1. A Step-by-Step Guide to Painting Your House

    You have always taken home improvements into your own hands. Not only does all that DIY work save your family hard-earned money, but you actually enjoy tackling such projects. It could be that you recently decided to paint the house for the first time ever. Sure, others might discourage you, saying it’s a daunting task. Here are 10 steps to take to ensure the paint job looks incredible: Test for…Read More

  2. 5 Qualities to Look for in a Painter

    We recently offered some tips on how to paint your house like a pro. But what if you just don’t have the time to tackle a painting project on your own? Sure, you could type the words ‘house painter’ into Google and contact the first business that comes up in the results. Here’s the thing, though: not every contractor performs quality work. That’s why we recommend doing some homework of y…Read More

  3. How to Paint Your House Like a Pro

    You’ve finally decided that it’s time to paint the house. Whether you want your property in pristine condition for prospective buyers or are just tired of the current paint job, we can help. Check out these ways to paint like a pro, according to DIY Network: Wait for good weather - We get our fair share of inclement weather here in New Jersey. The last thing you want to do is paint on a rainy …Read More

  4. Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Painter

    In a previous post, we explained why spring is the perfect time to paint your house. Now comes hiring the right residential painting service. Easy enough, right? Your plan is to go online and call the first painting company that shows up in the results. Not so fast. The last thing you want to do is speed through the hiring process and wind up with a shady contractor. With that in mind, here are th…Read More

  5. Why You Should Paint Your Home’s Exterior This Spring

    Springtime. It’s all about warmer weather, beautiful flowers, and spending time outside with loved ones. This also tends to be the most popular time of year for home improvement projects. Before you pack your honey-do list full this spring, think back to the last time your house was painted. Has it been decades? Maybe you can’t remember at all. If that’s the case, then now is the time to get…Read More

  6. Questions to Ask a Painter Before Hiring One

    Not all painters are the same. Unfortunately, a sizable chunk make their money by scheming unknowing homeowners and business owners. Think about this for a minute: anyone with a truck and some supplies can pose as an experienced painter. The last thing you want is to give your hard-earned money to someone who has no idea what they’re doing. That’s why it’s imperative to do some homework of y…Read More

  7. The Best Colors to Paint Your House When Selling

    In a previous blog post, we explained why you should paint your house before selling. But it takes more thought than just grabbing a random can of paint from the hardware store. The fact is that a house’s paint color matters. Said chief economist Svenja Gudell of Zillow, “Color can be a powerful tool for attracting buyers to a home, especially in listing photos and videos.” As you can see on…Read More

  8. Reasons to Paint Your House Before Selling

    Selling a house is no walk in the park. Chances are that your days are currently filled with making home improvements and removing personal possessions. Soon, you will get in touch with a real estate agent and potential buyers. Before you do anything else, though, take a look at the paint, both inside and out. Does it really improve the viewing experience for buyers? Or is it more of an eyesore th…Read More

  9. How to Find the Right Paint for the Job to be Completed

    Finding the Right Paint for the Job     I have been a painting contractor painting in south jersey for over 30 years. Over that 30 years I have hired hundreds of painters and used thousands of different paint products.  Some worked well as they were supposed to and some did not.  Every few years the paint manufactures would develop a new primer to block out staining. Every few years their sal…Read More

  10. The Best Way to Paint Your Metal Siding and Roof

    Many buildings in NJ are made of steel panels. These steel panels are exposed to the elements and while the manufacture of the panels state they are lifetime or 50 year panels, the truth is most need repainting in 10-15 years. Especially in the salty air at the Jersey shore. The Harsh UV rays from the sun age the coating. The temperature fluctuations cause the metal to expand and contract at a hig…Read More