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Don't panic if you spilled paint onto your carpet while doing some touch-up painting! There are a few things you can do to remove the paint. Most importantly, try to remove the paint while it's still wet. Removing dry paint from carpeting is a bit tougher...

A home's exterior can say a lot about who lives in the house. For example, a well-kept front door can say the homeowner cares about their home and its maintenance. This was the case recently on a Vienna, Virginia project. The homeowner hired us to restain...

Want to spice up a room? Add an accent wall! As professional painting contractors, we fully appreciate their value. A wall painted in a contrasting color to the other walls is an excellent way to add interest or highlight a feature, such as a fireplace...

At Home Works Painting, we're not just painting contractors. We also provide other services such as carpentry and power washing for our Northern Virginia clients. For example, we can install crown molding, an elegant decorative element that can significantly change the appearance of a space....

One of the most critical steps to exterior painting is preparation. For exterior paint to adhere correctly - and last longer - pressure washing is crucial in the process. In almost all cases, our painting crew will need to pressure wash the exterior of your...

As professional painters, we've been asked by clients why they have wall cracks. While cracks might look serious, they can be relatively common in new and older homes, including here in Northern Virginia. They are usually caused by normal house settling. However, there are some...

Summer days are fading, and so is your home's exterior paintwork. So when should you schedule an appointment? When is a good time to do exterior painting? Spring, summer, and fall are ideal for exterior painting in the Northern Virginia region. Once the temperatures dip...

If your Northern Virginia home's curb appeal is looking a bit dull or dated, there are a few things that can add value and boost its curb appeal. This can be very important if you're planning on putting your home up for sale. An excellent...

High-quality paints are better than ever. Formulas are healthier than ever for air quality, provide better surface coverage, and the colors are more saturated. So does this mean you (or us) can skip using a primer when painting? The answer is: it depends on the...

We touched history this summer! This past June, we painted some exterior areas of Robert E. Lee's childhood home in Old Town Alexandria. The extraordinary red-brick home, constructed in 1795, is a registered Virginia landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Some of...

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