Call 877-BENCHMARK
MHIC License 50770
VA 2705173828
MD Home Improvement Commission License #50770
10555 Metropolitan Ave Kensington, MD 20895

home renovation

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.

Choosing Cabinet Paint Color For The Kitchen

A kitchen remodel is absolutely a great investment in your home and is considered money well spent. It's the hub of your home. In a kitchen remodel, cabinetry will be a big part of your budget. So because they are such a large part of your budget, you want to make the best choice possible....
October 9, 2020
View the Post

Four Color Schemes For A Teenage Boy’s Room

Transitioning a child's room from toddler to preteen to teen can be a challenge. Through their years of changing interests and tastes, it can be hard to keep up. These four distinct color schemes should work no matter where you live, whether in a sunny coastal area or a mountainous or forest region of the...
October 1, 2020
View the Post

How To Pick Beautiful Interior Paint Colors To Sell Your Home

So you've made the big decision to sell your home! Very exciting! Well, until you can't sleep at night thinking of all of the things to do. Not only are you going through all the moving preparations, but your real estate agent has emailed you a long list for staging your home. Through many years,...
September 15, 2020
View the Post

Bring On Fall (Exterior Home Painting Projects)

Can you believe fall is right around the corner? Along with relief from the heat, the fall season brings lots of change. It begins with the weather, dinner recipes, new latte flavors, and a spark of energy for new home projects.  Have you walked around your home to inspect the condition of its exterior paint?...
August 28, 2020
View the Post

Essential Questions To Ask A Paint Contractor?

Most homeowners will hire exterior and interior painters to repaint their homes. How do you know who is the right painter to paint company to paint your home? Ask questions!  We all feel more confident when we ask our friends or relatives for referrals. Even though they had a good experience, do your homework and...
August 20, 2020
View the Post

Choosing Beautiful Kitchen Paint Colors

Is it time to have your kitchen painted with a new fresh color, but are struggling with all the choices?  In this article, we will explore different colors that will work with most kitchen styles and cabinet colors. Learn how to choose neutral, cool, or warm colors. We hope we can help you feel confident in your...
August 12, 2020
View the Post

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
View the Post

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
View the Post

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
View the Post

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
View the Post