Painting Preparation

cost of a paint job

What Goes into the Cost of a Paint Job?

  September 3, 2020

A paint job is an important and often-needed investment in many homes. An exterior paint job can be a daunting and nerve-racking process. The cost of paint jobs can increase based on the dimensions of your home, its condition, and the types of packages offered. Dimensions of Your Home The dimension of your home is… Read More

What is Microbicidal Paint?

  April 4, 2020

Sherwin- Williams launched Paint Shield®, an EPA- registered microbicidal paint that kills bacteria that is difficult-to-treat, and infection-causing. In just two hours, the painted surface kills the bacteria, helping to prevent it’s spread. This paint has commonly been used in hospitals to slow the spread of hospital-acquired infections like Staph, MRSA, E. coli, VRE, and… Read More

multiple test paint colors on a white wall

How to Test Paint Colors Before Committing

  December 6, 2019

You’ve decided to paint a room in your home, but before committing to a color you’ll want to test out some different shades. Choosing a paint color for the interior of your home can be a difficult task, but it is one of the most crucial steps in the house painting process. While you may… Read More

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How to Extend the Life of Your Interior Paint Job

  April 24, 2019

Which is true—updating your paint colors is easier and less expensive than a whole-home redesign. But still, you want your color to look great for as long as possible to make the most of your investment. Lucky for you, there are things you can do to extend the life of your interior paint job. Prepare… Read More

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The Effect of Temperature and Humidity on Paint

  October 10, 2018

This knowledge will help ensure your painting looks as good as you hope. It will also help keep unpleasant surprises from popping up. How Hot Is It? Painting at just the right temperature is important to get a nice looking finished result. Here in Arizona, bitter cold is seldom an issue. At these temperatures paint… Read More

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Reasons to Use a Color Consultant for a Paint Project

  September 26, 2018

This is crucial to ensure a satisfactory outcome. Poor planning often leads to poor results. One of the major concerns in planning a big project like this is deciding the colors that will be used. Whether interior or exterior, ideally you will get it right on the first try. Hiring a color consultant is a… Read More

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Ladder Safety

  February 17, 2015

Although it may not be an “interesting” safety subject, ladder safety is a very important subject any homeowner should familiarize him or herself with.  When used properly ladders can be very safe, however, when used improperly you can risk your life and limbs!… Read More

Which Paints Belongs on What Surfaces

  January 22, 2015

DIY painting projects are great, but not if you feel unsure of yourself! Phoenix painting contractors are far too familiar with instances of painting novices being disappointed with the outcomes of their do-it-yourself projects, simply because they didn’t have the right guidance before taking on the task. In many cases, the issue goes all the way back to which paints belong where. Learn all about appropriate painting surfaces to ensure you never have to worry about mess-ups with your DIY projects!… Read More

All-In-One Paint & Primer

  January 14, 2015

When Phoenix painting contractors take on a painting project, the biggest factor to consider is usually cost. Cost of supplies, cost of paint, and most importantly, the cost of time. Expenses don’t just have to be monetary, and the Phoenix and Glendale AZ painters at the Arizona Painting Company know that your time is valuable. All-in-one paint and primer can be a great time saver when you’re completing a big DIY project, but it is not always the best option. Here is a quick guide to help you decide when you should and  should not use combination products.… Read More