Do’s and Don’ts of Cabinet Painting

Do make a plan ahead of time.Don’t go to the hardware store and just grab what “looks good”. You need to have an accurate shopping list prepared before you go shopping. You’ll need to know what type of surface your cabinets have. Metal, wood, and wood-laminate cabinets are generally easy to repaint but plastic surfaces can be more difficult. Talk … Read More

How to Prep a Space for Painting

Painting a room might seem simple, but it can easily turn into a disaster. Spilled paint everywhere is a nightmare! If you don’t want to hire a professional painter, the best way to tackle a painting project is to prep the room before you even open the paint cans. Start by gathering your supplies and arranging the room the way … Read More

When to use what primer

 Painting is a project that can add a lot of charm and character to a space. Whether you are freshening up the look of your living room with a new color, or adding new cabinets in the kitchen, paint can really bring everything together. However, when you paint it’s important to do it well. Imperfections, uneven coating, and other … Read More

Celebrating our 10 year anniversary!

Power House Painting and Home Improvement started off as an idea back when the owner, Brian Martin, was in college. At the time, Brian was attending George Mason University, pursuing a degree in Organizational Administration and running a pressure washing company. The idea was formed to start a painting and home improvement company once he moved back to Yorktown. In … Read More

Freshen Up Your House with an Exterior Trim Painting

Exterior trim painting

If the exterior of your home is looking a bit drab, or somewhat drab, it may be time to consider freshening things up with a new coat of paint. But you may not have to go as far as painting your home’s entire exterior. Consider professional painting services in Hampton Roads to update the exterior trim. A fresh coat of … Read More

Save Money with Energy Efficient Doors

Save Money with Energy Efficient Doors

If you are thinking about upgrading the doors in your home, consider energy efficient options. They provide a variety of benefits – from keeping your loved ones safe, to adding a look of elegance to your home’s exterior. They also save you money on your energy bills. Contact a home improvement service to have new energy efficient doors installed as … Read More

Save Money with Energy Efficient Windows

Energy Efficient Windows

Installing new windows can seem like a daunting task because they have a relatively big price tag. However, older windows are costing you money and comfort. Try thinking of putting new windows in your home as an investment, rather than just another thing that has to be paid for. Because in truth, the amount of savings that comes with energy … Read More

Benefits of Soft Washing Your Home, Deck, or Driveway

Benefits of Soft Washing

You’ve probably heard of power washing or pressure washing for cleaning the exterior of your home, your driveway or your deck. But have you heard of soft washing? This is an alternative to power washing around your home that can be safer for your home’s finishes and is just as effective. Discover different types of power washing services, other than … Read More

Tips on How to Wash and Stain Your Deck

Wash and Stain Deck

Maintaining your deck is the easiest way to extend it’s life. There are plenty of reasons why you need to wash and stain your deck regularly. Keeping your deck looking updated and new, making it a safe space for friends and family, and saving you money are part of why you should take care of your outdoor space. Here are … Read More

2019 Spring Paint Trends

2019 Spring Paint Trends

With spring sneaking up on us, you probably have a long list for spring cleaning. Something you might not have considered is spring painting. Giving your home a new coat of paint can bring new life to a space that may have seemed worn-out. (And if you’re looking for professional painting services in Hampton Roads, call Power House at 757-310-2926). … Read More