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CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston

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Your Professional Painters in Hanover since 1998

CertaPro Painters of the South Shore and Boston offers professional interior and exterior painting services to our neighbors in Hanover. In addition to interior and exterior painting services we offer home improvement services including carpentry, replacement of rotted wood, color consulting and drywall repair. Request a free estimate either by filling out the form online, or by calling us at 781-585-7246 or emailing [email protected]

Our thoughts on painting in Hanover:

Hanover’s early industry revolved around farming, small mills and shipbuilding, and you still see these rolling hills and small farms as you drive through the main streets and back roads of Hanover. Here are a few tips about painting your Hanover home:

Exterior painting of Hanover homes:

Hanover residents who live in antique homes often like to match their home’s original paint color. Even though your antique Hanover home might be faded, we can work with the Hanover Historical Society to determine your exterior original color and match that paint color exactly. Historic colors are our specialty as we’ve painted many antique and date-boarded homes throughout the South Shore and Hanover area.

Hanover is often affected by the  harsh New England winters and coastal storms on the South Shore. This kind of harsh weather tends to wear away at the paint coatings on Hanover homes. Because of this, we use special paints and stains to give Hanover houses extra protection from these severe elements. We also tell our Hanover customers to keep their gutters clean so that ice dams don’t develop to cause leaking and interior damage. Our painters are happy to clean your gutters when they’re painting your exterior – just let us know if this is something you’d like us to do.

Many Hanover homes are constructed at least partially with wood and we have carpenters on staff to help replace rotted wood before we paint. We’re a one-stop shop so you don’t have to hire a separate carpenter before you paint. Our carpenters can do minor and major carpentry repairs from replacing a few shingles to replacing your entire exterior trim with PVC (like Azek). If you are painting yourself, you should never paint over rotted wood. Here’s a guide to rotted wood we wrote to help Hanover homeowners understand what to do if they see rotted wood on their Hanover homes (hint: call us!).

Cedar shingles are very popular in Hanover because they offer a classic New England look while being extremely durable. Many of our Hanover customers prefer their shingles to gray and weather over time and other customers ask us to apply a semi-solid or solid stain over them.

What’s that black stuff on my shingles? The black spotting on or underneath your shingles is likely growth from mold and mildew. We power wash using a mold-killing detergent, but since mold is relentless and tends to grow back in damp environments, it’s important to allow as much sunlight to hit your shingles everyday. This might also mean you should trim your trees to prevent lots of shade on the shingled sides of your Hanover home.

Decks of all wood types need to be maintained every 1-2 years. Take a look at our guide maintaining your decks and porches.

Because of Hanover’s proximity to the coast, we recommend our Hanover customers paint their homes approximately every 5-7 years. We often apply a maintenance coat of paint every 3 years, in between major paint jobs, to help protect and beautify your home.

Good preparation – the key to a great paint job on your Hanover home

We start with great surface preparation when we paint your Hanover home. This way the final paint coats stand up better to the New England winters and hot summers in Hanover.

Which exterior paint is best for my Hanover home?

The type of paint you choose makes a difference to the final outcome, especially because Hanover is near the coast and endures hot summers and harsh windy winters. For trim paint, we often recommend Sherwin Williams Resilience and Benjamin Moore Arborcoat solid stain for Hanover exteriors.

Maintaining your Hanover deck and porch

Most Hanover homes have decks and porches that need maintenance. Because your deck and porch floorboards hold puddled water, may be in direct sun and are walked on constantly, your horizontal floors need to be maintained more often than your home does. This means maintaining your wood deck floors every two years to keep them protected and beautiful.

Pre-1978 homes in Hanover may contain lead paint

If your Hanover house was built before 1978, you may have lead paint on and inside your home. Because we’re lead-safe renovators we understand how to prepare your home safely before and during the painting process.

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Interior painting to Hanover homes:

Older Hanover homes usually have nicely separated first floor rooms which allow for a variety of colors. Our color consultant is trained to work with your taste and current furnishings to give you more confidence in choosing your final colors – and she’ll never push you into something that isn’t 100% “you.”

Open-floor plan home are also very popular in Hanover. Painting a first floor with an open floor plan presents the issue of determining where one color begins and another ends. Our designer on staff works with  customers to help ensure that your open floor plan doesn’t have competing colors that make the space seem choppy. Most times for open floor plans our designer suggests choosing choose one color in a few different tones, to keep the space flowing while making sure each room is clearly defined.

Our color consultant is happy to work with your children and teens to choose a wall color that works for you both. We paint for lots of South Shore families with 12-year olds who are ready to give up the wall colors they’ve had since they were infants. We also understand the balance we need to strike between choosing a color that pleases the teen or tween, and one that blends nicely with the rest of your home.

Many Hanover Clients like us to paint their kitchen cabinets to modernize their kitchens without the cost of a full kitchen remodeling job.  This is a great way to make a huge impact in your kitchen without a complete remodel and is one of the projects our Clients tell us brings the most difference in the look of their home.

If you have any questions about painting or carpentry on your Hanover home, just email [email protected]. We’re here to help you, even if you’re doing the project yourself and just want some professional pointers.

They were just so polite and so accomodating. I just can't say enough. They were timely and returned phone calls. Everyone had a job to do: Angelo, Wendy, and John. Kyle and Joe were the painters. I can't say how remarkable this was. It was done perfectly.

- Lorraine C. | South Weymouth, MA

Lorraine C. | South Weymouth, MA

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Painting Services in Hanover, MA

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

Check out our Brick Painting and Staining

Brick Painting and Staining

We can paint or stain your exterior or interior brick surfaces. The decision to paint your brick is not easily reversible, so we'll help you understand the process of painting over brick. In the end, we've found painting brick makes homes look & feel less "industrial" and more, well, like a home.

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Check out our Color Consultation (Complimentary!)

Color Consultation (Complimentary!)

Our designer Kate will work with you to choose wall colors that coordinate with your current furnishings and exterior colors that make your home stand out from your neighbor's. Color consulting is a complimentary service to all of our customers.

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Check out our Interior Carpentry and Molding Installation Services

Interior Carpentry and Molding Installation Services

We install crown and dental moldings, wainscot, and other decorative interior moldings to give your home a polished look. We can even install "picture framing" beneath a chair rail to give the look of expensive molding at a fraction of the cost.

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Check out our Deck & Fence Painting and Staining

Deck & Fence Painting and Staining

We offer a variety of interior and exterior home painting and staining services for your deck, porch and fence. Mahogany decks found in our area are our specialty and need specific products to stay beautiful and protected from the South Shore and Boston climate.

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Check out our Drywall, plaster, and horsehair plaster repair

Drywall, plaster, and horsehair plaster repair

We can prepare and repair your drywall, plaster, and horsehair plaster walls before painting them. Whether your walls have water damage or if they have holes and dents that need patching and sanding, we'll create a smooth surface on which to apply paint.

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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 Epoxy Finishes to your concrete floor

Epoxy Finishes to your concrete floor

Epoxy coatings help your garage, and basement floors seem polished and more “finished.” By locking in the concrete dust that gets kicked up when people drive or walk on concrete, these coatings can keep the rest of your home cleaner as well.

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Check out our Exterior House Painting and Staining

Exterior House Painting and Staining

We paint & stain homes of all kinds - wood, stucco, brick, and aluminum or vinyl siding. We have years of experience in the Boston climate and will specify the paint or stain formula that's right for your home's body, trim, shutters, windows & doors.

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Check out our Interior Painting

Interior Painting

Our interior painters can paint your interior walls, baseball, trim, and doors, and moldings. Our interior color consultant can come to your home to help you choose colors that you love, that work with your current furnishings.

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Check out our Kitchen Cabinet Painting

Kitchen Cabinet Painting

Painting outdated kitchen cabinets makes your home instantly more modern, and tends to provide a huge "boost" to the feel of your entire home. Our complimentary designer helps sample cabinet colors that look great with your current kitchen counters.

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Check out our Popcorn Ceiling Removal

Popcorn Ceiling Removal

While popcorn ceilings had their time on top trends lists, they are rarely seen in modern homes. Removing a popcorn ceiling yourself can be extremely difficult. The crew at CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Bostonis trained to remove popcorn ceilings in an effective way that will leave your ceilings feeling fresh. Because popcorn ceilings trap dirt and dust, this is a popular project for allergy sufferers!

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Check out our Power Washing

Power Washing

Power washing is an important first step in painting the exterior of your home's surface. CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston can power wash your home to remove mold, mildew, oil, salt, and old paint so your new paint or stain lasts longer in our harsh New England climate.

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Check out our Shingle Maintenance and Staining

Shingle Maintenance and Staining

Cedar shingles are a staple of area homes and require occasional power washing & staining to keep them beautiful & protected. We also specialize in staining both cedar shingles so they reach that fantastic "Nantucket Gray" color.

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Check out our Stucco Repairs and Painting

Stucco Repairs and Painting

It’s important to maintain the stucco or EIFS (also known as synthetic stucco) that covers your home. CertaPro Painters is knowledgeable in both repairs and painting related to stucco and EIFS, and will educate you in determining the best approach to repairing and painting your stucco home.

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Check out our Carpentry & Wood Repair

Carpentry & Wood Repair

With so much wood on our exteriors, 60% of our painting projects start with wood repair. No need to coordinate an outside carpenter to repair rotted wood, clapboards, trim, deck boards, & replace shingles. We can also add polish to your interior with wainscot, dental & crown molding, baseboard & door casings.

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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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We've used CertaPro 3 times now and that's because they deliver a nice painting job every time.

- Sally and Keith F. | Hanover, MA

Sally and Keith F. | Hanover, 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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