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Brian Kemnitz

Cabinets and handrail project in SW Portland

These cabinets and handrails were tired after 20+ years of use. Heavy cooking grease, numerous dents and a failing finish created a challenge that we were happy to accept.  As well, the client was ready for a totally different look that would brighten up the space. What did we do?✔️Masking✔️De-greasing – lots of scrubbing✔️Sanding✔️Oil Primer✔️Filler work on all the dents and

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Brian Kemnitz

Cabinet painting and more in Sherwood.

Google Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ — Here’s what the client had to say: “We hired Pearl Painters after a recommendation from our flooring people. Since we were in the process of putting in new flooring and then painting cabinets, we wanted top notch pros to handle it. Brian was great in his attentiveness to what we wanted and Craig was amazing in

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Brian Kemnitz

In a funk? The right color can help!

This client was tired of the cold, clinical feeling of their all white kitchen cabinets.  They knew color was the answer – but what color? They had many ideas but could not arrive on the perfect hue, so we called in the expert to save the day. Vanessa Rider at  www.colormoxienw.com was able to find the perfect color to match

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Brian Kemnitz

Handrail project in Sherwood

This week we re-finished tired oak hand rails for a client in Sherwood. They just purchased this home and will be taking on most of the painting themselves but they did not want to tackle this difficult handrail project, so they hired us! We used a teak colored stain that will ultimately match the upcoming floor refinish. As well we

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Brian Kemnitz

NW Portland Stain Project

As I look outside right now and see the rain flying, I’m already missing summer… LOL I wanted to share a recent project that we just finished for a client in Northwest Portland. What a great home, view and project! And the owners were wonderful too ? This home was in good condition, but to preserve wood shingles you really

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Brian Kemnitz

Concrete Coatings

If your family is anything like mine, when Covid -19 hit we suddenly had a lot of time on our hands.  We cleaned out years worth of clutter in a storage room, converted an unused bedroom into an office for my wife and I indulged in a total garage makeover — new cabinets, new wall and ceiling paint, installed baseboards

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Brian Kemnitz

Lake Oswego Re-Paint

This is a home that we painted in 2008.  The clients were so happy with the results with our work from over 10 years ago, that they decided to hire us again.  Although their home’s exterior was still in exceptionally good shape, the paint and caulking was starting to fail in the high exposure areas revealing bare wood.  To avoid

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Brian Kemnitz

Re-Paint in Oregon City

When paint is over 10 years old, it is no surprise to find fading, bare wood, failed caulking and peeling. That’s why this client from Oregon City called us! Since their cedar shingles, trim and doors were ready for a re-do they also opted to have all their black metal railings, fences, and entrance gate re-finished.  What did we do?✔️Pressure

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Brian Kemnitz

Modern Home Re-Paint, NW Portland

The Beldin’s home had faded and peeling paint, cracked caulking and was ready for an overall refresh. They also wanted to update the color palate to emphasize the unique features of their beautiful NW Portland Contemporary home. What did we do? ✅Pressure washed the home removing dirt and mildew✅Masked to prevent overspray✅Caulked all failing joints to prevent wood rot✅Scraped and

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