1. Exterior Painting 102

    Now that you’ve prepared your house & landscape for painting it’s time to prime. A popular rule of thumb has always been to apply a coat of primer, sand, then apply your color coats. This is a good rule to follow however some newer paints have combined primer and paint into one product, to potentially cut down on the number of coats you will have to apply. Although this newer paint is more…Read More

  2. Exterior Painting 101

    Whether you’re trying  to sell your home or make it more appealing on the outside, exterior painting can come in handy. When deciding to paint the exterior of your home, plan ahead. Unlike interior painting, understanding mother nature & the proper time of year to paint is key. It’s best to select a dry time of year when there is little rain and especially a lower humidity level. Otherwis…Read More

  3. Painting Wood in South Jersey

    Not only can you master painting & sprucing up the walls in your home, but you can also learn to be a pro at painting wood. With any job containing wood, you’re going to want to smooth the surface first. Sand the unpainted wood with grit paper that has a number of 150 or higher. If you want to tackle light sanding, use a 120 grit sandpaper. The higher the grit sandpaper, the smoother the woo…Read More

  4. So You Think You Can Paint

    Learn How the Professional Marlton Painters are doing it So you’ve prepared for your paint job by purchasing the best equipment possible, but are you prepared to use it, and get the best finish possible?  We are here to share the best techniques to make your paint job look like it was done by a pro. The first step in any paint job begins with loading paint onto the brush. You can either retriev…Read More

  5. Painting Prep 102

    We’ve gone over paint brushes and how the quality and make of a brush impacts the paint job,  but there are other kinds of equipment that can be used to get the job done. First we’ll cover Paint Rollers. Rollers can expedite a paint job & are easier to use than paintbrushes, especially when painting walls, ceilings, and other large, flat areas. They are also excellent for use on tough ext…Read More

  6. Painting Prep 101

    From choosing the best paints to use, to choosing an appropriate finish, to being aware of VOCs in paint, we’ve made it our mission to educate you on paint and making your home not only a stunning one but a healthy one too. You can’t utilize all of this knowledge without the proper equipment and preparation. When painting you’ll need to apply paint and coatings with high-quality application …Read More

  7. Paint Doesn’t Have to Go to Waste

    What happens when the paint job is over and you didn’t use every drop of paint like you had hoped? Leftover paint can be hazardous, as it contains materials that can leak into the ground, cause physical injury to sanitation workers, or contaminate septic tanks. We’re here to teach you how to properly dispose of paint or re-use it for a touch-up. Did you know that latex paint can last up to 10 …Read More

  8. Finish First

    The Painting Products that best fit you Paint and natural wood finishes are an effective way to protect and decorate surfaces. From flat to gloss, both latex and oil/alkyd paints offer a full range of finishes. The sheen you desire & choose is based on the final look and durability you want to achieve. Make your paint last by utilizing a finish that works. Adding a finish to any paint job not…Read More

  9. Why High Quality Painting

    Paint More & Spend Less How do you transform your home yet save money? Repairs & Paints has the answer. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get quality paint and a quality finish. Per-gallon paint prices range from less than $15 to more than $35 and up.   When purchasing paints for your home consider the type of paint -- alkyd oil paint or water-based latex. Alkyd oil-based paints…Read More

  10. Paints to Avoid

    Your health is a key consideration when choosing an interior paint for your home. Allowable levels of VOCs, or volatile organic compounds, for paints and products such as aerosol air fresheners, carpets, and furniture have been toughened because VOCs contribute to ozone and smog formation and are linked to respiratory illnesses and memory impairment. Many people may not have heard of low-VOC paint…Read More