Category: Exterior Residential Painting

Painting Houses in Mission Hills (And A Brief History)

Mission Hills was founded on June 30th 1914 – largely to the efforts on Real Estate Developer JC Nichols.Originally 121 acres were on the Kansas Side and 7 acres on the Missouri side where the club house resided- largely due to the State Liquor Laws at the time. What makes Mission Hills unique, is that you have the architectural designs that continue to maintain historical integrity (houses that…

Johnson County Home Painting Trends

A johnson county house is painted with a reverse trim scheme

Johnson County has a vast variety of homes in its 20 unique cities and 477 square miles of real estate. The 168,000 residences keep us busy in the short painting season…that is a lot of properties that need upkeep &am…

A Small Business Mentality For Big Painting Projects

Big business owner Ryan Toelkes, with a small business mentality

Big Business Capabilities, Small Business Approach
Alot of people have asked me recently “what makes you different?” What they usually want to hear is why I think Neighborhood Painting is better than the other painting companies who they are getting bids or estimates from before they paint their homes, especially the homes with larger than average square footages.

The biggest difference, I…

Hiring A Painting Company? Quality Trumps Price

a home gets an exterior paint job in Kansas City Missouri

Awards Don’t Lie

When people think about paint, most immediately think about “color”. Other’s start thinking about “price”.  But more important than either is the person or persons applying said paint to your home.  It’s a craft that often goes overlooked, assumed to be easy enough for anyone with a brush and the time to accomplish.

The truth is, there is so much more to coatings than…

5 Spring Home Maintenance Tips

With Spring Comes Spring Maintenance Honey-Do’s
The throes of winter are almost a thing of the past!  In just a few short weeks, Spring will arrive across the Kansas City Metro.  And with it will come Spring cleaning, Spring gardens and Spring honey-do’s for the outside of your home.  Even if your better half isn’t harping about the exterior condition of your home, here’s 5 home Spring hom…

Stunning 2014 Exterior Paint Color Schemes For Your Home

featured colors for 2014 from PPG paints for home improvements in the winter

The state of color is always fluid, rushing forward and gathering influences from the world around Us! Not only that, but the economic state of the country often times influences exterior painting decisions. Color trends inspired by the economy?  You bet! That’s not the only influencer though.

Selling? Add Fresh Paint To Improve Your Home’s Resale Value

a professional painting company starts painting the interior of a home

A New Coat of Paint = Better Home Prices

If you’re considering a new home purchase, chances are it’s contingent on selling your current home. It’s a not-so-well-kept secret that painting your house prior to putting it on the market is one of the easiest ways to boost the asking price.

Now is not the time to install those granite countertops or finish your basement. There’s a…

Painting…Big Change, Little Money

Kansas City exterior painting

Considering a big change to the interior or exterior of your home without spending an arm and a leg?  If you are wondering how in the world you are going to pay for the new siding, wonder no more. Painting is the answer if you are looking for a big change with the least amount of monetary investment.   There are several key benefits to having the exterior of your home professionally painted.

Your Guide to High Quality Exterior Painting in Kansas City

paint sheen options laid out site by side

Nowadays, homeowners like everyone else are looking for ways to reduce costs. However, if you are planning on having a Kansas City painting contractor apply a cheap coat of paint to the exterior of your house, you might want to reconsider. A careful analysis shows that in the long run, it is actually cheaper to use the best quality exterior paint, despite the higher initial cost. Most of the cost…

Why quality prep work is important with exterior painting

Commercial Painting Kansas

Often times in life you can find shortcuts to making something easier and quicker, but this is not the case when it comes to high quality exterior painting. There are some very important steps that must be followed in order to ensure proper adhesion of the paint to the surface being painted.  It is almost never the paint film that is the problem or the cause of failure, but it is usually…

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