Painting

Interior Painting by WORKS: Always Alert to the Details

By | 2017-12-27T18:21:42-04:00 January 24th, 2016|Painting, Uncategorized|

You’ve often heard from me that preparation is the most important part of a job. The second most important part is paying attention to the details. Once the flooring was installed, we prepared for the interior painting with the following steps...

Quality, Prefessional Exterior Painting for 50-Year-Old Home

By | 2017-12-04T21:51:31-04:00 July 19th, 2015|Painting|

Quality exterior painting is more than cosmetic. When the WORKS team is called in to paint a home, we look for the underlying issues that have caused the cosmetic problems. We believe that a professional painting contractor should find and resolve...

Home Improvements that Boost Your Mood

By | 2017-12-04T16:13:13-04:00 June 21st, 2015|Painting, Remodel, Renovations|

Now that we have a breathing space before winter shuts us inside again, let’s take a look at some home improvements that will lighten next winter’s doldrums or cabin fever, even better than a trip to southern climes. In fact, with the right home...

Bring Nature’s Colors Into Your Home This Spirng

By | 2017-12-04T13:22:58-04:00 April 5th, 2015|Contractor, Painting|

Okay, confession time: one reason I enjoy being a construction contractor is that you don’t have to pick out matching clothes for work; you wear what’s comfortable and practical for tearing down walls and building rooms that people enjoy. But as a painting...

Murals and Faux Painting: Continuing a New England Tradition

By | 2017-12-04T08:51:49-04:00 February 22nd, 2015|Painting|

I’ve always admired Rufus Porter who painted murals in more than 160 homes and inns throughout New England from 1825 to1845, using a combination of freehand painting and stenciling. Porter is a true Bostonian, eventually settling in Roxbury...

Fear of Color: 5 Ways to Add Color to Your Home

By | 2017-12-03T13:03:40-04:00 December 28th, 2014|Painting|

With all the reality home renovation and house hunting shows on TV, those of us who live in the real reality begin to think that the only appropriate colors for rooms are white, tan and (maybe) very light yellow—neutral colors. According to data collected by...