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A ‘Brilliant’ Before and After

We took this before photo after we power washed and began caulking. Notice how dull and faded the house paint color was. Now it has a beautiful sheen that will resist mildew and the sun’s ultraviolet light for years to come. Side note: Brilliant idea from our customer to have us permanently remove the old shutters for a cleaner look.

Best Bedroom Colors for Sleep: 11 Relaxing Shades

Did you know the colors you paint your walls can affect your mood? Psychology experts have found that color can do one of two things: make you feel at ease, comfortable, and calm, or make you feel alert, energized, or even anxious. For your bedroom, you probably want to paint a shade that feels peaceful rather than something that…

Can You Paint Cedar Siding?

Many people love the look of cedar siding because of its natural and unique look. For decades whenever cedar siding was used, home builders often stained it to give homes an even more rustic feel. The stain had a look that was similar to paint, but it weathered differently. The popularity of cedar siding has decreased over the years, however.…

14 Best Paint Colors for Small Hallways

Paint color has a powerful effect on a room. It can make a room seem more spacious or cramped. It can give the impression of raising or lowering the ceilings. And it can brighten or darken a space. These things are especially important when thinking about the best paint colors for small hallways. That said, paint can look different depending…

Not the same house!?

We removed the shutters, painted the brick an awesome modern grey that the customer and our color consultant came up with. The siding got an updated blue for a some pop and the trim was transformed from a peach beige to a soft cream. We joked with the customer they might drive right by their own house when they returned from…

How Paint Affects Room Size and Shape

Paint is powerful. When used strategically, interior painting can change the size and shape of a room. Arrangements of colors and texture change a person’s perspective of the room without literally altering the room’s dimensions. No need to knock down walls or add an addition — simply learn how paint affects room size and shape to make any room…

Summer House Painting Projects to Leave to the Pros

Early summer — when the weather’s warming up and the rain clouds are few and far between — is the perfect time to spruce up your home. Flowers are blooming, grass is green, and the birds are chirping. Why not make your home as beautiful as its surroundings with an exterior paint project? There are certain summer house painting projects…

White Walls with White Trim: Is it a Good Idea?

White is the go-to paint color for many people for a reason: It’s clean, neutral, and timeless. It matches any style of window treatments, flooring, and accent decor. Furniture of all price points looks great against a white backdrop. White also brightens up a room, especially in areas with few windows or a lack of natural light. There’s so…

When is the Best Time to Stain a Deck?

How tough is your deck? It has to withstand the harshness of Mother Nature on a regular basis. Depending on where you live, it’s exposed to extreme cold and/or extreme heat. It’s periodically bombarded with rain showers, snow, wind, or maybe even hail. The sun’s powerful UV rays beat down on it for hours on end. Since harsh elements weaken…

Hometown Veteran Heads New Residential Painting Company Location in Orlando

Sharper Impressions Painting, one of the largest family-owned and operated residential painting companies in the U.S., has named hometown military veteran and University of Central Florida alumni Matt Honaker, manager of its new Orlando location.     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Sharper Impressions Painting recently opened its new location in Orlando, Florida. Managed by long-time Central Florida resident and military…

How Long Does it Take a Professional to Paint the Exterior of a House?

You want to give the exterior of your house a facelift with a fresh coat of paint. What exactly does this type of project entail, especially if you hire professional painters? Specifically, how many hours or days does it take to paint a house? The answer is like many answers to questions about home renovations: It depends. The biggest determining factor…

Best Interior Paint Colors for Dark Rooms

Not all rooms are created equal. Some rooms have plenty of windows, allowing ample opportunity for natural light to stream in. Other rooms…not so much. It’s not always possible to brighten a low-light space by adding a window, skylight, or door. But you can use certain interior paint colors to brighten up dark rooms. If you’re hoping to add light…

Is It Worth It to Hire Painters?

Should you hire professional painters or tackle the job yourself? To answer this question, we find ourselves asking a follow-up: Do you want the paint job done right the first time? If the answer is yes, then you should probably turn to the pros. Here’s why it’s worth it to hire painters. You’ll Save Time When you decide to do a painting project…

5 Reasons You Need a Professional for Interior Paint Maintenance

There’s nothing quite like a wall with a smooth coat of paint. With the right prep work and application, fresh paint can make a home feel brand new again, no matter its age. But over time, normal wear and tear can deteriorate that paint and make it look anything but fresh. Interior paint maintenance on a regular basis is…

The Best Way to Get a Smooth Paint Finish on Your Walls

No one wants to paint a room themselves only to be left with a rough, bumpy finish. If you want freshly painted interior or exterior walls, trim, or doors, you probably want the finished product to look high-quality and smooth. So, what’s the best way to get that smooth paint finish you’re envisioning? Is there a trick, or a secret…