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CHEAPER ISN'T ALWAYS BETTER Cheaper isn't always better when it comes to hiring a paint contractor. Yes, you might save money up front, but there's an excellent chance that it will cost you more in the long run. Like most things, you usually get what you...

Best Picks for the 8th Year in a row!Great news! It is our 8th year listed on the Best Pick Reports as one of Northern Virginia's top painters!  Best Pick Reports is "a free, annual guide that features independently researched and recommended local home service...

When our clients Carol and Mike contacted us, they wanted to update the look of their home without doing a significant or expensive overhaul. As an experienced painting contractor, it was easy for us to help them achieve the look they wanted. We refresh the...

At some point, every homeowner has wondered how often they should repaint their home's exterior.  There is no simple answer to how often. It depends a great deal on several factors we detail below for you as an experienced painting contractor.How often you need to...

To buy or not to buy! Sometimes clients ask their painting contractor if they should purchase the paint before the start of their project or if they should rely on us to buy it. There are some advantages and disadvantages, either way, so we thought...

School is in session several times a year for us. It’s not all work! To be the best painting contractors we can be for our clients, company founder and president Mike Katounas regularly participates in continuing education, training, and conferences. (Company employees also participate in...

02-26-18 Understanding VOCs and Paint OdorYou may, at times, be curious about why paints smell the way they do. Some of our clients have a sensitivity to smell, which can cause nausea or headaches. Even paints that are low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs) still...

A fairly common question a client will ask is: “What’s included in a paint job?” It’s a great question. While there's usually some difference from one job to another, there is a standard baseline for all our work. For example, preparation and clean-up are a...

If your honey-do list includes painting, hand it over to us! We have the perfect solution. Our Painter for the Day will take care of your one-day painting needs. It’s an affordable, no-fuss opportunity to get some painting done without you ever having to lift...

If purple popsicles were your favorites as a kid, you could feel vindicated at last. Purple, along with other deep colors, has been selected by the influential color institute Pantone as its annual Color of the Year. Why does this matter, you ask? It matters...

Awards and Recognition

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