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A History of House Painting

We take it for granted now, but why do we paint our houses? Who was the first person who, tired of staring at a white wall, thought to themselves, “Wouldn’t a light blue look lovely in here?” Who knew that a white baseboard would brighten up a room? Who thought that a front door should…

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Should You Paint the Wood in Your Home?

Are you looking to transform a dark space by lightening it up? Maybe you have outdated wood in your home that is begging to be painted. At 360° Painting we love the magic and transformative power of a new coat of paint! However, when painting wood, there’s several things to consider. We consulted the experts…

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Paint Tips from Interior Designers

Paint colors, swatches, palettes; inspiration, moods and “Colors of the Year”; stylish today, dated tomorrow?: these are the questions, trends and vocabulary you have to juggle when you’re considering revamping your home. It can feel a little overwhelming, especially when you are juggling a million other things. You’ve already done the easiest part and called…

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360° Painting Named ”Best of the Best” by Entrepreneur Magazine

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – 360° Painting, one of North America’s fastest-growing residential and commercial painting franchises, was recently featured in Entrepreneur’s Best of the Best list, an annual celebration of the top franchise companies in their respective industry categories, according to the magazine’s Franchise 500 rankings. 360° Painting claimed the No. 287 spot on Entrepreneur magazine’s…

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The Perfect Paints for She Sheds and Man Caves

Your home is a place of peace and unity, where the family gathers to be together and enjoys each other’s company. Right? Sometimes you need your own space to gather your thoughts and relax, sometimes you need a “man cave” and a “she shed”; his and hers spaces that help maintain the overall tranquility in…

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The Secrets Behind Exterior Paint

With school ending, the temperatures rising and the days lengthening, we all know that summer is just around the corner.  Your list for the summer keeps getting longer and longer: charcoal, sunscreen, flip flops, iced tea aaaaaaaand exterior paint. When you’re prepping for the summer, you can’t ignore the wind-ravaged shutters, the peeling paint and…

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6 D-I-Ys that are a D-I-DON’T

We all know how tempting it can be to take the fate of your home into your own hands. The pros on TV make it look so possible, like such a fun way to spend a weekend. But there’s a reason there are experts who handle painting; there are many details, from choosing types of…

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Color Inspiration: Fabric Free-For-All

For this month’s color inspiration, we bring you four fabrics from four vibrant designers. Hand & Cloth, Tilton Fenwick, Marimekko and Mark D. Sikes are marrying comfort and design, tradition and innovation, energy and tranquility with their fabrics. When you are re-designing your home, paint colors should be chosen after you’ve decided exactly which fabrics…

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4 Secrets Behind Accent Walls

Accent walls are a unique way to tie together color schemes in a home, add a subtle depth to your walls or create dramatic centerpieces that invite your guests inside. Despite their many uses, it can be hard to find the perfect balance between bold and stylish for your accent walls. Many times where to…

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Style Icon: Thomas Jefferson

We all know Thomas Jefferson as the Third American President and primary author of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. We celebrated his 275th birthday on April 13th. But do you know that he is a style icon of interior decoration? His choices of interior decoration can serve as style inspiration for your home when you…

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