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Ville Painters at Gaudenzia Vantage House

Gaudenzia Project

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…

How to clean painted walls

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…

Lancaster PA painters get lift and ladder certified

Ladder and Lift Training

This October, Ville Painters hosted a companywide training day for our field employees on ladders and lifts. These certifications build the knowledge and credibility of our skilled painters so that they may better serve our customers. It will also be an item they can add to a resume and could advance their current career as a professional painter! Lastly, it reduces the…

Do Senior Living Facilities Need Repainting?

When Senior Homes need a Fresh Coat of Paint

Lancaster County and the surrounding areas have become a great location for Senior living facilities to service. With the growing older population in the area, an abundance of nursing homes, retirement homes, memory care, and older adult communities have sprung up over the years. Ville Painters likes to think of them as a healthy combination of…

More than Just Painting Services

More Than Just Paint

Ville Painters is a fully insured painting contractor – but we do much more than just changing color in your life. As part of any service, we must provide an on-site walk through of the property to assess conditions, individual needs, and offer professional advice. During this process, we may discover issues which call for repairs. This could even set back your painting…

Ville Painters award for work with Toys for Tots

Ville Painters Supports Toys for Tots

2021 Toys for Tots was a Success! Our volunteering for Toys for Tots this December was nothing short of a success! After gathering toys for the past three months at our Lancaster County location, we were able to provide gifts for families this holiday season. We then volunteered one night of our time to work…

Black and White Paint in Homes

Painting Black and White

Black, gray, and white are achromatic colors. As defined in the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, achromatic colors are colors that “possess no hue.” In other words, they are colors without color!  Black and white is the most polarizing color combination, yet this stark difference offers a classical elegance and refinery. This could be why most homes are…

Lead Paint

Lead Paint in Lancaster, PA

Lead paint is a danger that often lurks in plain sight in homes built before 1978. Because Lancaster County has many older homes and buildings, it has a higher prevalence (13.4%) of lead poisoning compared to the rest of Pennsylvania (3.29%), with most cases of lead poisoning reported in Lancaster City (Source: Center of Excellence in…

Women in Trades

Women in Trades

We all know about the wage gap, but what about the employment gap? Women can find it just as hard, if not harder, to break into any trades industry as those looking for jobs in other areas. It is no secret that most trades in the U.S. are greatly male dominated. At Ville Painters, 25% of our field staff are women and we strive to…

Brush Strokes – September 2021 Newsletter

Brush Strokes – September 2021 Newsletter

Giving back to the Lancaster County Community We realize that over the past year, our community has needed support more than ever. Even though Ville Painters might not always be in the position to provide vast financial support to every non profit we would like, we love to find any way we can to give…

Brethren Village Renovations

Retirement Community Renovations – Brethren Village

When moving into a new home, what do you want the walls to look like? Probably clean, free of damage, and with a neutral tome that can easily match with the décor you are bringing in. This extends into new apartment, and even retirement homes. Ville Painters has been working with Brethren Villiage of Lancaster County for almost a decade, making sure all new…

Ville Painters' Mask of Choice

Ville Painter’s Mask of Choice

Even before COVID-19, certain parts of a painter’s job have always required wearing a mask. The face coverings our workers wear are meant to filter out any unwanted particles during residential or commercial building maintenance. It is just an added bonus that they qualify as protection against other illnesses!  The 9205+ N95 If you are doing any home improvement projects that require…

Light Reflective Value Blog

Light Reflective Value of Paint

You choose a certain color for your walls because it looks attractive under the fluorescent lights in your local paint shop, so you hire painters to paint it for you in your own home. But the color seems… off? It doesn’t look like the same color you saw in the store. You check the paint can—it’s the…

Back-porch

Exterior Home Projects You Should Start

Make sure to take care of a home’s exterior in the warmer months as it ensures everything is squared away before the weather turns! Even at the change of seasons, you can still do exterior home improvement maintenance. These type of exterior upkeep projects fall into to three basic categories: 1)  painting, 2) carpentry, and…

A checklist of how to prepare for professional painters

What to do Before the Painters Come

You’ve chosen the colors, received a free quote, and called to make an appointment for the professionals at Ville Painters to repaint your house in Lancaster County or Central Pennsylvania. Now, it’s almost time and you’re probably wondering how to prepare your house for our arrival. No worries! We’ve developed a checklist for both interior…

Interior Paint Prep Graphic

Proper Interior Paint Prep

Before you tackle an interior paint prep project, take a moment to walk through it in your head. Identify the potential problem areas and put together a priority list. You don’t need to have every detail sewn up – that will come as you gear up the prep – but 10 minutes of forethought can save hours…

Repaint your home to sell, Read the blog here

Painting to Sell

Are you having trouble selling your house at a desired price? Not to worry! You can easily increase the value of your house with a fresh coat of paint.  First Impressions Matter The adage, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” does not apply to human psychology and marketing. Psychological studies prove that we make…

school building featured image

School Buildings Need Painting

Ville Painters is experienced in all types of commercial painting projects – including school buildings. Lancaster County has so many different school districts and learning facilities, each catering to a different area or type of student, and we recognize each has different maintenance needs. However, learning facilities of all types need to be refreshed and renewed just like…

Lancaster Townhome winner

Ville Painters and BIA Parade of Homes

This year’s Building Industry Association Parade of homes was a little different than previous ones, featuring both in person and digital home tours. There were 18 single family homes/whole house remodel, townhomes/duplexes, and apartments ranging from a price of $249,990 to over $1 million in Lancaster County. The winners for this year were just announced and we are excited to see…

Paint Sheen (1)

All You need to Know about Paint Sheen

You’ve chosen the colors and the location to paint, but you’re confronted with one more decision to make before you can paint: the finish or sheen. What is sheen? Why is there a sheen called eggshell? Where can you put satin or high-gloss finish? Do I need a professional painter to assist in application or the…