Best Paint Finish for Commercial Office

Just like homes, your commercial space needs renovating every once in a while—and with most renovations comes a fresh new paint job. Though it may not seem like it, there are a lot of important decisions to make besides picking the right color when it comes to painting the interior of your commercial painting project. … Continued

Kitchen Ideas for Older Homes

Everyone deserves to have the kitchen renovation of their dreams, which is why we, the Pros, can not only inspire your home with astonishing interior design ideas for your kitchen renovation upgrade, but we can help remodel it, too! Inspiration is right around the corner, so without further ado, here are some inspirational kitchen ideas … Continued

Remodels and Renovations That Increase Home Value

A home is a big investment. Most people purchase a home with the intention of staying in it for at least five to ten years, but it’s still important to look to the future and the potential eventuality of selling. The housing market is competitive, so ensuring that your house stands out against newer constructions … Continued

How Do I Clean Painted Walls?

In the past year, people have spent more time at home than ever. And while there are pros and cons to staying in, one of the most glaring cons is the added difficulty of keeping your home clean. After a year of being confined, it’s no wonder that many families are looking to do a … Continued

Commercial Painting Services for Houston Businesses

When it comes to running a business, appearances are everything. In order to keep your retail store, office space, or other commercial customers-facing property looking spick and span, you?ll need to make sure you have the perfect paint job. But painting?like running a business?is hard work, requiring expertise and experience to get the job done … Continued

Do You Need Drywall Water Damage Repair from Burst Pipes?

The historic February 2021 storm has left residents all over Texas with burst pipes, skyrocketing energy costs, and wall damages from water issues. When you experience a home emergency after a natural disaster, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed, but the Pros are here to let you know that there’s no reason to panic … Continued

How Much Are Semi-Custom Kitchen Cabinets?

The amount of decisions that go into remodeling your home can be overwhelming, but sorting out all the details to create a space that?s totally your own is also one of the most fun parts of the process. You get to design each space according to your own aesthetic sensibilities, with as much functionality and … Continued

How to Choose the Right Paint for a School Building Remodel?

  Choosing the colors that students will pass in the hallways of their school day after day, year after year, might seem as simple as matching the walls to the school colors, but the selection process is a lot more nuanced. Color theory, which offers insight into an environmental stimulus?s effects on mood and learning … Continued

Should You Clean Your Roof DIY Style or Leave it to a Professional?

Houston is notorious for its heat, humidity, and hurricane season, and Houston homeowners know all too well how much damage these three weather events can create in and around the house. Special weather conditions call for special home maintenance, and your roof is not excluded from that list. But for most homeowners, remembering the last … Continued

How Often Should You Paint Your House?

You might think that an update in your style or an HOA letter saying it?s time to clean up your paint are the only reasons to give your home a fresh coat of paint, but the reasons for a refresh, especially outside, go far beyond just giving your home a bit of a face-lift. Repainting … Continued

Budget Kitchen Renovation – 14 Big Impact Ideas for Your Next Project

Imagine your dream kitchen. What color are the cabinets? Did you go for a charming farmhouse vibe with freestanding cabinetry? An apron-front kitchen sink? Butcher block countertops? Or maybe you pictured a more modern design. Were there sleek stainless steel appliances? What about a focus on industrial accents? How was the kitchen laid out? And … Continued

How to Paint Roof Shingles

For most people, it can be easy to neglect your roof shingles. Out of sight, out of mind, right? But if you do happen to notice that your roof shingles are in need of some TLC, you may be considering going over them with a coat of paint. However, it can be difficult to paint … Continued

The Best Paint for Wood Fence

Whether you?re putting up a new fence or looking to give one that is already in place a fresh look, it?s important to choose the right paint so that you don?t have to worry about redoing it for a long time. But choosing the right paint can be difficult, especially with the large selection of … Continued

The Calming Wall Paint Colors You Need for a Serene Home

It is no secret that color psychology plays a role in the effect our environment has on internal processes. For example, red is a popular fast food color because it promotes not only hunger but rapid eating. Meanwhile, yellow is known for its energizing and even happiness-inducing effects. Of the three primary colors, though, the … Continued

Exterior Paint Colors That Repel Bugs

Have you ever noticed that bugs, especially the small, pesky sort, are always attracted to bright lights? In fact, there are even traps designed to attract bugs (mostly flies and moths) using UV light. That?s because insects are able to see light on the UV spectrum, meaning the brighter color or light, the more inviting! … Continued

Exterior Home Painting: Perks Of Getting It Done During Lockdown

For many homeowners, curb appeal is everything. Whether your home is in need of a touch-up, has peeling paint, has some wear and tear, or simply looks dated, an exterior coat of paint is a fantastic, cheap way to spruce things up. Exterior home painting may seem daunting, but in reality it can be easy … Continued

Why You Should Have Your House Interior Painted During Quarantine

Most individuals are just coming out of quarantine or are still in it, depending on your state?s lockdown protocols. You might become tired and are grappling onto what you should do to bypass the time of being home with cleaning or at-home projects. Why not spruce up your home during the lockdown? Whether your home … Continued

Spray Disinfectant for Paint Companies

  Amidst the coronavirus outbreak in the United States and globally, many are finding new ways to efficiently disinfect their homes and offices for the eventual return to everyday life. Did you know that paint companies can utilize their airless paint sprayers for more than just paint and stain services? In fact, an airless paint … Continued

What Is Antibacterial Paint? Here?s What You Need To Know

An antibacterial paint is also known as antimicrobial paint, meaning it kills microbes. For example, Paint Shield? by Sherwin Williams is capable of killing 99.9% of microbes. These microbes include viruses and bacteria, most of which are killed off by this special paint within two hours of exposure. Read on to get a better idea … Continued

6 Easy Steps | Patching Screw Holes in Drywall

Holes in drywall are a common affliction in any household. Whether you want to repair drywall before moving out of your apartment or mend holes in your longtime family home, it is likely that you will need to patch a hole at some point in your life. Many people go with fast, cheap remedies by … Continued

What to Consider When Painting Kitchen Cabinets

If you?re feeling down about your kitchen and are looking to update it with some new cabinets, you may want to consider freshly painting them rather than replacing them. However, there are a few things you should know before you begin this huge product.   Is painting kitchen cabinets a good idea?  To help answer this … Continued

4 Items to Consider when Power Washing

Power washing your home can help with various circumstances: grime, mildew, bird droppings, and stains; removing these unwanted amenities will help increase the curb appeal of the house. However, with the removal enables mold to grow to damage your home and your family’s health. When done correctly by professionals, it allows room for the repainting … Continued

How To Stop Bathroom Ceiling Paint Peeling

In Need of A Fresh Layer of Paint? A layer of paint on a bathroom ceiling will typically last about 10 years before the paint starts peeling. You may begin to notice cracks and peeling in your paint around this 10-year mark. If you notice that your paint is easily chipping off the bathroom walls … Continued

How To Fix Chipped Paint on Walls

Materials You?ll Need The following is a list of materials you will need to complete your wall repair project: Paint Primer Paintbrush Drywall compound (spackle) Putty knife Paint scraper Wire brush Fine-grit sandpaper All of the listed items above can be found at your local hardware store, as they are commonly used in many different … Continued

Painting Over Alkyd Paint

This blog was originally published in Aug 2019. Contents have been revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness in Sep 2020. When it comes to paint jobs using alkyd paint, whether it’d be for painting over or new paint job, it is strongly recommended that you hire professionals as alkyd paint has unique characteristics. Read … Continued

Choosing Exterior Siding: Stucco Pros and Cons

When it comes to home improvement, you can?t forget about your home?s walls and exterior. Whether you are looking to revamp your house to a new style, or are trying to increase your home?s value and curb appeal in order to sell, knowing your options is the first step you take. When it comes to … Continued

10 Things You Need to Know When Hiring Professional Painters

What to Expect From Professional Painters In the past, you may have taken on a DIY painting project or two. However, bigger projects require planning and experience. Luckily, there are professional painters that are ready to take on the task of painting your home or business in a snap. Before you hire a painting company … Continued

How to Clean Walls With Flat Paint and Leave Them Spotless

Flat paint is a common type of paint used on walls in order to obtain a matte finish. However, the matte effect of this paint also makes it easier for stains to show up and stand out. In addition, this type of paint is delicate and requires gentle cleaning. A harsh cleaning will only result … Continued

10 Steps to Prep: How To Prepare a Room For Painting

It can be underestimated the amount of care that goes into preparing for a paint job. Whether you are looking to paint a room or an entire house, the following pointers will ensure your bases are covered. If you have been wondering how to prepare your room for painting, look no further. Prepare a Room … Continued

How Often Should You Repaint Your House Interior?

You may hear of your neighbors painting their house before selling their home, or new neighbors giving their home a fresh coat of paint. However, even if you do not plan on selling your home or are happy with the color of your walls, it is still essential to update your home with a fresh … Continued

Real Estate 101: The Best Home Staging Paint Colors

Home staging is the activity in which a home is set up like a ?stage? for potential buyers to view. A staged home is made to stun and catch the eye. While furniture selection plays a major role in this process, the first step a?homeowner must take when they are staging their home for sale … Continued

Faux Finish Wall Painting Techniques

When you decide to paint your walls, there is more to consider than simply paint color. The decorative wall painting techniques you use to apply color to your walls can give new life to a space and create interesting variance. We have a few examples of different faux finish wall painting techniques that may spark … Continued

Knowing the Difference: Interior vs. Exterior Paint

Whether you are hiring someone to paint something for you or you are considering doing the job yourself, it is important to know that there are differences in interior vs. exterior paint. If you plan to hire someone, one way to ensure that a painter knows its craft is if they understand the differences between … Continued

Breaking Down Commercial Interior Painting Cost

Perhaps you are a business owner and your office space is in need of a fresh batch of paint. Or, you may be a restaurant owner with a vision for walls that reflect your shop?s ambient lighting. For business owners especially, a well-done interior is essential in curating a space that a client or customer … Continued

Why Pressure Wash Your House? Here are 5 Reasons

Have you ever noticed how much your home?s exterior accumulates dirt, grime, mold, and mildew over the course of time from everyday wear and tear? This can quickly cause your once fresh paint job to start looking lackluster and dull, but there is a solution. Pressure washing, also known as power washing, is a method that … Continued

Painting Accent Walls

Accent walls are forever trending due to their ease and lack of rules. You can go bold, subdued, printed, or metallic, as long as it meshes with the rest of the room. Your feature wall should be just that: a wall that calls the viewer?s attention to it when they walk into the room. You … Continued

Types of Exterior Paint Finishes

When it comes to exterior paint finishes there are primarily only three types; flat, satin and gloss. You may also find a paint available in a high gloss finish or semi-gloss finish.  It all depends on the type of siding you have and what matters most to you: hideability or durability. Here?s our detailed breakdown … Continued

5 Tricks for Picking a Perfect Color Palette for Your Home

It?s ironic how you can picture every aspect of your dream house in under 5 minutes, but take days to come up with a suitable color palette. Well, choosing colors is not as easy as most people often imagine. It takes a lot of planning and tact in order to get the best theme for … Continued

Modern Living Room Wallpaper Ideas

Wallpaper was a dirty word in the early 2000?s but now its making its comeback with fresh ideas that make you wonder why you ever wanted to toss it in the first place! With so many interesting patterns and bold color choices, it makes sense to pick one for what is usually the largest space … Continued

Do Roof Coatings Work: Solutions for Commercial Buildings

Do roof coatings work on a commercial building? Building owners may be rightfully hesitant to make the investment if they aren?t sure how effective the coatings actually are. We?re here to inform you what kind of roof coatings there are, how they protect your building, and whether they save you money in the end. Will … Continued

Painting Techniques Inspired by a European Suite

Have you ever dreamily looked at rooms in European homes on the internet wondering how you could achieve such professional looking textured walls? Wonder no more! We?ve got your next DIY project for you step by step right here. Venetian Plaster For step one you will apply venetian plaster to a wall. To start this … Continued

Exterior Home Improvements

Exterior home improvements can boost your home?s curb appeal and help you save more money down the line. Viewing your home?s outdated exterior can make the project seem daunting, so we?ve come up with a list to help you figure out how to take this on. Here are eight suggestions to improve the exterior of … Continued

Drywall Finish in 5 Levels

You’ve got a hefty drywall project ahead of you so what are you anticipating? Hanging drywall is a pretty easy task, however finishing it is not. Even if the hanging isn’t perfect, mistakes can be covered up, but the finishing, as the final step, must be perfect. There are five distinct levels of the finishing … Continued

Must Know Roof Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

Being smart and proactive to learn these must know roof maintenance tips for homeowners can save you on unnecessary repair costs. Replacing an entire roof can cost as much as $12,000, a hefty number for any budget, so what can you do to avoid a complete roof upheaval? Ignoring it isn?t wise as it only … Continued

Interior Paint Sheen

How much sheen do you need in your home? The best go by to follow is the higher the sheen, the higher the shine, which thus leads to more durability. It can be a lot of choices in a sea of paint, which is why we are here to help you select the right one … Continued

Paint your Office to Stimulate Creativity

Everyone knows that color affects your mood and this is why we have a whole science dedicated to color psychology dating back to the 1970?s. Interior decorators use this to focus on applying the right shades in the right places of houses, but what colors most enhance creativity and productivity in an office? We have … Continued

Color of the Year: 2018

Announcing Oceanside Every year Sherwin Williams has a bunch of color experts put their heads together to decide on the shade that represents the new year. This year, Oceanside SW 6496 has been announced as this outstanding hue! This shade combines blue and green into a vivid teal color reminiscent of the water in the … Continued

Choosing the Right White Paint

It can be difficult to pick the shade which is ?just so? when it comes to white paint. Some vere more ivory toned while others appear brighter and others still more gray, yet they all send a different message when you enter a room. Read on to discover which white speaks what you are looking … Continued

Traditional Twist Wallpaper

Did you know that wallpaper is coming back in style with a bang? To aide in this growing trend, Sherwin Williams has partnered with HGTV Home to launch a line of wallpaper collections for your choosing. We like the one called ?Traditional Twist? and will focus on it ahead. The special wallpapers featured here offer … Continued

Put Some Pizazz in your Kitchen Cabinets

Pro Painters, your Houston painting contractor, has been painting a lot of cabinets due to Hurricane Harvey so we have cabinets on the brain. You might want to apply a new color to your cabinets or handle them yourself so here are our suggestions on how to tackle the job. Remove Hardware First, you will … Continued