What Paint Finish Should I Use?

What Paint Finish Should I Use?

What Paint Finish Should I Use? Choosing a paint finish is an important consideration when selecting paint for a painting project.  Whether you are sprucing up the interior or  exterior of your house it will have an impact on the final results. With a little bit of information, you can make an informed decision that will make you happier with the way your walls, siding or trim look, last and clean when the job is done. Here are a some things to consider The finish, or level of gloss of paint, has an impact on its appearance, its durability and its washability, particularly when using latex paint. Oil based paints are still available but latex paint has improved so dramatically it has become the paint of choice in most situations. The finish options are the same for oil and latex. FLAT paint has no sheen and reflects very little light. It is an excellent choice for ceilings and any area where there are surface imperfections. If there are bumps and dents in the walls or siding that cannot be repaired, using a flat paint will make them less obvious. Keep in mind that you will not want to use flat paint on an interior wall that will receive a lot of wear and tear. It is not as durable nor stain resistant. SATIN Finish, also called EGGSHELL, looks just like its name implies. It has a soft luster finish similar to an eggshell. A satin finish is harder, more durable and stain resistant than a flat finish. It is easier to clean and is an excellent choice for interior walls....
Color Choice Made Easy!

Color Choice Made Easy!

Color Choice Made Easy! Choosing the right color can be easy with a little help from the pros.  Here is a helpful video by Sherwin Williams, our paint supplier about choosing the right colors for your home.  These tips from the pros are the perfect way to help you get started on choosing the right color for your...
Think Spring for Pressure Washing!

Think Spring for Pressure Washing!

After a long winter full of snow, salt, and rain your home gets covered in dirt and as the weather warms up mold begins to show up.  Maybe this describes your home or deck.  Getting it pressure washed can make a huge difference in making it look new again.  It can take your home from looking like this: To this: Wow!  What a difference a good cleaning makes! After an afternoon of pressure washing and this home is ready for a cook out, party, or just relaxing. Benefits of Hiring a Professional  Anyone can purchase or rent a pressure washer and do it themselves but there are advantages and benefits to letting us do it. Saves Money – We already have the equipment which saves you from having to rent or purchase it on your own which could save you hundreds of dollars.  In many cases you need more than just the machine to get the job done right.  You may need ladders and extensions to reach the higher areas of your home such as the second floor. Saves Time – Doing it right requires more than just spraying the unsightly dirt and grime off of your surfaces.  We use a 2 step process of a cleaner and rinse to ensure your home is clean and protected which can take the better part of a Saturday. Saves Work – We do all the work so you can relax and enjoy your clean home without any of the lugging and hauling of the machine. We Will Make Your Home Look Brand...