Tag: House Painting

Beautifying Your Home, From the Inside-Out

Posted: June 1, 2016

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Your house should be a place where you can truly unwind and recharge after your day. You come home, kick off your shoes, and pick a room to settle in. Which one is your favorite? Maybe the family room is, because there’s a comfy place to relax and you’re surrounded by mementoes of special times… Read more »

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Colorado Springs Hail Damage to House Paint

Posted: March 14, 2017

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As a homeowner in Colorado Springs, you are probably well aware of our yearly battle with hail. From April to September storms accompanied by hail can cause costly damage to your home and leave it exposed to further damage down the line. Yes, your home is built to withstand the elements, but what happens when… Read more »

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Cost For Exterior House Painting in Denver

Posted: April 3, 2015

Whats the cost for exterior house painting in Denver? It’s a common question we get all the time, so you are not alone in wondering. How much would you charge to paint my house by square feet? What does the average house cost to paint? Is there a way for me to calculate the cost… Read more »

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House Painting in Denver

Posted: February 25, 2017

Denver house painting, specifically exterior painting in Denver requires a professional painter that is truly in a league of their own. Due to Denver’s rich history, diversity, and local vibrancy you can find loads of different styles of homes all intermingling with each other on a single street. This means finding a painter in Denver… Read more »

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Paint Colors Advice – Don’t Wait to Paint the House!

Posted: March 16, 2015

It’s August which means that painting season is in full swing! Summer seems like the ideal time to get outside and give the exterior of your home a little TLC but that doesn’t mean you should neglect the interior of your home! It’s the perfect time to reorganize and refresh for the coming change in… Read more »

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Painting and Dealing With the HOA: Part 2 – Color Approval

Posted: August 20, 2010

Some helpful pointers and things you should know about color approval: – Just because your neighbor was approved for the colors, doesn’t mean you will be. One example of this may be if a house to your left, right, behind or in front of you has the color scheme you want, there’s a chance you… Read more »

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Prep NOW to Avoid the Headaches Later

Posted: July 30, 2010

If you have the itch to get out there and do some house painting on your own, you’d better make sure you know what you’re doing! And it all starts with the prep work. A fair metaphor for painting prep work: A strong prep job for painting is what a strong education is to a… Read more »

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Recommended Tools for Painting Your House

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Paint Scraper, Putty Knife, Sandpaper/Sanding Block, Stiff Brush, Power Washer, Ladders, Sprayer Spray vs Brush Method of Application: Jeremiah Owen of Vivax Pro Painting, also known as Hey Paint Guy, says it depends on the type of surface. “Cedar for instance is porous and has linear grains so you’ll want to brush or spray and… Read more »

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Spot it Early: How to Know When to Paint your Home

Posted: March 15, 2016

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Here at Vivax, we believe that the first step to fixing a problem, is learning about it.  We take great pride in our work and although it may sound silly, we find that a thorough knowledge of products, processes and our client’s needs have allowed us to be successful.  Likewise, we make it our job… Read more »

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Spring Cleaning: Preparing your Home for Warmer Weather

Posted: January 4, 2016

After the busy holiday season and celebrating a new year, warmer weather is on the horizon! As spring approaches, now is a great time to start planning for exterior paint projects. We encourage homeowners to asses their homes to see the condition of both paint and siding. Vivax wants to give you a quick checklist… Read more »

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Take Advantage of the Winter – Plan Now

Posted: November 5, 2018

Painting season is over but it doesn’t mean the planning is. Spring time seems like a great time to get the paint estimates started and get the ball rolling but it’s actually too late to accomodate your timeline by then. We start scheduling during the winter months so that way homeowners can get a head… Read more »

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To Paint or Not to Paint, That is the Question

Posted: July 30, 2010

You’ve explored the art of painting. You’ve exhausted yourself searching the internet for “How-to” videos. And you’ve walked the outside of the house scratching your head in anticipation of painting on your own. You’re next thought: Forget it, I’m bringing in a pro. No big deal, you’ve decided that the value of your time in… Read more »

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Two Things That Make an Impact on Whether or Not to Paint Yourself

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Painting is the quickest and most affordable way to add value to your home. Do you do it yourself, or hire a pro? 1. Money. Have you considered all the necessary costs? Tools in addition to the paint (not discounted) brings the job close to 50% of what you can hire a painter for. Pro’s… Read more »

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Use Technology Whenever You Can! Hello iPad

Posted: August 25, 2010

Recently our technology treat has been the iPad. Wow, what a difference this mini computer can make for a business. For those who aren’t familiar with mini computer, Apple says it’s, “The best way to experience the web, email, photos, and video. Hands down.” Whether that’s the case or not, it’s definitely going to be… Read more »

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