PAINTING YOUR HOME PROTECTS YOUR HOME
William Nunn, proprietor of William Nunn Painting has long advocated the use of quality paints. Painting both interior and exterior walls, trim and other home surfaces will increase the overall real estate value of a home. This helps in valuation of homeowner assets, and can help with a home's resale.
Harvard Study Highlight Needs For Homeowners To Take Care Of Their Home's Future
A recent housing study from Harvard University called The U.S. Housing Stock: Ready for Renewal highlights the importance of home upkeep. The study finds that some homeowners have skimped on home improvement, generating government calls to homeowners to take care of their homes and our housing stock for their future well being. Painting is one home improvement strategy that is cost effective, produces immediate results, and keeps your home in its own "suit-of-Armour" to protect from weather's elements.
6 Top Reasons Why Painting Your Home Protects Your Home's Value
Painting Protects Minnesota Homes From Inclement Weather
Painting a home's exterior walls, trim and other home surfaces will help the homeowner protect the home from inclement Minnesota weather, particularly ice and snow. Moisture can enter wall openings, for example, where squirrels or woodpeckers create even a small opening. If dampness is sealed into walls, it can ruin insulation and encourage mold and rot.
Protect Your Home With Thorough Professional Preparation Before Painting
Proper preparation of the home's surfaces prior to applying the paint may be more important than the fresh coat of paint itself. William Nunn Painting spends needed time upfront make repairs to surfaces that house nibbling pests may have caused, scraping off any peeling paint, and use top caulking materials and techniques to seal and protect your home first. Timely repairs keep weather out and protect the life of a home's exterior.
Choose Painting Professionals Who Use Low VOC and Zero-VOC Paints
William Nunn Painting’s years of experience has gained keen insights to how paints perform over time. A quality exterior paint job that lasts longer goes further to protect a house from wood failure and other expensive repairs. Advances in resin technology are better in some VOC paint products than others, flow and level better, eliminating potential bubbles, and thereby the paint applications last longer. Our customers benefit from our access to the most durable and beautiful primers and topcoats from both domestic and European makers. Although traditional oil formulations are still best for some applications, we are sourcing the finest in low VOC, waterborne coatings for our projects. If you are facing wood failure on you home's exterior surfaces, view our Woodfinishing Gallery to consider our quality work.
The Right Paint Choice Promotes Healthy Indoor Air Quality
Low VOC waterborne paints emit fewer “volatile organic compounds” into the air as they dry, making them often the favorite choice when considering the overall environmental impact. We purchase quantities carefully to eliminate wasteful leftover materials that will inevitably need to be disposed of later. Thinners and solvents that we use in the course of our work are saved and sent to be recycled. Protecting the air and environment is an extension of the same wise stewardship that citizens exercise when protecting their homes and commercial buildings through prompt painting maintenance.
Painting Reduces Home Dust, Stains, and Greasy Fingerprints
Particularly in homes with plaster walls, Keeping home interior walls, trim and other surfaces painting upkeep on schedule can minimize dust and dirt that comes over time from building up and causing a breakdown in your home's painted surfaces. Better quality paint keeps plaster in check, and dust to a minimum. For old homes or tough interior surfaces, using Benjamin Moore, or Fine Paints Of Europe paint or finishing products will extend the life of your home.
Paint Seals Surfaces From Damaging Humidity and Steam
Painted surfaces in bathrooms and kitchens need to hold up under routine use that includes exposure to humidity and steam. A quality paint job with the proper product (sheen) can last many times longer in a bath or kitchen that sees everyday use.
Beautify the World Around You
Color can extend walls, raise ceilings, eliminate corners. Reaching beyond the limits of construction, it can sculpt a new space whose borders are defined purely by the spectrum, not just by the carpenter’s planes. Unbound by the rules of conventional placement, color creates an architecture all its own. Advising on color and design is one of the strengths we bring to you.
When A High Level Of Painting Experience Counts
Some homeowners may first think of painting their home as a Do-It-Yourself project. However, many Twin Cities homeowners of homes of distinction, or those who consider their homes as one of life's finest investments, will only entrust their home painting projects to a fully qualified, professional home painter. Read the personal references from William Nunn Painting's long-term satisfied client references. Call 612 825-3875 and let know how we can help you.
Read more about William Nunn Painting certification as a painting contractor for Fine Paints.
Supplementary Information from The Harvard Housing Study:
* Longer-term homeowners
have led the home improvement spending increases in 2012. With a clear turn-around in Minneapolis home prices, homeowners’ ability to invest in their homes is on the increase. Many homes are needing attending to for a future of being passed on to another generation of homeowners.
Reading Resources From The Harvard Housing Study:
William Nunn Painting is a member of the Better Business Bureau and was nominated for their Integrity Award in 2008.