Tag Archives: exterior painting

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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Exterior House Paint: How Winter Affects It

Your home’s exterior paint is its first line of defense against winter’s harsh effects. Ice, snow, cold rains—your exterior paint job can take a serious beating. Continue reading

4 Popular Types of Faux Finish Painting

Faux finish painting offers a cost-effective way to add dimension and depth to any living space in your house. There are dozens and dozens of different faux finish styles, but here are four very popular techniques of today: Continue reading

To Paint or Stain Your Interior Stairs?

When it comes to updating your interior home, painting or staining your stairs can go a long way, especially if you’re removing old carpeting. But which option makes the most sense for your decor—to paint, or to stain? Continue reading

How To Paint Your Trim

Painting your trim might seem like a no-brainer, but because of its small surface area and material, extra care should be taken. Continue reading

How To Prepare Your Trim For Painting

Painting trim in your house is obviously a much more delicate task compared to painting your walls. But don’t worry! The most important part of the process is preparation, and as long you do that correctly, painting your trim will be a piece of cake. Continue reading

How To Prepare Your Gutters for Fall

Fall is only a few weeks away, and that means it’s time to keep your gutters clean! Of course, keeping up on your gutter maintenance saves you from long hours of unclogging troughs and downspouts in the future. But from a serious preventative standpoint, keeping your gutters clean helps prevent pest infestation and water damage to your home’s foundation. Continue reading

Exterior Home Painting Tips for Fall

When it comes to exterior home painting tips for fall, if you ask five different professional painters, you’ll get five different answers. Continue reading

How Power Washing Keeps You and Your Home Healthy

You might think that power washing your home exterior is mostly a luxury. Why bother with renting a machine or hiring out a professional when good old-fashioned hand-scrubbing will do just fine? Well, you’d be surprised by how much of a difference power washing makes in the long run for both the health of your family and your home. Continue reading

Why Gutter Cleaning Is So Important

You might think gutter cleaning is at best an excessive chore, but you’d be surprised to know that keeping your gutter clean is one of the most effective ways to protect the structure of your home. Because gutters can become clogged with sticks, leaves, debris, even insects, leaving them untended to can causing expensive issues in the long run. Continue reading