1. DIY Versus Professional Cabinet Painting: Which Should You Choose?

    Some say the heart of your home is the kitchen. After all, we spend a good part of our day (and our lives really) cooking and eating. On average, Americans spend about two hours a day on meal preparation and cleanup and about one hour a day actually eating. That’s a lot of time in your kitchen. Si…Read More

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

    Spring home improvement projects can make you feel alive. You add some mulch around your spring flowers, break out the lawnmower and tidy up your grass, and you trim your trees for the perfect shape. Now, it’s time to tackle the interior and exterior painting jobs you’ve been putting off. The li…Read More

  3. 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

  4. House Painting Done Right With Our Painting Company

    Has this happened to you before?  You hire a contractor to perform work in your home.  Communication and follow up is great up until you hire the contractor and sign the contract.  What happens next is frustrating... After the sale has been secured you rarely hear from the contractor, in fact, yo…Read More

  5. Painting Contractors – Watch Out For This One Thing

    On average, I compile and present 12-15 house painting estimates every week, therefore, I see many proposals from my competitors.  The price of the paint project is always a consideration, however, if you're considering a painting contractor that does this one thing, watch out! What's that one thin…Read More

  6. 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

  7. What Do Basketball and House Painting Have in Common?

    I grew up a huge sports fan but, basketball has my heart.  I grew up watching Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, Michael Finley, Charles Barkley.....the list goes on. As I grew older, I began playing basketball competitively, amongst other sports.  Through this experience I developed an appreciation for…Read More

  8. How Much Does It Cost To Paint My Living Room?

    We recently went to a friend's home who had there living room painted recently - what a difference a coat of paint can make! The investment you'd make to change the look and feel of your living room is likely less than you'd think. Learn more in this blog post on what it would cost to re-paint your …Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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