The Big 3 Ingredients that make up a Painting Project

On April 7, 2016, Posted by , In Painting Project, By , With Comments Off on The Big 3 Ingredients that make up a Painting Project

Speed, Quality, Price; Pick any 2 you like. In my cartoon bubble, you can’t have it all, you only get 2 of these 3; like Vegas – one of them goes to the house. I want to contract a fence so I get 3 bids: the first salesman pitches his…

Exterior House Painting – How You Can Know What You’re Buying Beforehand

On March 25, 2016, Posted by , In trim painting professional, By , With Comments Off on Exterior House Painting – How You Can Know What You’re Buying Beforehand

I have to admit, sometimes a cheap paint job looks pretty good when it’s done, in fact, without knowing what was done a bad paint job can look a lot like a good paint job. Sometimes even with close scrutiny it is difficult to determine. How can this be? The…

The Top 5 Most Common Problems With Painting Projects

On March 14, 2016, Posted by , In trim painting professional, By , With Comments Off on The Top 5 Most Common Problems With Painting Projects

It’s Just Painting; What Could Go Wrong? Ok, time to talk about the other elephant in the room (the first one being how much does a good paint job cost?), this one is: what can go wrong with paint jobs? Well, in my cartoon bubble, a paint job is the…

How Much does Quality Painting and Wood Finishing Work Cost?

On March 3, 2016, Posted by , In Painting, By , , With Comments Off on How Much does Quality Painting and Wood Finishing Work Cost?

How much does quality painting and wood finishing work cost? The short answer is: just as everything else – more than most of us want to pay. But, like just about everything else, you can pay less – sometimes much less. And, of course, along with everything else we purchase,…

Trim Painting Short Cuts – Why you Should Avoid Them

On February 25, 2016, Posted by , In trim painting professional, By , With Comments Off on Trim Painting Short Cuts – Why you Should Avoid Them

Our take on trim painting, in a nutshell: traditional. Great prep, very clean, use the best tools and materials. Anybody can do this, most of us have already so what’s the big deal? Shortcuts, that’s the big deal. Seems like there are shortcuts to everything these days and painting is…

Touch up Painting Tips to Get Your House Through The Holidays

On December 12, 2015, Posted by , In Painting, By , With Comments Off on Touch up Painting Tips to Get Your House Through The Holidays

Sometimes there isn’t time to paint the whole house – or even whole rooms – before guests arrive for holiday festivities; in such cases, touching up is almost always better than doing nothing. There are a few tips to bear in mind when you set out on your touch up…

Quick Do’s and Don’ts When Painting Double Hung Windows

On November 25, 2015, Posted by , In Painting, With Comments Off on Quick Do’s and Don’ts When Painting Double Hung Windows

A beautifully painted window can highlight and emphasize your home’s most interesting features, Like any painted surface, your windows will need to be refinished from time to time. Window painting can be an engaging project for homeowners. Beautifully painted windows can even increases the resale value of your home, badly…

How To Get Smooth and Perfect Results in Interior Trim Painting

On November 18, 2015, Posted by , In cabinet painting,trim painting professional, By , With Comments Off on How To Get Smooth and Perfect Results in Interior Trim Painting

Painting interior trim is no different than painting any other wood or millwork surface in your house. You need to start by sanding the trim until it is smooth (if your trim is MDF, it will already be smooth, but it’s still a good idea to rough it up a…

4 Ways to Refinish Your Kitchen Cabinets

On November 10, 2015, Posted by , In Painting, By , With Comments Off on 4 Ways to Refinish Your Kitchen Cabinets

Refinishing the kitchen cabinets of your home is the best way to liven up your living space and increase the value of your home. You can get a remarkable kitchen makeover in just few days just by planning and updating your existing kitchen cabinets. Following is a basic overview and…

Is Enameling Your Kitchen Cabinets the Right Decision?

On November 5, 2015, Posted by , In cabinet painting,Painting,Wood Toning, By , With Comments Off on Is Enameling Your Kitchen Cabinets the Right Decision?

People think of enamel as a type of paint – which it may once have been – but recently it is more of a descriptive term used in a general manner by many manufacturers to describe a paint that dries hard with a higher degree of gloss. This is the…