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Your home’s front door is its most inviting feature and the main focal point from the outside, and there’s no better way to nail a great first impression than with a fresh coat of paint. Get answers to the most common questions about painting your front door.
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Most decks are made of wood, and wood naturally deteriorates over time. The good news is that with regular care (cleaning and spot touch-ups), you can maintain your stunning wood deck’s natural beauty.
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Painting your kitchen cabinets can be an easy and cost-effective way to give your kitchen a fresh look. The hardest part of this project is picking the right color! Here are five of our design team’s favorite kitchen cabinet paint colors.
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Traditional, clean and bright, white cabinets are the all-time classic choice for a timeless color that will complement any culinary masterpiece. These colors will grow with your family and cooking style. Give your kitchen a fresh, sophisticated look, and brighten up your space with our design team’s favorite picks.

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Why remodel your kitchen when you can reclaim that shelf confidence with a fresh coat of paint? A great paint color, the right tools, and a little DIY elbow grease is all that’s needed to update and transform your existing cabinets – saving you about 90% of the cost of replacing them. Learn how to paint kitchen cabinets from the experts at JC Licht.
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Painting your ceiling is an often overlooked project, but often can be the what adds the missing piece to your home improvement project. Learn how to paint a ceiling with tips and tricks from the experts at JC Licht. 

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To give you a leg up on finding the right white paint for your home, here are Benjamin Moore’s 5 Best White Paint Colors and why they are our most popular colors. Let the experts at JC Licht teach you how to choose the perfect white paint color for your home. 
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Grounded but with a dreamlike quality, October Mist 1495 – a gently shaded, uplifting sage green – has been selected as Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year for 2022.
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Make room for creativity with October Mist 1495, Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year for 2022. October Mist is part of the Color Trends 2022 palette, a collection that reflects the positivity we want to see and feel in the colors we choose to surround ourselves with.
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The old school thinking that you can’t wear white after Labor Day is as silly as believing you can’t drink coffee on days that end in Y. And we simply don’t want to live in a world where either is true. 
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Your home’s exterior is the first thing people see, and while its main job is to protect what’s inside your home and withstand harsh weather conditions, shouldn’t it also look beautiful? We want you to feel a sense of pride as your approach your home.
We’re enjoying sunsets a little earlier in the evening these days in the Chicagoland area, which means that fall is on its way. While we’re not yet ready to say goodbye to summer, we must admit we enjoy the moody, deep plum hues that streak the sky as clouds move across a late summer sunset.

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