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Professional Painters in Cohasset, MA

CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston offers professional interior and exterior painting services to the Cohasset, MA service area. In addition to interior and exterior painting services we offer several home improvement services including Carpentry Services, Stucco Repairs and Painting, Painting and Staining, and Drywall Repair. If you’re interested in our services, the first step is to request a free estimate either by filling out the form online, or by calling us at 781-585-7246.

Painting your Cohasset home’s exterior:

The houses in Cohasset span a wide range of architectural styles – we’ve helped to maintain all of them. We’ve painted some of the earliest surviving Cohasset residences built in the 18th century, Italian Renaissance styled villas and ornate Victorian homes dating to the 19th century, many Cape-style houses constructed after WWII, and more contemporary homes as well. Each of these has its own particularities and we’re well-versed in all of them.

There are many homes in Cohasset that boast beautiful and expansive ocean views along the rocky coast. With these views comes exposure to harsh salt air and wind-driven rains, which will wear down exterior coatings faster than inland homes. We use paints and stains specially formulated to better hold up to these conditions and provide a more lasting paint project in Cohasset.

While most Cohasset exteriors are constructed with wood, we also have experience with stucco homes, modern composite siding materials such as James Hardie or Boral, and the less common aluminum or vinyl substrates. No matter what the exterior of your Cohasset home is made from, we have the experience and knowledge needed to coat it properly.

“All-white” homes are fairly common in Cohasset, but a number of our clients, even in older homes, are opting for subtle grays and other shades for their home’s exterior. Historic colors are our specialty as we’ve painted many antique and date-boarded homes throughout the South Shore and Boston area. We can also work with the Cohasset Historical Society to try to find an original color for your historic home, or our color consultant can help you to choose a new shade to change it up (it’s a complimentary service to all our clients).

Weathered and gray cedar shingles are a traditional Cohasset look, but many of our clients opt to have them coated with a semi-solid or solid stain for a more uniform look and to give more protection to the cedar siding from Cohasset’s salt-air.

Exterior colors in Cohasset are generally historic in nature. We have developed a nice relationship with the Cohasset Historical Society to help you choose colors that are historically accurate, even if your home is newer.

Mahogany decks are typical to many Cohasset homes. To keep them looking their best and to protect them, decks should be coated every 1-2 years. We usually suggest a translucent oil stain for the richest possible finish. You can read our guide to maintaining decks and porches for more information

Painting your Cohasset interior:

Choosing interior colors can be a daunting task. Our color consultant provides a free consultation to all painting clients as part of our projects. They’ll schedule an in-home visit to best choose the right colors for your style and furnishings.

Small store paint chips are not large enough to help you decide on a color. We can order you (free!) 8” x 8” color samples from Benjamin Moore or Sherwin Williams. Just email us at pnejame@certapro.com with the colors you’re thinking of and we’re happy to mail them to you for free – even if you’re doing the project yourself. We always suggest larger samples of actual paint in the rooms, in the sheen and color that you’ll be using. It’s best to do this yourself in advance of the painting project, so you’ll have time to see the colors in different lighting and make sure it’s just right. We can also brush on large paint samples on the first day of work before painting the whole house. It makes a lot of sense to spend time getting the color right upfront.

Older and antique homes in Cohasset tend to have interior rooms that are nicely delineated. This means that while you still need to choose a harmonious color palette for the whole home, the nicely walled off rooms allow you to be bolder than you would in a home with an open floor plan. If you do have an open floor plan, it’s important to make sure you choose colors that work together. Our free color consultant can help you decide on colors that work together to keep the “flow” of the open floor plan without looking “choppy.” It’s worth spending the time upfront with her to get the colors “just right.”

Many of our clients in Cohasset are opting to paint their kitchen cabinets rather than the expense of a full kitchen remodel. We use a particular process and product to deliver a sprayed finish for your kitchen cabinets.

There is a lot of wallpapered rooms in Cohasset, but over time it might have faded or lost its style. Sometimes this wallpaper is hung on water-damaged horsehair plaster walls. We have lots of experience removing wallpaper from all wall types, and repairing the underlying wall.

How much will it cost to paint my Cohasset home?

We’ve got a guide to our pricing here. The best way to find out how much it will cost to paint your Cohasset home is to schedule a free quote and have us give you a firm price.

If you have any questions about painting or carpentry on your Cohasset home, just email Pnejame@certapro.com. We’re here to help you, even if you’re doing the project yourself and just want some professional pointers.

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Cohasset Carpentry & Wood Repairs

Because most Cohasset homes are made of wood, about 60% of Cohasset homes need some kind of wood repair before we paint.

Some customers need trim and clapboards replaced, others need a whole side of their home re-shingled. To make this easy for our Cohasset customers, we have carpenters on staff who can repair the wood before we start painting.

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Excellent work and finished on schedule

- Charles and Beverly C. | Marshfield, MA

Charles and Beverly C. | Marshfield, MA

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Cohasset decks and porches

After the cruel coastal winters, Cohasset residents rely on their decks and porches to relax during the breezy summers. Maintaining the floorboards of your deck or porch must be done every two years to protect the boards from the hot sun and rain and keep them looking beautiful.

Not sure if your Cohasset exterior needs painting?

It’s often not obvious if your exterior needs to be painted. Lots of Cohasset homes may look okay to the eye, but aren’t necessarily protected from our New England winters and the salt air. Lots of people don’t remember the last time they painted their exterior or they bought the home and forgot to ask the previous owners when they last painted the outside of the house. Of course we are happy to give you an honest opinion – we’ve been known to tell the Client they have a few more years of life in their paint job! Take this 30-second quiz to find out if your Cohasset home has any of the signs that needs a coat of paint.

Is the paint included in the quote?

All costs are included in the quote we give you for your Cohasset home. We get the best pricing on the South Shore for Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams paint, so we pass that on to our customers. We are also happy to paint whatever brand you prefer or we can match any paint color to Benjamin Moore or Sherwin Williams which have paint formulas that are well suited for the Cohasset climate of salt water, coastal wind and the hot summer sun.

Lead paint on Cohasset homes

Many Cohasset homes were built before 1978, and may contain lead paint. Our staff and painters are EPA RRP certified to safely prepare and paint your older home.

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Painting Services in Cohasset, MA

See below for our full list of services offered in Cohasset. Click any of the services below for more information.

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Color Consultation

Not sure which shade to choose? Struggling to differentiate matte, satin and gloss? We’ll help you navigate the sea of options to find a color that matches your home’s interior aesthetic and stands up to your family’s daily routine. We also offer color consulting for your exterior, and have worked with our paint vendors on a South Shore Historic Palette of colors that is exclusive to us. This means if you want to blend into Hingham's, Duxbury's, or any other town's historic district, we have the colors to make this happen.

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Check out our Concrete Staining and Epoxy Finish

Concrete Staining and Epoxy Finish

Applying a stain to an interior or exterior concrete floor can add unique dimension to any space. You can enhance the durability of your concrete with an epoxy floor coating. The CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston team is trained in applying concrete stains and epoxy floor coatings.

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Carpentry Services

Since your home is exposed to salt air and New England winters, we have carpenters on staff to replace the rotting wood, window sills, shingles and clapboards that inevitably occurs in homes on the South Shore. The CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston team can also install decorative borders inside your home including crown molding, baseboards, door casings, and wainscoting.

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Check out our Deck & Fence Painting and Staining

Deck & Fence Painting and Staining

At CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston we offer a variety of interior and exterior home painting and staining services, including your home’s deck and fencing. Regardless of the room inside your home that needs an update or the area of your home’s exterior that needs protection from Mother Nature, our team works with you to determine the best plan of action for your home.

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Check out our Drywall Repair

Drywall Repair

Whether your home has water damage that requires drywall repair or your walls have medium-to-large holes that need patching, the CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston crew will patch, sand and prime, to create a flawless surface to paint on.

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Check out our EPA Lead Certified

EPA Lead Certified

At CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston we are EPA Lead Certified. This means that if we are performing a renovation, repair or painting project that disturbs lead-based paint in your home, we use certified renovators who are trained by EPA-approved training providers and follow lead-safe work practices.

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Check out our Power Washing

Power Washing

Power washing is a vital step in painting the exterior of your home. CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston uses the process to remove mold, oil and old paint so new paint absorbs into your surface better.

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Check out our Stucco Repairs and Painting

Stucco Repairs and Painting

As with any other home exterior, it’s important to maintain the stucco or EIFS (also known as synthetic stucco) covering your home. The CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston team is very knowledgeable in both repairs and painting related to these two materials and will work alongside you to determine what services your home needs.

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Check out our Carpentry & Wood Repair

Carpentry & Wood Repair

Because there is so much wood on South Shore and Boston area exteriors, almost 60% of our painting projects start with some sort of wood repair before we paint. Our busy customers appreciate that we can do the whole painting job for them, without having to coordinate an outside carpenter to repair rotted wood, clapboards, trim, deck and porch boards and replace shingles for them.

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Check out our Vinyl and Aluminum Siding Painting

Vinyl and Aluminum Siding Painting

CertaPro Painters’ painting teams use products designed to adhere to aluminum and vinyl. Since the surface of aluminum and vinyl is more stable than wood, the paint finish holds up well when painted. This is a great and cost-effective option if your vinyl or aluminium siding is chalking or faded.

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- Steve and Hazel M. | Plymouth, MA

Steve and Hazel M. | Plymouth, MA

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CertaPro Painters® – Trusted & Referred Painting Contractors

Finding the best contractor among all local painting contractors saves you valuable time and money in the long run. Choosing from all the local painting companies may seem a little daunting at first. If so, evaluate them all based on the below key points.

Keep Three Things in Mind When Choosing From Various Painting Contractors

  • Company Reputation: How are previous customers describing their experience with the painting company?
  • Written Proposal: Is their proposal detailed and in writing? Or does it seem like an informal estimate?
  • Professionalism: What is your first impression of the sales representative / estimator? Also, were all of your questions or concerns addressed? And are you confident with their answers to your questions?

Three Reasons CertaPro Painters® became the BEST Local Painting Contractor

  • Company Reputation: CertaPro Painters is your most trusted and referred local painter. Since you are already here, read our reviews.
  • Written Proposal: CertaPro Painters provides detailed, customized written proposals at the time of your appointment, while also backing our work with a  written warranty.
  • Professionalism: CertaPro Painters is the brand of Certainty. We deliver what we promise, on time and on budget.

Keep these things in mind as you talk with various contractors. You will quickly learn CertaPro Painters is the best contractor for your painting project, by far.

Hiring the best painting contractor makes all the difference. As a result you’ll get beautiful finishes and a smooth, positive customer experience.

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