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Looking to get the most out of your home's paint job or just to keep up with its carpentry needs? Then check out our great home tips, and be sure to check back regularly to keep up with our latest tips and tricks.

Try A New Color This Spring

My crews and I have painted thousands of exterior homes over the 26 years of my career. Frequently we get the remark, “what have I done, I hate that color!” followed by; “what will it cost to paint it a different color?” In these cases, I will show my customer how many gallons it will...
September 5, 2018
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House Painting Tips for Window Surrounds

While interior window trim doesn’t often make it to the top of the painting to-do list, it’s an extremely important job, as the stains and chips that surround many windows can often make your home appear dingy. With a new coat of paint on your interior window surrounds, the painting and decorating in your home...
October 10, 2014
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The Benefits of Low VOC and Zero VOC Paints

According to the EPA, indoor air is three times more polluted than outdoor air, and is considered one of the top five hazards to our health. Interior paints and finishes contribute greatly to indoor pollution, which is why we, at Benchmark Painting and Carpentry, are one of the most reliable painting companies to fulfill your...
May 5, 2014
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House Painting Services: Painting Trim and Molding

The housing market in Northern Virginia is starting to turn around, so perhaps you’re thinking of putting your house on the market in Arlington, or simply spruce up for the summer in Alexandria. A simple solution to freshen up any home is to do a little residential painting: particularly in the toughest nooks and crannies....
October 6, 2012
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Popular Paint Trends

Faux Finishes Joining fundamental flat and eggshell are a growing array of paint sheens for walls, trim and molding. • Emulsion paints deliver a chalky, matte finish found in centuries-old English estates. • Clay paints mimic European plaster. Walls take on a subtle fabric-like texture when covered with a unique paint that applies with a thick consistency. • A high...
September 15, 2011
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Hiring a Professional Painter

Before you decide to hire the least expensive paint contractors for painting the house in Gaithersburg, MD or McLean, VA, or before choosing to take on the job of residential painting  yourself, consider these points and suggestions, which explain why getting the lowest price may not give you the best value. Health If your home...
August 18, 2011
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