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Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers for Homeowners in Cypress, Texas

What is the best paint for my home?

The best paint for your home depends on many factors, such as the type of surface you are painting, your budget, the climate you live in, and other personal preferences.

Here is are the best paints for common paint projects around your home:

Trim Paint: Sherwin Williams Pro Classic.

Interior Wall Paint: Sherwin Williams Cashmere Interior Acrylic Latex. 

Exterior Paint: BEHR Premium Pro Exterior Paint and Primer

How much does it cost to paint a room?

The cost of painting a room is a calculation of labor and material. That is determined by the size of the room, the type of paint you use, the number of coats of paint you need and any prep work. For example, a 10×10 room that requires no prep and one coat is that much cheaper than a large room with a lot of prep, primer and two top coats of paint. 

Painters will calculate the dimensions of a room and multiply it by a number to get the total. They will know how much paint they need and how long the room should take to paint by the square footage. 

How long does it take to paint a room?

The time it takes to paint a room depends on the size of the room, the number of coats of paint you need, amount of prep required, and painting method. For example, two coats takes longer than one, rollers are faster than brushes. etc. 
Generally we we calculate 100 sq ft per hour. 

Do I need to sand or prime before I paint?

Sanding and priming are not always necessary before painting, but they may be helpful in some situations. For example, if you are painting over a dark color with a light color, you may want to sand the surface first to help the new paint color adhere better. Similarly, if you are painting a surface with a different sheen. Or painting over dry wall and new spackle. 

How many coats of paint do I need?

You’ll need two top coats of paint in many cases. But the exact number of coats of paint depends on the surface you are painting, the type of paint you use, and the desired finish.