Painting 101

Picking  a good accent focal point

Picking a good accent focal point

When picking new colors on the exterior, if you’re looking to change up the look just a bit, try adding another accent point or two. Look for small details that can be painted the accent colors such as shutters, peak diamonds, garage doors, posts/pillars etc.   Let our expert residential painters for more information and […]

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No shutters? No problem! Where to place your exterior accent color!

No shutters? No problem! Where to place your exterior accent color!

Accent colors make your house pop but not everyone has shutters.  Often we can accent your doors to make them pop and your house more individualized.  Placing an accent color on your gables, vertical siding pieces, or posts on your porch add a little pizazz that is pleasant to the eye and a major point […]

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Solid body stains

Solid body stains

If you’re looking to get the most out of your exterior stain, try using a solid stain instead of semi-transparent. It looks similar to a paint but it doesn’t go on as thick. Solid stains still show a little of the wood grain but do cover mostly like a paint. You’ll get more life out […]

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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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