With the winter over and the spring and summer approaching, now is the time to clean your gutters and get them back in shape. Over the winter, gutters tend to collect residue inside and out, washing and cleaning gutters can be both dangerous and difficult. A.G. Williams, as a residential painting contractor, has all of
Certain kinds of messes we notice immediately, such as spilled coffee or muddy footprints, but some kinds of soiling build up over time, like smudges and fingerprints on walls. It seems like you just painted that wall, and one day you notice it looks dingy or has a bunch of hand prints. Now it’s time
Everything in the home needs maintenance, but some areas need it more often than others. As a painting contractor, we often hear the questions that people have about their baseboards: “How often should I paint baseboards?” “How can I clean my baseboards?” “What kind of paint should I use on my baseboards?” “Do I need
Mildew, a species of fungus, is a common blight in many parts of the home, from gutters and siding to laundry rooms to bathrooms. Because of the consistent dampness and warmth, bathtubs and showers are particularly susceptible to this unwelcome growth. While regular cleaning and drying can help prevent mildew growth, once it has taken
Baseboards can be tricky to paint without getting paint on the walls or floors, and the process is even more meddlesome when there is carpet involved. With a few simple tips, the process becomes manageable, and a skilled do-it-yourselfer can paint baseboards, producing a crisp, attractive result.
When children are young, it sometimes seems like you can chart their growth by the height of the fingerprints on the walls. Even orderly, clean-conscious adults, however, will eventually accumulate fingerprints around light switches, thermostats and other frequently touched items. This leaves nearly everyone, whether a renter or a homeowner, wondering, “How can I remove
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.
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
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