Painting 101

Dark colors fade fast

Dark colors fade fast

We have noticed a new trend, dark colors as body colors. Although they look beautiful and it will make your home stand out from all of your neighbors, there’s one issue with the trend. Dark colors fade fast. Your home will start to fade within the first year and will need a new coat of […]

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Good basement colors to choose.

Good basement colors to choose.

When painting a finished basement we don’t always recommend using the same color as the rest of the house. The main reason is that typically basements don’t get as much natural light as the rest of the home. Basements also tend to have lower ceilings, which means we need lighter colors to both, brighten up […]

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Garage finishes

Garage finishes

When painting a garage, we often get asked what color should be used? And the answer depends on what youll be using your garage for. If you only use it to park your car and nothing else, a clean flat finish will do just fine. If you use your garage as a man cave or […]

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Choose Colors From Interior

Choose Colors From Interior

When looking to accent a wall on your interior, instead of looking online or in paint stores, try looking inside the actual room you’re looking to paint! Pulling colors form an accent chair or accent pillow will be much easier and will give your room much more life vs no accent walls. Let our expert […]

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Accent walls vs. accent doors

Accent walls vs. accent doors

Accent walls are a great way of personalizing the interior of your home, check out our other posts about interior accent walls.   Accent doors are awesome ways of tying that 3rd color into your exterior color scheme. Check out your neighbor’s colors to get ideas and do some test patches on your door prior […]

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Barn Red on body color.

Barn Red on body color.

Sometimes our clients want to go BOLD, and when we say boldly we mean Barn Red on the body of their house. I’ll admit some houses look beautiful that color but before jumping the gun on Barn Red, there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind. – HOA boards aren’t always a […]

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Pure white

Pure white

Some of our clients choose to go with a pure white color on their interior walls. It does look very clean and opens up your space. But it can also cost quite a bit more to paint walls white due to how many coats your painter will have to apply to get the correct coverage. […]

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Why we love white ceilings

Why we love white ceilings

A lot of times we get asked what color/finish we recommend for ceilings. The answer is Flat white. The reason we recommend a flat finish is because you don’t want a high gloss or any gloss at all on ceilings. You want to keep them as low profile as possible. We like the stark white […]

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The “new” neutrals

The “new” neutrals

Neutrals change every so often and keeping up with the trends is tough! But here at Peak Pro, we make it our job to keep you all up to date. Neutrals a couple of years ago were the cool grays blue-grays and green-grays. Now its slowly changing over to the warmer grays and and taupes. […]

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How to choose the right door color.

How to choose the right door color.

When looking to choose a new door color, we always recommend you just pick a color you absolutely love. Don’t worry too much about how it matches with the other colors, door colors are meant to be bold and beautiful. After all its only a door and can easily be re-painted. Let our expert residential […]

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