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.
Okay everyone already knows when painting your home you need to cover the floors, use a ladder, tape if you’re unsure of your brushing skills, and a good paint to apply. I’m not going to cover that here. This post is for you DIYer’s looking to paint your home but don’t have, or know of, […]
The carpet’s installed, the floors are cleaned, you’ve closed on your James Island SC house, the moving truck has left, and the furniture is in place. Still, something is missing but you can’t put your finger on it. Then it hits you, the paint job is horrible. What Is Builders Grade Paint? Builders grade paint […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]