1. Home Improvement Tips for Mother’s Day

    May is here, which means rising temperatures, afternoon thunderstorms, and of course, Mother’s Day. We want to take a moment to celebrate all of the mothers, grandmothers, great grandmothers and wives out there who have shaped us and our community. We give thanks for all the hard work they put forth, and the warmth they provide us. That’s why we’re taking a moment to offer up a few springtim…Read More

  2. High-Value Home Improvements

    Home improvements are expensive. Yet, they can be well worth the investment. Homeowners have long opted to pour money into their homes not just to better customize them to their needs, but also to up the home’s equity, as well as its resale value. If you’re one of the many homeowners out there striving to boost your home’s market value, you may be asking yourself: What are the best investmen…Read More

  3. Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

    March means rising temps and it brings us the first day of spring (March 20!). And as we come out of our caves from winter hibernation, it’s time for some housekeeping. While spring is synonymous with cleaning the interior of your home — we’ve all heard of “spring cleaning” — spring is truly the perfect time to tend to your home’s exterior and your landscape. With snow melting and t…Read More

  4. Interior Painting Tips for New Homeowners

    Buying a home is both exciting and stressful, and it affords us an opportunity for a fresh start. When you’re handed the keys to your new home, it’s likely that you want to make it just that: Yours. And what better way is there to truly transition than to update the interior spaces with a fresh coat of paint — we certainly understand that urge here at Horner Painting. Plus, having your home …Read More

  5. Preparing Your Property for Fall

    Preparing Your Property for Fall

    While spring may mark the season of home cleaning, fall spells property preparation for homeowners. As fall approaches quickly (of course, here in Northern Colorado, we’ve already had our first snow!), we shift from opening the windows on hot summer nights to turning on the furnace for the coming season of cold. And these temperature changes mark the ideal time to perform a number of tasks, repa…Read More

  6. Avoid These Home Exterior Hazards

    Avoid These Home Exterior Hazards

    How often do you really think about the exterior of your home? For being the protective barrier around your abode, we often neglect to think about the hazards that can damage a home’s exterior. Too often, homeowners are stuck with extensive damage and costly repairs caused by a rogue branch, pooling water at the foundation of the home — you name it. That’s why we’re taking a moment today t…Read More

  7. How to Improve Your Deck's Longevity

    How to Improve Your Deck’s Longevity

    If you’re like many homeowners here in Northern Colorado, you may spend about as much time out on the deck enjoying sunny afternoons as you do lounging in the living room. Our decks are where we grill, where we congregate during summer parties, and where we unwind and read a book in the open air. As such, the deck is as important as any space around the home. Unfortunately, our decks are exposed…Read More

  8. How to Find the Right Contractor

    How to Find the Right Contractor for Any Home Improvement

    When we talk about home improvements, we’re talking about investing in (likely) your most valuable possession. Beyond that, your home is your legacy for your children. It’s the roof over your family’s head. It’s comfort, peace of mind, a place to rest your head at night. And its value extends beyond market value. So, it’s crucial to find the right contractor for the job, for every projec…Read More

  9. Home Improvements to Tackle During the Pandemic II

    Tip of the Month: More Home Improvements to Tackle During the Pandemic

    As May rolls around, governments are loosening their restrictions in light of some stability during the coronavirus outbreak. However, folks around the nation are asked to remain patient and stay at home as much as possible, while maintaining our standards of social distancing. As we look to an odd spring with plenty of time spent at home, families have plenty of time to spend together, and homeow…Read More

  10. Home Improvements to Tackle During the Pandemic I

    Tip of the Month: Home Improvements to Tackle During Social Distancing

    With the threat of coronavirus looming, families around the globe are doing their part by staying at home. It’s a strange time, but it has provided us with unique opportunities. Many of us are working from home, or taking a break from work. We’ve been given time to bond with family members around the house, and we have more time to reach out to distant family members through phone calls, video…Read More