1. Repainting Aluminum Siding & Trim

    Do You Have These Common Questions? I am often asked several questions over and over again by property owners. The first being, “Should I repaint my aluminum siding?” Or maybe, “Can I repaint my vinyl siding?” No matter the specifications of the job, customers never fail to ask, “How long will my paint last?”  These common and very important questions deserve answers. If most of my cu…Read More

  2. Staining Exterior Wood Siding & Trim

    Types of Exterior Siding & Trim Wood There are many kinds of wood that get used as exterior finishes and many of them need to be stained. While the various wood types all take stain slightly different, this blog will discuss staining all but the hardest of woods (i.e. teak, mahogany etc.).  Most exterior wood is either pine, fir, or cedar. All three are relatively soft and absorbent.  In add…Read More

  3. Repainting Vinyl Siding & Trim

    I am often asked, “Can I repaint my vinyl siding?” and how could I forget the ever popular, “How long will my paint last?”  A Little About Vinyl Siding Vinyl siding has become very popular and has been commonly used since the early 80's. It was advertised as a forever material since the color goes all the way through in most brands with only a few exceptions. We all know plastics last for…Read More

  4. Painting Exterior Wood Siding & Trim

    Exterior Wood Trim Painting Here is a trivia question for you - How often should you repaint exterior wood trim? The answer is every 5-7 years. That is not the answer you will get on most paint cans or from the coating manufacture. Most claim their paint will last 15+ years and this is possible with proper preparation on vinyl or aluminum. However, this is not possible on wood that is exposed to …Read More

  5. Paints: No Odor and No Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

    In 2021 most interior paints contain no volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and are low or no odor. Everyone can easily understand why we would want a low odor paint, but to understand why we care about low to no VOC levels you need to know what VOCs are. VOCs Are Bad For The Planet VOCs are solvents that get released into the air as the paint dries. Other products such as adhesives, cleaning supp…Read More

  6. The Best Paint Colors For Every Room

    If you’ve ever tried to paint your home, you know the feeling of picking through paint chips and painting test swatches on your walls. Have you looked at the way the color changes throughout the day; the difference between morning and evening light; the way color makes you feel? If so, you know how hard it is to pick paint colors, as well as the difference the right color makes in how you feel i…Read More

  7. 5 Ways To Use Coloring Blocking In Your Home

    Painting is more than just choosing a color and applying it to all the walls in a room! One of the benefits of hiring a professional painting company for home painting services is that we bring with us a wealth of knowledge and creative ideas for your space that you most likely wouldn’t have thought of on your own. In today’s blog post, we’re sharing a popular trend in interior house paintin…Read More

  8. DIY Painting Tips From The Pros

    When it comes to a home painting project — interior or exterior — your best bet is always to call in a professional painting contractor. However, if you’re itching to go the DIY painting route, it can help to do a little research as part of your preparation before you head off to your local hardware store and start picking out paint swatches. In today’s blog post, the professional painters…Read More

  9. The Colors of 2020

    Picking Paint Colors in 2020 Colors say a lot about how we feel. In 2020, we are all feeling cooped up and need to be calmed and set free. Did you know that there are specific colors that can help you to feel calm and relaxed? Sherwin Williams has been forecasting colors for many years and this year they hit the nail on the head! Paint colors can drastically change our mood, and in some cases, ev…Read More

  10. Can You Paint Vinyl siding?  

    History Behind Vinyl Siding Paining Painting Vinyl siding is done all the time and can hold up for decades if done properly. Vinyl siding showed up in the building industry in the 50s, that's right - the 1950's. Not too many people realize it has been around that long, but it has. However, it did not become popular until the late 70s and 80s. Why was this? The science of making "good durable" plas…Read More