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Transform Your Room With Molding We often extol the virtues of repainting a room to transform its look. However, it’s not the only way to change things up. Moldings, which we also install as painting contractors in Northern Virginia, can add interest and depth to a...

We have to brag for a moment because we're excited. The (savvy) readers of Northern Virginia Magazine have selected Home Works Painting as one of the top eight paint contractors in Northern Virginia! We realize it might not be a Nobel Prize, but it's worth...

CHEAPER ISN'T ALWAYS BETTER Cheaper isn't always better when it comes to hiring a paint contractor. Yes, you might save money up front, but there's an excellent chance that it will cost you more in the long run. Like most things, you usually get what you...

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...

To buy or not to buy! Sometimes clients ask their painting contractor if they should purchase the paint before the start of their project or if they should rely on us to buy it. There are some advantages and disadvantages, either way, so we thought...

School is in session several times a year for us. It’s not all work! To be the best painting contractors we can be for our clients, company founder and president Mike Katounas regularly participates in continuing education, training, and conferences. (Company employees also participate in...

02-26-18 Understanding VOCs and Paint Odor You may, at times, be curious about why paints smell the way they do. Some of our clients have a sensitivity to smell, which can cause nausea or headaches. Even paints that are low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs) still...

A fairly common question a client will ask is: “What’s included in a paint job?” It’s a great question. While there's usually some difference from one job to another, there is a standard baseline for all our work. For example, preparation and clean-up are a...

It isn't every day that 1) our client is pint-sized; 2) they enthusiastically shout out "holy smokes!" when they see the results of our work. That's just what a thrilled 9-year-old Gavin did when he saw his newly made-over bedroom.  Gavin and his brother, Danny,...

Most of the time, things go very well with our projects. As an experienced contractor, we ask a lot of questions before we take on a job. We meet with clients onsite to understand the scope of the work and their expectations both for what...

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