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Green Paint

The newest trend in paint is going green.  So we have made some moves to get on the no VOC and green paints. Of course, realizing the glowing red on your ears is a reaction to paint is a good reason to switch. In using the Sherwin progreen we have found that the paint is…

What Is a Good Paint Job Worth?

That depends on you, your budget, what you want in, from or out of your home. Do you want it to look cheap? Do you like seeing nail pops throughout your home? Do you have cracks in the base molding where the caulk has come apart? Do you like to see every brush mark because…

Don’t Buy New Cabinets!

Oak cabinets are beautiful. Oak cabinets are also very common. It is the number 1 complaint we hear from customers on what they want to change in their home. The easy fix is to paint them. Then they can be glazed or aged to give them an entirely new look. Add a faux finish to…

Why Should I Hire a Local Painter vs a National Chain Painter

I live in West Dundee. I have done some contract work with Certa-pro painters when I was slow last year. On a trip that involved some local business’ in the Dundee area I was given flyer on something called the 3/50 project. “Save your local economy, 3 stores at a time.  If half of the…

What to Do with Your Drop Ceiling

As we move into high gear with decorating, spring cleaning, fix up ideas to sell your home, decorating on a dime, or just sick of looking up at a 2×2 white drop ceiling.  What to do….. The easiest is to break out a paint can, roller and brush . Paint the tiles! You could add…