as you look around your house at the furniture and toys strewn on the floor, you may be wondering what you should be doing to prepare for paint day. Here are a few paint-prep tips from our team at MasterWorks Painting & Remodeling.