Setting Clear Expectations with Your Painter

Posted on April 22, 2019
As a painting contractor on the Main Line of Philadelphia, we perform custom interior painting on a range of finish-levels. We execute projects from high-end custom restorations down to apartment repaints.  A lot of Main Line residential customers want perfection from painters, while others are simply happy to see new colors on the walls of their homes in the Wayne area.  Crown mo...

Handyman – Custom Renovations – TJ’s Tips for Hiring a Contractor

Posted on February 27, 2017
“Do it right or don’t do it at all.” This reflects TJ’s standards of workmanship, craftsmanship for all handyman and custom renovation projects. We use the best products available and are continually retraining our skills by learning about the latest techniques and most efficient procedures. “Don’t just think about spending money. Think about spending money right.” It’s all abo...

Bathroom Mold – Planning a Mold Free Bath Remodel

Posted on February 27, 2017
Bathroom Mold - TJ's Custom Bathroom Renovations
Everyone hates bathroom mold! Especially homeowners investing their money in new bathrooms. However, thousands of homeowners are hiring contractors who install...what eventually will be...a moldy bathroom. We have successfully completed 150+ custom bathrooms using very detailed work plans and implementing modern technology construction products. Needless to say, the "Discovery & Pre-productio...

Painting Kitchen Cabinets – Refurbish and Save Thousands of Dollars

Posted on February 27, 2017
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Painting kitchen cabinets and adding new hardware will transform an old kitchen to looking like they just came off the showroom floor. Well, that is, if they are refinished with a little care. Hopefully these painting kitchen cabinet tips will help. Aaahhh... The wonder of color! To help my fellow customers and DIY'ers achieve long-term satisfaction with your "new" cabinets - make sure you do ...

Water Alarms – Winter Water Shutoffs

Posted on February 27, 2017
A water alarm could have saved my friend's vacation home from being condemned a few years ago. One weekend they were enjoying the surrounding serenity of nature and freshly fallen snow while sitting fireside playing card games with loved ones. And then three weeks later they were distraught over the loss of their hideaway haven all because they did not have the foresight to turn-off the water in c...

Painting Contractors – Performing A Thorough Due Diligence When Hiring

Posted on February 27, 2017
I am amazed at how many highly intelligent, well oft, responsible homeowners do not perform due diligence when evaluating painting contractors. I know it’s a matter of time, but when you think about how much time it may take to re-earn income lost for paying a “sub-standard contractor” – and having to hire another contractor to redo a project that was not done right the first time – it i...

Gray Paint – Fashion Forever Color

Posted on February 27, 2017
Interior painting on the Main Line, and in areas nationwide, is now all about using gray paint. This fashion forever color is now in its fifth year of growing popularity. It has garnered such attention that homeowners are now even using it on trim, doors, and built-in cabinetry. In thirty years of owning a painting company, I have rarely used gray as a finish paint, if at all as a quality interio...

Painting Prices – Hiring on Price vs. Hiring on Intelligence

Posted on February 27, 2017
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I have met hundreds of homeowners in my business and of course have not worked for them all, primarily due to painting prices. Though my pricing has always been fair, a large portion of the home improvement market now has a "lets make a deal" mentality when it comes to looking for new service providers. The Internet has made it virtually instant-quotes-at-your-fingertips simply by sending out 4-...

Setting Clear Expectations with Your Painter Contractor

Posted on February 27, 2017
As a painting contractor on the Main Line of Philadelphia, we perform interior painting on a range of finish-levels from high-end custom work down to apartment repaints. Some of our customers want perfection from their painters, while others are simply happy to see new colors on the walls of their home. This discrepancy on what the finish quality expectations are is a major communication issue th...