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Professional Painters in Hanover, MA

CertaPro Painters® of the South Shore and Boston offers professional interior and exterior painting services to the Hanover, MA service area. In addition to interior and exterior painting services we offer several home improvement services including Concrete Staining and Epoxy Finish, Painting and Staining, Carpentry Services, 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 Projects 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 Boston area.

Hanover has been affected by the recent 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 and cause leaking and 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. This way, 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 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 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 floorboards hold puddled water and may be in direct sun, your horizontal floors need to be maintained more often than your home does. This means maintaining your 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 we paint.

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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 “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. We have a designer on staff that works with our 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.

We are also able to remove wallpaper from your Hanover home before we paint.

If you have any questions about painting or carpentry on your Hanover 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.

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 Color Consultation

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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Check out our Carpentry Services

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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Quality & pride in workmanship Very neat and attention to details.

- George R. | Weymouth, MA

George R. | Weymouth, 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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