Choosing Paint Colors

December 7, 2015
Rich Winkler talks with us about the job of choosing paint colors in historic homes.  

Historic Houses

December 2, 2015
Historic homes require a lot of work and attention, especially when they are on a large scale, such as this. The following photos show you how we work on these wonderful properties. IMG_2845 IMG_2848 IMG_2850 IMG_2851 IMG_2852 IMG_2853 IMG_2854 IMG_2855 IMG_2857 IMG_2858 IMG_2859 IMG_2860 IMG_2862 IMG_2863 IMG_2864

Painters Need Sandpaper

November 30, 2015
One tool often absent from a painters kit is sandpaper. Rich Winkler tells us why sandpaper is an important tool that every painter should use.  

Photos From an Elegant Historic Home

November 25, 2015
We know that you liked the video of the painting work  we did at this stately and elegant historic home, so we decided to post a few images of her for you to enjoy. old town alexandria painter paint historic alexandria home house painter alexandria

Paint Removal: Sand or Scrape?

November 23, 2015
Rich Winkler is presented with the age old deilima: to Sand or to Scrape. His answer is not so clear-cut.  

Paint Prep Matters

November 17, 2015
Rich Winkler tells us why the preparation work in painting matters so much to the final and lasting quality of any painting job.  

Historic Building: The Bank of Alexandria

November 14, 2015
Rich Winkler tells us about the work his team is doing on the Historic Bank of Alexandria Building, in Old Town. This building was built about 1790. As one of many buildings in Alexandria that is on the National Register of Historic Places, Special care needs to be given to the maintenance and repair of the building, to ensure that the historical integrity remains intact.     Below is an image of the building from 1958, courtesy of the Library of Congress.
1958 photograph of the Bank of Alexandria. Image from the Library of Congress.
1958 photograph of the Bank of Alexandria. Image from the Library of Congress.

Winkler Painting at Convergence Church in Alexandria, VA

November 8, 2015
Convergence Church, in Alexandria, Virginia has very dramatic and beautiful tall window-walls in the sanctuary. These windows need a lot of attention for them to be restored properly, and maintain their dramatic beauty for years to come.

Comparison of quality paint work in Old Town Alexandria Homes

November 7, 2015
For your Saturday morning home remodeling, we take a look around a home that desperately needs the touch of a skilled paint brush, and Rich Winkler talks about this major house painting project just getting underway. Rich then takes us to revisit a house painted 7 years ago by his painters, and compare it to it’s neighbor that had to be painted twice in that time.