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2019 Paint Tips & Trends for Homeowners

Whether you’re planning on painting the interior or exterior of your home, adding a fresh coat of paint is one of the simplest ways to update your space. We’ve worked with paint experts to answer homeowner’s most frequent questions – ensuring that your summer paint projects go off without a hitch. Read More →

How to Make Commercial Painting a Success

Planning on painting the interior or exterior of your commercial building? Commercial painting doesn’t have to be a hassle when you plan ahead and hire professionals. Our painting contractors have experience working for a variety of industries, from dental practices to office spaces. Continue reading to learn how to make your next commercial painting project a success. Read More →

5 Ways Pressure Washing Improves Curb Appeal

Our team uses pressure washers to blast away dirt, mud, grime, dead leaves, and more from the exterior of your house. Many people take advantage of our pressure washing services to clean just about everything. Continue reading to learn about the 5 ways pressure washing improves the curb appeal of your home. Read More →

5 Tips for Painting Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is considered low maintenance because it doesn’t rot or peel. However, vinyl siding will fade after years of sun exposure. If your vinyl house siding looks faded, it may be time to visit your local paint store or call our painting contractors. Faded vinyl siding can make your house look neglected, which is why it’s important to keep up on maintenance. Read More →

3 Signs You Need Exterior Home Painting

Don’t put off scheduling exterior home painting. Even if the front of your house looks fine, you should still hire professional painters if the last paint job was more than 5 years ago. You wouldn’t wait for your roof to collapse before scheduling repairs. Likewise, you shouldn’t wait until your home becomes an eyesore before hiring painting contractors. Read More →

When Should I Start Wall Painting My New House

Congratulations! You’ve just moved into your new house and you’re ready to make it your own. While there are benefits to wall painting before and after you move in, only you will be able to determine the best time to call professional painters. We understand that moving into a new house is a big step, which is why we’re offering our advice to help you get started. Read More →

5 Reasons to Repaint Your Kitchen Cabinets

Do your kitchen cabinets look faded from years of use? You could save thousands of dollars by painting kitchen cabinets, as opposed to letting a remodeler pressure you into total replacement. Quality cabinets are built to last, which means you shouldn’t have to gut and replace cabinets for decades.Read More →

5 Signs You Should Repaint Your Walls

When is the right time to hire professional painters? The answer depends on the condition of your interior paint and whether you are ready to make a change to your wall color. Compared to other home improvement projects, interior home painting is less expensive and makes a bigger impact. Keep reading to learn the five signs it’s time for interior wall painting. Read More →

Should I Remove Old Wallpaper Before Hanging New Paper

Does ugly wallpaper keep you up at night? Patterned wallpaper installed by previous homeowners can make your home look dated, which is why many people decide to hang new paper that’s more in line with their personal tastes. Read More →

6 Steps to Paint Your Home's Exterior

Pick an inconspicuous corner in your room and peel back a little bit of wallpaper. If there aren’t too many layers underneath, wallpaper removal can be an easy DIY job. However, several layers of wallpaper could present challenges better handled by wallpaper stripping contractors. In this blog post, we will go through the steps for how to remove old wallpaper so you can remodel your home to your liking. Wallpaper stripping is hard work, but worth the effort in the end. Read More →

How To Remove old Wallpaper

Nothing makes your home look more neglected than a peeling coat of exterior paint. If you notice your exterior paint job is starting to fade or peel, you’ll need to hire exterior house painters or take on the task of painting your home yourself. In this blog post, we give you exterior house painting tips so you can feel confident painting your home’s exterior. If you don’t feel comfortable painting your house by yourself (or simply don’t have the time) you can always take advantage of exterior house painting services. Read More →

How To Choose Paint Colors For Commercial Building Exteriors

Did you know that prospective customers judge how well you run your business before they even set foot inside? Curb appeal can not only help you remain loyal to your brand, but help your commercial building stand out among others in the neighborhood. Often businesses have direct competitors on the same stretch of road, which is why it’s more important than ever to hire a commercial painting contractor and pick the right exterior building colors. Read More →

How Painting Exterior Trim Improves Curb Appeal

For most regions, you can expect your exterior paint job to last approximately five to seven years. However, wood house trim or siding starts to fade in three years. You can expect to repaint exterior house trim even sooner if it’s a dark color as it will absorb more sunlight and fade quicker. If you plan on selling your home in the near future or simply want to improve curb appeal, we recommend hiring a Grand Rapids residential painter to paint faded trim and siding. Read More →

5 Differences between Residential and Commercial Painting

If you have been researching the painting contractors in your area, you might be confused on why they advertise that they are capable of both residential and commercial painting. Aren’t the same steps involved for both types of projects? Not necessarily. The painting industry makes the distinction between residential and commercial for several reasons, some of which are listed below.

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5 Benefits of Power Washing Your House

Is the exterior siding of your home stained and mildewed? As a homeowner, it is your job to keep up with regular maintenance. However, many people forget that the exterior siding needs to be maintained just like the rest of their home. In this blog post, we will go over the benefits of having your home power washed. Keep in mind that pressure washers are extremely powerful, which is why it’s important you hire an Grand Rapids pressure washing contractor . Not using a pressure washer correctly could result in structural and water damage to your home’s siding. Read More →

Tips for Hiring a Painting Contractor

Whether you are looking to hire an residential or commercial painter to restore your home or business to its original beauty, there are several pitfalls you should be sure to avoid. Getting the right experienced painting contractor depends on you doing the proper research and asking the right questions before hiring. The reputable painting contractors at New Look Painting have provided a quick reference guide below for homeowners and business owners to learn more information on what you should look for in a qualified painter contractor. Read More →

How Residential Exterior Painting Increases Curb Appeal

Is your home’s exterior paint job starting to fade, chip, or peel? Curb appeal can be an important factor in improving your satisfaction with your home or making your home stand out from the competition in a competitive housing market. The first step in improving the curb appeal of your home is hiring an experienced residential exterior painter. Read More →

Choosing Paint Colors for Your Home's Exterior

Choosing the right exterior paint color for your home is important because exterior paint jobs usually last between five and seven years. For this reason, it’s important to pick a timeless paint color that you will be able to enjoy for the next several years. Painting the exterior of your home can be a big project, but it doesn’t have to be when you consult with a professional painting contractor. Read More →

Cabinet Painting

Interested in repainting kitchen cabinets? You’re in luck. Our Grand Rapids interior painters are dedicated to helping you renew the look of your kitchen with a fresh coat of cabinet paint. We use only the best paint for cabinets so you can enjoy vibrant long-lasting color. Read More →

9 Easy Home Improvements to Sell Your Home Fast

You’ve been trying to sell your home and you did everything you thought was expected of you. You connected with a real estate agent, had professional photos taken of your house, and opened your home to numerous strangers as they paraded around your halls on private tours and open houses. But after weeks of your home being listed, not a single reasonable offer has been made. Sound familiar? Read More →

If you are thinking about rejuvenating the look of your home or business, contact the Grand Rapids painters at New Look Painting for a free estimate or call us directly at 616.532.3300.