Office Colors to Match Your Company’s Atmosphere

Everyone knows that different colors affect our minds in different ways. Certain colors can excite, calm, sadden, stimulate, or comfort. This is a subject we at MasterWorks Painters have written about before, but how do these colors affect companies in relation to their specific type of office atmosphere?Keeping in mind that red affects the body, blue affects the mind, yellow affects self-confidence, and green affects the mind/body/emotions, these psychological impacts may or may not be needed in certain areas of … Continued

2017’s Top 5 Trending Colors

At MasterWorks Painters, we often get asked what the most popular colors are for homes. There are always classics, but color preferences do tend to change from year to year.For instance, last year, “sophistication” seemed to be all the rage. This year, the theme seems to be “relax”. Sounds good to us!Here are the most popular color choices that are trending in 2017.

How Do Nursery Colors Affect Your Baby?

At MasterWorks Painters, we understand a lot goes into choosing just the right color (and shade of that color) for your home.So how is selecting a color for a nursery different than selecting a color for any other room in your home?When it comes to any other room besides the nursery, it’s a matter of taste and preference. When it comes to the nursery, however, parents should decide based on what effect the color will have on their little ones.

3 Budget-Friendly Tips for Kitchen Remodeling

Your Virginia kitchen is in need of an update. However, finances are tight, and you can’t spend all your savings on a complete kitchen overhaul. But don’t despair! With these tips from MasterWorks Painting & Remodeling, you can remodel your kitchen without going broke.

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 5, Don’t List Your House As a Fixer-Upper!

We’ve all read real-estate listings with descriptions such as “fixer-upper,” “handyman special,” or “needs a little TLC.” In a competitive market, that kind of description isn’t going to get too many people out to view your property, and it certainly won’t get you many interesting offers for purchase.If you’ve been following our blog series on selling your home, you already know that well-maintained houses generally sell more quickly. At MasterWorks Painting & Remodeling, we know what it takes to sell … Continued

For Sale, Part 3 – Affordable Kitchen Upgrades That Will Help Sell Your Home

It’s well known that renovated bathrooms, kitchens and floors sell homes. Let’s look at five affordable kitchen upgrades that you can tackle in order to get your home ready for the market and sell it more quickly.1. Update the CabinetsIf the kitchen cabinets are looking dated but are still in good shape, you don’t need to go to the expense of replacing them. Depending on the material, you can have them refaced or professionally painted. Change out the hardware and … 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