1. 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

  2. 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

  3. How Painting Prevents Spalling

    Prevention and Repair of Spalling Now in one of our more recent posts, we discussed how to properly paint parking garages to preserve the structures. In that blog, we discussed and ultimately defined spalling. Simply put, spalling is when the concrete breaks off into fragments. Today we will look at several ways we can fix areas where spalling has occurred and how to prevent spalling from taking p…Read More

  4. Parking Garage Painting 101

      Concrete Structures Overview Most parking structures are mainly concrete. Concrete is a “hard sponge.” Along with the steel reinforcements inside the concrete slabs, concrete is a seemingly indestructible building material. This is true until…  water, along with salts and other contaminates, permeate into the “hard sponge.” This water and other contaminates, act like kryptonite for t…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. How Paint Color Choices Affect Your Customers’ Decisions

    Choosing paint for your business may seem like an overwhelming task. There is an endless sea of color choices and a limitless number of combinations. So how do you know which hues are right for your space? Your brand likely already has a color scheme in place. You may have a logo or company colors that you can choose from. When your paint colors reflect other marketing materials, it strengthens yo…Read More

  8. Why You Should Paint The Exterior Of Your House

    Painting the exterior of your home is no easy task — which is why it’s recommended that you hire a professional painting company like DJ’s Painting to do the job. Along with being tricky and time-consuming, it’s also a significant investment.  For this reason, many homeowners question the value of an exterior paint project, but we’re here to tell you that it’s worth the cost! Continue…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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