Winter Home Painting Tips

0000000 If you’re considering painting your home—either the interior or exterior—it’s important to be prepared for the elements. Every season has its perks and pitfalls, but for the most part, you can paint most of the year, with a few caveats. We’ve put together a list of helpful tips if you’re planning on getting your […]

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Fall’s Coming—Learn More About Gutter Cleaning

0000000 It’s been a rainy summer, and chances are, that same rain will carry through the fall. With leaves falling from trees, it’s important to make sure your gutters are clean and capable of draining properly. At Castino Painting and Home Services, we’re proud to offer gutter cleaning to homeowners all over, but there are […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Bathroom Painting Project

0000000When you’re ready to give your home’s bathrooms a new look, there are a few things you’ll have to consider before going ahead with the project. You probably already know that there’s a specific type of paint that’s better suited for bathrooms—rooms that see a lot of moisture and thus are prone to mildew and […]

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How to Choose a Shade of White Paint for a Large Area

0000000Choosing paint for your home can be a difficult task – whichever shade you choose has to be something you’ll like for a while, since most people don’t want to repaint their homes all that often. The pressure is on to find the perfect color—and in the face of that complicated decision, many people think […]

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Choosing the Best Paint for Your Kitchen

0000000When you want to change the look of your kitchen but a full remodel isn’t in the budget, a fresh coat of paint can work wonders.  Kitchen paint can lend itself as an accent to the existing fixtures—cabinets, appliances, the floor, etc.—or can provide an interesting contrast. Whichever color palette you choose to paint, there […]

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Best Paint to Use to Prevent Mold in Bathrooms

0000000Painting the bathroom presents certain concerns that you don’t necessarily need to worry about in other rooms of your home. Of course, mold is a huge issue in many bathrooms, simply due to the nature of bathrooms; steam from showers and baths can seep into walls and cause mold (and we all know what mold […]

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Why Choose Stucco Over Stone?

0000000Stucco is becoming more and more popular, particularly because it can be applied to homes in such a way that it looks like stone. Stone and stucco are two materials for finishing the exterior of homes, and while they can be made to look similar, they are quite a bit different. If you’re considering one […]

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Hanging Wallpaper In Your Home

0000000Looking for a new decorating option for your home? Wallpaper is back. See how it may be the perfect option for the walls of your home. Why choose wallpaper? Even though you might default to painting your home, wallpaper can be just as great of an option. The right wallpaper can add  the perfect splash […]

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Prepping Your Home’s Interior

00000005 Secrets for Prepping Your Home’s Interior for a New Splash of Color It’s finally Spring, and like most homeowners, you are probably taking steps to rid your home of its winter hibernation. While there are simple steps you can take to prepare for the warmer months of the year, like Spring cleaning and landscaping, […]

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Spring 2013 – Getting your home ready!

0000000While Mother Nature is seeing fit to leave Chicago’s North Shore with a little last taste of winter, it is never too early to get your house ready from Spring. Since the outside will have to wait until it warms, now is the time to get the inside of your house ready! Spring cleaning can […]

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