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What to Do with Plaster Gone Bad

We just got a call from a customer to help with their painting and Faux finishing. When we arrived at their home we found a kitchen that had cost more that both of my cars together. It was beyond stunning. The walls however needed help. Colors were off, there was standard drywall, stucco, and some…

Creating a Backsplash for Your Kitchen

What do you have in your Kitchen as a Backsplash? Are you looking at straight paint? Do you have monochrome tiles? How about wallpaper? In the Kitchen, we get many challenges on what a customer can do to spruce things up. Wood cabinets can be cleaned down, re-stained or maybe they can be glazed with…

New Referral Program

Every web site will give you a reason to sign up for their newsletter, free tips,  biggest mistakes, or top reasons. But how many companies tell you how we will give you money? In an effort to reward our customers for their referrals we are willing to give money to them. On top of that,…

Now Accepting Credit Cards for Painting?

After looking to other companies for some of their success, ways they are different etc, one thing that glared was the acceptance of credit cards. We took some surveys from customers and found they would more likely pay with a credit card than check. It seems kind of silly on one hand but then again,…

A Simple Finish to Liven Up a Room

When we get into homes that have just traditional painting, we often suggest a simple color wash in their home. With a light color on the walls, just adding single color glaze on the wall or ceiling will make a huge difference. It doesn’t take much, simply going one shade darker than the color on the…