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

Home Painting Videos, and How-To Articles

Sanding And Filling Is Important

11/16/2020|

2 MIN READ

When working on your home, we want to make sure we do everything we can to provide you the best work possible. Part of this process means taking sanding and filling holes in your wall seriously because if we paint a fresh new coat of paint, we want to be positive the surfaces are ready for it.

Proper Lead Paint Containment

11/09/2020|

3 MIN READ

As the Pacific Northwest leader in lead-safe renovations, SFW Painting can remove the old paint and give you a new look that brings out the best in your home. We pay special attention to detail during this process as we want to leave no lead dust particles behind! Lead paint removal and lead paint abatement is something we do well.

Paint Color Consultations

11/02/2020|

2 MIN READ

One of the benefits SFW painting provides for you to make this decision is a paint color consultant who can advise you or provide input on color selection. Paint color consultations are an essential part of the painting process you will not want to skip!

What Can I Do to Maintain House Paint?

10/20/2020|

2 MIN READ

The average quality paint job can last from five to ten years, depending on several different factors. One of the more popular questions we often get is, “How do I maintain my house paint job to get the most out it?” Well, if you want your new paint job to last and stay beautiful check out some of our paint tips and the section below on some of the main factors that can increase the life of a paint job.

Should I Paint My House Before Listing It For Sale?

10/13/2020|

2 MIN READ

Should I paint my house before listing it? An excellent first impression on buyers is paramount when selling your home, and the first impression that potential buyers have of your home is its exterior. It’s essential to make sure the front of your home is as well-presented as possible.

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.

Can You Paint Over Lead Paint?

09/01/2020|

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.

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?