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A flawless paint job depends heavily on what you do before painting. Meticulous preparation is the key to achieving outstanding results. As professional painters serving the Northern Virginia area, we know the best way to prepare - before we begin painting. We don't skimp on...

Most of us have walls in our homes that need some paint touch-ups. Yes, even me! And if you have children, maintaining pristine walls can feel challenging, if not impossible. So here's our advice on how to do those touch-ups. By utilizing proper techniques, you...

We’ve eagerly anticipated the announcement of Benjamin Moore’s 2024 Color of the Year. They did not disappoint! They went all out with their press announcement last week for their galaxy-inspired color for 2024 - Blue Nova 825. The company introduced it during a live-stream press...

When selecting paint, it is vital to consider the surface you intend to paint. Paints aren't a one-type-fits-all. They must be matched according to the surface material to be painted, which can be tricky. However, a qualified painting contractor knows the correct type of paint...

As one of the top painting contractors in Virginia, we provide wallpaper removal as part of our services. For those who prefer to tackle the job themselves, we offer tips below to make it easier because removing old wallpaper can be challenging. Things to Know Before...

Mold can be a serious sign of a problem. It's far more than just unsightly. Most importantly, it can be dangerous to your health. It might be tempting to paint over mold, but experts strongly advise against it. You can (temporarily) hide it with paint,...

Are you ready to select a paint color but need help? It can be challenging to choose from the countless shades available. Are you wondering where to look for color inspiration? As professional painters, we see inspiration everywhere we look across Northern Virginia. Here are...

What are low or no-VOC paints? When a client tells us that someone in their family has chemical sensitivities or asthma, we suggest low-VOC paint. While that new paint smell indicates a fresh look, it actually means something else. VOCs are volatile organic compounds. These are...

There's no doubt that paint color preference is subjective. People like what they like. However, when selling your home, your paint colors shouldn't be about your taste. It's about what a potential buyer might like, so staying neutral when repainting for a house sale is essential. Standard advice...

Painting a ceiling is about as challenging as you might think - if not more. Several factors have to be considered when tackling this project, including gravity. It takes work to paint above your head! However, the rewards of a freshly painted ceiling are worth...

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