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What color should I stain my deck?

What color should I stain my deck?

Spring is the perfect time to stain your deck so you can enjoy it all summer long. But what color should you stain it? And should you use paint or stain? If you’re looking for deck painting ideas, here’s some helpful information and answers to the most frequently asked questions about staining a wood deck. Is it better to paint or stain your deck? The biggest confusion with deck finishes occurs when a solid stain has been applied to it. Most people assume it’s paint, when in fact it’s an opaque stain (which has the same appearance as paint). Regardless…

Testing Colors for Home Painting in Columbus, Ohio

Testing Colors for Home Painting in Columbus, Ohio

Wondering the best way to test paint colors on your house? As professional house painters, we help our Columbus, Ohio customers select the right paint for walls, trim, ceilings, decks, cabinets, and more. Whether you want to paint an interior room or the outside of your house, here are some tips for testing different colors prior to deciding. Before we discuss how to test paint colors, it makes sense to first understand color and the effect it has on us. Words to know: Hue: a color or shade Value: the lightness or darkness of a color Saturation: how dominant the…

Home Painting, How Often Should I Do It?

Home Painting, How Often Should I Do It?

As painting contractors in Columbus, Ohio, we often get asked, “How often should I paint my house?” Painting or staining your home not only improves its appearance, it helps extend the life of your home’s exterior. How frequently you need to repaint your house depends on several factors, some are obvious and others you may not have thought of. Don’t underestimate the importance of your home’s curb appeal. First impressions are everything. If the outside of your home looks great, it’s safe to assume the inside is cared for as well. Since your house is one of your biggest investments…

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