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Imagine sitting in your hairstylist’s chair. After asking for a trim, you notice that their snip-happy scissors have lopped off too much. Do you speak up and ask that they fix the mistake, or leave the salon a dissatisfied customer? These tips will help you communicate your vision and ensure the success of your home improvement project.

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Ask a pro how to make almost any paint project quicker and easier, and they’ll tell you to put down the brush and just roll with it.
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Well, it’s officially January. The temperatures have dropped and the fluffy white snow is ready to officially make its entrance. Along with it, comes our choice for Color of the Month: Atrium White OC-145. White is by far the most popular paint color around. However, not all whites are created equal. 
When the world stayed home, you got creative. As we close the book on 2020 and continue to live out our “new normal,” isn’t it time to give those overused spaces a little refresh? The perfect place to start is by updating your interior paint color!
Finding a contractor to call your own isn’t always easy. You may be tempted to slip your digits to any eligible painting company.  We suggest following these tips for getting better acquainted before you’re ready to be exclusive.
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The Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2021 has finally dropped, and it couldn’t be more relevant to the times. Working from home, homeschooling, social distancing, and a worldwide pandemic have no doubt frazzled even the most zen among us.
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Blending the soothing properties of blue, the renewal qualities of green, and the organic sensibility of grey, Aegean Teal 2136-40 invites us to reflect and reset from all we’ve been through this past year. 
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As inviting and as soothing as Greece’s bluish-green sea, Aegean Teal 2136-40 is an exceptional balance of blue, green and grey. This intriguing midtone creates natural harmony and a sense of calm, inviting an opportunity to reflect and reset amidst softened, casual elegance.
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The Chicagoland community has depended on JC Licht for over 100 years. Our professional customers have depended on us to be here for the supplies they need for their livelihood. Our residential customers have depended on us for expert advice and top quality products. In these stressful times, we are even more committed to being there for you, our customers.
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We are thrilled to inform you that Thybony Interiors, a name synonymous with exceptional service and for carrying premium décor as well as an extensive line of Benjamin Moore paint, has officially joined the JC Licht family! 
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When you want to paint your home, there are so many brands and types out there that it can be difficult to decide which one is right for you. Benjamin Moore offers a large selection of specially-designed paints to help you find exactly what you need for any room of your home.
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As we approach year-end, we will be completing inventory at all of our locations during the next three Sundays. Below is our list of store closures for each Sunday. Thank you for your patience, and please use our store locator tool to find another nearby JC Licht if your regular store is closed.

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