Ron's Blog

  • Refinishing Doors on the Exterior of the Home

    I recently received the following inquiry regarding the condition of exterior doors and what to do with them.The web visitor wrote: I have wood doors on the front of my home, and I think they need to be refinished. It looks like they are weathering really badly. They get the afternoon sun.   Read More...

  • Should I Repaint Walls to Remove Unpleasant Odor?

    Here is a question I received from a homeowner recently:We built a home in Sarasota and it was completed in August of 2017. We did not move into the home until December of 2017. A few of the closets and the kitchen pantry have a very unpleasant odor.   Read More...

  • Properly Prepared Surface for Painting

    We received a message from a web visitor recently, which read as follows:I just had my home pressure cleaned and the company that was doing the work came to my door and told me I had a problem with the paint on my home. I could not quite understand what the problem was, since I just had my home painted 3 years ago. When I walked outside to look at what they were talking about, I could see some paint chips in the grass and areas of where the paint was coming off and areas that were down to bare s...  Read More...

  • Happy Clients After We Repaired Their Water Damaged Ceiling

    It is so nice to get feedback like this after completing any project. Here is a note we received from satisfied clients after we completed repairs and painting to their ceiling, which had been damaged by water.This is just a quick note to thank you and express our appreciation for your work in repairing and painting the water-damaged ceiling in our family room. You matched up the texture about as well as you possibly could, and the ceiling looks nice and fresh.I originally thought your cost esti...  Read More...

  • Paint Color Trends 2017

    I was recently working with one of my clients in helping them to choose interior paint colors. In the process of picking colors, my client asked me what the color trend was for 2017. I could not answer their question until I did a little homework.Well, after doing a lot of research on the Internet, this is what I found out: Depending on which website you visit, the color trends are different - Sherwin Williams, Benjamin Moore, and PPG's color trends and colors of the year are all a little di...  Read More...

  • Help is Out There for Selecting the Right Paint Colors

    A message we recently received via our website:I am trying to pick paint colors for the interior of my home, and it is driving me crazy. I wish I could see a picture of what my room would look like with a new paint color. HELP......My response:Help is out there for homeowners.   Read More...

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