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Hiring a painter in New York City - this one is using a roller to apply yellow paint to a wal

Hiring a painting contractor in New York City

When it comes to hiring a residential painting company in New York City, apartment owners should consider several factors to ensure that they hire a reputable and skilled professional for the job. Here are some key factors to keep in mind: Reputation & Experience Homeowners should research the painting company’s reputation and experience before hiring…
Corner of a room with intricate crown molding and different paint sheens

Paint Sheens – Differences & Uses

Choosing a paint sheen for your interior walls can be as important as choosing the color itself. Each sheen has its own unique characteristics that impact the overall look and feel of a space. When selecting a paint sheen, you need to consider the location, the amount of traffic, and the durability of the finish.…
Stack of drywall sheets used for dustless drywall preparation

Dustless Drywall Preparation: A faster, cleaner way to a renewed home

Dustless drywall preparation can go a long way towards mitigating the effects of your renovations on your own space, and neighbors.
A professionally painted apartment staged for sale by a realtor

Staging for Sale: How Painting Your Apartment Can Make a Big Impression

If you are considering selling your apartment, painting before putting it on the market for sale is a common staging strategy,
nyc plaster ceiling repair before and after

Repairing a Plastered Ceiling in Manhattan

We think this one speaks for itself.
nyc kitchen renvation

A Video Tour of a NYC Townhouse Kitchen Makeover

Check out a video tour of one of our most recent New York City kitchen facelifts.  It included new counters, painting the kitchen cabinets, relocating a pantry and installing four sets of LED strip lights. The entire project took about 2 weeks from start to finish.
A completed Manhattan Townhouse Kitchen makeover with painted kitchen cabinets

A Manhattan Kitchen Makeover: painting kitchen cabinets, installing new counters and upgrading lighting

This is one of our more extensive NYC kitchen makeovers that included painting the kitchen cabinets, replacing the cabinet hardware, installing new light fixtures, installing new LED strip lights, replacing the sink + faucet, installing new caesarstone counters and relocating a pantry (cabinet). All of the doors were painted onsite and the entire Kitchen makeover took…
Walls prepped for painting

Wall Trim Ideas: Faux Wainscoting in a NYC Dining Room

This faux wainscoting was part of a larger pre war apartment restoration project we worked on during Summer 2016. The panels were built using MDF panels cut down onsite and laid out with the input of the interior designer. Check out the gallery linked here for some shots of the finished project.
clean white kitchen interior with white subway tiles

A Manhattan Kitchen Makeover: Painting Kitchen Cabinets and a New Backsplash

Another (Quick) Kitchen Facelift: Spray Painting Kitchen Cabinets and Installing a Subway tile Backsplash (Level 2) Just the basics on this one: sprayed cabinets, a new backsplash and a new sink.  This was part of a larger restoration project on a pre-war apartment in Manhattan where the client wanted to freshen up the place.  The…

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