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Professional Painters in Hingham, MA

Hingham is one of the South Shore’s most historic towns, and we have the skills and knowledge to help maintain your Hingham home, whether it was built in 1717 or 2017. We’ve painted everything from Hingham antique colonials on Main Street to contemporary houses on Crow Point, and also have done work for Clients who live in Hingham condominiums and work for Hingham businesses. Since so much of our work is done in Hingham, we feel it’s important to give back to the community. To this end have donated the Hingham High School yard signs to each Hingham graduating high school class since 2016. We also sponsor and clean the highway at Exit 14 on Route 3 heading toward Hingham.

Historic homes in Hingham

We’ve painted quite a few historic houses in Hingham, Cohasset, Scituate and Duxbury and have experience working with the Hingham Historical Society to provide historically accurate color advice to our Clients. We also offer a free, in-home color consultation with our staff designer to help our Hingham customers in both old and new homes, choose colors that will look fantastic inside their historic town, while also standing out amongst their neighbors. Our color consultant can help with both interior and exterior colors.

Suggestions for Hingham homes that need painting:

Salt air and stormy Hingham winters: Since Hingham is a coastal town, salt air and coastal storms present winds and storms that seems to be getting worse every year. We suggest using paints and stains that are specifically designed to help combat the winter damage to your Hingham home’s exterior. We also suggest adding a coat of paint to help protect your home’s exterior every 3-5 years – we call this a “maintenance coat,” and it is a common service we perform in Hingham and other South Shore coastal towns to protect your investment.

Cedar Shingles – a distinctive “look” in Hingham and Boston-Area towns: Cedar shingles are so popular because they offer endurance along with time-honored New England feel. In Hingham, most homes contain shingles often on at least one or more sides of their exterior. Many Hingham residents like to let their shingles weather or grey over time – this is a classic look that gets better with age. Some customers prefer we coat their shingles with a stain that prevents the greying – it’s up to you!

But…shingles can grow mold! Yes, your cedar shingles can be a habitat for plant growth (“plant growth” is our euphemism for “mold and mildew!”). We recommend power-washing cedar shingles with a mold-killing solvent. If your shingles face a shady side of your home, the mildew will certainly grow back again. As a precaution, we recommend trimming shady areas so that there is some sunshine that can help dry your shingles and slow down the plant growth.

Rotted trim, shingles and clapboards are common on Hingham homes. Wood failure is common on Hingham exteriors due to the storms, wind and the salt-air. Our carpenters repair rotting wood on about 60% of the Hingham homes we paint, so this is a very common issue In Hingham that we can handle before we start painting. It is important if you are painting your home yourself that you never paint over rotted wood. Not only will the paint not adhere, but the wood rot will get much worse very quickly.

PVC vs. Wood replacement boards – We have carpenters on staff to replace rotted wood on your Hingham home before we paint. We often replace rotted wood boards with PVC material like Azek trim boards. While PVC is more expensive, you will not have to replace it again. It’s also our general practice to only replace the rotted wood boards with PVC, which when painted is hard to distinguish from the existing wood on your home. To help keep costs down, we leave the non-rotted wood in place and repair only the wood that is rotten. Today’s PVC is available to match many historic moulding styles to maintain your older Hingham home in period style – we can even replace wood gutters with a direct-match PVC solution! If you plan to put your home on the market sooner rather than later, it can be more cost effective to choose less expensive wood materials to replace your boards.


They were fantastic. They did a great job. They were very respectful, very clean and neat. They went above and beyond what was expected.

- Micheal G. | Weymouth, MA

Micheal G. | Weymouth, MA

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House painting projects in Hingham, MA

See below for examples of painting projects we completed in the Hingham service area.

Hingham Painting Project

Hingham Painting Project

We completed an exterior painting project for this home in Hingham.

Exterior Painting

Exterior Painting

An exterior painting project we completed in Hingham, Ma

Interior Painting

Interior Painting

Interior Painting Project in Hingham, MA

Everything went smoothly and came out exactly as we thought. We are getting lots of compliments from the neighbors.

- John S. | Norwell, MA

John S. | Norwell, MA

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Deck and Porch Maintenance in Hingham:

Most Hingham homes have at least a back deck or a front porch and sometimes both! No matter the material your deck is made of, we can stain the floor boards so the damage caused by sun and water is mitigated. We suggest applying stain every 1-2 years to the floor of a deck to keep it looking nice and prevent damage. Because the floor of a deck is a horizontal surface, water isn’t “shed” easily and sometimes puddles. This is why you’ll see wear on the floor of your deck before you see it on the spindles and other vertical surfaces where gravity helps shed the water faster.

Hingham Interiors:

Open-floor plan homes that are popular in the newer and renovated homes throughout Hingham often need a single color in various tones to help the space together as you move throughout the first floor, and up the stairs to the upper hall. It can be fun to choose a bold color for a powder room or first-floor office. Hingham children and teens are often included on appointments with our color consultant in order to give them some independence in choosing their own room color, while keeping with the feel of the rest of your home – we understand this delicate balance!

Older homes in Hingham have often walls that nicely separate the rooms downstairs. It’s not rare for Hingham residents to choose paint colors based on the function of the room (for example a dark green for the study and a brighter or neutral color for the kitchen). Our crews have lots of experience with horsehair plaster repairs, wallpaper removal, painting white over stained mouldings, and most other intricacies of maintaining the antique homes that are common to Hingham, Scituate, Cohasset, Norwell and Duxbury.

Painting Services in Hingham, MA

See below for our full list of services offered in Hingham. 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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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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Work is scheduled within a reasonable period of time. Painters are skilled, efficient and clean up well. Have user CertaPro several times and will continue to do so.

- Pat L. | East Weymouth, MA

Pat L. | East 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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