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Tips for Choosing Exterior House Painting Colors

Choosing to paint your exterior can feel like a difficult task because of the labor and cost involved with exterior house painting. The pressure of choosing the perfect color can cause families to postpone the project indefinitely.

However, a fresh coat of paint can be one of the most beneficial and long-lasting home improvement projects you can tackle. Take it from the pros, there are good and bad choices when it comes to choosing exterior house painting colors. That being said, there are few tips you should take heed to ensure the color you’re imagining comes to fruition.

Take in the Surroundings

Start by looking at the style of your home. A ranch style home with brick detailing may be complimented best with a different color than a Victorian style home. Also, take note of the other homes in your community.

While you probably don’t want to look like a row of cookie cutter houses, you don’t want to stand out too much and reduce curb appeal for any future sales. If your neighborhood is filled with earth toned homes, you can’t go wrong by following with that theme.

Consider Trends, But Don’t Fall Victim to Them

It’s a great idea to consider recent design and architecture trends when choosing a new color for the exterior of your home. However, you should remember that they’re just that – trends.

Statement colors fade with every passing year and you want to be sure if you’re choosing a paint color based solely on what a magazine is telling you to do, you genuinely like it and imagine it lasting for years to come.

Take Note of the Landscape

Look at your house at different times of the day. One of the biggest problems we see as professional painters in Denver is paint color variations depending on sunlight. Is your home in broad sunlight all day long, or is it primarily in the shade due to large trees?

Sunlight and shade will give you different color hues, so make sure your landscaping is exactly the way you want it before you start making decisions on a paint color.

A Denver Paint Job That Will Last

If you’re unsure about your choices after considering all these variables, safe is always a sound decision. Two tints from the same color strip a few shades apart will always work well together.

Our team at Paint Denver has over 20 years of experience in the home renovation industry and can help you make a decision you’ll be satisfied with. Give us a call to discuss any upcoming projects.

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Tips for Finding the Best Painting Contractor in Denver

If you’re planning on sprucing up the interior or exterior of your home to ring in the new year, you’re likely interested in hiring a professional team to tackle the job. In order to make sure you’re in trusted hands and you’re spending your money in the right place, you’ll want to do your research. Here are some tips to help you make sure you’re hiring the best painting contractor in Denver.

Find a Long-Trusted Team

The age of a company isn’t necessarily a sign of quality, but it’s a good place start. If a company can survive in the competitive contracting industry for years, it’s clear they take pride in both their quality and their customer service.

A true professional will care about their image from top to bottom. Do they have a professional website that’s updated regularly? Can they be reached easily by phone or email? Do they boast an impressive portfolio? These are all things that can help you filter through the options and find the best painting contractor in Denver.

Ask for Accreditation

Another way to determine the quality of a painting company or contractor is to determine what professional groups they belong to. Accreditation shows pride in being a business owner, and in maintaining certain standards both in business, and in the painting industry.

These kinds of quality standard completions may be presented on the company’s website, but if not, it’s perfectly acceptable to ask for.

Take in Reviews or Referrals

Word of mouth is a great way to find a contractor that’s tried and true. Ask friends and family in the area if they have a team they trust and would hire again.

Read through online testimonials and referrals carefully. Yelp and Google My Business are great databases to see how others felt about their experience with the company.

Collect a Free Estimate

All reputable house painting companies will provide you with a free estimate before they begin. Be cautious of anyone who quotes over the phone. In order to properly quote for the job, the home should be evaluated carefully.

This is also a good time to ask about contractual guarantees and quality assurance. What are the policies about changing colors during the project? What if you find imperfections in the project after the fact? Knowing policies ahead of time can help you determine the flexibility of the company.

What is the Project Time Frame?

Some companies have single crews, some have many, and some even work solo. Colorado has a small window of opportunity for getting the exterior a house or commercial property painted; miss the window and you’ll be waiting until next spring.

It’s important to understand the timeline upfront before you sign any contracts.

A Team You Can Trust

Paint Denver proudly serves the Denver Metro area, as well as several surrounding areas, including Centennial, Castle Rock, Broomfield and more. As a trusted local Denver painting company with over 10 years of experience, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with top-tier customer service and maintaining the highest level of professionalism. If you’re looking for a team to manage an upcoming project, we’d love to help. Give us a call or contact us online for availability.

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Interior Painting Tips: How to Cozy Up in Your Space This Winter

Interior painting choices can transform the atmosphere of an entire room with a relatively inexpensive price tag.

Traditionally, people go with a darker color to match the seasonal mood, however, many designers are opting for lighter colors to cozy up to your space and improve the mood during dreary winter months. Since so many people are spending more time at home this year, here are some interior painting tips to keep in mind while tackling your next home improvement project.

Caramel & Cream

While caramel brown isn’t necessarily a bright and cheery choice, the addition of silvers and whites throughout the room will really make a space feel clean and renewed.

Think: snowy white out— with fun textures throughout a room and even some satin or velvet accent furniture, these color choices are sure to be a showstopper. A bright twist on a comfy winter look. Perfect for a bedroom or living room.

Blue & Bright

A medium tone blue-green will make your space feel like a luxurious spa getaway. The warmer green tones within the accent color will infuse a gloomy blue with some brightness.

These colors are reminiscent of an ocean view and inspire the same tranquility – a perfect choice for a bathroom or living space.

Blossoming Blush

One of the trendiest choices in recent years, pink may feel inherently feminine and floral… but this choice may be the perfect accent to brighten an otherwise dark room. If your current interior design theme hosts charcoal tones like grey and black, the blush starts to warm up the cold room with a pop of color.

You’ll maintain the sleek ambiance while adding a bit of summery glow. The key here is using pink as the accent shade and keeping the rest of the furnishings relatively neutral.

Your Interior Painting Solution

Paint Denver can help you take your home from cold & bland to bright & cheery – no remodel necessary. Our team of on and off-site supervisors and will be there to help throughout the entire process. From preparing a free quote to readying your space for painting, we have you covered.

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How Exterior Painting Companies Manage Sudden Weather

Unfortunately, here in Colorado, painting the exterior of your home isn’t an improvement project you can tackle any time of year. Exterior painting companies typically don’t send contractors up a wet, icy ladder in the middle of the winter.

If you’ve lived in the Denver for any extended period of time, you likely already know the weather can be temperamental. There’s always the occasional surprise snow or rain and there are a few things exterior painting companies do to ensure the final product is exactly what our clients are looking for.

Planning Ahead

Of course, we’re always keeping an eye on the weather forecasts. Unlike other contractors, Paint Denver will not schedule a job on a certain day if we foresee any issues in the perfect completion of your project. No one wants to live with a half-painted house or property for weeks.

Additionally, we prioritize excellence above all else. We will communicate with you ahead of any projects to ensure you’re aware of any changes that may come about as a result of unexpected weather.

Years of Experience

The good news is that the team at Paint Denver has over 20 years of experience managing home improvement and industry paint projects for our clients. In these situations, our team is able to take all variables into account in order to get your paint project up and moving again.

Clients often ask how soon after a rain or snowstorm we can get back to work. The answer varies depending on humidity, dew point, temperature, wind, paint color and the product that is used.

Under normal circumstances, paints can withstand a shower or two after about 4 hours of drying time. The gutters are at the highest risk, though. As water runs through the gutters, big pools can collect underneath and, if paint hasn’t had sufficient time to dry, this can turn into a total mess. This also goes for melting snow.

High humidity, dark colorants, cool temperatures and reaching the dew point all tend to slow up the drying time. These are all the kinds of variables we take into account with unexpected weather.

A Guarantee

Painting any kind of property is a major investment and, if something doesn’t go as planned, we never want our clients to leave unsatisfied. That’s why Paint Denver offers a warrantee for our projects.

For a period of 24 months from the date of completion of the work described on the front of your contract, we will repair peeling, blistering, or chipping paint resulting from defective workmanship!

Fresh Paint for Every Season

While we can’t rely on the weather to cooperate, you can rely on Paint Denver to get the job done right. If you’re looking to tackle these paint projects year-round, you’re in luck. We manage our interior projects during the cold months to ensure our clients can move forward on their projects throughout the year.

Get in contact to discuss your upcoming paint job!

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How Paint Denver’s Virtual Quote System Works

The pandemic has changed the way most of us live our lives. Many businesses have been flexible and innovative with the way they conduct business, and Paint Denver’s virtual quote offering is no different.

How It Works

At Paint Denver, we have over 10 years of experience in the contracting business and know this industry backwards and forwards. Whether it’s a new construction, or classic Colorado build, we are able to assess the structure and square footage of the project to give you an accurate cost estimate for your interior or exterior painting project.

Just schedule a virtual quote on our website and our sales team will reach out to collect the details. From there, we’ll figure out how to conduct the quickest and most accurate examination of your space.

We’ll either suggest a FaceTime tour to assess the project, or if it’s a new house, we can take a look at the listing photos and map out how much our services will cost. Either way, it won’t take longer than fifteen minutes! Its’ really that easy.

Special Perks

At Paint Denver, we understand that money might be tight for a lot of people right now. That’s why we’ve started a new initiative for our customers.

If you’re looking to refurbish a your home before selling, we will get the job done and won’t expect payment until after closing. Take your time, make that sale, then get back to us. It’s our way of showing our appreciation for the continued business during this turbulent time.

Give Us a Call

There’s no need to postpone your home improvement project.

Reach out to our team to schedule your virtual quote today. Accurate, dependable, and quick – this is an awesome new way to hire a team from the comfort of your couch.

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