Exterior

Painting Metal Rails and Railings Outdoors

There’s usually at least one individual in every household who isn’t afraid of rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty. Whether it’s everyday repairs around the house, a new coat of paint in the bedrooms or the odd DIY project in the garden, …

Fence Painting 101: The Basics You Need to Know

A perfectly presented, painted wooden fence can add a glorious aesthetic accent to a home’s exterior. What’s more, a high-quality fence painted properly with high-end products has the potential to be surprisingly low maintenance, with a finish that can last for years. Some prefer the …

Exterior Paint Maintenance – Keeping Things Pristine Between Paint Jobs

There’s nothing quite like the gleaming sparkle of a freshly-completed exterior home paint job, or the pride and satisfaction that accompany it. The only problem being that with 24/7 exposure to the elements, it often doesn’t hold onto its luster for long. It still looks …

How to Select Exterior Paint Colors For Your Home

If you happen to live in an area where there are no specific rules or restrictions when it comes to painting your home’s exterior, lucky you! Freedom of choice is nothing but a fantastic thing, though can at the same time make it tricky to …

How to Make Exterior Paint Jobs Last Longer

Whichever way you look at it, painting the exterior of your home is a pretty big job. It’s usually not until you get started with the process that you realize quite how big of an undertaking it really is. The size and complexity of your …

Exterior Home Painting Mistakes to Avoid

If you get the job done right, a high quality exterior paint job can both protect and beautify your home for many years. However, get it wrong and you’ll be watching the whole thing deteriorate before your eyes in no time at all. On the surface, …

Cost to Paint Exterior of a House

In this blog post, we will provide some basic costs associated with painting an exterior of a house. One of the easiest and cheapest ways to improve the image of your house is with a simple coat of outdoor paint. There are a number of …

Project of the Month – September

This month we are featuring a recent painting project we completed in Chevy Chase, MD. We provided carpentry services as well as professional painting of all exterior surfaces. The home was in need of paint refreshment in areas such as brick siding, soffits, windows, shutters, …

Sherwin-Williams VinylSafe® Color Technology

Vinyl siding is a common exterior element in the DC, MD, VA areas and painting this surface used to be a challenge for several reasons: siding surface easily expands and contracts depending on weather conditions painting under certain external conditions such as direct sunlight exposure …