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Founder Geoff Sharp Answers 5 Frequently Asked Questions

What is the most important thing to look/ask for from a painting contractor? REFERENCES, REFERENCES, REFERENCES! Ask for both old and new references to ensure the current quality of work and confirm that the painter has jobs that have lasted a long time. It is critical to make sure the contractor has: Liability insurance, a BBB membership (Better…

Sharper Impressions Painting Announces Lead Safety Certification

Sharper Impressions Painting has earned the Lead Safety Certification for home renovation, repair and painting. This lead safety certification is a new requirement of the EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, for spring 2010. It is imperative if a home is built before 1978, to use a painting contractor who is certified for Lead RRP (Renovation, Repair and Painting). …

Sharper Impressions Painting Founder Talks Non-Profit Group Involvement

Below, please enjoy a video of Sharper Impressions Painting Founder, Geoff Sharp, explaining our involvement with the non-profit group PAWS, an animal welfare group that helps save local dogs from euthanasia. We store and provide dog food for local foster dogs and animal shelters. The staff at Sharper Impressions Painting has also helped with the fostering…

Extend the Life of a Paint Job with Power Washing

Power washing (also called pressure washing) is defined as using a machine, wand and water to spray surfaces with high pressured H2O and sometimes chemicals to clean areas. This is an imperative first step when preparing to paint or stain any part of a home. If a proper cleaning is not completed prior to painting, the new paint won’t stick…

Sharper Impressions Painting Makes Local News for Environmental Efforts

Local Meteorologist acknowledged the positive impact Sharper Impressions Painting is having on the local bee population. He spoke with Sharper Founder, Geoff Sharp about the company’s efforts, in an attempt to help encourage others to do their best to be environmentally friendly and try to stabilize the local eco-system. A team of employees installed and painted bee boxes at…

A Furry Friend Visited the Sharper Staff This Week

As a dog friendly workplace, Sharper Impressions Painting is used to four legged furry critters running around the office, but nobody would have expected what showed up earlier this week. Sharper Impressions Painting stores dog food for the local non-profit Animal Welfare Society and occasionally volunteers will come and pick up extra dog food for the pooches in need. But what came…

Summer’s Arrival Brings Several Seasonal Transition Projects

Sharper Impressions Painting has been helping transition homes from cold, dreary winter weather to warm summer days with several local painting projects. This time of year the most exciting projects for our customers are deck staining. Decks are the perfect spot for friends and family to come together and create great memories. While you sit back and enjoy the sun, we…

Sharper Impressions Painting Uses Bee Boxes to Help Sustain the Local Bee Population

The Sharper Impressions Painting office has been embracing the recent warm weather and looking forward to enjoying another great Spring Season. With warmer temperatures finally here and flowers starting to bloom, the Sharper Impressions family was ecstatic to see the escalating problem with Colony Collapse Disorder did not affect their bee population. Sensitive to recent reports…

Sharper Impressions Painting Enjoys April Fools Day Pranks

The Sharper Impressions Painting Family likes to have fun on April Fools Day. Whether it’s the annual one-upper, or even getting tricked by our paint vendors, Sharper Impressions knows how to laugh and enjoy. Founder Geoff Sharp was completely caught off guard when one of the manager’s wives called to inform him of her husband’s terrible misfortune; it seemed that…