If you stretch your memory back to high school math (and for some of us, that’s a long stretch!), you might remember the order of operations. It tells us where to start when solving a complex equation: first solve the part in parentheses, then apply the exponents, and so on. If you do it in
A well-painted fence is a great asset to the look and value of your home, providing safety for children and pets, added security from passers-by, and a visual border to accent your property. Fence painting, however, can be a tremendous headache, scraping, priming and painting four edges of each slat, post and rail. On a
When it comes to protecting our environment, every small choice makes a difference, including which paint you buy when repainting your home. All major paint manufacturers now produce low-VOC, eco-friendly paints, and it can be difficult to know which ones to choose. So what are some of the best eco-friendly paints?
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
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
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