ImageWorks Painting Blog

Using Ladders Safely & Effectively For House Painting

Posted by Jeremy Holderness on Thu, Apr 24, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Ladder use is a must when tackling a house painting project.  But many people are intimidated by the thought of scaling one...and for good reason.  Over 150,000 people are sent to the emergency room each year as the result of a ladder accident.  

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Tags: Pittsburgh House Painting, House Painting Pittsburgh, House Painting

What Your Neighbors Wish You Knew About Your Peeling Paint Problem

Posted by Jeremy Holderness on Thu, Apr 17, 2014 @ 08:57 AM

A good exterior paint job with a high quality exterior paint should last you several years.  One way you can tell when it's time to re-paint your home is when the paint is peeling off of it.  (I guess that's kind of a no-brainer.)  

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Tags: Peeling Paint, Peeling Paint Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Peeling Paint

The 7 Most Important Things To Consider When Buying Exterior Paint

Posted by Jeremy Holderness on Tue, Apr 15, 2014 @ 09:34 AM

When you or your contractor are choosing an exterior paint for your home there is no shortage of choices available.  And who has the best paint -- the big box home improvement stores like Home Depot & Lowe's or the specialty paint shops like Sherwin-Williams & Benjamin Moore?  Should you pay $30 per gallon for paint or $80 per gallon?

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Tags: Exterior Paint, Exterior Paint Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Exterior Paint

Brick, Block & Concrete Painting - Making It Stick

Posted by Jeremy Holderness on Tue, Apr 08, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

Maybe the Third Little Pig was on to something with the whole brick idea.  I'm not implying that building your house out of straw or wood won't keep the wolves at bay, but masonry building materials are certainly a strong, attractive choice, and -- when properly cared for -- can withstand just about anything that nature can throw at them.

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Tags: Concrete Painting, Concrete Painting Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Concrete Painting, Brick Painting, Brick Painting Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Brick Painting, Block Painting, Block Painting Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Block Painting