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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...

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...

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...

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970 requires all workplaces, irrespective of size, to ensure a safe work environment. At Home Works Painting LLC, we take safety and OSHA compliance very seriously - as we should!We believe there is nothing more important to...

It’s not too late to perform some winterizing of your home if you haven’t already! This winter’s fluctuating temperatures could cause damage to a home - not to mention the loss of energy efficiency.  As Northern Virginia professional painters, we can offer a few simple...

Most of the time, things go very well with our projects. As an experienced contractor, we ask a lot of questions before we take on a job. We meet with clients onsite to understand the scope of the work and their expectations both for what...

Keeping up with color trends isn’t of interest (understandably) to everyone. However, paint color can be important for several reasons. If you are planning to repaint, renovate, or sell your home, color matters.Over the last few years, the color pendulum has moved from warm...

Replace old wallpaper with paint and what you get is a new room. The project we tackled for a charming Northern Virginia couple was an excellent example of the transformative power of paint in the expert hands of a reputable painting contractor.Scott and Joanne...

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