Walking into a new home for the first time can feel like heading into a foreign land. You love the home, or you wouldn’t have bought it, but it can still be a bit strange and unfamiliar. Where will everything go? How will you arrange each room? Will your furniture and décor look “right” in this new place?
Color represents a personal preference. Yet, ever since Pantone started picking a favorite annual hue, manufacturers in different industries have tried to sway consumers with their new choices. The paint industry is no different.
No matter if it’s rarely used, the front door and its foyer beyond remains an important feature of every home, both as an architectural focal point and the preferred entry for most guests and certainly for buyers. After those looking size up a home’s curb appeal—how the exterior and landscaping look, the entry makes a big difference in their next impression.
Single men may not rival women in terms of the number who are buying houses and condominiums on their own. Women represent 17 percent of homebuyers in this country, compared with 7 percent of single men, according to the most recent data from the National Association of Realtors(R) (NAR). But men still reflect a strong, steady cohort due to a variety of factors.
Help Picking Paint Colors Too many of us have been in this predicament. We pick out paint only to find that once we apply it on our walls, it’s not what we had imagined. “I thought it was a neutral and it looks so blue. Where did I go wrong?” Should we repaint or live […]