18 November 2022

Updated Tuesday, December 6: When can CertaPro Painters start my painting?

Our current interior painting wait times are less than a week! Painting projects are scheduled in the order in which we receive a signed proposal and deposit payment.   As of 12/6/22: INTERIOR painting projects can start in 4 business days: We can start about four days after receiving your deposit, colors, and signed proposal.Read the full article

11 November 2022

Our index of all of our articles, tips and advice.

Residential Articles   (IMPORTANT:  SCROLL DOWN FOR COMMERCIAL PAINTING ARTICLES) First things first:   Click here for our current wait times to start your project Click here to schedule a quote using our online calendar – we likely have appointments available within one business day! Calcimine paint – the likely reason your plaster ceiling keepsRead the full article

14 October 2022

Lifts reduce the cost of commercial painting projects

Commercial painting is all about efficiency. The faster a commercial painter can paint a project, the lower the price for the client. Painting a project more efficiently depends on how the commercial painter paints large projects without constantly setting up and taking down ladders. Time spent setting up and moving ladders is massive on commercialRead the full article

13 October 2022

Choosing the perfect nursery color – tips you haven’t read before.

In the weeks before your baby is born, you’ll likely spend time deciding what color to paint the baby’s nursery. This article covers everything you need to know about finding the best paint color for your baby’s nursery. We will explain why it’s important to get the lighting right when picking a color scheme andRead the full article

11 October 2022

How to sample paint colors on your interior walls.

You’ve heard it repeatedly:  Try out the paint color before you buy enough for the whole project. But, once you have paint colors you like, what’s the best way to sample them?  This article will explain how to sample paint colors so the color you think you’re getting is the color you actually get. Let’sRead the full article

20 September 2022

Anti-graffiti paint: Wash away graffiti with plain tap water.

CertaPro Painters can help you solve your graffiti problems by applying an anti-graffiti paint coating to your graffiti-prone areas. What is anti-graffiti paint and how is it used in the Boston-area? Anti-graffiti paint creates a non-stick surface when it dries. Once painted, graffiti from spray paint and permanent markers won’t stick to the Anti-Graffiti paint.Read the full article

18 September 2022

Fall maintenance checklist for your South Shore, Plymouth & Boston-area home.

1. Clean your gutters Clean gutters that are not blocked by leaves, pine needles, and debris are less likely to cause ice dams in the wintertime. Consider getting a “gutter helmet” to help prevent future debris from clogging up your gutters.     2. Turn off and drain all outside water sources This includes outdoorRead the full article

Painting Corrugated Metal Panels in the Boston area and surrounding towns.

Corrugated steel is a widespread option for decks, roofs, and siding in commercial, agricultural, and sometimes homes in the Boston area. Corrugated Metal or cladding resists rusting, making it mostly weather-proof. This means it’s resistant to rot and mold and won’t fall apart prematurely or get destroyed by insects. Around Massachusetts, the primary uses of corrugatedRead the full article

09 September 2022

Crown molding – A classic Boston touch.

Crown molding and other fancy wood trim are prevailing architectural elements in many South Shore, Plymouth, and Boston homes. Crown molding finishes the room while creating the look of higher ceilings. When to paint crown molding: If your crown molding is in good shape, and it often is because it sits high on the wall,Read the full article

04 September 2022

“How do I paint my second home when I don’t live in the Boston area?”

Many folks have second homes on the South Shore and Plymouth, Dartmouth, Westport, and Marion areas. Here are the services we offer our out-of-town customers who’d like to have their houses painted but can’t be on-site while the work is happening. We can quote your exterior painting or carpentry project even if you are notRead the full article