Residential Painting

Interior Painting & Refinishing Project: Woodbury MN

Interior Painting & Refinishing Project: Woodbury MN

Tis the season for home remodeling! Just look at this work we did on this total home project in Woodbury, MN. The client wanted to stain the existing oak in the home a dark walnut color. We also repainted all of the walls and enameled the kitchen cabinets.

Should I Paint Over or Remove Wallpaper?

Should I Paint Over or Remove Wallpaper?

For many homeowners, this is still a debate. On the one hand there are many homes from decades ago that are just getting updates, so they are covered in wallpaper galore. For newer homes, the trend has re-emerged with new fashion and Top Interior Designers are finding new ways to bring warmth and luxury to spaces with invigorate wallpaper designs.

Why Winter Is A Good Time To Paint Your Home

Why Winter Is A Good Time To Paint Your Home

When we think of painting our home, we generally dream of warm weather, cold brews and semi-productive weekend days. But that’s really reserved for your home’s exterior. You don’t want to paint your home’s exterior in the winter. There are people who ask… and people who do. There are even winter-grade paints that can withstand brutality down the 35 degrees, but it really begs the question “why”.

Should I Paint My Wooden Fence?

Should I Paint My Wooden Fence?

That is the question that many homeowners and business owners ask themselves. A wood fence is a wonderful option for security and privacy, but it’s also a major investment. Once you commit to a wood fence, you’ll want to keep the wood protected. It must be either sealed, stained or painted over time to keep it looking brand new.

Paint Your Cabinets. Refresh Your Kitchen.

Paint Your Cabinets. Refresh Your Kitchen.

Upon entering the kitchen your eye is drawn to one of the most impactful features in that room -your cabinets. In most kitchens, the cabinets are the largest surface and their style or color dictates the entire feel and direction of the room.

How To Make Small Rooms Look Bigger With Paint

How To Make Small Rooms Look Bigger With Paint

Does your home have small rooms or exist from a building period before the "open concept"? Are you tired of the small rooms in your home? When you don't have the physical space to extend your home, there may be another option for creating the illusion of space. You can do this with paint.

Tips For Painting Your Home In The Summer

Tips For Painting Your Home In The Summer

You've decided your home needs fresh curb appeal but its the dead middle of the summer heat. There's no reason you can't paint your home in the summer, but there are some tips and advice you probably want to follow. 

How To Paint with Black

How To Paint with Black

Black has become a pretty popular paint choice among younger generations, who are consuming homes and rental spaces at unprecedented rates. If you think that the color black may bring some change to your home but are struggling with the design of it or simply scared to jump in - give Elite Finisher a call.

Painting Your Home Office for Purpose

Painting Your Home Office for Purpose

If you work from home, you need to ensure that the office is conducive to the work that you do. Whether your office is a personal space inside your home or a place that clients can walk into, it needs to be organized and well-designed to make sure you reach your work potential. 

How To Use Paint To Compliment Your Home's Style

How To Use Paint To Compliment Your Home's Style

Your home should really showcase one cohesive style. This style is something that should permeate through the architecture, furniture, flooring, cabinets, fixtures — and most definitely your home’s paint. The paint, however, is often the most challenging part for a lot of people. Where do you start?

How To Clean Paint Spills From Carpet

How To Clean Paint Spills From Carpet

Every home remodeling or decorating project comes with a risk of damage or a mess (or both). Spilling paint on your floors, specifically on your expensive carpeting can be a home owner's nightmare. 

Paint Your Bedroom For Relaxation

Paint Your Bedroom For Relaxation

Color can have an emotional influence on people. If one is really serious about getting restful sleep, you'll want to take extra care to choose color schemes that can calm down an active brain. 

Avoid Common Building Painting Mistakes

Avoid Common Building Painting Mistakes

Exterior house painting is a wonderful way to maintain, enhance and beautify the wood siding on your home. But it is very important to do things correctly. By making exterior painting mistakes on your home, you'll likely suffer some financial consequences.

How To Paint Shiplap In Your Home

How To Paint Shiplap In Your Home

No big surprise here - shiplap is IN STYLE. Everyone seems to be incorporating shiplap style paneling into their re-dos these days. Amongst other reasons, it’s budget-friendly, relatively easy to apply, and gives the wall an authentic-looking throwback to centuries ago look. Read the article to some DIY tips on painting your shiplap walls.

The Best Time of Year To Paint My Home's Exterior

The Best Time of Year To Paint My Home's Exterior

At Elite Finisher, we realize that many homeowners ask the question "what time of year is best to paint my home"? Spring can be rainy, summer can be humid, fall is nice and cool... Late spring and summer are classic exterior painting months. With precipitation low and temperatures warm, paint cures at the proper rate. During the fall, the high and lows are less than other seasons, so it's an excellent time to get to work. 

Should I Re-Paint My Home After A Hail Storm?

Should I Re-Paint My Home After A Hail Storm?

Make sure you have the right facts when seeking repairs to your home after a hailstorm. Hail damage can be extremely destructive to your exterior paint job and cause stress and hassle as you seek to repair the damage.

Sherwin Williams 2017 Color of the Year - "Poised Taupe"

Sherwin Williams 2017 Color of the Year - "Poised Taupe"

 CLEVELAND (AUGUST 29, 2016) — Sherwin-Williams announces Poised Taupe (SW 6039) as the 2017 Color of the Year. A modern take on a timeless classic, Poised Taupe signals a new direction in society’s ever-growing thirst for beautiful neutrals that bring warm and cool tones together to create one irresistibly versatile color.

Interior House Painting Tips for The Perfect Paint Job

Interior House Painting Tips for The Perfect Paint Job

Here are some tips to make your home painting projects go smoother and faster while giving you a professional-looking finish that your friends and family will be astounded with. We'll also teach you how to cut your cleanup time in half and extend the life of your paint brushes.

The Best Paint Colors to Sell Your Home

The Best Paint Colors to Sell Your Home

Have you ever sold a home? Did the realtor insist you eliminate personal items or paint rooms in certain colors in order to not distract potential buyers? Well, over 90% of all real estate agents out there recommend a fresh coat of paint for their client's homes.

How To Select the Right Paint and Perfect Color for Your Home.

How To Select the Right Paint and Perfect Color for Your Home.

Painting is a quick and effective way to give an old room a breath of fresh air or to make your house more sellable if you are putting it on the market. Find some answers to the most common questions about painting your home.