Exterior Paint Failure Peeling paint on the exterior of a house can be maddening and expensive! Having to paint your house every couple of years or so is not normal. It should not be expected or acceptable. If you find yourself in this cycle of having to paint that often, there is a reason for it. … [Read more...] about Peeling house paint, and other paint failures
Exterior Home Care
Massachusetts is full of beautiful wood homes, both old and new. There is nothing more beautiful than a painted wood home, but the extreme weather in New England can wreak havoc on exterior paint jobs. One of the biggest challenges facing do-it-yourself and professional painters is rotting wood. … [Read more...] about Make Sure You Replace Your Rotting Trim Before You Paint!
It’s that time of year again. Tax day is behind us, the flowers are sprouting, the trees have buds ready to bloom, and after a long winter folks are starting to emerge and plan this year’s exterior home improvement and landscaping projects all around Massachusetts. Perhaps you’ve been putting off … [Read more...] about Time To Plan Your Exterior Home Improvement Projects Massachusetts!
Rising energy costs have homeowners in a panic. Many people are looking at various ways to slash their energy costs. From shutting off their air-conditioners to updating to Energy Star qualified appliances and replacing light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs. These are all good ways to … [Read more...] about Replacing Your Windows
Great question! There is no right or wrong answer because there are many different types of stains available and lots of different kinds of siding. In some cases stain is an excellent choice but there are times when paint is better. You should weigh several factors before you make a decision such … [Read more...] about Should I Paint or Stain My House?
Painting your home can be a long, slow process. Then add in moisture, sun, heat and cold and you’ve got a recipe for disaster. It is almost impossible to get any coating to adhere to a home with mill glaze unless all of the old coatings and the mill glaze are completely removed. This is not … [Read more...] about Moisture and Peeling Paint