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Home Interior Painting: Should I Hire Interior Painters or Do it Myself?

Painting the interior of your home can be a wonderful way to revamp the look and feel of any room. Whether you want to add a splash of color on your walls or ceiling, or refresh wall trim, an interior paint job can work wonders -- but only if done correctly. As you search for the perfect paint color for…

6 Reasons Why Interior Painting in the Winter is a Wonderful Idea

The winter season is upon us, which means your unfinished exterior home remodeling efforts may need to be put on hold. The good news is that cold, winter days don’t have to be wasted. In fact, they offer the perfect opportunity to tackle interior house painting projects. Here are six good reasons why you should consider hiring a professional…

How to Choose Wall Paint Colors for Your Home Interior

Choosing a paint color for your next wall painting project doesn’t have to be intimidating. Even if you don’t have an interior design background, rest assured that you can confidently select the right paint colors for your home interior by following these simple guidelines.   Choose Your Muse Selecting an inspiration piece that contains colors you like is a good way to kick start…

What Color Should a Ceiling Be Painted? Rules for Choosing Ceiling Paint Color

Is it time to paint your ceiling? Whether your ceiling paint has yellowed due to everyday wear, or you are choosing a new color to add some character, contacting a professional painting company is essential if you want to expertly revive your ceiling and enhance the look and mood of your home’s interior. But what color should your ceiling…

Red Deck

We had a customer with some rotted wood on her deck and massive peeling. We powerwashed it to clean the surface, then we replaced some wood that was beyond repair. We matched the two tone colors and the deck looks nearly new!    

11 Simple Rules for Finding a Stellar Painting Contractor

For some homeowners, hiring a painting contractor feels like stepping up to the roulette wheel: it’s a gamble with unknown odds. Most give up early in the hope of finding a great painter and a great price. However, you can eliminate the risk by following these simple rules for finding a stellar painting contractor who can complete your home…

Transforming a ’70s Brick House into an Updated Ranch-Style Home

This home was built in the 1970's and was in need of some updating. The brick was in good condition, but needed a dark olive taupe to spruce it up. The painted chimney really brings out the new roof too. See how we matched the window frame colors with the front porch post to tie it all in?

A Quick Fix for Modernizing Dated Brick

This customer just moved in and was doing some serious remodeling. They did not like the pinkish and dated brick. Our color consultant recommended a softer color to go over the brick with a nice glossy white on the trim. Before the house was all chopped up with different surfaces and colors. Now look how much more stately the front…

How To Paint Vinyl Windows

Looking to refresh the exterior of your home this season? Painting your vinyl windows is a quick and easy way to add a pop of color to your house, giving it major curb appeal. This project is simple if you have the right tools, but requires a bit of knowledge about vinyl windows and vinyl-safe paint before beginning. We’ll…

From Barn Red to Contemporary Grey

The customer picked out the color herself and we think she absolutely NAILED IT! This is a 3-peat customer of ours that recently moved into their new home. They wanted to change out the barn red color for something that was more contemporary. We had 3 neighbors come up while we were painting and said they loved the new look too. …

Red to White Brick Transformation: Before and After

This repeat customer met with our in home color consultant. We love how much the white brightened up the house. The timeless satin black on the trim, shutters and doors looks so rich. We matched their black roof shingle to make everything really pop!

Sharper Impressions Painting Makes the Inc. 5000 List… Again!

Great teamwork everyone! Inc. magazine just released their annual list of the Top 5000 companies in America and we made it for the third year in a row. We are honored to be included in Inc. magazine’s prestigious list for 2009. Our entire team of painting contractors continues to grow our business the old-fashioned way with top-quality service and smart business…

How to Reuse, Recycle and Dispose of Paint Products Safely

So you have just finished painting your home, and you couldn’t be more pleased with how it all turned out. However, you still have leftover trays of paint, paint thinners and other mixtures that you can’t put back in their original containers. Disposing of leftover painting materials can be a bit of a challenge, due to the toxic nature…

Transform Your Room With a Change of Color

We all have that one room in our house that just feels much smaller than it really is. Maybe it’s your living room, master bedroom or dining room. Whichever room it happens to be, there are solutions for making your tiny room feel larger, and color is a great variable to change your perspective. When it…

Importance of Power Washing for Painting Home Exteriors

Now that winter is drawing to a close and spring is on its way, the chances are that the exterior of your home is looking a little the worse for wear. Strong winds, snow, rain and low temperatures can not only leave dirt and damp marks on your paintwork they can also cause chips, cracks and blistering to your…

Preparing to Refresh Home Exteriors for Spring

While these February days are wet and wintery in most places, and particularly snowy in more northern areas, spring will be with us before you know it. Especially if you believe the predictions of one Punxsutawney Phil. And of course, as those first rays of of springtime sunshine caress your house, they'll be highlighting the damage and dirt that…

Why it is important to paint before selling your home

If you're moving houses, you'll want to make a great impression on potential buyers. This is why most people spend weeks cleaning out all the nooks and crannies, sweeping away spider webs, buying cushions and plants to add a welcoming touch, and making sure their pets stay off the furniture. After all, once you've put your property on the…

Benefits of using a color consultant when choosing colors

We've all had that feeling of envy when perusing a magazine or watching a movie and seeing a fabulous space or home. "I wish I could make my hall or living space look like that," you say to yourself. You may even go down to the local hardware store, grab some paint and accessories and try to recreate these…

The benefits of hiring a professional painter

There are certain tasks and chores in life that few of us would think about carrying out on our own - fitting a new engine into the car, re-wiring your home's electrical system, cutting down a 60-foot tree in the garden or tiling the roof. When such jobs need doing, we tend to call a professional, knowing they've got…