Latex, Acrylic, and oil Paint

When you take up a house painting project, you are confronted with several mind boggling decisions. Not only do you have to choose what colors or finish you want for your project, you also must choose from three types of paint: latex, acrylic, and oil. The three types of paint have different properties that meet…

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VOCs, Oil Paint, and lead based paint in homes

Here at Ville Painters, we care about your health and the environment. Paint technology has changed through the years to become more environmentally-friendly. Now paint is free of toxic lead and low in VOCs, and we rarely use oil paint anymore because of the environmental harm they can cause. We mainly use “green” paint and…

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Temporary Wallpaper blog

Temporary wallpaper, also known as peel and stick or removable wallpaper, has been around for some time now. It may seem to be becoming more popular with its rise in popularity on social media with quick tutorials and impressive before and after photos. This type of wall décor is exactly what the same implies; wallpaper…

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Paint sample options

When you go into a paint shop to choose your paint, you might see a wall or a fan deck containing a plethora of color strips with different shades or tints of the same color. There are names and numbers on the bottom of every square. When you flip to the back of the strip,…

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2022 upcoming paint trends

Every year there are new trends in home renovation and remodeling. Professional painters and contractors alike can often see the next design trends coming before they really catch fire. With our professional opinion, Ville Painters has gathered a few home painting trends we expect to gain popularity in the new year and looking forward to completing.  …

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Caulking tips and caulk gun

Part of what we do at Ville Painters Inc involves educating our clients so that they can make the most informed decision possible.  At times that may not involve hiring us, but we feel that our clients appreciate our insight and value honesty above all else.  In turn, some people who do not hire us…

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Historic preservation of older homes

At Ville Painters Inc., one of our passions is historic preservation. Historic preservation allows us to share stories from the past with the current generations and maintain them for the future.   Lancaster County, especially Lancaster City, is well-renowned for the number of historic homes, some even older than the United States itself!   What is the…

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refinishing kitchen cabinets before and after

You don’t like the way your kitchen looks, but how can you achieve the kitchen of your dreams without a total renovation that eats up tons of time and money? You can upgrade and revitalize the look of your kitchen at a fraction of the cost and time by refinishing the cabinets instead of tearing…

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Ville Painters at Gaudenzia Vantage House

Ville Painters recently took on a job at Gaudenzia Vantage House which is the Lancaster County location for Gaudenzia Inc, specifically serving the rehabilitation of women with children. In total, there are 51 facilities on the east coast making it one of the largest nonprofit drug and alcohol treatment and recovery centers in the U.S. Founded in 1968, they serve both men…

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How to clean painted walls

Walls may need to be cleaned for a number of reasons. Some people may wash their walls regularly to cut through dirt and dust build up or normal wear and tear. A new stain may have appeared that you want to wipe away as soon as possible. When considering this cleaning task, it is important to know how to properly…

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