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3 Reasons Professionals Should Do Small Home Projects

a professional from KCNP fixes a deck with a screw and a hammer

One of the challenges of owning a home is the physical upkeep of it, especially any wooden surfaces or structures. Decks, sheds, exterior and interior walls and other surfaces need regular maintenance to keep from deteriorating to the point they have to be replaced. That’s a big ticket item when it does happen. If you’ve ever had to replace a deck, or replace portions of a rotted exterior…

3 Ways To Avoid A Bad House Painting Experience

a bad house painting experience is shown by a brown blob of paint on the wall

One of the unfortunate conversations we have all to often is a recount of the last “horrible” experience a customer had with a cut-rate house painting company, or a national chain that didn’t live up to expectations. With that in mind, here’s x ways to avoid a bad house painting experience.

Hire an established local business

Similar to many service industries, there’s a blend of…

How Wood Rot Destroys Home Sale Values

johnson county wood rot picture

Wood rot is a serious problem to be faced with if you are selling your home in Johnson County. If you’re in this boat, you’re not alone – approximately 20 billion board feet of timber are destroyed by wood rot in the United States each year– far more than is damaged annually by fire! Replacement wood used to repair damage caused by wood rot accounts for almost 10 percent of the annual wood…

Things To Consider When Repainting A Luxury Home

Luxury homes (or “high-end” homes) are more difficult to repaint than average homes. We’ve been busy in areas like Mission Hills, Leawood and parts of Prairie Village so far this spring, and there’s some common elements among them. A few things to consider:

Surface prep is more important than most realize – Many of these luxury high-end homes are actually older homes. Repainting…

Neighborhood Painting Earns 2015 Angie’s List Award

Neighborhood Painting, Inc. Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award
Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service
 January 13th, 2016  – Neighborhood Painting, Inc has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer…

5 Warning Signs of an Interior Painting Disaster

an interior painting disaster is waiting to happen with too much paint on ladder

One of the biggest considerations people often make with their homes interior is whether or not they are going to do it themselves. Often it comes down to the value of their time. Doing a big interior job – and doing it right – takes a great deal of time (and skill).

But all that aside, let’s say you’ve decided to repaint the inside of your Kansas City house. And you’re going to hir…

2015’s Best Of The Blog

With 2015 coming to a close, we at Neighborhood Painting wanted to bring you the best of our blog. A look back at the best posts of the year, in case you missed something! With winter weather here you may be inside and looking for some light reading, or pining for Spring to get here fast (we were so spoiled earlier)! With that said, here’s a look at the best of the best.
Thinking about selling…

How To Increase The Sale Value Of Your Home (With Paint)

great interior paint improves resale value with bright green walls and tan drapes

The harsh Kansas City winter is finally here. Okay, as I type this it’s actually 50 degrees outside and very uncharacteristically sunny for December. But the harsh winter is coming! The Farmer’s Almanac predicts a short – but severe – season. Your daydreams will soon turn to spring flowers and sunny days after a few months of winter weather sets in. And spring means two things to Kansas…

4 Reasons To Paint Your Home Interior This Winter

With the winter months approaching, we’ve laid out a plan to help you get the interior you’ve always wanted without spending an arm and a leg. There’s actually quite a few reasons that you should consider painting your home interior this winter. I know that most people associate painting as a task for the warm weather. That’s true for exterior painting – although we paint well into t…

Popular 2016 Interior Painting Colors

Sky blue is a favorite inside paint color for kansas city homes in 2016 as shown by this accentric layout in blue paint

It’s that time of year, the Royals are making a post-season run and weekends are filled with football. Leaves are turning and falling, and Starbucks has Pumpkin Spice lattes back on the menu. It’s Fall, and winter is right around the corner. Most people don’t think about repainting their house during the winter, but if you’re looking at having the inside of your home updated, it’s also…

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