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…

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A checklist of how to prepare for professional painters

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…

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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…

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What is specialty paint?  Specialty paint has additional properties that provide aesthetics and extra protection (e.g., resistance to heat, mildew, and moisture) that regular paint doesn’t have. Not all these products are expensive; but in many instances, the raw materials that go into them and research & development can drive the price.   Specialty coatings are…

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