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Lead Safe Painting

Exposure to paints that contain lead are an important factor in providing the safest experience for our customers and employees. Homes built before 1978 become more prominent in their interior paints containing lead. The older the home, the higher chance the paint of the interior being lead-based. At Advanced Painting Service, we are certified by [...]

Choosing Exterior Paint Color

Choosing the right exterior paint color for your home or business can be daunting simply because of color permanence, however with a few simple guidelines and tips, choosing your exterior color will be made an easy decision; whether it be trim, shutters, or wood paneling the most important things to keep in mind is the [...]

Painting With Eco-Friendly Green Products

Low VOC/ Green products have become increasingly popular in the painting industry, as they are “green” for the environment, and typically outperform high VOC paints. VOC standing for volatile organic compounds; unstable carbon compounds that vaporize into the air we breathe. By lowering VOC, not only will it be beneficial safety wise but provide durable, [...]

Choosing Accent Wall Paint Colors

Choosing accent wall paint colors for the interior of your home allows you to not only add character, but match the wall paint colors to your furniture details to create an overall unity and aesthetic appeal to your room. The most common way to use an accent wall is choosing a darker color for the [...]

Hiring The Right Painting Contractor

Choosing to hire the right painting contractor to do a safe and quality job can be a bit tricky; to find a paint contractor that will get the job done right, it is important to ask all the right questions and to check around on their reviews. Although some paint contractors may offer a lower [...]

Painting Safety is No Accident

Painting safety is always our number one priority; protecting our painters, our customers, their property and the environment. To achieve this a great safety training program must be utilized and properly implemented. We train all of our painters and other tradesmen in strict accordance to OSHA guidelines. This includes weekly safety meetings, daily toolbox meetings, [...]