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Summer is here, and the Northern Virginia sun is at its full-on brightest. It's not just a great time to be outside enjoying everything this area has to offer; it's also a good time to address home improvement projects such as exterior painting. That summer...

How do you distinguish one painting contractor from another? There are several ways you can do it, but one reliable measure is to gauge the quality of their tools and equipment. Why? Because a reputable and professional painting contractor invests in high-quality products for their crews to...

It's not unusual for us to hear from clients asking how frequently they should re-stain their deck. The answer depends mostly on the deck’s exposure to the elements (is it covered?), its age, and even the quality of the previous stain job. Most decks require...

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...

It would be great if you never again had to re-stain your deck. But, that's not the case for most of us - especially if any weather elements reach the deck and you use it! As professional painting contractors, we suggest evaluating the stain's integrity...

Our customers often ask us if they can paint vinyl siding when it starts to look worn. In most cases, you can paint vinyl siding. Vinyl siding is an attractive exterior selection given its price point and low-maintenance requirements. However, it's not perfect and sooner or...

We’d like to offer you some advice on what to ask a paint estimator or us before your next home project. These are important questions to ask before you hire someone. It can help ensure a successful project for both you and the company you...

Are you ready for summer? The weather is warming up and it’s time to start thinking about getting your Northern Virginia area home ready for summer. Our services and experience extend well beyond just painting! Here are some good tips for you based on a...

Let’s debunk a myth right now about dark wall colors. It's a misconception that dark walls shrink a room. Dark wall colors do not make a room look small just like a light color will not cause the room to look any larger. Dark wall...

It’s not unusual for one of our customers to ask us how often they should repaint the exteriors of their homes. The answer will depend in great part on where you live, how long it has been since you last painted your home, and the...

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