painting your home protects your home


William Nunn, proprietor of 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: Painting Maintenance & Upkeep.

A recent housing study from Harvard University called The U.S. Housing Stock: Ready for Renewal highlights the importance of home upkeep and that exterior painting protects your home. 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. Our painting techniques will ensure that our exterior painting protects your home.

6 Top Reasons Why Painting Your Home Protects Your Home's Value

exterior painting protects your home Exterior Painting Protects Your Home 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.

Painting maintenance & upkeep by thorough professional preparation before painting 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 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, to consider our quality work.

The Right Paint Choice Promotes Healthy Indoor Air Quality 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.

exterior painting protects your home 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 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. Painting maintenance & upkeep may make the difference the life of your painted surfaces. Both out interior and exterior painting protects your home for years to come.

Take a look at this beautiful exterior renovation work at the 510 Groveland building. Our workflow from beginning too end is designed so that our clients enjoy maximum benefit.

Exterior Painting Protects Your Home & Beautifies 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. Before applying the exterior painting that protects your home, we will help you feel confident that you have made the best color choice.

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. We service our clients with attention to detail, including your painting maintenance & upkeep needs. 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.

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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.

* The loss of home equity among younger or first-time home buyers served to limit improvement spending among younger households after the housing crash.

* After years of decline, the number of owner-occupied homes with severe or moderate damage due to lack of care increased 7% between 2007 and 2011 to more than 2.4 million.

* Inadequate homes are significantly more likely to be converted to rental units or nonresidential uses, become vacant, or permanently lost from the housing's inventory.

* Owners with less than 20% equity in their homes spent 22% less on average on home improvements and 30% less on discretionary projects than owners with 20% or more equity.

Reading Resources From The Harvard Housing Study:

Download Harvard's Housing Stock Ready For Improvement Report pdf
Download Harvard's Renewing Homes For Tomorrow's Householdspdf
Download Harvard's Revitalizing Our Nation's Housing Stockpdf

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William Nunn Painting is a member of the Better Business Bureau and was nominated for their Integrity Award in 2008.


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