Freshen up! Painting a new color?

Dated: February 13 2021

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Need a new color in your life or needing to give a room a cleaner look from all the scuffs and dings? Here is a quick tidbit on what to do!
If you are an advantageous DIYer and want to tackle painting a room on your own, it's really important to prepare the room with floor coverings and tape in advance. I've become pretty good at painting rooms in our home and plan on about a week per room or at least a weekend of non stop hustle.
 
Day 1: remove furniture/declutter by moving things out of the way 
Day 2: Tape everything, remove outlet and light covers
Day 3: First Coat
Day 4: Second Coat
Day 5: Remove all tape & do any needed touch ups (Pro tip - do any light color first since it may need a second coat as well)
Day 6: Put the room back together
Day 7: CELEBRATE! 
Of course, this could take much less time if the room is currently empty, you don't have other commitments, or kids wanting to play... 
However, if you would prefer to hire someone to do it professionally, I could recommend the following local contractors: 
Cedar Rapids area - 
Cheers to making your house a home! If you do any renovation projects, be sure to send me some pictures. If you need anything, don't hesitate to #Talk2Tom!
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