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Brian Kemnitz

Exterior Re-Paint in Tigard

Robyn’s home had failed caulking, peeling paint, bare wood and some dry-rot on the trim around the windows.  So she hired us to take on her project.  Before we started, the first thing we did was get her connected to our rockstar color consultant Vanessa. Vanessa helped her choose house numbers, unique light fixtures and of course, eye catching great

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Cigarette Smoke & Glossy Oil

Chris and Steve Seely recently purchased a home in Southwest Portland.  The previous owner was a smoker, leaving behind a thick cigarette odor.   The home also had glossy oil paint on the walls, trim, doors and cabinets, making it very difficult to re-paint without the need for copious hours of prep work.  The main concern when painting over shiny, aged

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Brian Kemnitz

First Exterior of 2020!

It’s sure great to be outside in the fresh air… The Neufeld’s home in Portland was in need of a good cleaning, lots of caulking and fresh new paint colors. We had 3 of our finest craftsmen along with an awesome new addition to our team: -Craig,10+ years with Pearl-Ryan, 3+ years with Pearl -Noah, 2+ years with Pearl-Liane —

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FREE PAINT OFFER!

During this difficult time we are committed to keeping our hardworking team doing what they do best – making our clients happy and their homes and businesses beautiful! For a limited time, when you hire us for any type of interior project, we are covering the cost of the paint. Project must be completed by April 30, 2020.  Paint options

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Brian Kemnitz

COVID-19 & Your Painting Project

We have been getting flooded with calls and emails from clients who are concerned about their upcoming painting projects, wondering if we can move forward or not?  To answer that question quickly YES, we are safe to move forward as all construction related trades are considered essential.  Here’s a paragraph from an email that we received on March 23rd from

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Brian Kemnitz

Interior painting project in Southwest Portland.

Tiana purchased a new home in Southwest Portland, inheriting some very bold colors from the previous owner.  She selected a spectacular new color and was actually doing the painting herself. She made it through most of the main living areas, but when it came to the vaulted ceilings, hand rails and the dramatic color changes (requiring 3 coats from bright

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Cabinet Painting Project in SW Portland.

The Bowlings hired us to convert the clear finish on their Knotty Alder cabinets over to paint. This presented a major challenge as there were massive knot holes that we needed to make disappear. Once the white oil primer goes on all the knot holes really show up! Now the fun begins with lots of filling and sanding… We had

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Brian Kemnitz

Touch up painting for a client in NW Portland.

This stylish Northwest Portland home was being prepared for a future sale. There were numerous dings, holes, nail pops and scuff marks on the trim, doors and walls throughout. Look around your home…you know, it’s the normal wear and tear that we all have. What made this project tricky was that we didn’t have any of the original paint indicating what

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Brian Kemnitz

Front door that makes a statement!

We have completed many projects in this Bull Mountain home in Tigard. For this round we returned to paint the inside of the front door. The glass on the front door was replaced leaving behind exposed screw heads. This presented a challenge as the client wanted to paint the door in a glossy black finish and NOT see where each

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