Category: Exterior Residential Painting

The Ultimate Guide To Exterior Painting In Kansas City

a home is painted with gray paint and white trim in a contemporary design

So, you’ve decided that your home’s exterior has had enough. You know that you don’t want to tackle painting it yourself – for the sake of time and quality – and you’re ready to find the best exterior painting company in the Kansas City Metro.  We all know the value of a quality paint job comes from the length of time that it lasts (fyi, our paint jobs are 10 to 15 years on average).

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…

Painting Considerations For Kansas City Shirtwaist Houses

One of the most unique styles of homes that we do work for is the Kansas City Shirtwaist House, also known as the Midwest Shirtwaist House. Common features of this unique-to-our-area architecture include:

At least two, possibly three levels with a very symmetrical design.
A first level usually made from native limestone (in later years, brick was used).
A front porch made of the sam…

Prairie Village $5,000 Exterior Remodel Grant

prairie village $5k grant image

If you live in Prairie Village and own your home, you may be eligible for a $5,000 grant from the city. Grants are not loans, they are paid by the grantor. Maintaining a positive image is important to the city of Prairie Village. The appearance of a neighborhood plays a vital role in the perception of the quality of the community – we understand that and couldn’t agree more. The city wants to…

50 Shades Of Gray (Paint)

a home is painted with gray paint and white trim in a contemporary design

No, this isn’t an article about the trashy romance novel that’s been buzzed about for more than a year now. But the title is pretty catchy, huh? Gray is making a comeback. We’re seeing it as a selection in (and on) more homes in Johnson and Jackson County. The reasons why may surprise you.

Interior designers are using it as a natural partner for lighter colors that have exploded on t…

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…

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