Category: Exterior Residential Painting

What Makes a Quality Exterior Paint

Fresh Navy Paint on Home

When you walk into a paint store, you’ll be greeted by numerous options. How can you best make sense of all of them when looking for the best paint for your home’s exterior? Here’s a look at how to choose exterior paint, broken into four steps and decisions you’ll need to make along the way:
1. Type
One question you’ll want to answer before exploring any exterior painting option is,…

How to Paint a Historic Home

Historical Home Painting

The beauty of historical homes is undeniable, capturing an era of craftsmanship that’s only available at a custom level today. As a result, caring for a home with history requires additional effort, which many homeowners and historical societies are more than willing to do to maintain the building’s historical value and unmatched character. That’s why, when it comes to the topic of how to paint a…

A Good Process for Home Painting: Spray and Backroll Exterior

Gorgeous House

When painting a home, the color and the type of paint you choose matter, but so too does the process used to paint a home. Do you know the best method for painting your house? While hand painting your house exterior is possible, it’s often a little much for a modern, or historical home. That’s why spraying and backrolling tends to work best and deliver the most beautiful results  but it…

How to Choose Exterior Paint for Your Home

Paint Brush Resting on Can of White Paint

There’s a lot more to choosing paint than just picking a color. When you step into a store and discover your many options, you may want some expert guidance on what exterior paint to use. To help understand how to choose exterior paint, here’s a look at which options work best under what circumstances.
Water-Based vs. Oil-Based Paints
One of the big decisions to make when deciding what kind…

Choosing Exterior Paint Colors for a House

Early autumn with modern residential single family home

Choosing exterior paint colors for a house is a huge decision to make. After all, your home’s exterior is what makes the first impression, and you want to make the perfect one when guests arrive or when anyone passes by. But with so many options, you may be asking yourself how to choose exterior paint colors for your house. Here’s a look at five tips:

1. Consider What Can’t B…

Painting Your Brick Or Stucco Home

a brick home painted white

Brick and stucco homes are fantastic. They hold up to the test of time. But just like with any other exterior, weather and the elements can take their toll on them. A fresh coat of paint can give your brick or stucco home a much-needed makeover, even if it hasn’t been touched in decades.

Painted brick will require repainting every 10-15 years to maintain its appearance. In most cases, pr…

Why Painting Company Reviews Matter

Reviews get a bad rap sometimes. There’s so many sites out there that offer them, and there’s so many people in our industry that “fake” their reviews. It can be frustrating as a consumer, we hear that quite a bit.

Below are some of the most trusted review sites when you’re choosing a painting contractor. These sites are trusted for a few reasons. First, they offer real insights from…

Choosing Paint Colors For Multi-Family Properties

If you own a multi-family property in the greater Kansas City area, chances are you’ve had to consider when or if to repaint your asset. Often times, this decision is based on price…but for sharp property owners, there’s a growing understanding that an outstanding exterior paint job can improve occupancy and even resale value – especially for new construction. It’s a matter of being penny…

A Guide to Planning Your Next Painting Project

When summer comes, so does our desire to take on projects we’ve been putting off. When the heat and humidity drive us inside to air-conditioned relief, plenty of home-improvement projects stare us in the face. Fortunately, long summer days are the perfect opportunity to cross things off our to-do lists.

If your list includes an interior or exterior painting project, it may seem so…

Back To School Means Back To Projects

a home is repainted during back to school season with gorgeous purples

With back to school season nearly here, it signals a return to sanity for many parents and homeowners around Kansas City. Summer vacations and sports are nearly over. Free time will be on the rise.

But it’s also a time for projects. Home improvements that were put on hold for the summer come back to the forefront. The “to-do’s” didn’t go away, they just took a summer break along wit…

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