Professional painters all agree that one of the keys to a spectacular paint job is proper preparation. Not only does preparing a room for painting allow for a more professional, clean appearance, but it also protects drips, splatters and accidental painting of other surfaces.
As the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, the increasing energy bills give good motivation to prepare your home for winter more thoroughly. Improving the insulation of your home is an important step, but there are also some additional winterizing tips that could save you some serious bills and headaches.
Wainscoting, a decorative molding that gained popularity in the 1800’s, is a practical and sophisticated way to add depth and beauty to a home or office. Using a combination of chair rail, trim and moldings, wainscoting typically runs horizontally along the lower portion of a wall. More durable than drywall and plaster, wainscoting holds up
A common question that homeowners often ask is what causes nail pops, and how can they be fixed. The problem can occur in homes of all types, from high-end condos to modulars to classic brick, and it can occur in a variety of ways. No matter the cause, however, nail pops always show up the
Here in the northeast, when people notice mold or mildew growing on the exterior of their homes, they often call a power washing contractor. It is important to note, however, that blasting away the visible signs of mildew and mold will not truly take care of the problem. Both of them fungal growths, mold and
On Sunday, October 2, 2011, Paul Viggiano, Director of Business Administration and Marketing, George Williams, President and CEO, and members of the A.G. Williams Painting Company team raised more than $1,100 through their participation in the 17th Annual Support Connection Support-A-Walk at FDR State Park in Yorktown, New York. The three-mile walk, attended by 10,000
We often are asked which decision should come first, interior design or paint colors. The two actually go hand-in-hand, which is why A.G. Williams works closely with interior designers and interior decorators to coordinate our home painting and office painting services with our clients’ style and decor.
Almost every room is essentially a box, dominated by rectangular surfaces and square corners. This plain, enclosed space does not have to be drab, however. One of the most sophisticated and inexpensive methods of tastefully transforming a room is through crown moulding installation. Another similar option is ogee mouldings, which are sometimes installed in conjunction
Shoes wear out, appliances break, silver tarnishes, and the grass grows again every time we mow it. Nothing lasts forever. With this truth in mind, homeowners are wise to ask a simple question before hiring a painting contractor to repaint their home: how long will this exterior paint last?
In a world where some of the richest and most wonderful parts of life come with serious difficulties or drawbacks, it is no wonder that we love and hate the autumn. As the vibrant greens melt into all manner of warm hues, the beauty is intense, yet we know what it means: raking and hauling