Interior Painting Considerations

Interior Painting Considerations
When getting ready to paint the inside of your house, there are several considerations: In general we prefer latex paint. Over the years we have found that the improvements in paint quality are amazing and latex paint will get you the results you want inside your home. We use environmentally friendly products with zero to...

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When is the best season to paint?

When is the best season to paint?
In Oregon, a single day can have sun, rain, snow, hail and almost any mixture.  We are often asked when is a good time to schedule an exterior painting job.  Many people think that the hot days of August are best.  But in fact, bright hot days are not the best as the paint doesn't...

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Expert Exterior House Painting

Expert Exterior House Painting
We use products specifically designed for Northwest weather. Newer paint products are fade resistant and most homes should be repainted every 7 – 10 years. Darker colors fade faster. Also darker colors hold heat longer so can wear more in the summer. Our experienced team provides quality service from the beginning of the job to...

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How to Choose Exterior Paint for Your House

How to Choose Exterior Paint for Your House
The first step is to identify the surface being painted.  Many homes have multiple types of surfaces such as: Cedar Metal Vinyl Hardiplank Concrete We always look at what is best suited for the job. Each surface requires appropriate materials for example when painting cedar it's best to use stain blocking capabilities since the color can bleed through....

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Pressure Washing

Pressure Washing
We are often asked to pressure wash decks. We don't recommend pressure washing because it can damage decks. If you do choose to pressure wash, be sure to use only low pressure and be very careful. We are however happy to clean your deck!  In the Pacific Northwest, algae thrives in the rain.  Your deck...

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Referrals

We are happy to make referrals to other professionals.  Since we have been in business for so long, our list of trusted providers is curated and reliable.  Check out these business: Very Red Design Beaverton Signs Alameda Electric R&E Construction D Bar Construction - Garage Door Repair Portland Locksmith  

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How to Prep for Painting a House

How to Prep for Painting a House
Preparation is the most important factor in determining how long a paint job will last.  1. Clean If the paint on your house is sound and you are only looking to change the colors, very little preparation might be all you need.  Wash it down with a power washer or a garden hose and a...

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