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An Inside Look At Handywork Services

An Inside Look At Handywork Services

Any homeowner will tell you that caring for a home often requires an encyclopedic understanding of how to “fix stuff.”  Whether from everyday wear and tear, the effects of inclement weather, or because things mysteriously break from time to time, knowing how to...

We’ve Got The Blues Inside & Out – Kitchen Cabinets Painted Blue

We’ve Got The Blues Inside & Out – Kitchen Cabinets Painted Blue

Are blue kitchen cabinets timeless or trending? Miles Davis’ album Kind of Blue exemplifies for us the beauty, resonance, and soulfulness of the color blue. In fact, we at Catchlight feel the color blue is timeless and classic, modern and avant-garde in equal measure....

How Much Does It Cost to Paint a House Interior?

How Much Does It Cost to Paint a House Interior?

Similar to the old idiom, “how long is a piece of string?” The answer is; that it depends. But, I’ll go out on a limb here and suggest $1000 per room is a good starting place.  How much it costs to paint a house interior is subject to several variables, from the...

Interior House Paint Ideas – Trending Styles for Homeowners

Interior House Paint Ideas – Trending Styles for Homeowners

There’s a great business book by Marcus Buckingham called First, Break All The Rules; it pertains to management, but the title would be fitting for the rules around color dos and don’ts these days. When it comes to interior house painting and inspirational ideas, it’s...

Trust But Verify: Background Checks at Catchlight

Trust But Verify: Background Checks at Catchlight

During the Cold War (the old one not this new one!) the term ‘trust but verify’ informed negotiators on both sides; take your opponents’ words at face value but confirm their follow-through via visual inspection. The same is true when hiring residential painters. At...

Brookline Teen Center

Brookline Teen Center

This January, we had the pleasure of donating our time, paint and materials, and all painting services to the Brookline Teen Center (BTC). Founded in 2013, the mission of the Brookline Teen Center is: “to provide a platform where all teens can explore, create, and...

Minted Dining Room

Minted Dining Room

This beautiful minted dining room is from a client’s home in Brookline, Massachusetts. We worked alongside FBN Construction and the Platemark design team to enhance the finer details and create a touch of uniqueness.   Let’s walk through our process: With any...

Benjamin Moore and Farrow & Ball Colors of the Year 2022

Benjamin Moore and Farrow & Ball Colors of the Year 2022

Colors of the Year 2022 New England’s cold gray winter months are fast approaching, a time of year we could all use a bit more color to brighten our days and warm our homes. Perhaps it’s fitting that the end-of-year marks the design and painting industry’s very own...

Who Let The Dogs Out?

Who Let The Dogs Out?

As any animal lover knows, pets are not just pets, they’re family members – sometimes even our favorite family members! Many of us share those feelings, particularly true during the pandemic months when the company of furry and fine-feathered friends brought warmth...

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