We all love sitting out on our decks during the summer. When the weather is nice, there’s no better way to enjoy the beauty of your backyard than sitting out on your deck! As you well know, our dramatic New York weather will eventually wreak havoc on your beautiful natural wood deck. In order to
When it comes time to repaint your home, you may want to consider all of the eco-friendly paint options that are on the market today. These paints are safer for your children and pets. Plus, they are environmentally conscious! Are these eco-friendly paints worth the cost? Let’s find out! What should you know about volatile
You’ve probably seen polyurea floor coatings popping up lately. What’s the big deal and why is everyone talking about them? Epoxy has been around forever and is the go-to for many people who are in the market for concrete coatings. So, is epoxy good enough, or is it worth taking the leap and upgrading to
The year is coming to a close. As you look to the year ahead, home renovations may be in your immediate future. Take a minute to browse our five favorite blog posts from 2018 and get some inspiration for your 2019 projects.How To Spot A Great Interior Paint Job Not all paint jobs are equal.
Hanging wallpaper is an art! And, not every contractor that you hire will be up for the task. Through the years, the wallcovering industry has changed. Although we have all walked into a room filled with a disorienting array of florals and plaid patterns, a true artist can look at a room and transform it
Here in the Northeast, most of our homes have exposed exterior wood, whether that be the siding, the fascia, the stairs, the deck, the window and door frames, or all of the above! Additionally, most of our homes are likely, at some point, to experience symptoms of wood rot. Wood rot can happen because of
What is that magic product that will look perfect on your deck and last halfway to forever? Unfortunately, there is no single product that is best for coating everyone’s deck, and nothing will be as perfect or permanent as we might wish. When you are trying to decide whether to paint or stain your deck,
Residential painting is a little like a big family dinner: no matter how well you plan, there are always going to be leftovers. The next question is, what should you do with those leftovers? While some homeowners are tempted to (properly) dispose of the bits left in cans, we have a different alternative to offer.
We’ve spent a good amount of time in the past talking about how essential it is to work with quality paint products. Bargain options may seem attractive, but at the end of the day they create more work, more expense, and less desirable results. In short, quality matters. Today, let’s take a step back in
First of all, why bring up winter now? You’re probably trying to enjoy the last bit of summer, maybe squeezing in a vacation, trip to the beach, or soaking up a little extra sunshine before the fall season kicks in. Well, we’re definitely not rushing summer, but painting and home maintenance is most successful when