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Sometimes friends or clients will ask how long they can keep old paint.  It’s a great question, as some communities have strict rules about disposing of household chemicals, including paint!  Most homeowners have cans of leftover paints lying around their garage or utility closets. You don't...

Selecting a paint color can be challenging, but it doesn't have to be. If your one of our current clients, you're entitled to a one-hour, free consultation with our interior designer to help you select colors. If you're choosing colors on your own, here are...

A common question homeowners have when they find it's time to replace or repair their wood decks is: "Do we use real wood or composite?" Great question, because there are differences! Both are good choices; however, there are pros and cons to each. You should...

Did you know there's a difference in power and pressure washing? There's also soft washing as well if we want to include all kinds of exterior washes available. Which one you do or need depends on several factors. Let's define each type of wash first.Pressure...

If you live in a new or newer home, you've likely seen a nail pop or two. So, what causes drywall nail-pops?  Several things cause them, but let's start by defining a nail pop.What is a nail pop?Drywall nails are 1 1/2-inch common nails with concave...

This charming house owned by the Palmers had a significant amount of wood rot, even though it was built in 2014. They were also looking for a bright, new color that breathed some life back into the home. Here's how we achieved this look.The job...

Last month we profiled a beautiful brick home made even more spectacular when we painted the brick facade. The before and after pictures spoke for themselves, as did the transformational power of paint. It's important to note, however, that while painting brick exteriors is an...

Before you hire a contractor for any job, large or small, you want to be sure that they are licensed and insured. (Ask for proof.) Hiring an unlicensed or uninsured contractor could cost you financially and legally. We carry General Liability and Workman's Compensation insurance and...

Never underestimate the power of paint when it comes to a home's curb appeal. These before and after pictures of a Fairfax home pretty much speak for themselves: an ordinary red-brick is now an updated and beautiful, painted-brick home. Our client, Kara, asked us to paint...

Sometimes someone asks about our pricing, perhaps wondering if they're too high. Since I don't mind addressing questions about our pricing structure, I thought it might be a good blog post. We like our clients to feel comfortable with their investment in their home and...

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