Breathing New Life into a Near 300-Year-Old Homestead: A Ville Painters Exterior Transformation

published on 17 October 2023

For painting projects that are steeped in history and familial legacy, look no further than our recent exterior makeover of a near 300-year-old historic homestead in Lancaster County. Ville Painters, a family-owned and operated business for over 35 years, was given the honor of refreshing the exterior of this magnificent property, including painting over 70 shutters.

A Legacy of Family and Tradition

The intriguing backstory of this homestead—moved years ago to its current location—is a testament to its enduring importance. Passed down through generations, it stands as a monumental representation of familial legacy. It's no coincidence that this home's current owner chose Ville Painters, a business also steeped in family heritage, to undertake the renovation. This sense of legacy is what brings a unique emotional element to our work, reinforcing our commitment to maintaining the grandeur of such storied residences in Lancaster County.

The Unique Challenges of a Historic Property

When it comes to historic homes, perhaps no painting company in the area has more experience than Ville Painters. We understand that it's not just about slapping on a new coat of paint. It requires a deep understanding of the property's historical context, meticulous planning, and a carefully curated selection of materials and colors that will bring out the essence of the home. Notably, we had the honor of painting this house 12 years ago. To find ourselves back, and see the quality of our earlier work endure the test of time, was truly gratifying.

Painting Over 70 Shutters: A Testament to Detail

One of the standout elements in this project was painting over 70 shutters. The sheer number called for a heightened level of attention to detail, and it was essential for us to ensure that each shutter harmonized with the overall aesthetic while adding a layer of sophistication to the residence.

The Value of Trust: A Customer's Assurance

The homestead's owner couldn't be more pleased with the results and generously tells prospective Ville Painters' customers that they "will be in good hands." Such testimonials are the lifeblood of our business, confirming that the hard work, artistry, and attention to detail that go into every project.  Positive endorsements and referrals are not only noticed but deeply appreciated.

Why Choose Ville Painters for Your Historic Renovation

Our reputation as the "Best Painter in Lancaster County," by Lancaster County Magazine, along with an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, gives us a unique edge in the industry. We proudly serve clients across Lancaster, Lebanon, Dauphin, and York Counties in Pennsylvania.

Wrapping It Up: How to Begin Your Project with Ville Painters

If your home, historic or otherwise, is in need of a new coat of paint, it deserves the expertise and attention to detail that Ville Painters can provide.

For a FREE quote on your next painting project, give us a call at (717) 396-1176 or visit our website We promise your home will be in the best of hands.

We hope this serves not just as a testament to our expertise, but also as inspiration for those contemplating the renewal of their own homes. In a historic home, every wall, every corner, tells a story. Such storied structures deserve the highest level of care, and with Ville Painters, that's exactly what they get. Thank you for reading, and we look forward to adding a new chapter to your home's history.

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