In many ways, turning the corner into a new year acts like a reset button. We enjoy the thrill of tearing down old calendars and putting up new ones; a visual reminder that we’re starting fresh and that there are limitless possibilities for those 365 unmarked squares. In the world of professional painting, this is
If you live in the Connecticut or New York area and are wondering how long it takes paint to dry in-between coats, read these tips below. There are a number of factors which can influence the drying time of paint including the temperature, humidity, type of paint etc. It is crucial to allow sufficient time
The old saying tells us that “a craftsman is only as good as his tools.” While this might not be an absolute and perfect law of nature, it does bear true in many circumstances. When performing interior painting on your home, it is important to choose a paint brush and roller with care in order
Once you have finished with all of the complicated questions of color choice, paint brand, and VOC content, you are still left with one more decision: what sheen of paint should I use inside my home? Depending on the brand you buy, there are a wide variety of sheens available, including flat, satin, eggshell, matte,
Some trends come and go quickly, while others seem so long-lived, we don’t even think of them as trends. White ceilings are a perfect example. For decades, no one seemed to question them; it wasn’t a design trend… it was simply the way you did things. Recently, however, designers and homeowners have felt the winds
Painting can be a fun and exciting experience, but the preparation and cleaning can be a pain. With a few simple painting tips, however, your interior or exterior painting can be a tidier, faster process.
Wood siding is a classic way to provide both beauty and protection to a home, bringing a warm, traditional feel. In order to preserve the beauty of natural wood, the exterior coating of paint or stain must be regularly maintained. This prevents moisture entry, wood rot and pest entry, keeping your home looking its best.
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?”