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Painting Hardie Plank Siding: The Best Exterior Paint and Process for Painting Fiber Cement Siding

Hardie plank siding is one of the toughest materials for home exteriors to come on the market in recent years. In the distant past, many homes used aluminum siding, which then transitioned into vinyl siding. Vinyl was a better alternative than aluminum, but Hardie Plank is taking over as the number one siding replacement or new build siding product…

Should I Hire Professional Exterior Painters for My House or Should I Do it Myself?

Painting the exterior of your home is a great way to give your house a fresh, updated look. Exterior painting can bring out beautiful trim work details, cover up a dated color or make your home a true standout on your block. Whether you’re tackling an exterior wood trim painting project (think porches and shutters) or giving the whole…

What Color Should I Paint My Exterior Trim?

The right paint and exterior trim color can take your home from boring or outdated to modern, fresh and truly spectacular. We have seen some amazing exterior before and after transformations happen for our clients, and many times it comes down to trim details. So, if you’re struggling with exterior house trim colors or what you should paint your…

Caulking Before Painting: Why is Exterior Caulking Important?

We will never get tired of promoting the importance of meticulous preparation before every painting job. Painstaking prep is important on an exterior painting project since the paint job is exposed to the elements and fluctuations in temperature. Many people understand why they should pressure wash, scrape old paint and prime before repainting an exterior, but it’s usually the…

Painting and Home Renovations: When Should I Paint during a Remodel?

Nearly every homeowner will tackle a home renovation at some point. Home renovations can range from simple (e.g. minor bedroom updates) to complex (e.g. tearing out and rebuilding a kitchen or bath). No matter the level of complexity of your renovation, there is a distinct order of operations to maximize the efficiency of your project and guarantee your desired…

Spring Paint Color Trends for 2019: Paint Color Experts Share Their Favorite Spring Paint Colors

Spring is finally here and for many of us that means spring cleaning, the first few times mowing the lawn and working on our homes. Perhaps this spring you began your outdoor cleanup and yard work and noticed that no matter how good your flower beds look your home’s exterior could use a little love. Or maybe you’re tired…