1. Signs It’s Time to Paint Your House

    Spring is in the air, flowers are blooming, and the birds are singing. As the days are lengthening, you might be spending more time outdoors on your patio, soaking up the stronger rays of sun. If so, you may have noticed that the exterior paint on your home is peeling, cracking, or missing altogethe…Read More

  2. Part 1: Should You Hire a Professional Painter or DIY?

    Spring is a time of renewal and for many homeowners, a time to spruce up their homes and yards. It’s also a perfect time to repaint the exterior of your home and the interior or your home as well. But should you tackle this job yourself or should you hire a professional painting contractor? Allian…Read More

  3. House Painting Estimate – What To Have Ready

    I often arrive to estimate appointments with clients who know they want to paint their house, but they often don't consider all they might want to be painted in advance of meeting with contractors.  They may know they want to paint the walls, but don't consider how the ceilings will look after a co…Read More

  4. House Painting – Final Inspection Check-List

    We had our house professionally painted five years ago when we were residing in Salt Lake City.  When it came time to approve the work the painters looked at us with this sort of blank stare and asked: "Everything good?". My reply, "Yeah, I guess." I thought we'd have a formal inspection to knock o…Read More

  5. House Painting Estimate Appointment – What to Expect?

    Five years ago, Sarah and I purchased a home in Salt Lake City Utah, after moving there to accept a new position in the area.  The home was brand new.  The builder did a great job with the build but the finishing touches were BORING!  They painted the entire house with one color: "Builders beige"…Read More

  6. How to Compare House Painting Quotes

    I've been there before - you receive 3-4 quotes from different painting companies.  Each contractor has a different methodology and structure for the bid and bid process.  Amidst all the variations, how do you make any sense of this?  The key - try to align the quotes to achieve an "apples to app…Read More

  7. 3 Shortcomings of Painting Contractors in Dallas-Fort Worth

    I meet with potential clients every day about their painting projects.  I ask them all the same question, "Who painted your house last time?", and "How was your experience last time?" Some were happy with the last job, but simply can't remember who the company/individual was who did the work.  Mos…Read More