Water Damage and Baseboard Repair

removed baseboard so the area could dry out water damage Water damage.  Two words that don't sound great together.  One of our customers recently dealt with water damage.  Water from another apartment leaked into their home.  If they had left the damage untreated, it could have caused significant health risks, such [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Ceiling & Wall Repair|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Water Damage and Baseboard Repair

May Soul Guide Your Work

Soul guides our work.  At Larkin Painting, we talk about how taking care of your environment supports care of soul.  But soul also supports and guides us in our daily lives and in the work that we do.  We are craftspeople.  We delight in transforming homes, in bringing out the character and unique qualities of [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Residential Exterior Painting|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on May Soul Guide Your Work

Flower Bouquet

It is amazing what a flower bouquet and thoughtfulness can do.  One of our company's strengths and source of great pride is that our painters are a very caring group of people.  Our team has a unique perspective on our customers' daily lives as they share our clients' spaces every day.  They are often present [...]

By | April 26th, 2016|Categories: Who We Are|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Flower Bouquet

Big Project, Short Deadline

Intricate paintwork on built-in cabinetry Recently we had the opportunity to work on a project with a deadline as short as the project was big.  We began the one-week job early one Friday morning at the Ritz Millennium Residences.  On that first day, we realized we would need more than the three team [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Big Project, Short Deadline

Box of Color: Color Consultation

Expert color consultation is one of the quality services we provide for our clients.  Recently, we discovered a new color consultation toolkit from Sherwin Williams.  It is an all-in-one box of color that we affectionately call "The Suitcase of Fun" because, after all, choosing colors for your home is fun.  The Suitcase of Fun includes [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: Color Consultation|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Box of Color: Color Consultation

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|Categories: Who We Are|Tags: , |Comments Off on Surpass Expectations

Office Happy

Our office pup has a nice napping spot. We recently took time to take care of our office, to create some "office happy".  At Larkin Painting, our mission is to help clients care for their homes, creating a space of happiness, calm and contentment.  It was beyond time for us to give our [...]

By | March 28th, 2016|Categories: Care of Soul|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Office Happy

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

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|Categories: Ceiling & Wall Repair|Tags: , , , , , |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|Categories: Painting Projects|Tags: , , |Comments Off on An Eye for Detail