Color is coming back! According to Sherwin-Williams’ 2019 Colormix Forecast, the clean, minimalist design trends of recent years are being replaced with a blend of warm tones, bright accents, and earthy textures. With colors inspired by the beauty of the world beyond our screens – everything from forest mushrooms to the rings of Saturn – the new Colormix Forecast paints 2019 as an exciting year for design. Read More
Dewey Square across from Boston’s South Station has a new mural, thanks in part to Arch Painting. The old mural from 2016 was first washed and scraped, then fully primed by Arch with ProBlock, leaving a blank slate for the new artist. This year’s mural is a landscape titled “Carving Out Fresh Options” designed by Shara Hughes and executed by Overall Murals. Read More
Adding color to your home doesn’t have to be time consuming, expensive, or difficult. Give the interior of your house a colorful update or add some extra curb appeal this spring with these easy residential painting ideas from Arch Painting. We’ve gathered seven small house painting projects that can give your home a major refresh with minimal hassle. Read More
Sherwin-Williams’ 2018 Color of the Year is Oceanside, a deep blue with jewel-toned green, meant to “boost creative thinking and clarity of thought.” If you’re looking for a boost of creativity in 2018, why not bring a pop of this welcoming paint color into your home? Whether you want a big impact or something subtler, here are five ways to use this rich paint color in your house this year. Read More
As 2017 draws to a close, we are taking a look back at some of the year’s most notable projects. This client, a sprawling Cape resort, called on Arch Painting to help restore the historical charm of its exterior that had been weathered by time and whipping ocean winds. Read More
When you’re thinking of a time to start your painting project, winter certainly isn’t the first season to come to mind, and with good reason. Winter’s cold, dark days make for bad conditions for outdoor projects, so exterior paint jobs or other outdoor renovations should probably wait for warmer weather. Interior painting, however, can be done year-round. There can even be some benefits to interior painting in the winter, as long as you take the proper precautions.
Taking on a large paint project is about more than just putting the paint on the wall. Here at Arch Painting, we make sure to take every step necessary to produce a flawless finished result. Before we even crack the paint cans open, here’s what we do to be prepared for painting.
The holiday weekend is over. You’ve been working hard outside for months preparing for this specific weekend. The mulch is down; the lawn has been mowed (probably three or four times now); the patio furniture is out; and this weekend was the first of many great gatherings. Summer has “unofficially” begun.
Well, because you’ve been so busy getting your yard in shape, you may have forgotten to take a good look at the outside of your house. When was the last time you had it painted? If you can’t remember or if it’s been over five years, it’s time to get an estimate. But, how do you start the process? How do you choose the best painting contractor for the job? Read More