The Best Paint Colors for Entertaining

  People paint their houses for all kinds of different reasons. Colors inspire different kinds of attitudes, feelings, and behaviors, and we’re not always aware of the effect that design choices are having on our psyches. The color that inspires concentration and reflection isn’t the same color that makes kids [...]

2023-03-11T11:00:26-05:00May 2, 2017|

Why to Hire Licensed Painting Contractors

When it comes time for your home’s next paint job, it could be tempting to go with the lowest bid on Thumbtack, but there are a lot of good reasons to hire licensed painting contractors. We’re not just saying that because we are licensed painting contractors. We’re just trying to [...]

2023-03-11T11:00:28-05:00April 23, 2017|

Best Paint Colors for Hardwood Floors

One of the questions we get frequently at All American Painting Plus is “What Paint Colors Work Best With Hardwood Floors”. The short answer is both easy and uninformative: “Hardwood looks good with everything!” That is mostly true, but it’s not all of the story. All American Painting Plus has [...]

2023-03-11T11:00:30-05:00March 12, 2017|

3 Approaches to Painting Your Kids’ Rooms

When it comes to painting kids’ rooms, there are several different schools of thought. A child’s room should be a place where they enjoy spending their time, but which integrates with the rest of the house. All American Painting Plus has painted a lot of kids rooms in our day. [...]

2023-03-11T11:00:30-05:00March 3, 2017|

Spring and Summer Painting/Carpentry

When you think of All American Painting Plus, you might think about the best Virginia painters around. And though we won’t say you’re wrong on that point (thanks for the compliment!), we want to emphasize that we’re more than a painting company. All American Painting Plus contractors can build or [...]

2023-03-11T11:00:32-05:00February 15, 2017|

Don’t Underestimate Front Door Painting

People ask us all the time about the relationship between a fresh coat of paint and home equity. This is a complicated conversation, but generally speaking, the fresher and nicer your paint job, the more someone will be willing to pay for your home. There are practical and subconscious reasons [...]

2023-03-11T11:00:32-05:00February 11, 2017|

Businesses See Benefits off Fresh Paint

We can all use a makeover from time to time. But if you have a business or represent a publicly-accessed structure of some kind, you know that a real estate makeover is not always in the budget. At All American Painting Plus, we paint commercial and public buildings all the [...]

2023-03-11T11:00:33-05:00February 7, 2017|

How to Make A Residential Paint Job Last

It takes time and money to get your house painted. Whether you are painting inside or out, residential painting requires the homeowner to deal with some inconvenient realities. In the event of a major interior painting project, residents may have to work around wet paint, scaffolding and heady paint fumes [...]

2023-03-11T11:00:35-05:00January 14, 2017|

Best Time of Year for Exterior Painting?

If you’re ready to paint the exterior of your home, there are a number of details you need to figure out. You’ve got paint colors to consider, painting contractors to call, quotes to compare - and all for a simple exterior paint job. Perhaps you’ve discovered that getting your house [...]

2023-03-11T11:00:40-05:00November 20, 2016|

When to DIY Your Interior Paint

We live in the age of DIY. The financial crash of the last decade definitely contributed to this. Rather than paying for new goods and services, people started to repair and build from scratch. It’s not a bad way to live, and If you’ve personally subscribed to the DIY ethos, [...]

2023-03-11T11:00:43-05:00November 8, 2016|