myths vs. facts on kitchen cabinet painting

Myths vs. Facts on Kitchen Cabinet Painting

There are so many things you hear from this blog post and that blog post, but we are here to tell you the myths and the facts on kitchen cabinet painting. Myth #1 It’s too expensive Yes, there are a lot of people who spend a ton of money to get their kitchen cabinets...
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Why DIY When We Can DIT Do It Together Kitchen Cabinet Painting

Why DIY When We Can DIT? – Do It Together Kitchen Cabinet Painting

Kitchen cabinet painting can be expensive, so every little bit you can save is money you can use somewhere else. DIY is an option, but it can take a long time to get everything done. Hiring a professional would be ideal but can difficult when you’re on a tight budget. But...
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TOP 10 THINGS YOU WISH YOU KNEW BEFORE PAINTING YOUR CABINETS

Top 10 Things You Wish You Knew Before Painting Your Cabinets

Painting your kitchen cabinets is a big job and takes a lot of preparation. It’s important to take the necessary steps in order to get the painted cabinets you’re looking for. Here are the top 10 things you wish you knew when you started painting your cabinets. It...
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Sound Finish at Evergreen State Fair

Sound Finish at Evergreen State Fair

Sound Finish will be at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe, Washington from August 24th to September 3rd this year. Sound Finish will be in booth #G18 in the Grandstand building. The fair is open from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm and is located at 14405 179th AVE SE Monroe, WA 98272....
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Should House Painters Paint My Kitchen Cabinets?

Should House Painters Paint My Kitchen Cabinets?

Why shouldn’t I have the person who painted the interior of my house also paint my cabinets? Have you ever wondered if your house painter can paint your kitchen cabinets? This is a common question for people who are looking into redoing their kitchen. Only sound finish has...
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Save Up to $2,000 on your Kitchen Cabinet Painting

Save Up to $2,000 on Your Kitchen Cabinet Painting

Kitchen cabinet painting can be expensive, so every little bit you can save is money you can use somewhere else. DIY is an option, but it can take a long time to get everything done. Hiring a professional would be ideal but can difficult when you’re on a tight budget. But...
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why you should keep your golden oak cabinets

Why You Should Keep Your Old Golden Oak Cabinets

A lot of people automatically want to get rid of golden oak cabinets without even thinking about it. Even with these cabinets, your kitchen doesn’t have to look outdated. While it may seem that these are the culprit for making your kitchen look like it’s stuck in the...
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Choosing a Backsplash for your Kitchen

Choosing a Backsplash for Your Kitchen

Choosing a backsplash for your kitchen can be a stressful decision. It has to go with your cabinets and your countertop and not all of us are professional designers. Here are some factors to consider when choosing a backsplash for your kitchen. Backsplash Material The material...
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best paint colors for kitchen cabinets

Best Paint Colors for Kitchen Cabinets

It’s kind of crazy how many different shades of whites, greens, blues, and grays there are to choose from. It can be daunting and exhausting trying to find the perfect color. Well here are some of the best paint colors for kitchen cabinets. They are fool-proof, so you...
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budget-friendly kitchen upgrades

Budget-Friendly Kitchen Upgrades

Kitchen upgrades can get expensive fast ranging from $18,000 for a small kitchen to over $50,000 for a large luxury kitchen. That is a lot of money to spend all at once. There are a lot of kitchen upgrades that you can do on a budget by doing them yourself. Add Beadboard This...
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summer kitchen trends of 2017

Summer Kitchen Trends of 2017

Some trends are constantly changing, while others have remained the same for years. Keeping your kitchen up with the trends when you are thinking of selling your home can add value to your home. It can also make your kitchen more enjoyable to live and cook in. Here are the most...
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Tired of Old Golden Oak Cabinets

Tired of Old Golden Oak Cabinets?

Just because you have old golden oak cabinets doesn’t mean your kitchen has to look outdated. While it may seem that the oak is the culprit for making your kitchen look like it’s stuck in the past, there are a lot of other elements that can be changed to make your...
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how to prep kitchen cabinets for painting

How to Prep Kitchen Cabinets for Painting

There are a lot of people who experience trial and error situations when painting their kitchen cabinets. That is not something you want to have to deal with since it can cost a lot of money, take a lot of time and also ruin your kitchen cabinets. You basically need to be a pro...
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how to make your small kitchen feel bigger

How to Make Your Small Kitchen Feel Bigger

Having a small kitchen can be challenging. Sometimes, there just doesn’t seem to be enough space to do anything. You can make your small kitchen feel bigger by changing some simple design flaws and by finding creative storage ideas. Copper Pipe Shelving If you’re...
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why HOAs recommend Sound Finish for Cabinet Painting

Why HOAs Recommend Sound Finish for Cabinet Painting

Home Owners Associations love Sound Finish because of the value that freshly painted cabinets add to homes. Sound Finish provides the highest quality cabinet coatings in the industry because cabinet coatings are our primary focus and our specialty. A little paint can go a long...
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how to reclaim your kitchen cabinets on a budget

How to Reclaim Your Kitchen Cabinets on a Budget

New kitchen cabinets are expensive, so your current cabinets must be in real horrible shape to justify throwing them out. If you do throw them out, you then have to go through the process of replacing them. You will also need to replace countertops, backsplash, and possibly the...
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DIY Cabinet Painting Fails

DIY Cabinet Painting Fails

If you don’t know what you’re doing, cabinet painting fails are inevitable. There are a lot of things that can go wrong when painting your kitchen cabinets. Here are some common DIY cabinet painting fails. Result of Cheap Paint When you use cheap paint that is not specifically...
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6 diy cabinet painting mistakes

6 DIY Cabinet Painting Mistakes

There are a lot of mistakes that can be made when painting cabinets. Cabinet painting is not a project that can be done in a day. It takes a lot of time and preparation if everything is done right the first time. If you are planning on painting your cabinets yourself, do your...
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budget friendly paint projects

Budget Friendly Paint Projects

Paint is a great way to refresh things throughout your home without breaking the bank. There are numerous projects you can do with paint that you may have never thought of. Here are some of the paint projects you can do to make your house your own. Paint your Hardware If...
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most popular kitchen styles

Most Popular Kitchen Styles

Kitchens these days tend to bring homes together because your kitchen style usually incorporates throughout the rest of the house. So choosing a kitchen style actually sets the tone of your entire house. No pressure though. We are here to help you know which style to choose. Here...
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the ultimate secrets to cabinet painting

The Ultimate Secrets to Cabinet Painting

There are a lot of people who experience trial and error situations when painting their kitchen cabinets. That is not something you want to have to deal with since it can cost a lot of money, take a lot of time and also ruin your kitchen cabinets. You basically need to be a pro...
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kitchen color trends for 2017

Kitchen Color Trends for 2017

Kitchen color trends change pretty much every year, with some trends remaining for decades. If you want your kitchen to be up to date with the latest trends then you have quite a few to choose from. Here are the latest kitchen color trends for 2017. Two-Toned Cabinets This trend...
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most important home upgrades for new homeowners

Most Important Home Upgrades for New Homeowners

If you’ve recently bought a home, you’ve probably already found lots of projects that need to be done. Unfortunately, it takes time to get all of those done, and they can’t all be completed at once. So how do you know which ones are the most important?...
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upgrade your new home with paint

Upgrade Your New Home with Paint

It’s crazy what a couple coats of paint can do to make something look brand new. While paint may seem to cost a lot of money, it is definitely cheaper than replacing items altogether. There are a lot of things in your new home that can be upgraded with a few coats of paint....
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How to Upcycle Your Kitchen on a Budget

How to Upcycle Your Kitchen on a Budget

By upcycling items that you already own, you can save a lot of money. The kitchen has a lot of things that can be fixed up and re-purposed to look brand new. Here are some ways you can re-use items for your kitchen. Tin Can Storage Tin cans are thrown out every day, but there are...
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Budget Friendly Home Upgrades

Budget-Friendly Home Upgrades

Upgrading your home to what you want it to be is one of those things that’s on almost everyone’s to-do list. A lot of the time, money is what keeps us from doing those upgrades. Here are some budget-friendly home upgrades that you can yourself. Update Your Front Porch...
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budget friendly decorating projects for new homeowners

Budget Friendly Decorating Projects for New Homeowners

Buying a new home takes a large chunk out of your savings, not to mention now you have a monthly mortgage payment. Budget friendly decorating projects can get your home looking good without breaking the bank. Here are some ideas to get started. Drop Cloth Curtains If you...
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Easy Kitchen Fixes for Renters

Easy Kitchen Fixes for Renters

Renting an apartment with a small kitchen can be tough because you are so limited in what you can do to make it your own. But there are ways to spruce up that small, bland kitchen without making permanent changes. Remove a Cabinet Door If you don’t like the way your...
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space-saving tips for small kitchens

Space-Saving Tips for Small Kitchens

If you have a small kitchen, you’re probably always looking for ways to free up space. You can make your kitchen more efficient with these space-saving tips for small kitchens. Remove a Wall Removing a wall is the best way to open up a kitchen and make it more spacious. If...
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5 small kitchen storage ideas

5 Small Kitchen Storage Ideas

Having a small kitchen makes storing everyday kitchen items difficult. You have to get creative with the way you organize in order for it to be the most efficient and practical. Here are 5 small kitchen storage ideas to make your kitchen more functional. Store Overhead You can...
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small kitchen renovation ideas

Small Kitchen Renovation Ideas

There are simple ways to renovate your small kitchen that can be done yourself. By doing them yourself, you can save a lot of money and have your kitchen as you want it. Here are some small kitchen renovation ideas that can be done in a weekend. New Cabinet Hardware Changing the...
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remodel your kitchen with upcycling

Remodel Your Kitchen With Upcycling

Remodeling your kitchen is an expensive task. There are alternative ways to give your kitchen a facelift without breaking the bank. You can remodel your kitchen with upcycling. Here are some ways to get your kitchen remodel done yourself. Re-purposed Wood You can find old wood at...
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practical uses for old kitchen items

Practical Uses for Old Kitchen Items

If you’re the type of person who never wants to throw out old items, then keep reading. There are so many practical uses for old kitchen items that can help you get organized or add decor. It’s a great way to upcycle those old materials instead of throwing them out....
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organize your kitchen with upcycling

Organize Your Kitchen With Upcycling

There are so many great ways to organize your kitchen by using items that you already own. Not only do you save money, but you can be proud of the practical things you created out of objects that most people would throw out. The kitchen is usually the business room in a house,...
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diy kitchen cabinet painting in seattle

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting in Seattle

DIY kitchen cabinet painting in Seattle is a great way to save money, but it is also a lot of time and hard work. In order to be able to completely do it yourself, you have to know the tricks, expert tips, techniques, and know which types of paint work best. In the end, you never...
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DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting

DIY kitchen cabinet painting is a great way to save money, but it is also a lot of time and hard work. In order to be able to completely do it yourself, you have to know the tricks, expert tips, techniques, and know which types of paint work best. In the end, you never know how...
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DIY Kitchens

DIY Kitchens

DIY kitchens are a great way to save money, but they are also a lot of time and hard work. There is so much that goes into redoing your kitchen yourself including floor replacement, new appliances, and painting the kitchen cabinets. In order to be able to completely do it...
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DIY Painting

DIY Painting

DIY painting is a great way to save money, but it is also a lot of time and hard work. In order to be able to completely do it yourself, you have to know the tricks, expert tips, techniques, and know which types of paint work best. In the end, you never know how it’s going...
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How to Decorate Your Tiny Kitchen

How to Decorate Your Tiny Kitchen

Tiny kitchens are usually much more efficient than large kitchens because they have to be. There isn’t as much storage or counter space, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be decorated. Decorating your tiny kitchen takes some organization, but it can be done. Here...
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new year new kitchen

New Year, New Kitchen

Outdated kitchens tend to be bland and boring. If you’re tired of your bland looking kitchen cabinets, then now is the time to get the new kitchen you’ve always dreamed of to kick off the New Year! Sound Finish is offering a Holiday discount of $300 off kitchen cabinet painting...
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how to clean your kitchen countertop

How to Clean Your Kitchen Countertop

All kitchen countertops are different and all require different care. Knowing how to clean your particular kitchen countertop can make it last longer and diminish wear-and-tear. Here are instructions on how to clean some of the most popular kitchen countertops. Granite Granite...
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How to Decorate Your Kitchen for the Holidays

How to Decorate Your Kitchen for the Holidays

Decorating your entryway, stairwell, and living room are usually the go-to places for holiday decorations, but what about the kitchen? The kitchen is where you spend all that time baking cookies and pies for friends and family, so why not decorate it in holiday decor as well?...
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the easy way to paint your kitchen cabinets

The Easy Way to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets

There are so many DIY posts out there giving you instructions on how to paint your kitchen cabinets so they look professional. But unless you have some serious painting skills and professional painting tools they won’t turn out as good as you had hoped. So now you need an...
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cottage kitchen style ideas

Cottage Kitchen Style Ideas

A cottage kitchen takes design ideas from a number of different styles including traditional, country, and retro. The right mixture of these three styles adds up to a perfect cottage kitchen. Here are some ideas to transform your kitchen to cottage kitchen style. Exposed...
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which kitchen countertop is right for you

Which Kitchen Countertop is Right for You?

There are a lot of different kitchen countertops to choose from, and they all offer something different. It depends on what style you’re going for and how much maintenance and cleaning you want to deal with. Here are some of the top kitchen countertop choices. Granite...
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retro kitchen design tips

Retro Kitchen Design Tips

The great thing about retro kitchen design is that anything goes. Retro design is a blast from the recent past, so there are a lot of different options to choose from. Here are some of the most popular retro kitchen design tips. Colorful Cabinets Retro kitchen designs tend to...
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choose neutral colors for a luxury kitchen

Choose Neutral Colors for a Luxury Kitchen

Luxury kitchens can be hard to achieve. Anyone who sees your kitchen should think, “This is a luxury kitchen!” When designing your luxury kitchen, you may want to choose your favorite hue of purple, but when it comes to selling, most people don’t want purple...
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How to Decorate Your Kitchen for Fall

How to Decorate Your Kitchen for Fall

Fall is a beautiful time of year, with the leaves changing colors and the temperatures cooling. It is also one of the best seasons for decorating because there are so many options and new ideas. Here are some of the top trends of decorating your kitchen for fall. Centerpieces...
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Upscale painted Cabinets

Upscale Painted Cabinets

Kitchen cabinets can make or break a kitchen. If the cabinets are outdated then the entire kitchen is outdated as well. There are a number of way to make your kitchen cabinets trendy while also being upscale. Here are some of the common ideas: Exotic Wood Veneers People use wood...
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Is It Safe to Paint Around a Baby

Is It Safe To Paint Around A Baby?

This is a common question among new and expecting mothers. Painting the nursery is one the first things on the to-do list, or you may have time to paint the walls in your kitchen. So is it safe to paint around a baby? That depends. Here are some things to consider before painting...
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Upscale Kitchen Makeover with Painted Cabinets

Upscale Kitchen Makeover with Painted Cabinets

A lot of time and money goes into making a luxury kitchen. If you’re looking to give your kitchen a makeover, consider using these 5 key elements for an upscale kitchen. Space An upscale kitchen needs to have a lot of space. Luxury kitchens are usually U-Shaped so that...
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Safe Painting Tips for New Moms

Safe Painting Tips for New Moms

When pregnant, painting the nursery is one of the first things an expecting mother will do. But painting can be dangerous when pregnant so it’s important to remember these tips to ensure your safety and the safety of your baby. Clear the Room Whatever room you choose to...
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How to Update Your Kitchen Stress Free

How to Update Your Kitchen Stress-Free

Making changes to your kitchen can be a nightmare. There are constantly delays, whether it be an item coming in late or the work load is too much for the construction crew. There are always things that you forget to plan for, such as the expense of eating out until your kitchen...
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Kitchen Trends of 2016

Kitchen Trends of 2016

Some kitchen trends come and go while others stay popular for decades. Staying up with popular kitchen trends is important for those who are selling their homes. Having an updated kitchen can greatly increase the value of your home. So whether you’re putting your house on...
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6 Tips for Home Renovation while Pregnant

6 Tips for Home Renovation While Pregnant

It’s very common that when a baby is on the way, expectant mothers want to get their home ready for their new addition to the family. There tends to be a lot to do from preparing the nursery to finally getting around to that kitchen remodel. It’s likely you...
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5 Kitchen Remodel Ideas on a Budget

A kitchen makeover can range from $5,000 to $80,000. Since most people don’t have $80,000 to drop on their kitchen, we’ve come up with some ideas to get an updated kitchen without breaking the bank. Here are a few of them: Paint Your Cabinets Replacing your cabinets...
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How to Decorate Your Kitchen for 4th of July

4th of July is just around the corner, and there are a lot of decor ideas that can be added to your kitchen. Whether you’re throwing a party yourself or going somewhere else, it never hurts to get in the spirit of 4th of July! Here are a few decor tips and some that you can...
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7 Bathroom Remodel Ideas on a Budget

7 Bathroom Remodel Ideas on a Budget

Updating your bathroom design doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. There are ways to refresh your bathroom on a low budget. Here are 7 ideas to get you started. Choose a Cheap Tile Option Tile is essential when remodeling a bathroom, but it doesn’t have to cost a...
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Two Kitchen Makeovers

This week, we’d like to share with you two recent kitchen makeovers we’ve worked on. The first, the homeowner requested that their dark wood cabinets be painted white. The new look is fantastic! You can easily see how the white cabinets brighten and open up the...
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5 ways to stage your home this summer

5 Ways To Stage Your Home This Summer

Summer is a popular time for house-hunting, so it’s important to have your house staged and ready to sell. Homes that are staged spend 78% less time on the market. Home staging easily pays off because homes that are staged sell for 11% higher than homes that aren’t....
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Replace Reface or SAVE on Your Kitchen Cabinets

Replace, Reface, or SAVE on Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen remodeling can be expensive, with prices ranging from $18,500 to $54,000. Redoing your cabinets is on average one-third to one-half of the kitchen remodel cost. There are a number of options for redoing your cabinets, and some options can save you money. Replacing Your...
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Why You Should Choose Low VOC Paint

Why You Should Choose Low VOC Paint

Paint with high levels of VOC has proven to have harmful effects on people, so it is important that when choosing a paint, you choose one with low or no VOC. What is VOC? VOC stands for volatile organic compounds. They are chemicals that release a gas from certain materials and...
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Shabby Chic Kitchen Design

The main characteristic of shabby chic is distressed furniture. While this is the key, there are a number of things you can do to add to your shabby chic kitchen design. Here are a few design tips to achieve the perfect shabby chic kitchen. Furniture Again, we can’t stress...
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How to Light Your Kitchen

How to Light Your Kitchen

In order to best light your kitchen, you need to make a plan. Lighting can be used to create ambiance. The key to good kitchen lighting is to use different types of lighting such as overall lighting to light the room, task lighting for a specific area you’re working in, and...
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What color to paint your kitchen cabinets

What Color to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets

The colors in your home are a direct reflection of your personality. It affects us every day because room color can influence our moods and thoughts. Certain colors or groups of colors tend to get the same reaction from most people. Here are what some of the colors mean and...
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Home Staging Tips for Spring

Home Staging Tips For Spring

  Spring brings the promise of a fresh start through sunshine and showers. It also brings plenty of opportunity to stage your home and make fresh updates that are most attractive to buyers. Here are some home staging tips to make your home sell for top dollar. Clean Up The...
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Painted Cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet Painting: Professional vs DIY

There are good things and bad things about painting your kitchen cabinets yourself. If it’s done right the first time, then you can save money. But if you value your time, then it will cost you more. Painting your cabinets yourself takes a long time, it requires a lot of...
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Do It together Kitchen Cabinet Painting

Should I Paint or Replace my Cabinets?

If you’re on the fence about whether you should paint your cabinets or replace them completely, then here are a few tips to help you decide. Benefits of Cabinet Painting Painting your cabinets is cost effective. Painting is a fraction of the cost of replacing your cabinets....
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DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting

From a Friend… “I never realized how much work goes into repainting kitchen cabinets until I tried to do it myself. The key word here is tried. Here’s the process of what I went through. Finding out whether the material of my cabinets could be painted Who knew...
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Visit Sound Finish at the Seattle Home Show!

Sound Finish will be at the Seattle Home Show!

We are pleased to be an exhibitor at the Seattle Home Show! The Seattle Home Show runs from February 20th through the 28th. You can find us at Booth 1340! About the Seattle Home Show: The Seattle Home Show is the Northwest’s largest consumer home show with everything for the home...
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Cabinet Painting vs Cabinet Refinishing

Cabinet Painting vs Cabinet Refinishing – Which is Right for You?

Cabinet painting or cabinet refinishing? They are both great options – it just depends on what you want. What you get with Cabinet Painting Cabinet painting has many benefits – for starters, you can choose whatever color you want. While you can go with the trendy...
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Why we don't do Cabinet Refacing

Why We Don’t Do Cabinet Refacing

When a homeowner wants to change the look and feel of their kitchen on a budget, a few options initially come to mind: Cabinet painting, cabinet refinishing, or cabinet refacing. Cabinet replacement may also come up, but unless the cabinets are structurally unsound, or if you are...
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Home Staging Essentials for Each Room of the House

Home Staging Essentials for Each Room of the House

When preparing your home for sale, staging has become essential if you want to get the most bang for your buck. You don’t necessarily need to do a drastic makeover and make your home look like it came straight out of a magazine, but there are certain basics that should be...
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Farmhouse Kitchen Style

Farmhouse Kitchen Style

A leading trend for kitchen design for the past few years is the farmhouse kitchen. This style is airy and light, nostalgic, and ultimately just feels welcoming. There are multiple key elements that can define a farmhouse style kitchen. Vintage Decor One of the easiest ways to...
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Small Bathroom Design Tips

Small Bathroom Design Tips

There’s a vast amount of homeowners who feel that their bathroom is too small, but, due to budget restraints or home design, are simply unable to remodel and make the room physically larger. However, there are many design tips that can help you make the most of your small...
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Kitchen Color Trends for 2016

Kitchen Color Trends for 2016

Interior design trends are always changing- and when it comes to the kitchen, the heart of the home, it’s a wise idea to keep track of the current styles, especially if you’re planning on selling your home. Here are some of the top kitchen color trends emerging for...
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How To Clean Painted Cabinets

How To Clean Painted Cabinets

After investing in cabinet painting, it would make sense to want the results and finish to last as long as possible. To do this, it’s important to follow these simple cleaning tips to keep your painted cabinets looking brand new for years to come. Use Warm Water to Wash...
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Home Staging Tips for Winter

Winter Home Staging Tips

Selling your home in winter can be challenging, but comes with its own rewards. During winter, there are fewer homes on the market, meaning less competition and higher demand for the homes that are available. Winter Home Staging Tips: Take care of ice and snow: keep your...
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Kitchen Design

6 Kitchen Design Mistakes to Avoid

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and arguably the room that sees the most action, from cooking everyday meals, to hosting guests, to prepping for large parties, to a small sit-down over coffee. As such, the kitchen is a place that needs to be both attractive and functional....
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Improve Home Value ROI

5 Projects to Improve Your Home’s Value

When you are selling your home, or just planning on making some updates, it’s important to put your money to its best use. To do so, there are five top home improvement projects that experts say will provide the most return on investment when you want to improve your...
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How To Make A Small Bathroom Feel Larger

While it would be nice to have a large, spacious bathroom, in some circumstances you just have to work with the space you have available. Decorating and designing around a small bathroom space can be difficult, however there are a few tried and true methods that you can employ to...
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Kitchen Paint Visualizer

Find The Best Color Palette for Your Kitchen

Choosing paint colors is a time-consuming and sometimes frustrating process. There are so many shades to choose from, and it can be difficult to know what colors look good together, and which ones clash. Fortunately, there are some great resources available to find the best color...
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Prepare Your Home For Sale – Before Listing

Listing a home before it’s ready for sale can be a costly mistake. A home that is properly prepped for sale will not only be sold quicker, but can easily gain a higher asking price. Luckily, there are many things you can do to get your home market ready that cost little to...
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Home Staging Selling Mistakes

Home Staging Mistakes To Avoid

Home staging is becoming a necessary part of home selling. While there are some simple and proven techniques to staging, such as cleaning, depersonalizing, etc., there are still quite a few common mistakes that could hinder or even prevent a successful sale of your home, and...
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Everett Fall Home Show 2015

Everett Fall Home Show 2015

This weekend, come check us out at the Everett Fall Home Show! This annual event is Xfinity Arena’s largest vendor event of the year. Snohomish County’s premiere Fall event will feature hundreds of specialized local businesses. Everett Fall Home Show Admission...
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Fall Home Staging

Home Staging Tips for Fall

As the seasons change, so should your home staging strategy! Selling a home in fall can have certain advantages- for one, there are typically fewer homes on the market in autumn, meaning your house will have less competition. So take advantage of this colorful season through...
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Seattle Home Selling Tips

Why Won’t My Home Sell?

Scratching your head as to why your home has been stuck sitting on the market? There’s many potential causes, but here are some of the most common reasons as to why a house won’t sell: The Home is Overpriced This is usually the number one reason a home won’t sell....
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Seattle Kitchen Makeover – Clean White Cabinets

White is often a homeowner’s first choice when it comes to cabinet painting, and it’s easy to see why! A white kitchen is bright, feels larger, and gives off a sense of cleanliness. Here is one of our latest jobs, where the client requested that their cabinets be...
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On Cabinet Hardware – Styles & Finishes

Putting in new hardware is a simple, easy way to update the look of a kitchen or bathroom. Cabinet hardware comes in a wide variety of styles, colors, and finishes, so there are options to complement any style. Consider them as accessories for your cabinets – the finishing...
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Cabinet Painting for Small Kitchens

It’s incredible the effect that paint colors can have on a small kitchen! Instead of a major overhaul, remodel, or cabinet refacing, simply changing up the colors of kitchen walls and cabinetry can drastically update and open up a small kitchen. Bright White Cabinets For...
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Green Painted Cabinets

Why Hire a Professional Cabinet Painting Service?

Before deciding to “do it yourself” when it comes to painting your kitchen or bathroom cabinets, or to hire the least expensive painter you can find, you may want to consider these points that suggest the lowest price may not be the best value. There are many advantages to hiring...
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Kitchen Cabinet Measurement Center

Inside the Cabinets: How to Organize and Save Space

While we often focus on the outward appearance of kitchen cabinets, it’s important to not neglect what’s inside! Make the most of your storage space by utilizing some of these handy tips, tricks, and tools: Cabinet Door Measurement Center Starting off, this DIY...
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Kitchen Updates are Key to Increasing Home Value

To maximize the value of your home, kitchen updates are key. Here are some of the most cost-efficient ways to update your kitchen and get a high return on investment. Update Select Appliances You don’t necessarily have to shell out thousands when updating appliances in your...
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Stage Your Home Like a Pro with These 6 Easy Ideas

Shorten the time your home is on the market by incorporating the staging guidelines used by the pros: Put yourself in the shoes of a home buyer. Imagine an agent has just arrived at your front door to show a buyer around your property. While they look for the right key to open...
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Home Staging Tips for Summer

Summer is in full swing, and it’s a great time to take advantage of the nice weather to prepare your home for market. Here’s some home staging tips to make your house look its best during the summer months: Take full advantage of the bright weather and work on your...
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The Disadvantages of Cabinet Refacing

Most of the time, when people are looking for ways to save money on their kitchen remodel, they think of cabinet refacing. Cabinet refacing is the process in which just the cabinet fronts are replaced and the outsides covered, rather than replacing the entire units. One of the...
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What Color Should You Paint Your Cabinets?

One of the most crucial decisions when designing or decorating your kitchen is the color of the cabinets. After all, Cabinets take up, on average, 40% of the visual space in the kitchen. Ultimately the decision is up to you, but here are some guidelines and ideas to get you...
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Painted Cabinets – From Maple to White

White cabinets provide a look that will surely never go out of style. Color trends may come and go, but classic white is here to stay. It’s amazing how a simple change can instantly make a kitchen feel brighter, larger, and cleaner. You can see for yourself what an...
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Change your Hardware, Transform your Kitchen.

Swapping out the hardware on your cabinets is a quick and very affordable way to switch up the look and feel of your entire kitchen. Take the image on the right, for example. Same cabinets; four different handle types. Contrast In most cases, creating contrast between your...
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Kitchen Makeover: Why You Should Start With The Cabinets

So you’ve decided to give your kitchen a makeover. Whether you’re a homeowner looking for a change of scenery or finally getting around to some home renovation projects, or a seller, realtor, or flipper looking to get the most bang for your buck when getting a home...
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