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Home Tips

Looking to get the most out of your home's paint job or just to keep up with its carpentry needs? Then check out our great home tips, and be sure to check back regularly to keep up with our latest tips and tricks.

Try A New Color For 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...
February 2, 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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4 Reasons To Have Your Wooden Deck Or Fence Professionally Stained

If you are planning to use real wood in any capacity for your home’s outdoor deck or your fence, it is highly recommended that you strongly consider using an exterior wood stain applied by a professional. While this may seem unnecessary to many homeowners, the simple truth of the matter is that there are a...
May 17, 2017
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Pressure Washing and Mold Control

Does your home exterior show signs of mildew or mold? Our humid climate in the Lake Worth and Wellington, FL areas are a perfect nursery for the fungi families, and all colors of mildew and mold find a home on our siding and other exterior surfaces. Benchmark’s expert technicians can wash away the problem with a...
May 16, 2017
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Bathroom Painting Ideas for Potomac, MD Homeowners

Bathroom Painting Ideas for Potomac, MD Homeowners If you have a limited number of bathrooms and a houseful of guests staying in your Potomac, MD home over the holidays, the AM hours can get a little tricky. During the hectic morning hustle, there always seems to be a shortage of hot water, mirrors, and towels....
April 16, 2017
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Interior Painting Safety Tips for Families in Chevy Chase, MD

Fresh interior painting can help a home go from shabby to chic in a very short time, but it can also be harmful, especially to children. At Benchmark Painting & Carpentry, we strive to ensure our interior painting and exterior painting in Bethesda, MD, Chevy Chase, MD, and every other location is done with the highest safety measures. We’re happy...
March 20, 2017
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Touch-Up Tips for Interior and Exterior Painting in Chevy Chase, MD

If you have children, pets, or a busy household, you may notice your interior paintinglooks a little worse for wear in some areas. Or, perhaps you see scrapes or small chips on your exterior painting—but the imperfections aren’t large enough for a complete home painting makeover. That’s when touch-up painting is needed, and my expert painters in...
December 20, 2016
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How Long Will Your Paint Job Last?

Planning on painting the exterior or interior of your home or business? It is important to choose the correct paints that not only will look great but last for years. Interior Painting For interior paint jobs, the best paint used to be oil-based paints. These paints lasted the longest for two reasons, durability and that...
November 16, 2016
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Home Painting Tips for Quick Bedroom Makeovers in Bethesda, MD

The prospect of redecorating a bedroom can be overwhelming for homeowners in Chevy Chase, MD. Of course, a complete home painting makeover on your bedroom walls can do the trick, or a total overhaul of your room’s décor, but sometimes, it’s just not in the budget. That’s why my house painters have compiled some house paintingtips for updating...
June 7, 2016
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