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Spring Brings National Painting Week

April 23, 2012

Even though this past winter brought little to complain about throughout the City of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs due to mild weather, everyone is thrilled to see Spring making a comeback. With the arrival of the new season, remodeling is in the air for many Chicagoland homeowners. What better time to start thinking about making changes to your home than during National Painting Week taking place April 16-23, 2012.

national painting week pictureBrought to you by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and Sherwin-Williams, National Painting Week could not have arrived at a better times as seven out of 10 homeowners will be planning a home improvement project as the days get longer and the warm weather becomes a constant.

What is the most pressing need that homeowners have regarding the upkeep of their property? Painting wins that home upgrade battle hands down, with 50% of homeowners focusing on throwing some fresh paint on their walls to spruce up the place. Landscaping and remodeling a room make up the list of favored home improvement projects.

Don’t get caught up in thinking that painting is only for walls. There are numerous aspects to your home that a little paint could breath new life into.

“Painting can add energy and liven up any home – whether is it revamping the bedroom, giving new life to an old piece of furniture or staining the deck,” said Jackie Jordan, director of color marketing, Sherwin-Williams.

Painting a room, adding some color outside to improve your home’s curb appeal or just bringing out a dull room’s potential with some detailed trimming can bring out the best in your property. All it takes is some imagination and there is no better time to explore what paint can do for your home than during  National Painting Week.

What painting projects do our Chicagoland readers plan on on doing this Spring? Please leave a comment and let us know.


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Mitch Levinson is the author of “Internet Marketing: The Key to Increased New Home Sales” published by BuilderBooks. He is an Internet marketing expert with expertise in search engine optimization, website development, email marketing, social media and CRM consulting services. He is known for creating effective programs that can be tracked through analytics to prove effectiveness and ROI. Mitch is founder and president of MLC New Home Marketing and MLC FlatFee Realty, as well as managing partner of mRELEVANCE, LLC, a Marketing, Communication, Interactive agency with offices in Chicago and Atlanta. He currently leads the Chicago team. A Multi-Million Dollar Sales Producer who earned an MBA in Computer Information Systems and eCommerce, he brings a unique perspective and experience to the field of real estate communications. Mitch combines the two interests in order to help home builders and developers gain a competitive advantage through the Internet and technology. When he isn’t behind a computer, he enjoys participating in sports and coaching his kids’ teams. Mitch resides in Arlington Heights, Ill., a northwest suburb of Chicago, with his family, which includes two rambunctious labs. Visit my Google+ profile.

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