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5 Ideas For A Welcoming Entry

It’s a great feeling pulling up to your home. But when you arrive and see your front porch, do you find yourself thinking, the porch feels a little blah? Would you like the entrance to your home to be more welcoming? We've come up with five ideas to help you have an inviting entry and...
August 6, 2020
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Has Being Homebound Increased Your Honey-do List to Maximum Capacity?

If you’re like most homeowners, you’ve probably noticed that the proverbial honey-do list has increased exponentially since many more people are staying home due to the pandemic. Fix this, get rid of that, refresh the other.  It’s true now, more than ever, that people are stuck inside and taking a more critical look at their...
July 29, 2020
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A note from Benchmark about COVID-19

At Benchmark Painting & Carpentry, we are committed to the health and safety of our clients, staff, and trade partners. With regard to the rapidly evolving developments of the COVID-19 (The coronavirus), we want to ensure our community that as a business that interacts in people's homes, we have instituted the highest standards of the...
March 17, 2020
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Benchmark Painting & Carpentry Earns 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award

  Benchmark Painting & Carpentry Earns 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service   Kensington, Maryland, January 30, 2020 – Benchmark Painting & Carpentry is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service…

January 30, 2020
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How to Completely Change your Mood With Paint Color

I was standing in front of the tower of paint swatches at my local hardware store, and I wondered if paint color could completely change your mood. So I decided to do some research. I wanted to find out, do colors affect your mood. If so, how? Do colors have an identical effect or response...
August 13, 2019
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Do I Really Need to Hire a Professional Interior Painter? A Helpful Guide

You've poured over interior design magazines, watched HGTV and explored Pinterest for hours and hours. Finally, you've chosen the perfect paint colors for your home. Now comes the harder decision, do you paint it yourself or do you hire a painting contractor? Interior painting projects are exciting because it is the simplest way to create...
July 16, 2019
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Exterior Color Palettes for Home

Inviting Colors There are so many exciting new exterior color palettes for your home. Do you like white or light colors? Or are you drawn to medium or dark shades? Do you want a bright happy front door? When choosing the right palette make sure to look at: Your roof color Brick or stone color...
May 14, 2019
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Try A New Color This Spring

My crews and I have painted thousands of exterior homes over the 26 years of my career. Frequently we get the remark, “what have I done, I hate that color!” followed by; “what will it cost to paint it a different color?” In these cases, I will show my customer how many gallons it will...
September 5, 2018
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Finding Perfect Interior Painting Colors for Your Bethesda Home

Picking the perfect color for your interior painting can be downright stressful. There are so many factors that go into picking out a color, and it’s hard to distinguish “good” versus “great” when all you have is a tiny paint swatch. Let my experienced interior painters help guide you to the perfect paint color for your Bethesda,...
July 27, 2017
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The Benefits of Low VOC and Zero VOC Paints for your West Palm Beach Home

The Benefits of Low VOC and Zero VOC Paints for your West Palm Beach Home Go outside and take a deep breath of that salty West Palm Beach air. It feels great, doesn’t it? However, when you go back inside your home, does the air still feel clean and safe? According to the EPA, indoor...
June 16, 2017
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