Tips for Cold Weather Brick Repair

Providing brick repair in Chicago and its suburbs is one of our specialties at Fortune Restoration. Having done repair and restoration on thousands of historical homes and buildings throughout the Chicagoland area, we know that brick repair during Chicago’s sometimes howling winters presents its own special challenges. We’ll share a few winter repair tips with […]

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Is Your Paint Peeling

One of the most common issues that painters in Oak Park and other areas of Chicagoland run into is peeling paint, and there are at least three possible causes for the problem. The Wrong Paint The first thing possibility is paint incompatibility, especially in older, historical homes and historic landmarks that have many coats of […]

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Home Painting Resolutions

It’s that time of the year when we make all those resolutions for the coming year: get more exercise, eat healthier, get more sleep, and on and on. The possibilities are endless. Since we’re paint contractors in Chicago, we know we’re a little biased, but we’d like to suggest that while making all those resolutions, […]

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Give Your Home a Facelift with Paint

As house painters serving Evanston and other areas of Chicagoland, we realize that when most homeowners think of painting their house, the interior often gets first consideration. Up to a point, that’s fine. Redoing the interior can give your home a renewed beauty and freshness without destroying your budget. Unfortunately, no matter how amazing your […]

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4 Paint Colors That Decrease The Value Of Your Home

Having a “favorite color” is something we discover at a young age. Everyone has a personal preference when it comes to colors. According to new research, paint colors that we choose can directly impact the value of our homes. Zillow analyzed over 50,000 homes throughout the country to find out if paint color affected the […]

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Tips For Painting Your Home Before The Holidays

Painting is an easy way to spruce up your home before the holidays. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, it won’t be long until family and friends are knocking on your door. Are you worried that your home isn’t ready for entertaining? Instead of investing in expensive seasonal decor or a home remodel, paint your home a […]

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Paint Tips You Shouldn’t Ignore

When you are looking to change a room in your home, painting is often the fastest and most impactful options. DIY painting is often more challenging, time-consuming, and expensive than most people usually think. There are several steps and tips that professionals follow that should not be ignored. As your team of painters in Chicago, […]

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