Office Refresh Ideas to Inspire You

Office Refresh Ideas to Inspire You

If you own a small business, you know the importance of keeping your place functional and clean. Also important, however, is creating an environment that inspires your employees and helps curate creativity. All of this can be done with simple design choices. At All-IN Painting, our professional painters can certainly come in and completely change your space with a new paint job. But this isn’t the only way to change your space! By using paint in creative and innovative ways, you can transform your space

Exterior Paint Combinations to Make You Fall in Love with Your House

Exterior Paint Combinations to Make You Fall in Love with Your House

You know the feeling you get when you arrive home after a long trip away? Just seeing your house can give you such an emotional burst that even the weeds in your front lawn can look inviting. Don’t you want that feeling every time you see your house? Well, now you can, when you consider some of these hot new exterior paint combinations for your house. Once you decide to go ALL-IN and hire our professional painters for your home, you can have the beautiful

House Painting Tips from the Pros

House Painting Tips from the Pros

Have you ever made a batch of cookies from a “secret family recipe” but they didn’t quite turn out like you remembered? Maybe that original recipe had a few secret tips and tricks you didn’t include in your recreation. But you followed the directions perfectly – so what happened? Experienced chefs know how to tweak a recipe in such a way that it makes a huge difference. Believe it or not, this is also true of house painting! The professional painters at All-IN Painting are

How Many Paint Coats Do You Need For Your Exteriors?

How Many Paint Coats Do You Need For Your Exteriors?

We’re sometimes asked if we can apply just a single coat of paint to an exterior when we’re doing a project. It’s an understandable question. The answer is relatively straight forward almost always a “no”; we can’t – and shouldn’t – do just one coat of paint. If you’re wondering why we should do two coats when one coat might save you money, read on.One coat of paint means less paint we have to buy (and you have to pay for) and lower labor costs

Want to sell your home? Consider neutral paint colors

Want to sell your home? Consider neutral paint colors

Residential painters know how much color can affect perception, including your home’s interior and exterior paint colors. With so many houses selling right now with multiple offers at well above the asking price, should you repaint your home before listing it for sale? If you want to appeal to more buyers and maximize your home’s appeal and selling potential, its interior and exterior colors should be neutral colors. Let’s take a closer look at why this is. Exteriors: What does an exterior paint color that

Restoring Beauty to Exterior Doors

A home’s exterior can say a lot about who lives in the house. For example, a well-kept front door can say the homeowner cares about their home and its maintenance. This was the case recently on a Vienna, Virginia project. The homeowner hired us to restain five exterior double doors and repaint iron railings. While it sounds like a quick and easy job, it’s critical to take our time with meticulous preparation before starting, particularly on a home’s exterior. So, it takes a bit longer

Is removing rust from wrought iron a DIY project?

Is removing rust from wrought iron a DIY project?

Many houses in our area have lovely wrought iron railings or details. As beautiful as iron details can be, it does develop rust over time. Regular maintenance can help, but at some point, you will likely need to remove the rust. This can be a time-consuming and painstaking process sometimes left for a professional painter.Here’s a short outline of what the process involves:Removing Rust, Part OneRemove: Cleaning and removing rust from iron is the most labor-intensive part of the process, especially if it’s an intricate design.

How to use bold or dark colors in your home

How to use bold or dark colors in your home

In the last five or so years, we’ve painted many whites, grays, and cool blues and greens on the walls of Northern Virginia homes. But we’re seeing bright and dark colors splashed across design magazines – meaning these colors are making their way back into homes, both here and abroad. Below are our tips on how to introduce these bolder paint colors in your home.Large rooms:Dark colors can pull a large space together, making it more inviting and make the room inviting and warm. But

Can I use old leftover paint?

Can I use old leftover paint?

Do you have some old paint lying around, and wondering if it’s still useable? It might be, depending on a few factors. Our expertise as Northern Virginia painting contractors means we can offer some advice.Here’s what you need to know to decide if it’s time to toss (responsibly) your old paint.Open or unopened?If the paint can was never opened, it should last for years if stored correctly. However, if an unopened can was exposed to extreme temperatures, like you’d get in an attic or garage,

Why Online Reviews Matter to a Small Business

Why Online Reviews Matter to a Small Business

Online reviews are important for small businesses for several reasons. Those leaving the reviews might feel like they have nothing to lose (or gain). But for the small business, online comments can matter. As for Home Works, we value each and every review – good or bad. Why reviews matter: Studies show that 90% of consumers trust online reviews about as much as a personal recommendation.Today’s buyers are savvy. They spend time doing their research on a business or product before buying or hiring.Online review