Ryan Briggs (Author's Website)

I've been brought up in the painting industry and have learned everything I know from my father Paul Briggs. He is the founder of Paragon Painting and I joined him full time in 2003 after graduating college.
I am now happily married with two beautiful children ages two and five.

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Picking an Accent Color the Easy Way

Picking an Accent Color the Easy Way

November 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Picking an accent paint color is not an easy task, it requires a keen eye for color that most of us don’t have. This is by far the easiest way to choose an accent color without worrying if the two colors will look good together. Okay, enough stalling I’ll let you in on my super […]

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Garage Floor Epoxy Coating Mt Pleasant

Garage Floor Epoxy Coating Mt Pleasant

September 22, 2013 | By | 3 Comments

This week Paragon Painting completed a beautiful garage floor in Mt Pleasant SC. Paragon Painting can make any floor look amazing. The Prep The garage floor had a previous coating which didn’t meet our customer’s standards. We did not know what was used previously and the floor was too smooth to safely apply our coating. […]

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Painting Faded Shutters

Painting Faded Shutters

August 24, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Here in Charleston South Carolina, the sun can be brutal on our houses, especially in the summer months. Vinyl shutters seem to take the brunt of the abuse and tend to fade rather quickly. When they fade it can severely hurt your home’s curb appeal. Don’t worry tho, the solution is an easy one and […]

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Charleston South Carolina House Painting

Charleston South Carolina House Painting

July 27, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Paragon Painting was contracted to paint the exterior of a Charleston SC home last week. Despite battling the weather this older ranch styled house went through an amazing paint transformation and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Always Wash Before You Paint! The first step to painting any exterior surface in Charleston, South […]

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How to Store Leftover Paint

How to Store Leftover Paint

July 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Proper storage of leftover paint is important to keep the paint viable for touch ups down the road. What to do When Painting in Complete The first thing to do is to put all unused paint back in the bucket it came from. Use a brush to scrape out all the paint at the bottom […]

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South Carolina Old Paint Disposal

South Carolina Old Paint Disposal

June 9, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The most common question people ask me is, how do I get rid of my old paint? Tips on How To Dispose of Old Paint If the paint is still usable I always suggest donating it to a church, school, or non-profit organization. You’d be surprised to find most will be happy to take that […]

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Summerville Painting and Drywall Repair

Summerville Painting and Drywall Repair

May 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Sometimes the walls in your Summerville home will take a beating. Whether you’re moving furniture, a door gets opened too fast, or you have a plumbing leak sometimes holes happen. Repairing a hole in your drywall can seem like a daunting task, don’t worry we’re here to help. How to Make a Large Drywall Repair […]

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Charleston SC Bedroom Painters

Charleston SC Bedroom Painters

May 13, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Paragon Painters was contracted to paint a bedroom in Charleston SC last week. The room had previously been faux finished with a sand paint and it was in need of some wall repairs.   The Prep Work  We first moved all the furniture to the middle of the room, protected the floors with drop clothes […]

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Summerville SC Kitchen Painters

Summerville SC Kitchen Painters

April 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This week we finished painting a kitchen in Summerville SC which turned out wonderfully. The Prep is the Most Important Step This kitchen had popcorn ceilings which had to be removed first. After removing the popcorn and cleaning up the mess we then sanded the ceiling to make sure all the popcorn residue was removed. Next, […]

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Mt Pleasant Fence Staining

Mt Pleasant Fence Staining

April 19, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  Last week we stained this fence for a customer in Mt Pleasant SC, and I must say that it came out looking great. The fence was new rough cut lumber that had not been stained previously. Steps Taken Prior To Staining The first thing we did was clean the fence to remove any dirt, leaves, […]

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