When the Client is Away

Communication is Key Have you ever thought about scheduling a project while you were away from home, but didn't dare because the process seemed too complicated and risky?  When you work with Larkin Painting, the process is neither complicated nor risky.  Our team performs a lot of our work when clients are away on family [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|Residential Interior Painting|Comments Off on When the Client is Away

Scrollwork

Quality is all in the details.  A recent exterior project featured an exquisitely detailed, antique, hand-carved scrollwork.  This piece demanded extreme care, a steady hand, and a delicate touch.  Such old, handmade features of homes are treasures, and we do our part to preserve this special part of New England's architectural history and charm. [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|Residential Exterior Painting|Comments Off on Scrollwork

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|Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry|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|Color Consultation|Comments Off on Box of Color: Color Consultation

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

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

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