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Color and Design Trends for 2021

February 8th, 2021 | Uncategorized

What’s trending in color and design for 2021   For everyone, 2020 was a year of challenges and change. Our homes became our offices, schools, and gyms. The need for versatile spaces was necessary to adapt to our new “at home” lifestyle. Like everyone else, we experienced this when our girls started remote learning and […]

 

If Walls Could Talk-Restoring Walls In Older Homes

December 8th, 2020 | Uncategorized

Living in New England, we get to work in some beautiful old homes. The craftsmanship of years gone by gives these homes charm and character. Ornate moldings, casings, corbels! Oh my! The bigger, the better! Hand carved woodwork is beautiful, but what happens when your walls need a little TLC? Believe it or not, some […]

 

 

Making A Statement With Your Exterior Door And How To Maintain It

March 7th, 2017 | Uncategorized

Believe it or not, spring is right around the corner! With that, now is the time to evaluate your home’s exterior. As you pull into your driveway after a long day at work, you notice your front door has seen better days. Maybe you have been wanting to change the color of the door (check […]

 

Drywall repairs: DIY Or SOS

March 2nd, 2017 | Uncategorized

At first glance, while preparing to paint the room that has been on your to do list for months, you discover a long crack. You have repaired walls to fix dents and small nail holes, but this is something you have never seen before. The first inclination is to patch over the crack with spackle […]

 

Can I Remove The Wallpaper Myself?

February 8th, 2017 | Uncategorized
Wallpaper Removal

Have you been looking at your old wallpaper and thinking about removing it yourself? Removing wallpaper is a job that you can do yourself, but there are some steps and removal issues to consider before you begin or decide to hire help. The type of wallpaper and how the previous installer prepped  will determine how […]

 

Small Painting Projects? We Have You Covered!

January 26th, 2017 | Uncategorized

Do you have painting projects around your home that never seem to get done?  Between work commitments, kids activities, and something going on every weekend, when do you have time to get started?! Hanson Painting is happy to introduce our Painter For A Day program. This is a great new program for our customers who […]

 

What To Do With Old Paint

January 21st, 2017 | Uncategorized

Just about every household has old paint laying around. The paint is either from previous owners of the house or the current owners. Paint does have a shelf life and after years of storage it is best to dispose of it properly. Any paints that are being stored for future use need to be stored […]

 

Breathing New Life Into Weathered Wood

January 13th, 2017 | Uncategorized

Replacing wood trim on the exterior of your home can be very costly. In some cases replacing the wood can compromise the character of your home.  One Example would be the intricate moldings of a historic Victorian home. At Hanson Painting, we have learned techniques for restoring wood with the use of Abatron Wood Restoration […]

 

Why We Use Festool Sanders And Dust Extractors

January 6th, 2017 | Uncategorized

One of the biggest challenges when working in a clients home is controlling the dust created during the prepping process of the job. There are several different ways to control dust for various tasks, but we have found that Festool sanders and dust extractors are the best at minimizing air borne dust. All of Festools […]