1. “Behind the Brush” Painter blogger series

    We have finally completed this awesome interior basement. The homeowners were happy with the paint and asked us to continue to work on the upstairs portion of the home. As you can see through the before and after pictures, we were able to update the space and accentuate the impressive cherry wood ba…Read More

  2. New Year. New product to try…

    I personally love this time of year. The beginning of the year allows for businesses like mine to organize and, possibly find new products or systems that can help them in the upcoming busy season. That is exactly what I have found recently with Sherwin-Williams new Emerald Interior Trim Paint. Usin…Read More

  3. Happy 4th of July

    Happy 4th of July! Today is a great day for freedom, hot-dogs and glorious fireworks! Watch the video below for safety tips....and  hilariously horrifying shots of mannequins being blown apart!…Read More

  4. Follow these tips for painting in the heat

    With outside temps reaching epic summer levels soon, its time to take note of how your house is being painted during this weather. Having several crews that work outdoors, I can tell you that no one actually enjoys the heat! However, there are several rules we follow to ensure that we're safe and th…Read More

  5. Worn out deck or fence? This can help…

    Ah yes, summer is in full swing! Many folks use their summer weekends fulfilling endless to-do lists in the yards or around the house and, from time-to-time the unsightly look of your unfinished deck and fences may draw your attention for some much needed restoration. You may be wondering how to app…Read More

  6. What are you painting with?

    I'm guessing that you're probably painting with a brush and a roller, right? Obviously you're not painting with a sock...or at least I hope not! Some painters and homeowners use paint sprayers or painting pads but, the majority of folks use traditional brushes and rollers to apply paint to their wal…Read More

  7. Struggling with color?

    So, you've decided to paint your house! You've hired a painter (hopefully me) and now you're ready to get it done, right? What about your colors? What design elements are you trying to incorporate? Are you asking 'what are design elements'!?! Well, color can be the hardest part of completing any pai…Read More

  8. Why doesn’t paint touch up?

    Why is it so hard to make touch-ups match? Turns out, it's all about watching the paint dry. Two painters can touch up the same wall at the same time, use paint from the same can and get completely different touch-up results. Paint Touch-Ups, Storage and More: Water leaves a paint film as it dries, …Read More

  9. Choosing A Contractor

    Ah, the day has come and you need a contractor, soon. But, how do you choose the right company? There are many different ways to find a contractor to come to your house but, there are a few factors to consider before you decide if that contractor is right for you. 1. Do they have references? Asking …Read More

  10. But I just need my house to look good….

    But I just need my house to look good until it sells. As a painter, I come across this statement a lot right now. The housing market is red hot, houses are selling in record times, and you have a choice to make. Do I repaint only the front of the house (for presentation purposes) or do I paint every…Read More