1. How to Choose Paint Like a Pro

    Before the process of painting your home begins, you need to choose a color that works well with the space. This can actually be surprisingly tricky, as factors such as how light affects it, how it matches the woodwork, and whether it makes the room feel more open or more claustrophobic, all come into play. Read on for a handful of foolproof color selection tips for your room painting project! Are…Read More

  2. How to Spruce Up Your Lawn

    We’re taking a break from our traditional paint-themed articles to bring you a few tips to get your lawn in top shape as the grass starts turning its greenest here in Northern Colorado. As we begin to turn on our sprinklers and our mowers for the first time, now is the perfect time to set up your lawn for a successful summer. And if you’re like most folks, you may have a few brown patches, a f…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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