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Northern Virginia winters are a good time to have us repaint your home's interiors. We might even be able to do exterior painting. Our area's winters are sometimes mild enough for exterior painting. But today's blog post features three good reasons for hiring us to...

The highly-regarded Pantone Color Institute has selected a sunny yellow called Illuminating (PANTONE 13-0647) as one of its two "Color of the Year 2021". The other color selected is Ultimate Gray (PANTONE 17-5104), likely an indicator that gray hasn't fallen out of favor with decorators...

You should know several things about professional estimates for a painting project, including the best way to obtain, evaluate, and compare estimates. Most importantly, never get an estimate over the phone. Never work with an uninsured, unlicensed contractor. Here are four other things you should know: ...

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...

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