Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to painting your home's interior and/or exterior, you may have a couple of questions. If you are planning your next painting project and wondering what the best paint is or how long a paint job will last, we can help answer these questions. Take a look at some of our frequently asked questions below.


Do I need to take all the furniture out of the room?

While a clear room is easier to work in, we understand not all homeowners can move everything out of their rooms. If possible, move all large pieces of furniture to the center of the room.

How is the furniture protected?

Furniture will be protected as it is covered with new dropcloths or plastic.

Can I still live in the house while the project is going on?

In most cases, you can stay in your house while it is being painted. However, if the work affects areas such as the kitchen or bathroom, it might be a good idea to plan other arrangements so you can be comfortable and the work can get completed more quickly so you can return to your normal lifestyle.

What sheen of paint should I use for interior rooms?

This depends on the room you are painting and your personal preference. Types of sheens include Flat, Matte, Eggshell, Satin, Semi-Gloss, and Hi-Gloss. Our residential painters can offer you the best advice when it comes to picking out paint sheens.

What should I consider when picking interior paint?

Think about the existing elements in the room, including the furniture, fireplace, and more. Then, consider the size of the room as darker colors tend to make rooms look smaller than they actually are. Next, consider the amount of natural light in the room and what the room will be used for. Our residential painters can offer you the best advice when it comes to picking out interior paint colors.

What should I consider when picking exterior paint?

If you are thinking about an upcoming exterior paint project, consider matching your surroundings while also allowing you to stand out. Pair colors with different elements of your house and pick a sheen that will help your house shine as well as be easy to clean. Also, consider the lighting as this will impact the look and feel of the color you are considering. Our residential painters can offer you the best advice when it comes to picking out exterior paint colors.

When should I repaint the exterior of my home?

The exterior of your house should be painted at least every 3-5 years depending on the material of your house and how the elements affect it.

What sheen of paint should I use for exterior painting projects?

There are 3 main sheens available for exterior surfaces including Flat, Low Lustre, and SemiGloss. Our residential painters can offer you the best advice when it comes to picking out exterior paint sheens.

How will my landscaping be protected?

Items that can be pulled back should be moved. Plants, trees, and shrubbery will be covered while painting.

Should I pressure wash my house before painting?

Yes, this can save homeowners time and money as it removes mold, algae, fungus, and other residues. Pressure washing your house first can make a fresh paint job look much better.

What surfaces can I use pressure washing services on?

Pressure washing is a good technique to use on decks, siding, driveways, and sidewalks.

What are the benefits of pressure washing?

Pressure washing improves your curb appeal, increases the value of your home, removes build-up and grime, and protects your home from bacteria.

Is pressure washing safe for surfaces around my home?

Yes, pressure washing is a very safe way to clean tough areas. Our professionals know what pressure is the best for certain surfaces when cleaning.

How long does it take to paint a room?

An average room will take our residential painter up to 3 hours to complete the painting project. It can be shorter or longer depending on the size of the room.

Is it possible to paint over dark colors?

Yes, it is possible to paint over dark colors. However, this will increase the cost and time of your painting project. More paint will need to be used to cover the darker colors.

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Schedule A Consultation With One Of Our Residential Painters

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to contact a member of our team. Whether you're in need of a pressure washing, interior painting, or exterior painting service, we’re here to help. We’re proud to provide top-notch home improvement solutions to residents across Cameron, Eastover, Fayetteville, Hope Mills, Raeford, Raleigh, Pinehurst, Garner, NC and the surrounding communities. No matter the scope of your project, trust our residential painters to get the job done right.