Everything listed under: painting contractor

  • 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...

  • Coat Over Driveway Painted With Xylene Paint?

    A website visitor from Naples, Florida wrote in to ask if there driveway was painted with Xylene paint, did it need a clear coat over it and, if so, what type of clear coat?I responded by writing, “They do make clear Xylene-based sealers for Xylene-based paint, however I have never sealed a driveway I have ever painted with a Xylene-based stain. The clear sealers have no UV protection; all of your UV protection is in the paint. I would recommend talking to your local Sherwin Williams paint...  Read More...