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The Difference Between Interior and Exterior Paints

The Difference Between Interior and Exterior Paints

Painting is a great way to breathe new life into your home or business, from exterior siding to interior details and everything in between. However, before you start your next paint project, it’s important to know which paint is best for which surfaces or locations....

When Should I Stain My Deck?

When Should I Stain My Deck?

Doing routine maintenance to your deck is an important factor in the longevity of your wood. A well-maintained deck will look better, last longer, and also increase your property value if you are looking to sell your home in the future. There is a wide range of...

6 Reasons to Hire an Office Building Painter

6 Reasons to Hire an Office Building Painter

Are you thinking about repainting your office in Columbus, Ohio? If your workplace has started feeling drab, it might be time to shake things up. Repainting your office is a worthy investment with a lot of benefits, but many business owners don’t know where to start....

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...

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...

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...

How to Choose the Perfect Paint Color for Your Home

How to Choose the Perfect Paint Color for Your Home

Trying to decide what color to paint your house? Whether your home is looking a little worn out or you just want a change, picking an exterior paint color is big decision. Not only should you consider your own personal taste, your neighbors prefer that you chose a...

Creating an Organized Basement Storage Area

Creating an Organized Basement Storage Area

Has your basement become an unorganized dumping ground for all kinds of stuff? Now is the perfect time to transform your basement into the storage area of your dreams. Imagine fresh paint on the walls, organized shelving units, neatly arranged totes. It can all be...

Add Value to Your Home and Your Wallet with These DIY Tricks

Add Value to Your Home and Your Wallet with These DIY Tricks

Preparing your house for sale? Or just want to add some value to your home and increase curb appeal? Sometimes, adding home value can take time, and money. Thankfully, there are some great low-effort and low-cost ways to add value to your home that you can take on as...

The Ultimate Checklist for Winterizing Your Home This Fall

The Ultimate Checklist for Winterizing Your Home This Fall

Summer technically hasn’t even ended yet and we’re already thinking about winter. This may seem crazy; however, there are a lot of things that you should be doing to your home in the fall season to help make your life easier and the lifetime of your home longer come...

Best Exterior Colors If You’re Looking to Sell Your Home

Best Exterior Colors If You’re Looking to Sell Your Home

If you’re considering selling your home, it might be in your best interest to paint the exterior. Selling a home can be a long, frustrating process. Making an investment before selling can increase the selling speed and raise the home’s value. We’ve identified several...

How To Store Paint

How To Store Paint

After you’ve finished your painting project, it’s important to properly store any leftover paint. This process isn’t as simple as hammering the lid back on the can and setting it on your basement floor. You need to take the proper steps to ensure the paint is safely...

Common Mistakes When Choosing Paint Colors

Common Mistakes When Choosing Paint Colors

Are you starting to get tired of the paint on your walls? Then it might be time to re-paint them. At Prim Painting, we believe in educating our customers before diving into a project. Here are some common mistakes people make when starting a painting project. Make...

How Can I Prepare My Home For Painters?

How Can I Prepare My Home For Painters?

Made the decision to paint your house this summer? Great! Home painting, whether interior or exterior, is an excellent way to increase the value of your home and freshen up its look. So, how can you make the process as easy as possible for the painters? Take a look at...

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...

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?...

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 Pros and Cons of 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...

Benefits of Pressure Washing Your Home of Office

Benefits of Pressure Washing Your Home of 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...

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...

Why Painting Your Kitchen Cabinets is a Great Alternative to Remodeling

Why Painting Your Kitchen Cabinets is a Great Alternative to Remodeling

If your kitchen looks drab, outdated or just old, you might be tempted to call a remodeler and break out the hammers and power tools. Not so fast! You could save thousands of dollars and weeks of construction by painting your kitchen cabinets instead. Over time, your...

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on 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...

When is the 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....

How to Prep Your Deck for Staining

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...

Healthy Indoor Paint and Low VOC

Healthy Indoor Paint and Low VOC

Thinking about painting your home or office and worried about paint fumes? Whether you are pregnant, have small children, or are sensitive to certain odors, paint products are now available to keep you safe and comfortable while updating your house. Low VOC and No...

When To Use Paint Primer

When To Use Paint Primer

Getting ready to paint your home or office? You may have seen TV ads for paint brands claiming that the paint primer is included. Unfortunately, this has led to many misconceptions about primers and their purposes. Primers are used for many different reasons, and...