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Avoiding the Most Common Exterior Painting Mistakes

  • This Old House says that exterior paint should last, on average, between five and ten years. However, we’ve seen cases over the years where a paint job lasted far shorter than that because someone decided they’d “save money” by doing the job themselves, or by choosing a substandard painting contractor. Paintsmiths of Missouri is a commercial painting company with a difference: painting contractors with the skill, experience, and pride to get the job done right the first time, so your…

    Using Light and Dark Colors to Make a Room Look Bigger

  • No matter how large your building or office space, it is by definition finite. As businesses grow or their missions evolve, it’s not uncommon even for larger spaces to feel as though they’ve been subdivided to oblivion. That can leave offices, waiting areas, and conference rooms feeling cramped. If you don’t have the option of moving to a larger space or knocking out a wall, might something as simple as paint colors be the answer to your problems? Paintsmiths of…

    Is Floor Painting Right for Me?

  • Paintsmiths of Missouri paints more than walls, trim, and ceilings. Many of our home and business painting clients approach us because they need commercial floor painting services as well, either as part of a larger job or as a standalone project. If you’re wondering whether this is a viable option for you, or you think it might be but you’re unsure of the process, you’ve come to the right place. Why Consider Floor Painting? Floor painting is simple when done…

    Hiring a Painting Contractor for Your Church or Religious Institution

  • Even though Paintsmiths of Missouri is known throughout eastern Missouri and western Illinois for our residential and commercial painting work, we’re much more than that. We apply the lessons we’ve learned over many years to educational institutions and houses of worship as well, and have built trust through the quality of our work as well as the care with which we approach every project. If you’re in need of paint for anything from the smallest classroom or professorial office, to…

    3 Unexpected Benefits of Repainting Your Business

  • Running a business can feel like a juggling act. There’s a lot to keep in the air, and an awful lot that can go wrong. With so much on your plate, repainting might be the last thing on your mind. Stop and think about it, because a fresh coat of paint for your business — inside or out — does much more than beautify. The businesses served by Paintsmiths of Missouri have found some unexpected and welcome benefits of repainting…

    When Should I Repaint the Exterior of My Business?

  • Curb appeal isn’t just for homes. Missouri business owners also need to be vigilant about the aesthetic of their buildings and surrounding property. Potential customers will form a split-second first impression of your business based on intangibles like your merchandising, your signage, and even the condition your paint is in. Seconds count, so make sure you’re putting your best face forward. Paintsmiths of Missouri has many years of  experience helping businesses look their best, and here we’ll share when it’s…

    How to Become a Union Painter Apprentice

  • “There is power in a union,” the old tune says. Union membership has benefits for everyone involved including clients, employers, and especially workers. If you are wondering how to become a union painter apprentice to secure work with a union shop like Paintsmiths of Missouri, we’ve compiled this handy and brief guide to demystify the process. What is the IUPAT? Once known as The Brotherhood of Painters and Decorators of America, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT)…
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    Avoiding Commercial Painting Scams

  • Some scams are obvious enough that we see them coming from miles away. But other scams come from unexpected places, and Paintsmiths of Missouri has seen its fair share of commercial painting scams. Following these tips can help you keep from falling prey to a scam or an illegitimate contractor. Low Prices We’ll keep this part short and sweet: if a bid comes in significantly lower than what you’ve seen in your research and RFPs, that should raise red flags.…
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    What to Expect When Hiring a Commercial Painting Company

  • For more than half a century, PaintSmiths of Missouri has played our own small part in making businesses, institutions, and landmarks in Missouri and Illinois more inviting. We’re lucky in that many business owners come to us realizing the benefits of hiring a commercial painting company. But what many of them aren’t sure of is what they should expect over the course of their commercial painting projects. Let’s take a peek under the tarp, shall we? Consultation Your project starts…

    Understanding the Costs of Commercial Painting

  • Many of the St. Louis area businesses served by PaintSmiths of Missouri don’t realize that there are a lot of factors that go into calculating the cost of commercial painting, so we’re taking some time to set the record straight. Surface Area Residential painting is straightforward; it’s usually a simple matter of calculating square footage, purchasing decent paint, and getting down to business. In commercial settings, not only are we often dealing with higher square footage, we’re also dealing with a wider…

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