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Do you know paint finishes well enough to pick the right one for your walls? Paint comes in different finishes. As a long-time painting company in the Sterling, Virginia area, we know that paint finish (also known as paint sheen; we'll use the names interchangeably...

With decades of painting experience, we've learned to ask many questions before taking on a job. The questions and client's answers help guarantee a project's success and a client's satisfaction. And we like it when our clients are happy! Unfortunately, although it's rare, sometimes projects do...

We paint a lot of Northern Virginia homes, but we also regularly paint commercial spaces and offices. Keeping your offices looking sharp is essential for the message it sends your clients. Outdated colors or peeling paint can make your business look unprofessional. Here are some valuable...

"How long will it take," is one of the questions we often hear, and it's a reasonable question. Each interior project is different, meaning timelines will vary. It can take a few hours, days, or even weeks if it's a large home. Several factors affect...

If you're not in the paint industry, you probably don't realize the amount of research and development done by manufacturers to improve paint. Today's technology can lead to improvements that go way beyond color. Paint quality is better than ever, and there is more variety....

Did your little Picasso use a wall in your home as their canvas? It's not a rare event. (We mean the crayons, not that your child will turn out to be Picasso!) There are several easy methods using household items you can try before you...

Our clients here in Northern Virginia often ask us about doing an accent or feature wall. If you're unfamiliar with the term, an accent wall is painted, wallpapered, and/or trimmed differently than the others in a room. They can add interest and dimension to a...

While it can be tempting to save money by hiring the cheapest painting contractor, that might not be the best idea. You might save some money upfront, but there's a good chance it can cost you more later. The least expensive contractors sometimes don't produce...

After years of white, grey, and more grey, there's a color transition occurring, including paint colors. Houzz reported in 2021 that searches for green kitchen cabinets were up a whopping 829% from April-June 2021, compared to the same time the previous year. Google "paint color...

Wondering just how much paint you need for your project? It's an age-old question for the DIYer! How many gallons should you buy? We can help you out with this, so read on! How to Calculate How Much Paint You Need  You can take some steps to...

Awards and Recognition

Alternate Best Pick Ribbon
Member of Painting Contractor Association

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