Category Archives : Exterior Home Painting

Aspects to Consider Before Having Your Home Exterior Painted in the Springtime

On January 23, 2017, Posted by , In Exterior Home Painting, With Comments Off on Aspects to Consider Before Having Your Home Exterior Painted in the Springtime

Exterior latex paint is the toughest, most durable, protective finish that’s achieved when the weather isn’t too cold or hot, which is why professional painters recommend the spring as the best time of year to paint a home’s exterior. Here are more great reasons why it’s ideal to have your…

How to Paint a Garage Door

On October 24, 2016, Posted by , In Exterior Home Painting,Painting,Painting Project, With Comments Off on How to Paint a Garage Door

The first question to be answered when planning to paint your garage door is this: wood or metal? This is crucial information, as it will guide the process from preparation through painting to the final clean-up. To get started, you will need a few items. They will be similar to…

Doug’s Top 10 DIY painting “Do’s & Don’ts”

On September 9, 2016, Posted by , In Exterior Home Painting,Interior Painting,Painting,Painting Project, With Comments Off on Doug’s Top 10 DIY painting “Do’s & Don’ts”

1. Not Allowing Enough Time – don’t do this. This is #1 for a very good reason: WE ALL DO THIS! (including budding professionals). Also # 1 because it causes other mistakes, in fact it is the #1 cause for other mistakes! Not allowing enough time will directly result in…

6 Tips To Assess The Price Of Your Paint Job

One thing that everyone wants during any project is to find a perfect balance of quality and price. The same thing applies to paint jobs as well. You surely don’t want to be paying a large sum of money for a lousy paint job and get ripped off. So, here are…

Most Popular House Exterior Color Choices

If you are thinking of painting your house’s exterior, the first thing you should keep in mind is maintaining an aesthetically pleasing color scheme. Painting all parts of your exterior (rims, doors, walls etc.) the same color would look boring and unappealing, but you want to make sure that the…

Top Reasons Why You Should Repaint Your House Exterior

Painting the exterior of your home may not seem like a fun way to spend a weekend, but there are a few very good reasons to repaint your exterior if it hasn’t been done in a while.  Increase Market Value of Your Home The most effective investments are those in…

Painting Exterior Brick in Denver

On May 6, 2016, Posted by , In Exterior Home Painting,Painting Project, By , With Comments Off on Painting Exterior Brick in Denver

The Case for Painting Exterior Brick in Denver – Denver is a brick town, always has been. Our cup hath run over with clay, and the clay doth begot brick, and the brick begot hearth, and hearth begot home, etc. etc. And then it rained… Let’s be frank, there’s a…

Top 5 Questions your Painting Contract Should Answer

On April 26, 2016, Posted by , In Exterior Home Painting,Painting,Painting Project, By , With Comments Off on Top 5 Questions your Painting Contract Should Answer

This is really pedestrian level material, but everyone’s a painter now so why not? Besides, I admire those who stand athwart the degradation of language; I gladly count myself among them. Especially when it comes to holding bandito painting contractors to account for the drubbing they’ve caused the reputation of…

Why are Some Painting Bids Half the Cost of Others?

On April 14, 2016, Posted by , In Exterior Home Painting,Painting Project, By , With Comments Off on Why are Some Painting Bids Half the Cost of Others?

This question comes up all the time, the ensuing conversation has become second nature to me it happens so often. What’s the answer to that question? The answer is simple: price differences come from 2 sources: the company structure, and the quality assumed in the proposal. Since the quality assumed…

When is the Best Time to Pressure Wash?

On April 9, 2016, Posted by , In Exterior Home Painting,Painting Project, By , , With Comments Off on When is the Best Time to Pressure Wash?

The Top 10 Pressure Washing mistakes- Exterior Home Painting All paint manufacturers say about the same thing when it comes to surface prep, more or less – Clean, Dry, Dull. That means in addition to all your scraping, sanding and prepping and filling and caulking, you need to clean the…