Achieving the Perfect Spray Application

When I apply paint to a surface, I use one of two methods: applying paint with a paint brush or applying paint with a professional-grade sprayer. In the past and perhaps even today, many people think that applying paint with a sprayer as a short-cut or a lazy way to paint a surface. In reality, [...]

By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Residential Interior Painting|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Achieving the Perfect Spray Application

Welcome to Our New Website: Explore All We Have to Offer

Expertly painted living room The Larkin Painting Company is delighted to present to you our newly redesigned website! Our new site reflects the quality of our work, and the approach we take when serving your needs. It is an exciting introduction to the experience you will have working with us. You will find [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: Who We Are|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Welcome to Our New Website: Explore All We Have to Offer

Cabinet Conversion

Doors Cabinet conversion is one of the best ways to update your kitchen.  We found ourselves back at Millennium Place in downtown Boston recently.  Our client had a beautiful kitchen, but wanted an update. Preparing the space The cabinets were too darkly stained for the luxurious, bright look the homeowner envisioned. [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Categories: Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Cabinet Conversion

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|Categories: Residential Interior Painting|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Take Time with Home Improvement

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 [...]

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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|Categories: Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Update Your Kitchen with “New” Cabinetry

The Cover of New England Home Magazine!

We are beyond excited over here at The Larking Painting Company.  We made the cover of the   January-February 2013 issue of New England Home!!  Yes, that news required two exclamation points!  Boston-based interior design company, Terrat-Elms, hired us to help them realize their vision for this Back Bay condominium.  It was a fun project because [...]

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Drawer Dilemmas

Ah, those kitchen, bathroom and bedroom drawers, what are you to do with them when they start looking dingy, scratched and scuffed?  Drawers can seem to be a such "little" thing.  However, it is "little" things like this that wear you down and alter the good feelings you have (or had) about your home.  How [...]

By | February 11th, 2013|Categories: Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Drawer Dilemmas