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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Mt Pleasant Spring Painting

Mt Pleasant Spring Painting

April 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

It’s spring in Mt Pleasant SC and you know what the means, Spring Cleaning Time!! One of the best ways to spruce up your house’s exterior for spring is a fresh coat of paint. What Should I Paint First? Start by giving your front door a fresh coat of paint. The front door to your […]

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Summerville SC Popcorn Ceiling Removal

Summerville SC Popcorn Ceiling Removal

March 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This week we were contracted to remove popcorn ceilings in a big house in Summerville. So I thought I’d write a blog post outlining the steps and possible hazards associated with popcorn ceilings House Older Than 1980? Your Popcorn Ceilings May Have Asbestos  Asbestos is a major concern when removing popcorn ceilings. If your house is […]

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Mt Pleasant SC Painters What to Avoid

Mt Pleasant SC Painters What to Avoid

March 4, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

When choosing painters to paint your Mount Pleasant SC home there are some red flags that should be avoided.  Most people do an internet search for Mount Pleasant SC house painters and are instantly overwhelmed by hundreds of painters the show-up. It’s easy to weed out some just by looking at their website. Choose three painters […]

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Summerville SC Interior Painters: What Sheen Where?

Summerville SC Interior Painters: What Sheen Where?

March 1, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

So you want to paint your Summerville house and you’re unsure which paint sheens should go where. Don’t worry below I’ll explain the differences between the various sheens and where to use them. How Shiny are Flat, Matte, Eggshell, Satin, Semi-Gloss, Gloss, and High Gloss Paints  Flat Paint – Flat has almost no sheen at all. […]

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Summerville Interior Painting – Picking Colors

Summerville Interior Painting – Picking Colors

February 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

  Choosing colors for painting your home can be a challenging ordeal. There are literally 1,000’s of colors to choose from, how do you choose? Don’t be afraid to paint with dark and bold colors When choosing colors to paint with go with your instinct. If you like dark and bold colors don’t be afraid, go for it. […]

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How Long Will My Mt Pleasant SC Interior Paint Job Last?

How Long Will My Mt Pleasant SC Interior Paint Job Last?

February 9, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This is an important question that I’m asked by customers all the time. The truth is that there isn’t a set amount of time that it’ll last. Your interior paint longevity can range from 1yr to 25yrs, it can depend on a bunch of different factors Factors That Will Impact Your Interior Paint Young Children […]

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Charleston SC Garage Floor Painting

Charleston SC Garage Floor Painting

January 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Paragon Painting contracted to paint the garage floor of this Charleston SC home. Our Client was so pleased with the results of his new floor he then contracted us to paint the cinder block walls. For the next phase, we will be painting the trim, stairwell, and the additional unfinished floors in the garage. We used a […]

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Choosing Painters in Charleston SC

Choosing Painters in Charleston SC

December 30, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

So you asked your friends and family, looked on the internet, maybe browsed through the yellow pages a got three painting quotes. Now it’s decision time! Price: Choosing a painting contractor based solely on price may cost you more in the long run. The lowest bidder may have only quoted your job for one coat, […]

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Decorative Painting Finishes in Mount Pleasant SC

Decorative Painting Finishes in Mount Pleasant SC

November 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Shadow Striping – Make Your Mount Pleasant SC Room Standout! What is shadow striping? Shadow stripping is a new elegant decorative painting trend that has become popular in the last few years. You can make the stripes horizontal or vertical around the room and either above or below a chair rail or both. The key to […]

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Picking the Right Summerville SC Painting Contractor

Picking the Right Summerville SC Painting Contractor

October 18, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Once you have decided to contract with someone to do a particular painting and decorating project, how do you go about selecting the right company? Do you make your selection on price, the size of the company, years in business, or other criteria? Here are some questions to ask a potential contractor. 1. Do they have insurance […]

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