Before & After: Ridgewood Road in Maplewood

This house in Maplewood, NJ may be our most drastic before & after so far this year! The owner took the property from eyesore to showpiece.  Even better?  He’s saving himself time and money for years to come by choosing a 25 year warranty!

The Big Picture: Subtle greens for the exterior

Don’t be afraid of green – it can be a great, subtle color that is common in many historic palettes.  Greens that are almost grey or tan are usually the safest bet.  Choose contrasting trim and accent colors like creamy white and warm, reddish brown.  They will keep the house from blending in completely with the […]

Inspiration: Inviting Colonial

This center-hall colonial in Glen Ridge is exactly the kind of home that comes to mind when you think of New Jersey.  Its cheerful yellow siding is matched with a bright red door and deep green shutters.  The homeowner was smart to choose Permanent Paint because mildew and dust can take a toll on light colored homes, making them […]