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.
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]