exterior painting Tag

One of the most critical steps to exterior painting is preparation. For exterior paint to adhere correctly - and last longer - pressure washing is crucial in the process. In almost all cases, our painting crew will need to pressure wash the exterior of your...

Summer days are fading, and so is your home's exterior paintwork. So when should you schedule an appointment? When is a good time to do exterior painting? Spring, summer, and fall are ideal for exterior painting in the Northern Virginia region. Once the temperatures dip...

If your Northern Virginia home's curb appeal is looking a bit dull or dated, there are a few things that can add value and boost its curb appeal. This can be very important if you're planning on putting your home up for sale. An excellent...

We touched history this summer! This past June, we painted some exterior areas of Robert E. Lee's childhood home in Old Town Alexandria. The extraordinary red-brick home, constructed in 1795, is a registered Virginia landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Some of...

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...

In the last five or so years, we've painted many whites, grays, and cool blues and greens on the walls of Northern Virginia homes. But we're seeing bright and dark colors splashed across design magazines - meaning these colors are making their way back into...

Online reviews are important for small businesses for several reasons. Those leaving the reviews might feel like they have nothing to lose (or gain). But for the small business, online comments can matter. As for Home Works, we value each and every review - good...

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...

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