Category Archives: PROJECTS

Project Solutions: The Colors of Cape May

In each issue of PPC, we go behind the scenes to interview pro painters about some of their most challenging projects. This time: Gerard Gallagher talks about his specialty – painting historic Victorian homes in the resort town of Cape May, New Jersey.
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Southern Charm: Quality Work Leads to Repeat Business for Louisiana Paint Pro

In each issue of PPC, we go behind the scenes to interview pro painters about some of their most challenging projects. This time: a large residential property in Brossard, Louisiana by Darrell Benson Painting.
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Coating the Kalahari: Experience Key to Painting the Country’s Largest Indoor Waterpark

In each issue of PPC, we go behind the scenes to interview pro painters about some of their most challenging projects. This time: the Kalahari Resort in Round Rock, Texas. Continue reading Coating the Kalahari: Experience Key to Painting the Country’s Largest Indoor Waterpark

Making the Grade: Historic Hotel Reborn as the Graduate New Haven

The iconic past of a 127-year-old hotel has been rekindled, thanks to the expertise and hard work of a Connecticut painting contractor. Continue reading Making the Grade: Historic Hotel Reborn as the Graduate New Haven

Carolina Dreamin’: The Restoration of a Southern Treasure

For this article, PPC editor Mike Starling sat down with Anderson Painting to learn more about their work on the Hill House, a century-old home and well-known, well-preserved landmark in Durham, North Carolina. Continue reading Carolina Dreamin’: The Restoration of a Southern Treasure

Game On! Tackling the Georgia Tech Stadium Repaint

“In the South, football is a religion, and Saturday is the holy day.”

That quote from Hall of Fame coach Marino Casem may be one of the best descriptions of the importance of college football in this region of the country. So when the stadium of one of the top teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) needed coatings work, the call went out for a painting contractor with a proven track record to handle the task. Continue reading Game On! Tackling the Georgia Tech Stadium Repaint

Court’s in Session: Painters Restore a 228-Year-Old Caribbean Landmark

Over its long history, the Constitutional Court of Sint Maarten has been battered by bad weather and numerous catastrophic storms. In each case, painters have helped restore the landmark property’s age-defying beauty. Continue reading Court’s in Session: Painters Restore a 228-Year-Old Caribbean Landmark

Estate Plan: Brown Bear Painting’s ‘Pandemic Project’

Though in business for just eight years, Brown Bear Painting has quickly established itself in its hometown of Morris, a city of about 15,000 located about 70 miles southwest of Chicago in Grundy County. Continue reading Estate Plan: Brown Bear Painting’s ‘Pandemic Project’

Egan Painting Achieves Dramatic Results at 14,000 Square Foot Distillery

“We love challenges,” says Mitch Egan, owner of Egan Painting in South Pasadena, Florida. That’s one of the reasons why painting the American Freedom Distillery in St. Petersburg was such a fulfilling project for this 40-year veteran of the construction trades. PPC editor Mike Starling sat down with Mitch to learn more about this high-profile job. Continue reading Egan Painting Achieves Dramatic Results at 14,000 Square Foot Distillery

Bigger’n Texas: BLS Painting Tackles an Austin Mansion

At 14,680 square feet, this home in Austin, Texas was definitely not your typical residential painting project. Plus, with a multitude of wood paneling, custom trim work, and other custom painting details, it would take the right company to do the job right.
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Out of the Fire: Illinois Resort Back in Business with Help from Precision Painting

Precision Painting & Decorating (PPD) is a full-service commercial and residential painting company based in Bellwood, Illinois. Over the past 17 years, they have tackled some of the most challenging coating jobs in the Chicagoland area. One good example is their work at Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Resort in Utica, Illinois.
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For the Duration: Restoring the Historic 1858 Hixon House

When you’ve been hired to restore a 160-year-old building, you want the best products and surface prep to ensure a long- lasting paint job.

This was the challenge Parcher’s Painting and Home Improvement faced when it won the bid to repaint the historic Hixon House in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
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Island Hopping: Painting Hawaii’s Largest Airport Car Rental Facility

Over the past 20 years, Consolidated Painting, LLC has earned a spotless reputation for tackling some of the toughest commercial painting challenges in Hawaii. There’s no better example than their recent completion of a $340 million Kahului Airport Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) facility.
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Martha’s Vineyard Museum: New Life for an Island Landmark

Rick Convery Painting, Inc. has been making homes and commercial buildings on Martha’s Vineyard Island look fantastic for the past 35 years. A recent example is their work on one of the island’s highest profile restoration jobs: Martha’s Vineyard Museum. Continue reading Martha’s Vineyard Museum: New Life for an Island Landmark