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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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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How Much to Paint My Charleston Home

How Much to Paint My Charleston Home

April 10, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

That is a very difficult question for most painting contractors to answer without seeing the house, but way? Simply because every house is unique as are the owners. Without actually seeing the house it is nearly impossible to give an accurate quote. What Will Affect the Price? How big is the home? Are the ceilings getting painted? Are the […]

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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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