1. Tip of the Month: Maintaining Your Home’s Exterior

    Your roof, walls, and foundation form your home’s first line of defense against the elements. As such, it’s wise for homeowners to keep a keen eye on these components of their “castles” — that’s why repairs and maintenance are a necessary part of home ownership. After all, even a coat of paint on the exterior of your home aids in protecting its surfaces. Now, how can you ensure that yo…Read More

  2. Tip of the Month: The Best Colors to Accent Your Houseplants

    If you love your houseplants as much as the family dog, then it’s likely that your home is filled with beautiful flora. For those who love to grow plants in their home, we find that there are a few colors that work well in combination with the natural hues of houseplants. Here at Horner Painting, we've seen homes with about as much foliage inside as outside, and we find that a few select paint c…Read More

  3. Tip of the Month: How to Choose Your Accent Walls

    If you’re updating the look of your home’s interior, and you want to add flavor to a room with an accent wall, then you’re facing a few decisions. You may find yourself asking: What color would look best as an accent in this room? Which wall would work best as an accent? And should I even have an accent wall at all? Your options may seem overwhelming. But don’t fret, painting your home’s…Read More

  4. Tip of the Month: Classic Home Exterior Colors That Last Season by Season

    If picking an exterior paint color for your home wasn’t tricky enough, think about this: Your home’s landscape will change vastly as the seasons pass. And since your home serves as a backdrop for your landscape, a certain color may prove appealing in summer, yet off-putting in winter. So how do you strike a balance? What colors prove timeless, regardless of the time of year? Well, as the Front…Read More

  5. Tip of the Month: Signs That Your Home Exterior Is Overdue for Painting

    One day, you’ll find yourself in front of your home, thinking: Does it always look like this place hasn’t been given any attention since Y2K? And when your home no longer feels like home, it’s time to update its look with a fresh coat of paint. But often, we find that our clients don’t know when it's best to paint their homes. Or worse, they wait too long to have their abodes painted, whic…Read More

  6. Tip of the Month: How to Pick a Trim Color

    The trim of your home serves to accent various components that make up the surface of your home’s exterior — horizontal trim breaks up the floors of your home; vertical trim adds a solid, structural look to your abode; and window shutters serve as an additional accent.  Your trim holds just as much weight as the main color of your home’s facade. As such, it’s important to get the color of…Read More

  7. Tip of the Month: Kitchen Painting Tips

    Does your kitchen look outdated? Do you have walls that are plastered with yellowing wallpaper? Or perhaps you still have bubble-gum pink walls since the last time the kitchen was painted (which may have been back in the 60s). Well, if you’re ready to paint your walls, we’re eager to help. Here at Horner Painting, we provide both interior and exterior painting for homeowners here in Fort Colli…Read More

  8. Tip of the Month: Paint Color Mistakes to Avoid

    If you’re about to paint the interior of your house, you may find yourself looking at hundreds of swatches in your local hardware store, or you may find yourself glassy-eyed as you peruse aisle after aisle at a paint supplier store. We get it. It’s difficult to select a color scheme for your home’s interior (if not overwhelming to the point of being stressful!). And your first thought may be…Read More