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Surpass Expectations

It is our goal to surpass expectations.  Recently, we helped a Sudbury client save a unique and cherished piece of furniture.  She was not aware that we could help her as we were initially charged with repainting some areas and repairing water damaged surfaces.  As we were walking through her home noting the color changes [...]

By | April 4th, 2016|Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor, House Painting, Painting Projects|Comments Off on Surpass Expectations

Take Time with Home Improvement

The home improvement show, This Old House, is a good example of what it can mean to take time with your home improvement or remodel.  Home upgrades, improvements, and remodels don't happen overnight even though many people wish for a quick fix.  Sometimes projects are delayed for technical reasons such as drying time.  When the [...]

By | March 20th, 2016|Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor, House Painting, Painting Projects|Comments Off on Take Time with Home Improvement

The Chimney Project

As the brightness of Spring approaches peeling off the duller days of Winter, we start to notice areas of our homes that present recurring challenges and need special care and attention.  For one client, his chimney had presented an unpleasant, annual challenge.  It became The Chimney Project.  Despite the homeowner's diligence, effort and expense, the [...]

By | March 14th, 2016|Residential Exterior Painting|Comments Off on The Chimney Project

House Karma

House Karma-have you heard of it?  Recently, we spent over two weeks repairing and repainting water damaged surfaces in an enormous, beautiful, old building in Chestnut Hill.  One afternoon, Christine spent some time talking about the building's challenges with the owner.  The building, which is also the home of the owner's yoga retreat, has three [...]

By | March 7th, 2016|Ceiling & Wall Repair|Comments Off on House Karma

An Eye for Detail

At Larkin Painting, we have an eye for detail.  Customers ask us to help bring their vision for their home into reality. To do that, we have to see the details.  We use the eye of a camera as one tool for evaluating what services our customers need for their homes.  However, our best seeing [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor, House Painting|Comments Off on An Eye for Detail

Invention

As craftspeople, we have many skills, and invention is one of our most important.  We repair, prepare and paint many different types of surfaces.  Often, we find ourselves faced with a challenging project.  Other times we start a project that presents as straightforward at first, but then challenges develop as we work. Over the past [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|Residential Interior Painting|Comments Off on Invention

Update Your Kitchen with “New” Cabinetry

Do you want a low-cost way to update your kitchen?  Repaint your kitchen cabinetry!  We receive many requests to paint kitchen cabinetry.  Yes!  It can be done and done well.  We have satisfied many a customer.  Often our customers want to convert their darker stained cabinetry to paint to achieve a more contemporary look.  A [...]

By | February 15th, 2016|Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry|Comments Off on Update Your Kitchen with “New” Cabinetry

The Edited Palette of Farrow & Ball

Have you explored colors using an edited palette?  A few weeks ago, I attended a beautiful paint and wallcovering event hosted by Farrow & Ball, craftsmen in paint and paper.  We use their luxurious products and wanted to learn about their new offerings.  Farrow & Ball, an English company, have some higher price points than [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|Wall Covering Removal & Installation|Comments Off on The Edited Palette of Farrow & Ball

Joyful Memories

Did you know that a part of our mission is to leave you with joyful and fun memories of our time with you?  You never think about it, but paint is a part of everyone's life at some point.  It can call up certain emotions and memories.  Obviously our job is to make your dreams [...]

By | February 1st, 2016|Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor, House Painting|Comments Off on Joyful Memories