News2020-10-26T15:01:45-07:00

Home Painting Videos, and How-To Articles

How To Safely Remove Lead Paint

03/05/2021|

6 MIN READ

Banned from residential paints in 1978, lead paint is in the majority of homes built before that year. Lead poisoning is caused by paint that is flaking, peeling, chipping, and chalking, or by dust during a repair project. However, by following the EPA guidelines, we can safely contain the dust and keep your home lead-safe and worry-free.

Can You Paint Over Lead Paint?

02/25/2021|

3 MIN READ

Have you checked your home for lead paint? Do you see visible signs of cracking and peeling paint but can not confirm it’s lead? Buying or living in a home built in or before 1978, prior to the ban on the use of lead paint, can leave you wondering whether or not the house has lead paint.

Should You Paint Or Stain The Cabinets In Your Home?

10/30/2020|

3 MIN READ

We all do it. Stare at our cabinets for minutes, wondering what we will do to get all the memories off of the wood. Whether you are grabbing a mug for some coffee, a plate for dinner, or storing something in your kitchen, it's usually evident if your cabinets need new paint or stain.

Three Interior Paint Projects To Give Your Home A Facelift

10/26/2020|

2 MIN READ

We walk through the entrance of our house almost every day, but do we stop to notice the wear and tear or take a second glance at how everything looks? Just stopping for a minute can allow us to assess the area, helping us know if any paint is faded, discolored, chipping, or outdated.

Did Quarantine Get The Best Of Your Interior Paint?

10/07/2020|

3 MIN READ

Eight months into the COVID-19 quarantine and the interior paint in your home is probably looking a bit dull and begging for a refresh. You may not remember what your interior paint looked like back in March. Even if you have a fresh coat of paint, quarantine probably stressed it more than you think.

Best Interior And Exterior Paint Brands For Your Home

09/10/2020|

2 MIN READ

Picking a paint product can be challenging because of all the different paint brands to choose from, Today, there are a wide variety of paint styles, colors, and finishes available. So, to help homeowners decide between different exterior and interior paint options, we've compared a few of our favorite exterior and interior paint brands.

How To Choose The Right Paint Colors For Your Home

09/01/2020|

2 MIN READ

If you work with SFW Painting, we will have a professional paint consultant meet you at your house to help guide you through your interior paint palette. Having an experienced guide makes the process much easier and it will give you confidence that you chose the right paint colors for your home' new interior paint job.

4 Easy Deck Maintenance Tips

08/26/2020|

2 MIN READ

Your deck is an important part of your home. You decorate it for the holidays, use it for barbecues, family time, kid's playtime, and the occasional breath of fresh air. When the sun shines in the Pacific Northwest, it's normal to catch yourself staring outside into the backyard of your home.

Painting Exterior House Trim

07/14/2020|

2 MIN READ

Here in The Pacific Northwest, you've probably noticed some homes with gorgeous painted trim, fascia, and accents.  Every neighborhood seems to have a couple of standouts.  What is it that makes these homes so beautiful?