Anyone who has ever removed wallpaper knows what a messy, laborious, unpleasant job it can be, and even when the paper is off, the wall is left a terrible mess in need of repair. For those who are haunted by floral prints or tropical murals of past eras, are there other options besides wallpaper removal?
When you undertake a painting project, it is always best to plan in advance as carefully as you can. One of the questions to ponder is how many coats of paint you will need on your home exterior painting project. Here at A.G. Williams, we’ve been painting home in New York and Connecticut for over
When it comes to woodwork, whether interior or exterior, there are hundreds of options for finishing it using paint or stain. While stains allow the natural character and grain of the wood to show through, paints are supposed to create a smooth, uniform surface that hides the wood beneath. That is why knot-bleed is so
Here in the Atlantic states we are constantly barraged with salt, whether in the air or on the roads. This, combined with moisture, can rust exposed metal with alarming rapidity. Many homeowners, seeking to maintain and restore their metal railings and fixtures, ask us, “Can I paint over rust?”
Everyone knows that here in New England, the winter months are not the time for exterior painting. But besides that, when is the best time to paint outside? The truth is that spring, summer and fall can all be a good time to paint the exterior of your home, but the spring has several advantages.
Here in New York and Connecticut, many classic and antique homes suffer from aging windows. As they are redecorating, many homeowners with this situation ask themselves, “should I repaint or replace my windows?” Each option has certain advantages, so the answer will be different for each homeowner.
Amid the numerous demands of life, it can be difficult to find time for some of the routine maintenance tasks that keep a home or business looking great. Whether it is deck maintenance, window cleaning or touching up the paint in your foyer, the list never seems to get shorter. A.G. Williams is pleased to
As the seasons pass and the weather changes, exposure to the elements can quickly wear out the wood of a deck, leading to splitting, twisting and rotting. In order to prevent this, homeowners and professional painters apply stain or seal the deck and woodwork. Unfortunately, these protective coatings will wear out, so it is important
Painting your home exterior can be an exciting, refreshing event. Exterior paint tends to fade, chalk and break down with exposure to the weather, but a fresh coat of paint will get everything looking crisp and attractive. Even if your siding is in good shape, it can be very helpful to periodically touch up your
Winter weather often leaves its marks on our home exteriors in a variety of ways, including gray/brown dirt and mildew growth. The buildup is gradual, and we often don’t notice it happening until we step back and take a good look: do your whites look a bit dingy and grey? Are there streaks or spots