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Where will you find your color inspiration?

One of our Managers took their wife on a vacation to the beach. The night before a large storm washed to the shore the most seashells she had ever seen. First thing in the morning she was seashell hunting! 😊 She took some great photos of the shells with different backgrounds. Being married to a professional painter she started comparing the shells to…

How Can I Make Exterior Paint Last Longer on My Home?

While properly painting the exterior of your home undoubtedly helps improve curb appeal, it also prevents moisture damage, wood rot, and other wear that can arise during seasonal weather changes. But once your home is painted, you can’t just forget about it and walk away. Upkeep is also critical for ensuring your exterior paint stays intact and your home…

Brilliant Blue Stucco Exterior Painting Project: Before & After

This customer had an original builder stucco that was dated, faded and stained. They wanted a darker tone to the body of their home and to set it apart from the other neighborhood homes. So, they called on our paint color consultant to help them come up with this brilliant blue exterior painting scheme! BEFORE AFTER

Local Artist Creates New Sharper Impressions Office Signs

We recently commissioned a local artist to create a couple new signs for our office. She polished and chromed American-made metal and using a high-powered water jet, was able to cut through our logo with precision. Mitch and Tim custom-hung both signs so they are now "floating." We love the signs and think they are a great, welcoming touch! What do…

Wood Deck Maintenance: Simple Tips to Keep Your Wood Deck Looking New

A well-maintained wood deck can completely elevate your home’s outdoor entertainment space. But without proper care, wood decks will look drab and outdated due to sun exposure, precipitation, debris, and normal wear and tear. The good news is that you can ensure your deck looks beautiful for many years by following these simple wood deck maintenance tips. Be Sure to…

What Color Should I Paint My House? Tips for Choosing Home Exterior Paint Colors

Choosing a new exterior paint color can be a stressful situation for many homeowners. Will your chosen color look as good in the morning light as it does in the afternoon? Will you like the color for many years, or will you tire of it too soon? What will your neighbors think? With these questions stirring in your mind, the…

Sharper Impressions Proudly Provides Free Interior Painting to Children’s Home

About an hour north of the city, you will find beautiful, rolling horse farm country -- and a safe haven for children who need it most. Since 1969, Children’s Home has provided a safe environment for around 30 children at a time who have been abused or neglected. The children there find healing, discover hope, and experience unconditional love. Our team…

Garage Door Painting & Wood Replacement Upgrade – White Trim with Darker Panels

This customer's garage doors were faded and beat up. So, our exterior painting team put a bright white paint on the garage door trim and darkened the panels to match the home. See our painter on the roof getting busy? He's up there because this home needed some wood replacement due to rotted wood. Our expert color consultant also stepped in for…

10 Inspiring Interior Design and Home Decor Blogs You Need to Bookmark

Interior painting is an important aspect of transforming a house into a home. But even if your interior painting company uses the perfect paint color on your walls, ceiling, and trim, you may find that something is amiss. If the furnishings, wall art, or shape of the room you want to paint don’t fully complement the interior paint color…

Deck Staining Upgrade: Beautiful New Solid Stain for Summer BBQ’s

This customer's deck had taken a beating from sun and water. Before hiring us for their deck staining project, the wood was dry and splintered. After some intense prep work, the old-school red transparent stain was coated in a new solid stain to match the color of the siding on their home. Now they're ready for BBQ season! BEFORE AFTER

Interior Trim Painting Upgrade: Fast-Drying Paint on Bathroom Cabinets

This repeat customer had some new cabinet doors installed. They called on our interior trim painting services and we painted the cabinets with a fast-drying, self-hardening new paint that dries very durable and shiny. We then installed the new silver hardware to completely transition the customer's master bath. What a difference some interior trim paint can make! BEFORE AFTER

Exterior Painting Upgrade: Lighter Siding Paint & Exterior Wood Trim Update

We loved working on this exterior home painting project! As you can see, before the paint job, there was rotted wood around the windows of this customer's home. We replaced the wood, plus made the faded stained garage doors look rich, shiny and new. A lighter color on the siding drastically lightened up the house, as well. The new exterior paint…

Painted Trim vs. Stained Trim: Which is Best for Your Home?

Interior wood trim is an important design detail that can be found in nearly every room of a home. While many people often overlook their wood trim and leave it as is when they move in, when painted, wood trim can significantly transform the look and feel of a house. Whether your trim is simple, or your home has elaborate…

Exterior Aluminum Painting Upgrade – Dark Siding & Shutters

This customer had their original white aluminum siding from the 70s. We applied two good coats of a modern grey to the body and a darker grey to the shutters. Notice how the chimney looks cleaner and the existing white windows stand out for a nice contrast. BEFORE AFTER

What is the Best Color to Paint a Bedroom? Bedroom Wall Painting Ideas for Any Home

 Photo Credit: emily @ go haus go Flickr via Compfight cc Photo adapted from original. Searching for the best paint color for bedrooms can be an overwhelming task. With the plethora of paint colors out there, which should you choose? Because your walls should reflect your own personal style, some of the most trendy and “best” bedroom paint colors out…

Exterior Trim Painting & Siding Update

This customer had us darken up her siding with a modern grey-beige. She called it her special "greige." Then we applied a nice, shiny bright white to her exterior trim and garage doors to make the house pop! BEFORE AFTER

How Often Should You Paint Your House Interior?

If you are hiring professional painters to paint your house interior, you’re likely wondering how often your walls, ceilings, and trim should be painted. While the most popular reason for interior painting is to update the colors of a room, another good reason is for general upkeep to ensure your home always looks great. Your home interior typically doesn’t need…

Interior Trim Paint Colors: Helpful Tips for Choosing the Best Trim Paint for Your Home

Painting your home’s interior trim or molding can dramatically change the look and feel of a room. Whether you want to change the color of your baseboards, window trim, door frames, crown molding or cabinets, professional interior painters can provide these trim painting services and more. Before you contact a professional painting company to work on your next trim…

8 Important Questions to Ask Professional Interior Painters

As you search for the best quote for your next interior house or commercial painting project, there are some important questions you should ask an interior painting company before signing a contract. Sometimes, professional painters aren’t as “professional” as they may seem on the surface, so asking the right questions before moving forward with interior painting can weed out…