exterior painting Tag

As a Northern Virginia painter, we use three ways to apply paint: brush, paint roller, or paint sprayer. On most projects, we use all three methods. Other times, only one is necessary. So, what's the difference and is one better than the other? While we have...

Every so often, we need to revive wood trim by removing several layers of old paint. When you paint and repaint enough times, a trim's original appearance begins to lose its details and contours, detracting from its original beauty and craftsmanship. To restore the trim, we...

Price matching is a topic that comes up occasionally. Do we match a competitor's estimate? It's typically a potential client asking, but it also comes up once in a while from a past client. The short answer is that we do not match competitor's pricing,...

Structures built before 1978 could contain lead-based paint. Any paint flakes, chips, or dust can contain lead and post a serious health hazard. The Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.) has several helpful pamphlets on its website. There are strict protocols that must be adhered to when removing or...

As a small business, we have to set ourselves apart from our competitors. We do it to be long-term sustainable in the industry, and we do it for our customers. They deserve quality work. So, what about us sets apart from others? Here are the top...

As we spend more time outdoors in warmer weather, you might wonder if it's time to restate your wood deck. Typically, wood decks require restaining every two-four years. However, several factors could affect the frequency of restaining: Appearance Exposure Wood & Age ...

Have you ever inspected your home's window shutters? If you have, when was the last time? Window shutters, like your home's exterior, should be checked annually. We recommend that while you're inspecting your home for annual wear and tear, you should cast an eye at your shutters...

It isn't often that we get to contribute to a wedding through our work - even if it's in a roundabout way! When a client was planning a garden wedding for her daughter, she asked us to repaint her garage. With its badly peeling paint,...

Occasionally, a potential client will question the price we've provided in an estimate. We understand that they might have questions, and we are always happy to discuss pricing with them. Several key factors contribute to a contractor's pricing: a contractor's experience reputation for providing...

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