painting

We're sometimes asked if we can apply just a single coat of paint to an exterior when we're doing a project. It's an understandable question. The answer is relatively straight forward almost always a "no"; we can't - and shouldn't - do just one coat...

Residential painters know how much color can affect perception, including your home's interior and exterior paint colors. With so many houses selling right now with multiple offers at well above the asking price, should you repaint your home before listing it for sale? If you...

Many houses in our area have lovely wrought iron railings or details. As beautiful as iron details can be, it does develop rust over time. Regular maintenance can help, but at some point, you will likely need to remove the rust. This can be a...

Do you have some old paint lying around, and wondering if it's still useable? It might be, depending on a few factors. Our expertise as Northern Virginia painting contractors means we can offer some advice. Here's what you need to know to decide if it's time...

Painter's tape isn't just for painting! There are some very creative uses for it around the house. You don't have to be a Picasso or even particularly creative to put the tape to some good use. It's a very versatile tape because it's easy to...

We've written about lead paint before, but it's such an important subject, one with health ramifications, that we like to touch upon it regularly. You should never try to remove lead paint yourself, especially if it's compromised in any way and flaking. Removal of lead...

What makes a paint job look amateurish? If you've ever tackled a big paint job yourself, instead of hiring professionals, you might know the answer to this question. Painting isn't as easy as it appears to be, and it's one of those things where experience...

We recently wrote about how you might be able to keep your business open while we repaint for you. Today, we'd like to discuss updating your commercial space with paint. Your offices should look professional - especially if you see clients there. An outdated office...

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