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Hiring a Painting Company? Don’t Get ‘White-Washed’!

You’re finally ready for that big painting project.  Maybe you want to paint the exterior of your home.  Perhaps it’s your home’s interior that needs a facelift.   And if you have kids, their walls likely have a few fingerprints that need to disappear before guests begin arriving for the holidays in a few months.  In READ MORE >>

Latex vs. Oil-Based Paint

(The Debate Continues!) The decades-long debate over Latex vs. Oil-Based paint superiority is a long and complicated one.  Rather than tell you which is best, we’ll simply give you a quick run-down of the advantages and disadvantages of both so you can decide which is better for your particular project. Latex Paint, also known as READ MORE >>

Spring Painting

Spring starts early in Texas.  It’s one of the many reasons we love our great state.  It brings green grass, flowering trees and perfect painting weather.  It’s a great time to catch up on “honey do’s” and give your home a facelift. While exterior painting can technically be done throughout most of the year in READ MORE >>

Don’t Forget the Fifth Wall

Rain, rain, go away.   If April showers bring May flowers, then we’d like to know what cold, sleet and snow bring!  All this time trapped indoors may have left you less than satisfied with your existing, possibly dulling, interior paint color choices.  If you are contemplating a change, you will want to keep in mind READ MORE >>

Choosing an Exterior Color you will LOVE!

Home for the Holidays is a common refrain in songs and advertisements during the holiday season.  Our home is where we want to be, surrounded by family, cozy furnishings and a nicely appointed house.  As we approach the holidays, you might be paying extra attention to the exterior of your home in preparation for decorations, READ MORE >>

April Showers Bring…

We all know that April showers bring May flowers, but that same rain can wreak havoc on the exterior of your home or business. Protect your greatest investment with a simple coat of paint or stain. Signs that it’s time to paint or stain are flaking, fading, peeling and a texture that is rough to READ MORE >>

Spring Forward with Stephens Painting

With the Holidays firmly in our rear-view mirror, it’s almost time to Spring Ahead. We can look forward to lighter evenings as the Winter fades away. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead on Sunday March 13th. This is a great time of year to re-evaluate your the look and feel of your home. Worried about READ MORE >>

How to Hire the Best Painting Contractor

Compare Three or More Contractors You can hunt down painting contractors in three ways: the grapevine, local paint stores, and Internet review sites like Angie’s List and Yelp. Compare at least three contractors. Any estimates that sound too good to be true may be illegal.   Verify License and Insurance Some states, like California, require a contractor’s READ MORE >>