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Quick Holiday Decorating Ideas Inspired by Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart remains one of the world's leading style gurus. She consistently has marvelous ideas on a wide range of subjects, from meal menus to decorating for the holidays.

The reality is that when the wintertime holidays roll around, people feel overstressed, overworked and even feel a sense of panic. All of this gets magnified when it comes to thinking about and planning to decorate for the holiday season.

Martha Stewart comes to the rescue, as she does so often when it comes to things associated with the home. She has some clever, wonderful quick decorating ideas for the holiday season.

Metallic Table Toppers are Perfect
One easy decorating plan of action presented by Martha are metallic table toppers. She explains that silver and gold are always perfect during the holiday season. These metallic choices work perfectly from Thanksgiving through the New Year.

You can find metallic table toppers, items that can come together for a perfect tablescape, from wonderful online outl…

5 Tips to Finance Your Home Improvements

If you find yourself in the process of plotting out a magnificent home improvement project, you ultimately will need to address an important question: How will you pay for your improvement plan? One obvious, albeit possibly impractical, course you could take is paying for you home improvements with cash on hand. The reality is that for many homeowners who really want to improve their residences, this strategy is not going to work.

When it comes to paying for your home improvement project, painting services or alike there are five key tips that you need to bear in mind. Some of these may have already crossed your mind. However, like most people in your shoes who want to embark on a home improvement project, you may not be familiar with all of these suggestions.

Explore a Title 1 Home Improvement Loan
One possible avenue you may be able to pursue, that you may not be aware of at all, is a Title 1 Home Improvement Loan. The federal government established this loan program.

Pursuant to the…

Tips for a Small Business Owner to Finance Home Improvement

If you are a small business owner, you do enjoy a number of amazing benefits. For example, very few things in life compare to starting a small business enterprise and seeing it succeed.

Despite the positive elements associated with being an entrepreneur and owing a small business, there are some drawbacks as well. One area in which you potentially can face some challenges is in the realm of obtaining certain types of personal financing. For example, you may be concerned about obtaining a loan to finance a home improvement project.

The Dilemma of No Regular Paycheck
One issue faced by some small business owners is that they lack a regular paycheck. Some small business owners put money in their own pockets when they feel their businesses can afford to pay out in this manner. In addition, there are small business owners that adopt a strategy of compensation taken in ways that legally avoid payroll related taxes.

While these strategies can make sense when it comes to the finances of a smal…

Creating an Elegant Presence in Your Neighborhood

You may be uninterested in the idea of "keeping up with the Joneses." Instead, you may be a kind of person who likes to set the pace. You naturally are a leader when it comes to style, including when it comes to the look and appearance of your residence.

With this in mind, you may be in the midst of pondering a facelift for your home. Your thoughts on home improvement may extend to the front or your residence. If that is the case, one ornamental feature that you definitely want to consider when it comes to remaking the look of your residence is the addition of wrought iron accents. By taking this course, you will finds that through the addition of wrought iron accents of different types, you truly will create a compelling, incomparable, elegant presence in your neighborhood.

Wrought Iron Doors: Creating a Spectacular Entry Into Your Home
On so many levels, nothing makes a more dramatic entrance to a residence than does a wrought iron door. There is a reason why wrought iron …

Exterior Painting 101

Exterior house painting begins with well-organized preparation of all surfaces to be painted. Below are some straightforward rules and things to examine for before continuing with the exterior painting process.

Thoroughly inspect your house for damage or rot on your home. Look for signals of sharp – peeling edges or chalking of the paint on your home. Water damage shows as rot, stained or disfigured areas. These issues will need to be accurately fixed before moving ahead into the project. Mildew and mold are also other problems one may face while repainting the home. After any wood repair take precautionary steps to stop any more destruction from happening. Regularly exterior house painting needs more time and effort; as the outside of any house may have more damage due to sunlight/rain, which makes paint fade and wood to warp.

In addition, weather could cause mold and other sorts of harm.

First, you should start with pressure washing to get rid of residue and to make sure the surfa…

Murals in the City

A mural is a painting or art placed directly on a wall or surface. Murals can be any size and any type of paint can be used. These pieces of art can be very complex as well as unique.

Murals are in which objects are depicted with photographically realistic detail or even the “cartoon” effect you see in murals painted in children’s rooms. So many options exist for murals; portraits, scenic backdrops, jungle, space murals, natural landscapes ... the list is endless.

You can find murals painted on buildings in any city; It’s kinda cool because there’s a lot of empty space on buildings nowadays that can be utilized to express a theme or idea. Murals can be colorful, happy or invoke a sense of empowerment! Many use murals to add or create culture.

Chances are that your city has a thought provoking mural painted somewhere. In Jacksonville, FL where this painting company is based; there are many to view; the newest is near the Jacksonville Landing, be sure to check it out.

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Jacksonville Painters Speak Out


Often times a painting project can stray from the norm. Sometimes, “painting” requires much more than just brushes and rollers. The painter needs to go over and above!

We see this happen quite often in Jacksonville. Mostly in older homes or offices requiring an array of certain skills as to achieve that perfect look. Interior painting can be an "art form".

In many instances; rather than looking for a separate contractor to handle drywall repair, wood repairs or other facets of home improvement work, our clients applaud the fact that Pro Color is licensed and skilled in a wide variety of services other than painting.

Whether you’re a homeowner, HOA board member or a property management company or a local business owner, we recognize that each Jacksonville painting project is going to be different. For many years Pro Color Painting Company has taken care of all phases of Jacksonville’s painting and waterproofing needs.

Pro Color Painting is to …

Green Painting

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Environmentally Friendly - Green Painting
With all the hoopla about saving water, protecting trees and minimizing waste; how many are really doing it? Or significantly making an impact on reducing their carbon foot print on the environment around us? Are you using a green painting company?  Many may not know that; one of the most toxic products you can put in our environment is paint. Much of what you find on the shelves today concerning paint and painting products have VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds); making your home, office or any indoor area a potentially toxic environment!  The materials and paint we use have little or no VOC’s; making your home, office or any indoor area much healthier! Our paint meets the highest standards as monitored by the EPA. Most painting companies don’t even consider this concept. Make sure the painting contractor you are using does! Hire a green painter for your next painting project.   In all aspects at Pro Color Painting we protect and respect the …

Caffé Andiamo - Painting & Staining

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Wood Staining in Ponte Vedra Beach
Caffé Andiamo project has kicked off. We are staining all of the exterior wood work a beautiful S.W. Riverwood color. This is an especially daunting task; as we are to conduct a level of production that mandates efficiency; at a restaurant that stays open all day and most of the night.





The Pro Color crew is amazing at doing these type of challenges and still keeping the boss happy. We will have plenty of pictures coming soon of this beautiful project in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Staining Wood in Jacksonville


This is just one more quality project by Jacksonville's leading painting company.



Wood Staining

Home Painting Again

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It's so good to be back! For many years we have not had access to our blog. This Jacksonville painting company has a lot to share..... Coming soon will be all kinds of information. Commercial, residential, material and unique methods from the "old school". Over 30 years of industry knowledge! A plethora of valuable information at your finger tips.

Its about time we had some useful info that isn't found in the mainstream industry. We are Jacksonville painters who think outside the box! Regards, Jacksonville Painting Contractors


Sometimes pride and integrity are indicated in the local community. All commitments, service to local charities and giving back "unseen".

Many feel this should be a major factor in deciding on a Jacksonville painting company. Choose painters who give back to the local area!

Pro Color Painting is Jacksonville's painting contractors of choice! Also, see commercial painting company for your larger projects.