NOVA Painters Tag

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...

We love working with our clients to personalize their Northern Virginia homes. Chalkboard paint is one way to do that. If you have children who love drawing - or if you're the creative type yourself - read on.  What is chalkboard paint? Chalkboard paint is a paint...

Renovating your home typically means some repainting at some point. The critical question is: when should repainting take place? As an experienced painter in the Northern Virginia area, we can help answer that. While we assess each project individually and carefully, we've learned a lot...

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 paint contractor, we get a fair number of inquiries about repainting kitchen cabinets. According to Zillow.com and HGTV.com, repainting your kitchen cabinets as part of enhancing your kitchen can increase your home's value. Given how much time most of us spend in our kitchens,...

Of all our painting projects here in Northern Virginia, our annual Paint It Forward project is the most rewarding. This year we once again collaborated with the Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation to do a pro bono paint job for a deserving individual or family who has been...

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...

Ancient decorative painting: The history of decoratively painting human dwellings is ancient, dating back to our ancient ancestors. They used items readily available to them like sticks, palm leaves, bones, and even wood shavings to depict what mattered most to them. Much later, the ancient Egyptians...

A freshly painted room can be beautiful, but the odor from fresh paint can be unhealthy. Most paint brands today contain volatile organic compounds (VOC). VOCs can negatively impact your home's indoor air quality causing respiratory and other health issues. While VOC gasses typically evaporate...

Awards and Recognition

Alternate Best Pick Ribbon

hssgs-196x196

Featured on houzz