I work almost exclusively on the restoration of older
homes, and I thoroughly enjoy the challenges and
opportunities that routinely present themselves.
Paint removal and re-application is the meat and
potatoes of exterior
renovation, and is
without a doubt the
highest-profile part of my work. Because the paint job is
so exposed to public scrutiny, it demands nothing less
than the highest quality of workmanship.
Unfortunately, painting is often relegated to the least
skilled and undermotivated workers, with predictable
results. I find it's usually necessary to impress upon clients
the importance of a quality paint job. If I feel a potential
customer is looking for the cheapest job possible, I recommend
they call someone else: