should I stain my deck

Should I Stain My Deck?

If you have a wood deck and want to preserve it, you must seal or stain it regularly. This is necessary because wood left exposed to the elements will deteriorate. Unprotected wood will suffer from sunlight, rain, snow, sleet ice and other elements. Wood decks without protective stains and sealers will turn gray, rot, and… Continue reading>

signs you need to repaint your house

Signs You Need To Repaint Your House

Now that nice weather is finally in the Columbus, Ohio area, it’s time to evaluate the condition of the exterior paint of your home. Is the paint still in top shape? Here are some signs you need to repaint your home. How Do You Know It’s Time to Repaint Your House? Peeling paint: If the… Continue reading>

choosing the right exterior colors for your home

Choosing The Right Exterior Colors For Your Home

Painting the exterior of your home can completely change the look and feel of your house—for better or for worse. A great paint job can add thousands of dollars of value, but a poor color choice can diminish property values not only for your home, but for the rest of the neighborhood. Before you jump… Continue reading>

painting bricks for your home

The Pros and Cons of Painting Bricks for Your Home

Brick is an elegant building material. Some of the nicest houses in the world are made from bricks. Over time, however, you might grow tired of the appearance of your home. Fortunately, you can always paint the bricks for an entirely new look. Before jumping into this project, consider some of the pros and cons.… Continue reading>

benefits of pressure washing your home or office

Benefits of Pressure Washing Your Home or Office

As the weather continues to turn to Spring, it’s time to think about how you can clean up some of the damage fallen leaves and Winter caused to the exterior surfaces of your house. One cost-effective service to get the outside of your home looking great again is pressure washing. Prim Painting is pleased to… Continue reading>

getting your house ready to sell in the spring

Getting Your House Ready to Sell in the Spring

As winter ends, snow melts, temperatures rise and flowers bloom, your mind may turn toward selling your home. There are several things to consider before selling your house in the spring. Prim Painting is available for hire to paint your home to get it ready for sale in the spring. Things to Consider When Painting Your Home to… Continue reading>

cheat sheet room painting

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Room Painting

There are lots of things to consider when painting a room. You have much more to think about than just what color to choose. Have you thought about the following? Room Painting Considerations Mood of the room: What do you want the room to feel like? Do you want it to be loud or quiet?… Continue reading>

best time to paint your house exterior

When is the Best Time to Paint Your House Exterior?

What season should I paint my house exterior? The simple answer is anytime it’s dry and warm. The exterior painting season generally begins in late March or early April and extends to early November. Factors like rainfall, wind and temperature can alter this window. Ideal temperatures range from the 50s to 90s. Painting can be… Continue reading>

deck staining preparation

How to Prep Your Deck for Staining

How to prepare your deck surface prior to staining: Pressure washing the deck surface prior to deck staining is vital.  Using high-pressure to strip loose or adhering stain from the surface is not recommended, as the wood will become frayed.  Soaps containing bleach or a mold remover should be used.  After the wash, sanding any… Continue reading>