Textbook Painting Blog

Seasonal Yard Work Spotlight

Posted by Michael Murray on Sep 19, 2017 4:15:54 PM

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Joe Work, the owner of Seasonal Yard Work, based in Avon, OH. I first learned about Seasonal Yard Work a few years ago when I was looking for a company to provide Fall aeration and lawn mowing at my home and I became a customer.

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Fall Home Maintenance Tips 2017

Posted by Michael Murray on Sep 19, 2017 3:34:09 PM

This Friday, September 22, 2017 is the first day of fall and as the seasons change there are a handful of important things to do as a homeowner to make sure your home is ready for the winter and following spring and summer. 

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How to Seal Concrete and Why it is Important

Posted by Michael Murray on Sep 19, 2017 1:14:41 PM

When thinking about exterior home maintenance and curb appeal most homeowners are missing an important large area of their home; their concrete. You concrete driveway and walkways are extremely expensive to replace and because they are such large surfaces they dramatically affect the curb appeal of your property. Applying a concrete sealant periodically to your concrete not only will keep the concrete looking great but it will significantly extend its life. In this article, I will explain not only why it is so important but also how to go about doing it yourself if you choose to do so. At the end I will also share how much we charge to seal concrete driveways and walkways in case you want to hire a professional.

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Topics: Painting Tips, Concrete & Driveways

Painters in Berea Bring a Bold Transformation

Posted by Michael Murray on Sep 16, 2017 8:44:28 AM

A team of our painters was working hard this week to transform an older home in Berea, OH with a bold new color pallette. We helped this homeowner select colors by providing a color consultation and painting samples up on the house.

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Topics: Exterior Painting, Strongsville

Award Winning Interior and Exterior Painting

Posted by Michael Murray on Sep 11, 2017 9:35:09 PM

We were lucky enough to be chosen to paint the interior and exterior of the Thomas Edison Birthplace museum in Milan, OH. The professional painters on the Textbook Painting team were honored to work on such an historic home and we actually received recognition in a couple of painting magazines as well as local newspapers. The project was completed in conjunction with PPG Paints as part of their Colorful Communities initiative. 

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Topics: Exterior Painting, Interior Painting

Interior Painting in Beautiful Bay Village Home

Posted by Michael Murray on Sep 2, 2017 11:30:30 AM

A team of our interior house painters recently completed a fun project in a beautiful home in Bay Village. The home owners had recently moved in to this home and wanted to add some of their own style to an already gourgous house. 

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Topics: Bay Village, Interior Painting

Exterior Painting Tips: How do I paint my stained front door?

Posted by Ted Bradfield on Jul 18, 2017 9:46:46 PM

I was doing a free painting estimate in Westlake earlier today and I received a great question from Rachel, one of our customers, and thought others might benefit from the answer as well. Rachel was wondering about the process to paint her front door and side lights that are currently stained. 

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Cleveland House Painted Pink

Posted by Michael Murray on Jun 9, 2017 10:44:51 PM

The next time you head to Ohio City for some modern Mexican food, be sure to look across the street at the pink house on Fulton Ave. Our house painters faced a handful of challenges, especially the space between the houses that made it practically impossible to set ladders up. They faced the challenges head-on and made a dramatic improvement to the neighborhood. 

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Topics: Exterior Painting

Painting in Shaker Heights in a Lead Safe Manner

Posted by Tommy Fuller on Apr 14, 2017 3:39:10 PM

Homeowners in older communities in the Cleveland area like Shaker Heights or Lakewood meeting with representatives from a local painting company will often be asked "Was your home built before 1978?". While that may seem like an odd question, it is important as it relates to the safety of you and your family in regards to lead-based paint exposure.

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Topics: Exterior Painting, Shaker Heights

Inexpensive House Painters in Cleveland. Why are prices so different?

Posted by Michael Murray on Mar 19, 2017 9:20:48 PM

When looking for house painters in Cleveland, you certainly don't want to pay more than you have to. If you get 4 or 5 painting quotes chances are one will be significantly less than the others. Typically, we are the second or third highest price as we try to offer the best value not necessarily the cheapest price. You can view our pricing page to get a good idea of our painting prices. So why are some prices so low?

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Topics: Pricing