Painting in Plymouth, Massachusetts since 1998.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts’ Premier Painter since 1998.

CertaPro Painters has painted over 20,000 homes & businesses on the South Shore and Plymouth area.

Residential Painting for Plymouth, MA Homes:

We offer interior and exterior painting, wood repair, and free color consultation on Plymouth, Mass. homes.

Commercial Painting for Plymouth’s Businesses and Multi-Family Communities:

Our Commercial Painting Department is skilled at working with your business, office, or condominium community to plan the painting in a way that is not disruptive to your business or residents.

We offer night and weekend painting at no extra charge to get the painting done for you while your business stays open during the day.

Scroll down to review some tips on painting in Plymouth:

Deck of yellow home with black shutters in the Pinehills Plymouth Massachusetts
We recently stained this Farmer’s Porch at the Pinehills.

Maintaining Your Plymouth, MA Home – inside and out.

From the historic downtown to the new homes at The Pinehills, Plymouth has it all!

Interested in when we can start painting for you?  Check our schedule here – we update it weekly.

Exterior Painting Tips for Plymouth, Massachusetts homes:

Whether your home is made of brick, wood, shingles or something else, we’re trained to paint these homes with an eye toward the harsh New England environment Plymouth is set in.

We’ve painted date-boarded homes in Plymouth and have worked side-by-side with historical architects to be sure our customers’ exterior colors were historically accurate. Our Plymouth customers in newer homes have also worked closely with our designer (working with her is a free service to our customers) to choose exterior colors that “feel like Plymouth” while still standing out as unique from their neighbors’ homes.  

Deck and Porch Painting in Plymouth, Mass.:

Most Plymouth homes have a deck or porch to enjoy the wonderful breezes and outdoors. Wood decks and porches need maintenance – especially floorboards exposed to the harsh New England winters and summer sun.  With the water puddling on deck floorboards, the wooden deckboards need maintenance every two years to remain beautiful and protected from rotting.  We have carpenters on staff who can replace any deck boards that have already rotted before we stain your deck.

Many Plymouth decks and porches “grow” green algae, mold, or mildew.  Sometimes this means you need to restain your deck, and other times, you can get away with a good cleaning of your deck.

Interior painting inside newer Plymouth, Mass. homes:

The newer home developments in Plymouth include lots of open-floor-plan homes, where deciding on a color palette is a matter of choosing one or two colors and a few tones that work together nicely. Our color consultant has helped lots of our Plymouth and South Shore customers decide on a “whole house” palette that allows an open floor plan to flow together without feeling choppy.

We have painted dozens of homes at the Pinehills, and Kate, our designer, can work with you in your home to help you choose colors that work with your “new home that’s designed to look older.”  Working with Kate to choose paint colors is a free service we offer to all of our customers.  Kate is also adept at choosing interior and exterior paint colors if you want your home to stand out in your neighborhood.  We’ll even provide a color rendering of your new paint color on a photo of the room before you hire us – just let your estimator know you’d like this when you meet them for the quote.

Check out our article about choosing historic colors for Plymouth to get some ideas on interior and exterior colors.  We’re happy to mail you large color samples of any Sherwin Williams or Benjamin Moore paint color, even if you’re doing the painting yourself.  If you’d like color samples, just email your choices to [email protected].

Interior Painting to older and antique Plymouth, Massachusetts homes:

Plymouth is a historic community with many historic homes and buildings that require very specific painting and repair know-how. Do you have horsehair plaster walls? We can handle horsehair plaster repairs, wallpaper removal, painting natural or stained moldings, and other issues you’ll encounter when repairing and maintaining your older or antique Plymouth home.

We work with the Plymouth Historical Society to match historically accurate colors as well.

Painting your kitchen cabinets – less expensive than a full kitchen remodel:

We paint dozens of kitchen cabinets yearly in Plymouth because it’s a great way to update your kitchen without the expense of a full remodel.  One of our customers who recently had this done kept a photo journal of the kitchen cabinet painting process.

Want a new paint color but can’t visualize what it will look like in your home?

We offer a free paint color rendering with every quote we do.  Just let your estimator know you’d like this, and they’ll snap a few photos so our designer can show you a few color choices.  This is available to anyone who calls us for a quote, even before you decide to hire us.

Lead paint is an issue on Plymouth homes built before 1978:

If your interior or exterior contains lead paint, we are licensed to work inside and outside your home safely – it’s the law in Massachusetts that any painting contractor who works on a home with lead paint must be licensed to do it safely.

How much will it cost to paint my Plymouth home?

This is a question we answer often, and you can find our average pricing for different painting projects here.

Live in the Pinehills?  We have a Pinehills webpage just for you.


Commercial Painting for businesses and condominium communities in Plymouth:

Our commercial painting department understands how to stage a job so that all community members, building complexes, or facilities are happy.

We specialize in medical and dental offices and can keep your sensitive medical equipment safe while we paint.

If your Plymouth business needs to be open during the painting, we offer night and weekend painting at no extra charge.  This way, your business can stay open while we paint for you.

We’ve worked at the Pinehills, Cordage Park, and many other Plymouth area businesses and can handle your business or community’s painting needs.

For commercial, business, or condominium projects, call Dave Rowell at ‭(781) 422-1018‬ or [email protected] to have us help you gather your specifications and quote your project.  Learn more about our commercial painting services for Plymouth here.

A checklist of things to consider when painting your Plymouth home:

Most Plymouth homes have at least some cedar shingles that require care and maintenance. Many Plymouth customers like to allow their shingles to weather to a gray color while others like to add a coat of solid or semi-solid stain, so their shingles don’t weather very much and remain newer looking.  Learn more about shingled homes here.

Shingles often grow mold and mildew and need good power washing using a mold-killing detergent. However, if shingles are constantly in the shade, the mold or mildew will grow back, so it’s a good idea to trim shady trees to let the sun shine on your shingles to dry them out and prevent the mold from growing in the first place.

Colonials and Cape Cod-style homes are the most prevalent types of homes we paint in the town of Plymouth. Colonial and Cape-style homes tend to have shingles between one and all four sides of the house.

Rotted wood (trim, clapboards, shingles) is very common in Plymouth because the salt air and the harsh winter coastal storms have hit Plymouth especially hard in the past few years. We have carpenters on staff that can take care of these issues before we paint. It is important that homeowners repair all rotted wood on their home’s exterior as soon as they see it, so the rot does not grow larger and is more costly to repair.

Coastal Plymouth gets battered by the harsh climate. This has caused a lot of wind, water, and salt damage to exterior homes. Again, our carpenters can repair these issues before we paint for you using products and coating specifically designed for coastal climates.  We replace rotted wood on about 60% of Plymouth homes before we paint them – and our busy customers appreciate the “one-stop shopping” we provide.  Need your gutters cleaned while we’re painting?  Just let us know, and we’ll handle that while we’re on site.

Consider PVC boards when replacing rotted wood – especially if you’ll stay in your home for a while. PVC is a manufactured composite board; unlike wood, it does not rot. Although PVC is more expensive than wood, replacing rotted wood with PVC is a permanent solution that’s likely to repay you with less maintenance.  This is especially important if you’ll be in your home for a few more years.  PVC boards like Trex are great for deck floorboards as they need little to no maintenance – much easier than maintaining a wood deck.

Tip about replacing rotted wood with PVC boards:  Most homes have just a few boards that might rot – they may be near the ground or window frames that catch drips from the gutter.  You don’t have to replace all your trim with PVC – just the rotted wood boards.  This way, you can save money, and once the PVC is painted, the new PVC boards will blend right into the real wood on your home.  You’ll only notice that those PVC boards no longer rot.  In fact, PVC is also available in many historic molding profiles, so they look even more authentic on your Plymouth home.

The timing and type of paint we recommend for Plymouth exteriors: Plymouth homes made of wood generally need painting every 6-8 years, and it’s a good idea to add a maintenance coat of paint even before this time to keep your home protected.  If your home is directly on the coast, make sure you use a durable grade of paint to help protect your home from the wind and driving rain.

Because it gets too cold and wet to paint outside in Plymouth, we generally can only paint outside between March and November in the Plymouth area.

Does my Plymouth, MA exterior need painting?

Paint tends to “wear away” and become less protective over time. In fact, it’s not always clear if your exterior needs painting because your house looks fine.

If you can rub your hand against your exterior paint and have some paint, like chalk, come off your hand, your paint is no longer protecting your home.

Here’s a 20-second quiz to see if your home needs painting.

Second homes in Plymouth:

If you own a second home in Plymouth, we can paint your home even if you live out of state and can’t be on-site.  We can also schedule the painting to happen between tenants or Airbnb guests.

Giving Back to the Plymouth Community:

We love Plymouth and have donated to Plymouth organizations, including the televised Plymouth Rotary Club auction.

Need a raffle prize or silent auction donation for your Plymouth non-profit?  Just email [email protected] and we’ll respond with a gift certificate you can raffle off or sell.

When can you start my project?

We list our current wait times here and update this post weekly so you’re well-informed.  We’re the only Plymouth painting company to post our start times, and we update this schedule weekly.

When can you get me a quote?  Usually within 1-3 days.  

We can usually provide you with a quote within 1-3 days. Schedule a quote on our online calendar, but if you don’t find a time that works for you, just email Paige at [email protected] with some times that work for you, and she’ll sneak you into our busy schedule.

 


Do you have questions about painting or carpentry for your Plymouth home? Email Paige at [email protected]. We’re happy to answer your questions even if you’re doing the project yourself.

Homes in Plymouth Massachusetts in the fog with a flag in the foreground

House painting projects in Plymouth, MA

See below for examples of painting projects we completed in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Exterior House Painting Project

Exterior House Painting Project

Kitchen Cabinet Painting Project

Kitchen Cabinet Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

Homes on Leyden Street

Homes on Leyden Street

Plymouth, MA

Yellow Painted Front Door & Exterior Painting

Yellow Painted Front Door & Exterior Painting

Plymouth, MA

Roof Trim Painting Project

Roof Trim Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

White Exterior With Black Door

White Exterior With Black Door

Plymouth, MA

Garage Door Painting Project

Garage Door Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

Shed Painting Project

Shed Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

White Painted Exterior

White Painted Exterior

Plymouth, MA

Three Homes - Painted

Three Homes - Painted

Plymouth, MA

Interior painting

Interior painting

Turquoise Ranch Home

Turquoise Ranch Home

Plymouth, MA

Yellow Painted Front Door

Yellow Painted Front Door

Plymouth, MA

Exterior Painting Project

Exterior Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

Alabaster White Home

Alabaster White Home

South Dartmouth, MA

Gray Painted Cedar Shingles

Gray Painted Cedar Shingles

Plymouth, MA

Front Porch Painting Project

Front Porch Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

Pink Front Door on White Home

Pink Front Door on White Home

Plymouth, MA

Exterior House Painting Project

Exterior House Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

Porch / Deck Painting Project

Porch / Deck Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

Kitchen Cabinet Painting Project

Kitchen Cabinet Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

Gray clapboard painting

Gray clapboard painting

Interior Painting - Blue Wainscot

Interior Painting - Blue Wainscot

Shingle Stain & Trim Painting Project

Shingle Stain & Trim Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

Gable and dormers after exterior painting project

Gable and dormers after exterior painting project

White painted porch banisters and trim

White painted porch banisters and trim

Lacquer Black staircase banister

Lacquer Black staircase banister

Deck Staining

Deck Staining

Gray Home

Gray Home

Plymouth MA

Exterior Painting - Color Change

Exterior Painting - Color Change

Plymouth, MA

Porch Painting Project

Porch Painting Project

Plymouth MA

Natural paint colors to blend with surroundings

Natural paint colors to blend with surroundings

Plymouth MA

Exterior House Painting Project

Exterior House Painting Project

Plymouth, MA

Shingles are a staple of Kinston homes.

Shingles are a staple of Kinston homes.

Light gray stained cedar shingles with white trim.

Light gray stained cedar shingles with white trim.

painted brick home

painted brick home

Very detailed quote.
Nice people.
Great result.

- Christopher S. | The Pinehills, Plymouth MA

Christopher S. | The Pinehills, Plymouth MA

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Painting Services in Plymouth, MA

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

Check out our Brick Painting and Staining

Brick Painting and Staining

We paint and stain exterior or interior brick surfaces. The decision to paint your brick is not easily reversible, so we'll help you decide if painting over your brick is the right decision for you. Most often, 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. In-home 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 before we 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 painting in the Boston climate, and 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

We can paint your interior walls, baseboard, trim, and doors, and moldings. Our (free) interior color consultant can work with you in your home to choose colors you love and 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 provides a huge "boost" to the feel of your entire home. Our complimentary in-home designer will 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 New England and require occasional power washing & staining to keep them beautiful & protected. We also specialize in staining cedar shingles so they reach that fantastic "Nantucket Gray" color more quickly.

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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 exteriors in our area, about 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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Worked with Kate and she helped me choose the nicest color for my home office.

- Anne | Plymouth

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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?

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

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