Proper sealing of windows and doors prevents moisture from getting in and under your home’s exterior and causing damage.
“My service technician Isaac is always on time. He texts and/or calls to let me know when he is on the way to my home. During a time were good customer service appears to be a rarity he is Always very polite and well-mannered. He asks me if there are any specific areas he need to pay a little bit more attention to. But this has been my experience with ABC Home & Commercial Services for over the last 3 years. I am very pleased with my services with them! I recommend ABC Home & Commercial Services to anyone looking for a respectful and dependable pest control company!” .
You’ll save time and money if you detect and remove lead paint before painting over it, so you may want to have a lead paint inspection for about $300 on average before hiring someone to paint your walls.
Yes! Good point Jenn, wrapping the brushed does help so much. Do you watch shark tank? Those guys made the paint brush saver containers, that was such a good idea.
Many contracators do not want homeowners to have access to this information, they just want to do your job quickly and get paid. However the professionals at Ron's Painting in conjunction with APV Engineered Coatings feel that all homeowners should be educated correctly when it comes to exterior painting. That is why if you use our 17 step process along with NeverFade paint by APV Engineered Coatings your paint job will last 15 years. Think of the money you will save.
It’s important to note that the timeframes above are based on ideal scenarios. Certain factors will greatly impact how the overall durability of your paint job. Here are some of the most impactful factors, and how they affect how long your paint job will last.
The method used to apply the paint varies, depending on the type of paint and the surface itself. For example, oil-based paint is best applied with a roller, and latex based paint can be sprayed onto the surface. The size of the project, the colors used and the layout of the walls also can affect the method used.
Home improvements are fun projects to conquer, but we often get misled due to false information we find online or on TV. Here are five myths that need busting.
As a comparison, Iron Ore (SW 7069) is darker than Peppercorn and one shade lighter than Tricorn Black.
In fact, water-based paint is more environmentally-friendly. It’s not considered hazardous waste. Just make sure you purchase an acrylic enamel if you are searching for comparable durability of oil.
*Prices vary depending on location, the quality of paint used, and the project's size and difficulty.
There are a few obvious signs such a chipping and cracking paint that shows your home needs exterior painting, but there are also some less noticeable signs that can necessitate a repaint.
Your home is more likely to sell with a fresh coat of paint, which is the very first thing buyers see.
Paint sheen is not just about aesthetics. Paint finishes affect how long exterior paint lasts on siding, trim, doors, and other exterior surfaces. There are four different types of paint sheens that professional painters typically use on home exteriors and each has unique benefits when used on the correct surfaces.
Every home is different, so it’s difficult to say how long your exterior paint job will actually last. Most painting experts will tell you that most homes needed to be painted every five to ten years. However, based on where you live, the general climate, and how good your previous paint job was, this timeline can differ greatly!
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