Dealing with Drywall Flaws

It’s late fall in Western North Carolina and you know what that means…cold and unpredictable weather. This is generally the time of year where we aren’t doing as many outdoor jobs, but there is plenty that we can do indoors. Continue reading

How to Prep for Painting

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

Is Pressure Washing Necessary?

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.

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Trending Paint Colors in 2019

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.

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Best Time For Exterior Painting

“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 painted

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Should I Buy My Own Paint

You’ve made the decision. It’s time to paint your home! You’ve done your research, decided what colors and sheen you would like for your walls or exterior siding. You run out to the local home improvement store, and pick up the amount of paint you believe you’ll need. Now, all you need is a professional to apply the paint for you. While it sounds like you’re ahead of the game in getting your project started, there are a variety of reasons why buying your own paint prior to hiring a professional painting contractor is not always the best idea.

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Refreshing Your Exterior this Spring

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)!

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