Interior and Exterior Home Painting

Painting

Choosing interior painting or exterior painting as your next home improvement project can be one of the least expensive ways to add value to your home. Your color choices speak to the very essence of your personality. Whether you need interior painting or exterior painting, our team is ready to warm your dining room’s feel or broaden your curb appeal! All of our top quality paint jobs are covered by our warranty!

FAQs

Interior prep includes; cleaning surfaces, scuff sanding trim and glossy areas,caulking joints in trim, repairing minor drywall cracks, blemishes or dings and priming bare areas. Exterior starts with powerwashing, filling surface cracks, caulking trim areas,trench below grade for full applications and applying a sealer to bind chalky paint.

Chalk is a natural occurance in paints that occurs due to weathering as well as UV exopusure. It is the formation of a fine powder-like substance on the surface of the paint film. To some extent, all paints will chalk over time. Medium to heavy chalk will reflect in tinted paint becoming lighter over time. When chalking is severe, the surface powder will affect the paint adhesion as there will not be a sound surface for the paint to bind to. 

We power wash as a means to remove excessive chalking, then we will apply a clear sealer/waterproofer prior to applying paint.

All house paints and glazing liquids have different sheens and can affect the success of certain decorative paint techniques. A Flat or Matte has the lowest sheen, a high Gloss has the most…. think a piece of construction paper vs your car after its waxed…one is flat and one is glossy. The higher the gloss..the more washable the surface. You will want Flat on yourceilings..as they are not washed and that sheen can also camouflage certain imperfections. Satin should beused in wet areas, such as baths and kitchens as well as high traffice areas. Exteriors may want Flat or Satin on the body and Semi-gloss on the trim areas, depending on the look and location of your home.

On interiors we primarily apply with brush and roller. We may spray louvered doors or vents depending on their intricate detail. On exteriors we primarily hand-apply by brush and roller. Area that we may spray could be ventedsoffits or shutters etc.

No, we are a family-owned and operated company. Our techs are covered by our worker’s comp and liability insurance. Each of them embodies our 2 Nice Guys mission for strong work ethic and fine craftsmanship and expertise to leave your home with a quality paint job you will be proud of!

Paint will last decades on typical homes before chalking off completely, fading or washing away. The better question is -How long will it present from an aesthetic standpoint? A quality paint job should look aestherically good for will last 7-12 years in the Florida extremes. Applying two coats of premium paint, proper prep and sealing porous or chalking surfaces prior to painting are all critical factors for longevity. Washing your home annually, aiming irrigation heads away from direct hits on your home and UV index are also factors.

Interior Painting

Your interior paintwork will include an extensive prep phase. Before we arrive we do ask that you remove knick-knacks, lamps and small items from horizontal surfaces so that we may be able to move and relocate furniture as we move through each room. We will fully protect the areas to be painted throughout the process. Furniture is moved away from the walls and protected with dropcloths or plastic. Flooring is protected with dropcloths or builder paper. Switchplates, outlet covers and windows blinds/shades are removed. As your painting contactor, we offer the skills to perform repairs in your home to include repairing sheetrock with taping or texturing, removal of wall paper, spackle of hanger holes and blemishes and caulking cracks along door jambs, baseboards and ceiling crown.

We use superior paints from Sherwin Williams, Behr, PPG and other premium paint stores, with paints applied by brush and roller (except for acoustic ceilings). At the end of every day, we cleanup and secure tools and supplies. All trash is removed and disposed of properly off-site. When we are finished with your interior paint project, your furniture is back in place, your shades and blinds rehung, pictures and wall art put back. When we leave, your room is ready to enjoy!

Interior Painting
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Exterior Painting

The condition of the exterior of your home is the key to the best curb appeal. It is the first thing people see when arriving at your home and is the best opportunity to make a great impression and we love to make your home’s curb appeal come to life! Our detailed prep is multi-step and is integral in the process to properly ensure a long-lasting paint finish. We are mindful of protecting your plants, foliage and pavers during our processes. If there is need of stucco repair, it will be noted during your exterior estimate meeting and will be addressed well in advance of our paint phases. Steps to fully prepare the exterior of your home include, thorough pressure washing to ensure removal of algae and mildew, caulking with premium 55 year caulking, application of sealer, then two coats of premium paints!

Choosing 2 Nice Guys, Inc. for your exterior paint improvement is a wise choice to ensure value will be added to your home. Whether a same color repaint or a three color scheme, you will see firsthand that the extra mile is truly one worth traveling!

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