1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. How To Use The 60-30-10 Color Rule

    If you’re nervous about adding color to your New Jersey home, the team at DJ’s Painting can help! One of the services we offer is color consultations, and our professional painters are more than happy to walk you through your options. But no matter how many options we give you, choosing a bold color scheme is something you have to decide on!  If you’re wary about diving into color, the 60-3…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Problems Faced By Our Painters & How We Overcome

    To help people understand that painting is not as easy as rolling some paint on a wall or cutting in some trim, I thought I would share a few problems we run into.   #1 - The Customer Does Not Like The Color They Picked I do try and help clients pick their colors, but I stay clear of a hard recommendation. Often we have half or more of a place painted before the customer sees it and realizes they…Read More