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Looking to get the most out of your home's paint job or just to keep up with its carpentry needs? Then check out our great home tips, and be sure to check back regularly to keep up with our latest tips and tricks.

3 Gorgeous Replacement Ideas For Ceilings After Popcorn Removal

Are you wondering what to do with the ceiling in a room after popcorn texture removal? Whether you plan to hire a painting contractor or do the hard work yourself, you certainly can’t leave the drywall bare. The old popcorn ceiling texture, once it’s removed, will no longer protect the drywall from moisture or damage....
November 1, 2018
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Benchmark Painting & Carpentry Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Benchmark Painting & Carpentry has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2015. “Affordable. Reliable. Professional” “Only about 5 percent of the Painting &...
July 9, 2018
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Benchmark Part of Boynton Beach Paint-A-Thon 2013 & Block Party

At Benchmark Painting & Carpentry, we’re not only committed to excellent interior painting and exterior painting—we’re also dedicated to serving our local community. That’s why we’ve partnered with the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative from Habitat for Humanity in Boynton Beach, FL. We’re getting out our party (and paint) supplies for the Paint-A-Thon Block Party on Saturday, Oct....
October 10, 2013
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Chalkboard Paint Ideas for Your Kensington, MD Home

Welcome to 2013, where chalkboard paint is taking up residence inside many Kensington, MD homes…and all over the United States. Gone are the days in which chalkboards were resigned to dusty old classrooms with tricky arithmetic problems. Home painters now have the ability to turn plain walls into functional and eye-catching masterpieces, and at Benchmark Painting and Carpentry,...
July 17, 2008
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How to Prepare a Wall Before Painting

Painting a wall seems simple enough, but did you know that you can actually make or break your paint job before the brush ever touches your wall? Preparing a wall properly before painting can prevent a good bit of painter’s remorse on the back end. So how exactly do you ensure that your wall is prepped and...
May 19, 2006
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What is Shadow Striping?

Shadow Striping is a subtle and sophisticated residential painting technique that is rapidly gaining popularity in fashionable homes. This stylish trend uses two different sheens of the same color, painted in alternating vertical stripes around the walls of a room. Formal and fascinating, shadow stripes are an excellent choice in living rooms, dining rooms, powder rooms...
March 16, 2006
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Did the Earthquake Leave a Mark in your Home?

If you have been affected by the the earthquake or hurricanes this fall, Benchmark would like to help. While the earthquake did not cause major damage, many homes are left with cracks in the drywall or plaster. Our paint contractors can seal these cracks and perform the necessary residential painting jobs so that the damage disappears!...
November 14, 2005
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Why You Want Your Painter to be a NARI Member

When you hire a residential painting or carpentry home improvement contractor, you’re “handing over the keys” to a sacred space – your home. You trust your contractor to enhance your surroundings and enjoyment of your home and paint with the greatest care. You also rely on their solid knowledge of building techniques, design trends and best practices....
May 7, 2005
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