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Exterior Painting in San Francisco in February
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More cabinet painting
Demolition of dangerous structure and long overdue exterior painting.
Matching interior wall and ceiling textures

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Exterior Painting in San Francisco in February

Heavy attention to proper preparation and removal and feathering of failing paint on this job. Especially the wood siding exposed to the elements on the west side facing the ocean. It didn't take long to make a sound surface out of this aged wood with our skilled team. Exterior painting on the coast of San Francisco can be tricky, especially in February. A quick face lift to this 70 year old building is just what it needed, before putting it on the market.

Exterior painting in Castro Valley

Heavy attention to proper preparation is the key to all paint jobs. Especially those that have been exposed to the elements. It didn't take long to make a sound surface out of this aged stucco with a wire wheel.  

More cabinet painting

Cabinet painting can be very time consuming and tedious but if you are up for the challenge and want to save the money by doing it yourself. these are my recommendations. First off you are going to have to decide if you are going to brush or spray. I will walk you through how we sprayed these cabinets. First you should  find a  well ventilated area your home that has no lit pilot lights if you want to use the primer that I did this time. Plan on eating out for a week or two.


On this project we removed all the furniture from the room and masked the ceilings and walls to protect them from over spray.

Demolition of dangerous structure and long overdue exterior painting.

On this job the new homeowner wanted the back trellis painted at first.
  During the preparation stage, upon execution of pressure washing it was determined that the structure was very poorly built and a danger to his family and children. This must have been an unpermitted addition from a previous owner. The tops of the beams and lattice had a severe case of dry-rot and the support beams where only in the ground about 4 feet. A strong wind could have easily blown it over. We are typically known as Castro Valley Painting Company but we also do several handyman services.

Matching interior wall and ceiling textures

Matching previously applied wall and ceiling textures can be a challenge and somewhat of an art. In some cases you will have to smooth and retexture a complete surface (wall or ceiling) to replace  it with something more consistent that somewhat matches it surroundings. That is mostly common in acoustic ceiling or (popcorn) ceiling removal.
 There are a few ways that interior textures can be applied and often times you will have to experiment with material mixture and technique to match previous

Painting over stained doors and cabinets.

An affordable and effective way to update and improve the appearance of the interior of your home is to paint over your previously stained doors and cabinets. California has made it hard for residential painting contractors to do a good job while applying fine finishes to doors and cabinets  on account of all the restrictions and conversion to environmentally safe products. For a couple years I could not find a good primer that would adhere good to oil base finishes, that was sand able, and would block stains and yellowing.

Fire and smoke damage

 
 
 
 I recentlyhad to repaint a rental unit that had a fire in the kitchen. The fire damagedthe cabinets over the stove and left burnt smelling black soot throughout thekitchen and common areas. The kitchen had to be totally cleaned with a strongTSP solution and the ceiling primed with Bin shellac based primer before thewalls ceilings and trim where repainted. The smell of this stuff is prettyintense but dissipates quickly. Oil base primers are only sold in quarts now inCalifornia and will do the trick on a job like this if you can stand the smellfor the 24hrs that it takes to cure.

Painting and Decorating just in time for the hollidays

This project started at the beginning of the summer with a quote  for the painting of the exterior of a large 2 story residential home in the south east area of Hayward. I heard approximately 3 week later that the home owners wanted to go with my company after comparing estimates from other contractors and seeing our reviews on Yelp. The customers concerns where that they wanted to go with a much darker color then most houses in the neighborhood and was worried that that the HMO would not approve of it.

Kids rooms (I'm a big girl now)

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Unlicenced Painters can ruin your house

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Here are some before and after pictures of a job I took over because the other self proclaimed painters got in over there head. They were getting over spray over everything, bypassing most all of the preparation stages such as thorough masking, caulking and patching the many nail holes in the siding that were left behind on the original paint job. The home owner was not even happy with the color. The previous painters had an un approved color on there house, there roof, there back patio, plants and windows by the time they had got home from work at the end of the day.
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