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. 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

  5. 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

  6. #1 Painting Company in South Jersey- DJ’s Painting

    DJ's BACKGROUND I have been running a painting company for over 30 years of my life. The most valuable lesson I have learned over the 30 plus years of owning and operating my painting company is to service our clients properly. I have learned which questions they need answered even when they don't know what to ask. The way I see it, I am the painting expert. It is my job to make sure the client ha…Read More