Check out some of our helpful tips, tricks, and advice on all things painting!
“Decision is the ultimate power” - Tony Robbins
Let's start with trim and doors. These spots in your home tend to see a lot of traffic and can result in scuffs and dings over time. So, if you're looking for highly durable finish that won't need touched up nearly as much over the years then we recommend a urethane enamel. Sherwin Williams Emerald Urethane Enamel is an excellent choice for trim, crown, and doors. Since it is a water-based paint the application and cleanup is super easy! If applied properly, these surfaces will be highly durable and scratch resistant.
If you're really wanting to take your wood surface finishes to the next level, Centurion Wood Coatings has a 1k Polyurethane topcoat specifically formulated for wood surfaces. The difference between this product and Sherwin Williams really boils down to price. They are both excellent choices for your next interior project.
When it comes to your walls the options may seem endless! Over the years we've had a chance to try out many different products and these are a couple of our favorites!
Sherwin Williams Duration is an excellent choice for your interior walls. This product has stain blocking & anti-microbial technology which is perfect if you live in an older home or have kids. This paint is a mid-level and mid-priced coating so if you're looking for long lasting results this would be the paint to invest in.
Benjamin Moore is also a household name when it comes to paint products. Depending on our client and their preferences we will also use Benjamin Moore products. Their interior paint "Ben" is quote comparable to S-W Duration in that this paint also very easy to apply and washable durability is a perk as well!
If you're looking for a much more budget friendly transformation, then SuperPaint is the way to go! This acrylic paint is also by Sherwin Williams. This product is moderately priced yet the big difference is between SuperPaint and Duration is that duration is more moisture resistant. SuperPaint is generally for those looking just for paint without as many added benefits.
When choosing between paint products it's really important to spot the differences in the results you're looking for. If you want an easy application and easy clean up, it will be best to find a water based acrylic paint. Price does tend to make quite the difference in the results of your project. Going with a cheaper product may mean additional touch ups in the future or multiple coats to ensure a full coverage. These are a few products we typically use on our projects. If you have questions about more of these products or others reach out and contact us today!
Reach out to us to by either filling out our online form or call now to talk about your latest painting project. One of our team members will discuss the colors, textures, and rough cost. We will also plan an in-home consultation to give you a cost and time estimate.
After all the details of your project are finalized, we’ll begin prepping all surfaces to be painted and get started. While we paint your home, we’ll keep you updated with the progress of your project and our project lead will perform a final walk-through with you to ensure you are completely satisfied.
Now it’s time to celebrate your new home with fresh and vibrant colors. Enjoy an increased curb appeal and an appearance that will last for several years to come.
Welcome to Total Quality Painting. We are a residential and new construction painting company located here in Tampa, Fl. Our mission is to provide high level customer service, communication, and workmanship to make your house feel like home.
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