Before the professionals come out to get the painting job done, there is some prep work that you might want to get out of the way. Unless you have just moved in and the house is empty, it is likely that you will have to move furniture. Painting around furniture is not a great idea, for several reasons. You might want to begin by rearranging furniture. Move the items away from the wall and toward the center of the room. Cover the furniture with drop cloths or plastic. Painters tape can safely be used if you want to secure the coverings. Continue reading
Pressure washing is very beneficial to your home when it comes to preserving your investment. Pressure washing can remove mold, mildew and dirt to insure that the surfaces are thoroughly prepped to accept the paint we will be applying to your house. As professionals, we recommend that you let us do this service. This is due to the heights and angles…but also because we know the correct pressure, attachments and methods to use. Using the right power washing attachments ensures that water is applied at an even pressure on every surface. At Dave Burlett Painting, we use pressure-sensitive equipment, along with contractor-grade cleaners to gently remove the dirt.Continue reading
Know you need a change but don’t know what colors to paint inside? It can feel a little overwhelming. There are no hard and fast rules on choosing colors but if you need a little inspiration, these might help. Here are the most popular colors of 2019.Continue reading
“Is fall a good time to paint or should I wait until spring,” you might wonder. The best time for exterior painting may be either fall or later in the spring when temperature fluctuations between daytime and nighttime are limited. If you’re looking for the longest lasting paint job, spend some time looking at the weather patterns for extreme heat, humidity and projected drops in temperature. If you are getting your house professionally paintedContinue reading
It’s warm, you are thinking of entertaining and cookouts and you want your house to look great for your visitors and for your family. You’ve made the decision to hire a professional to complete the work. but you have yet to determine who can best do the job. Continue reading
You’ve painstakingly gone through piles of paint samples and finally got your colors down. Now, one last decision…what sheen to choose! Here are the descriptions, pros and cons.
Spring… it’s the perfect time to deep clean, declutter, tend to landscaping and also revamp your house paint. If you’re thinking about refreshing the look of your house you’re probably waffling between color ideas. From neutrals to warms and cools to trendy shades, it can be very difficult to nail down the right color that you can live with (literally)!
Painting is one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to update your home. If done correctly, your paint job should last quite awhile. However, there are a few important factors for getting the most out of your paint job. Continue reading