Interior Painting

Here is an interior painting project.  We arrived first thing this morning, on time, and prepared for work. After greeting our home owner, we moved furniture and bedding, covered everything in plastic, and placed drop coverings where needed.

At this particular place, we needed to do a lot of sheetrock repair on walls and ceilings so we started by flattening out any defects in surfaces and worked everything out flat. It’s really important to do this to achieve the appropriate foundation for paint. Once the defect in the walls and ceilings were gone, we filled in the holes in with sheetrock mud and worked them until they looked flat. read on...

Exterior Painting

Exterior painting is a lot like painting inside but with a breeze. We like to cover and pull back shrubs and other plants that need to be out of the way when it’s time to paint being careful not to harm any of them.. We cover windows with tape and plastic. We cover chimneys, lawn furniture, porches and decks too. We clean at the end of every day and throughout the day. We sand and scrape where needed and prime all surfaces. We don’t paint wet surfaces and test regularly to make sure things are dry.

In most cases we apply exterior house paints and stains with spray guns. Once the material is applied read on...

Great Contractors

It's not hard to understand why many people opt to hire a contractor to paint their home rather than to do it themselves. A painting contractor can easily save you time and energy that you may not have. Still, don't assume that any contractor you choose to deal with is qualified and a good match for you. The process of finding a great painting contractor can be quite arduous. That's why there are several tools and tricks you can use to weed out the bad ones and to bring yourself closer to your ideal contractor.

First, find out how long the home contractor painting company has been in business. Two or three years of experience or more is a good indication that the company is not fly-by-night. Next, determine how much experience the painters have. read on...