Paint comes in a variety of sheens. Sheen refers to gloss, a measure of specular reflection, which is an optical property calculated using the Fresnel equation: … Yeah, we’re scratching our heads, too. Let’s try again. Paint Sheen Basics (Take Two) Flat (matte), eggshell, satin (silk), semi-gloss and high-gloss – these are all sheens, arranged READ MORE >>
Why Does Paint Bubble, Crack or Peel? Meet Sisyphus: murderer, liar and fraudster extraordinaire. In punishment for his chronic dirty dealing, Sisyphus was condemned by Zeus to inch a backbreaking boulder up a mountain only to have it roll back down. Roll. Sigh. Repeat. Many a tortured homeowner has endured a Sisyphean experience. Paint too READ MORE >>
Your holiday wish list shouldn’t include a trip to the hospital. Get our tips to help you light up your house, trim the tree, and relax by an open fire, without worrying about injuries to you, your children, or your pets. Christmas Trees Picking the perfect tree. Before buying a live Christmas tree, conduct a READ MORE >>
It’s all about lights and decorations at the holidays, and for these homegrown displays, there’s no such thing as too much. If you want to dazzle your kids with a spectacular display that will make Times Square look dim or if you’re craving displays that pack so much wattage they look like they might short READ MORE >>
One of our favorite things about Christmas are the adorable letters that children write to the man in the North Pole. We compiled a list of some of our favorites. Do you have one that would like to share? Email it to becky@StephensPainting.com or post it on our Facebook page.
That ugly, outdated, worn-out wallpaper has got to go…and sooner rather than later. The first of the year is always a great time to reflect on things, to evaluate, to make decisions for the New Year, and to make new commitments. As you look at your home, why not look at it with a critical READ MORE >>
Bar B Q, bounce houses, horse shoes, bull riding, families, lots of kids, lots of fun, and loads of appreciation…that’s a brief description of our 1st annual Stephens Painting company picnic last Friday evening. Here are a few pics of our party! People should know a few things about Stephens Painting, Inc. We, the owners READ MORE >>
Here is the text for this “Quality” video blog week; As far as the quality of the materials, we are going to use what’s best for the customer. The paint is a big part of the job, but the biggest part of the job is the prep. And that is where we don’t “cut back”. READ MORE >>