Painting and Remodeling Chattanooga 

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6 Tips to Picking Exterior Paint Colors

Painting the outside of your house is an easy way to change the overall look of your home, without tackling a full-on remodeling project. However, selecting the paint color for the exterior of your home can be quite the commitment. Especially when you factor in the subtleties of color—how pigments can differ depending on lighting, textures, and adjacent tones. If you’re not sure what to pick, this list of tips may help spark new ideas to selecting the perfect exterior paint color, sure to last you through the years.

#1 Time to be Inspired

Take your time and utilize all inspirational resources, like Pinterest, to find your paint color. Although picking the perfect color can take forever, if you let it! Once you find the right shade, don’t second guess – just go for it!

#2 What is Your Paint Personality?

If you are full of personality, consider small pops of color to help your home stand out from the curb. The colors you choose can make a bold statement!

#3 Consider the Block

On a street of beige, would you want your house to blend among the rest? On the flipside, while there’s nothing wrong with standing out a bit, do consider the neighbors view and the overall aesthetic of the block. It is important to pick a color that you and your neighbors will love. Tip: Take a walk down your street and make note of neighboring curb appeal, what you like, also what you don’t like!

#4 Research the Roots

If you have an older, or historic home, you will want to do your research on nationally registered historic hues. Does your home have a distinctive style? Consider the architecture to find color inspiration.

#5 Pick a Palette

When picking out your color palette, remember to consider your roof, chimney, facade, and other features or elements that may help you concentrate your colors in complementary shades.

#6 Still Not Sure? Ask Scott Brown!  

As always, if you have any questions here in the Chattanooga, TN and North Georgia area, we encourage you to give us a call. It would be our pleasure to serve you. Call Scott Brown Painting and Remodeling at (423) 314-7179 for your free estimate today!

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Chattanooga's Best Commercial Painter – Scott Brown

 

Looking for Chattanooga's best commercial painter? Call Scott Brown.

Providing Chattanooga, TN and surrounding areas quality, professional results. Just take a look at our recent work with Smart Bank!

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Make Your Chattanooga Garage Remodel a Success

Did Memorial Day sales leave your head spinning with new ideas for home improvement projects? If you’re tired of living with a cluttered, messy garage, call Scott Brown today for a free estimate on remodeling your covered parking spot. After all, the garage isn’t just a place for storage; it is an extension of your home!

 

If you’ve considered renovating the garage, remember that there’s more to a remodel than installing a few cabinets. With Scott Brown Painting and Remodeling, go the distance and get creative to make your garage an efficient workspace. Think workbenches, cabinets, closets, tool chests, sinks, additional storage, and work desks.

 

At Scott Brown, we have everything you need to make your garage remodel a success. We specialize in painting and remodeling residential and commercial properties in the Chattanooga and surrounding areas. Contact Chattanooga’s highest rated painting and remodeling professionals to learn more and schedule an appointment today by calling 423-314-7179.

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6 Tips for Spring (Outdoor) Cleaning

You don’t have to wait until spring to tackle these home improvement projects; however, if you’re in deep spring cleaning mode, you might as well take on your outdoor space too! There are a number of ways to freshen up your outdoor space with just a few simple tricks and a pressure washer. Not only does annual outdoor cleaning benefit cosmetic appearance and curb appeal, it also helps to extend the longevity of your outdoor space.

 

Exterior brick or siding

Pressure washing your exterior space, such as siding and masonry surfaces, can transform the overall look of your space. Tip: for stubborn dirt or mildew, add detergent to get the job done in half the time!

Driveway

Before pressure washing, start by removing any existing weeds or grass in cracks or seams of the driveway. Once removed, a careful cleaning with a pressure washer to remove dirt and grime can make a huge difference!

 

Gutters
Similarly to your driveway, gutters may also build up dirt and grime. Tip: when cleaning gutters overhead, stand off to the side to avoid spray back, debris, water runoff, and drips.

 

Deck
Being careful not to damage the wood, follow all cleaning and pressure washing instructions based on wood cleaner type. For best results, test on an inconspicuous area of the deck before treating the entire area.

 

Fence
Bring your wood fence back to life with a good pressure washer cleaning. Once clean and dry, apply a rejuvenating coat of wood stain and sealer. Afterwards, your fence will look brand new!

 

Windows

Windows need maintenance just like the rest of your property. So no matter if you’re cleaning them to remove pollen and dirt build up or prepping to repaint, think of the pressure washer as your new best friend. Tip: check the condition of your windows before cleaning to avoid damage to the glass, trim, or seal.

 

While pressure washing can improve the look of the outside of your home, do be careful. Pressure washers emit extremely high pressure that can damage wood and other various materials, if used improperly. For information on pressure washing the outside of your home or Chattanooga business, give us a call today at (423) 314-7179!

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Mar

2017

3 Tips to Reduce Home-Improvement Stress

Remodeling your home can be quite an undertaking—and quite stressful at times. Your humble home is now a construction site, decisions become increasingly difficult, and the budget is flying out of control. The remodel process can be exhausting, but with Scott Brown Painting and Remodeling, the quality results are well worth the effort. However, if you find yourself overwhelmed during the process of your home improvements, here are 3 tips to manage anxiety and keep your stress at bay.

 

1. Don’t sweat the small stuff

It may be difficult to see the bigger picture when complications arise, especially with plaster crumbs and sawdust to clean up following your newly renovated space. But at the end of the day, it is important to evaluate and prioritize your worries. After all, you have better things to do with your time, like enjoying your remodeled basement.

 

2. Take timing into consideration and be realistic

Are you dreaming of the perfect dining room just two weeks away from your annual Thanksgiving dinner? Before attempting to take on a large renovation project, keep events and holidays in mind and allow for ample time if you choose to begin such an endeavor. Instead, plan your remodel with enough time to avoid adding unnecessary stress.

 

3. Hire a VERY good contractor, like Scott Brown Painting and Remodeling

Read reviews and references before hiring a Chattanooga contractor! With over 100 positive reviews, Scott Brown Painting and Remodeling is your source for quality renovations. Just check out our testimonials!

 

Want more tips and tricks to survive the remodeling process? Contact our Chattanooga team of professionals at Scott Brown Painting and Remodeling by calling (423) 314-7179. For more information regarding our services, you may call or e-mail us for an appointment at your convenience.

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