Category: Paint Questions

How Lighting Can Affect Your Paint Color

How Lighting Can Affect Your Paint Color

January 16, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Last week we were painting a big portion of a house for a customer and were asked an interesting question. We had painted an upstairs bath room that had two joined rooms a shade of green. When we arrived one morning the home owner asked if we had made a mistake and painted the first […]

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How to Test For Oil Based Paint

How to Test For Oil Based Paint

April 12, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Testing your interior trim for oil is important. Failure to do so and painting latex over oil without using a proper primer will haunt you for years to come. Fixing that mistake is a much bigger task than doing it right the first time.   How to Find Out if it is Oil  The first and […]

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Haint Blue, It’s a Charleston Thing

Haint Blue, It’s a Charleston Thing

March 19, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

If you have ever visited the Charleston / Savannah Low Country area you’ve probably noticed that many homes have their porch ceilings painted light blue. When I first moved to the area I noticed the blue porch ceilings immediately. My first thought was that they painted the porch ceilings blue to mimic the sky. I […]

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Paint and Primer in One Fact or Fiction?

Paint and Primer in One Fact or Fiction?

January 19, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

We’ve all seen the advertisements on TV for the new paint and primer in one. The big box store brands started the paint and primer in one blitz a few years ago. It wasn’t long until the major paint manufacturers such as Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams followed suit. So it begs the question, what […]

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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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