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Getting the Most from your Homes’ Painting and Staining

Fri, Dec 4, 2015

Sometimes, a simple coat of paint is all it takes to spruce up a room and make it fit in with your existing décor better. The same can be said of wood flooring which can be stained to different shades and levels of darkness. Both exterior and interior painting projects can also help raise the value of a home on the market by providing a cleaner, more welcoming and fresh look. There are many ways to get the most from your interior or exterior painting and floor staining projects, whether you decide to hire a professional or want to put in the effort yourself.

Painting, Staining and Selecting the Colors

Almost any surface inside your home can be painted or stained to change its original color. Many homes make use of concrete in various areas including the foundations, entryway stairs and patio, walkways and more. When someone mentions the word concrete or cement you might picture a dull gray slab of stone with no charm and zero attractiveness. On the contrary, concrete staining has become a popular way to tie in this durable material with the rest of your homes’ interior or exterior décor.

  • There are dozens of shades for concrete stain which can be a pleasing match to siding paint or furniture colorations. You can choose to get a similar color or go off the spectrum for something eye-catching and unique!
  • Staining a hardwood floor is a great way to bring out the natural growth lines and knots in the wood. Exotic woods often have unique grain patterns which can be brought out with stains that offer a golden colored hue.
  • Exterior wall painting is a great way to remove the aged look your home has gotten over years of being in all types of weather. Whether you are painting vinyl siding, wood siding or other exterior materials, there is a rainbow of colors for you to choose from.
  • Interior painting can turn a cold a barren room into a warm and welcoming gathering space quickly and easily! Say goodbye to that gray-walled kitchen and hello to the relaxing warm hues of red, blue or gold!

Only limited by your imagination, paints and many types of stain can be blended into custom colors and shades to suit your unique desires and remodeling plans. Whether you’ve hired a professional to handle the details or want to turn it into a weekend task for yourself, a simple change in color can be all it takes to make a room more enjoyed by the family.

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Shaw remodeling did an excellent job on our master bathroom. Clay was always concerned that we were satisfied with their work. When they tell you they are not finished until you are 100% happy THEY MEAN IT! I want to thank Clay for all his hard work on the new door it was a bit difficult to install. Everyone mentions the beautiful door. Special thanks to Jordan for suggesting the accent wall behind the vanity also a favorite of all. Brittany made is so easy helping us with the design. Thank you to Nancy and the Shaw family who sent me flowers while I was very ill during the remodel.

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We had a great experience with Shaw. Patrick gave us great ideas and pricing for our kitchen remodel and bathroom update. Brittany guided me in making the best choices for the remodel.Nancy held my hand and Anthony and Christopher brought my ideas to fruition, they showed up daily worked hard respected our home and always left with a smile! 5 Star Company with 5 Star people!

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hey took down all popcorn ceiling in entire house. Did a master bathroom and a master bedroom remodel. Turned out way better than I anticipated!!! Beautiful!!! Very pleased. Thanks John, Brittany, Alain and Alain Jr.

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We had a great experience with Shaw Remodeling from Brittany‘sExcellent design suggestions, to Patrick’s in house pricing, to Anthony and Christopher’s hard work, respect, and understanding, to Nancy and Meridith holding my hand through 8 change orders, my dream kitchen has come to fruition through Shaw Remodeling. 5 Star company with 5 Star people from start to finish!

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Jordan, Brittany and Clay were all great during the remodeling process. Clay was very thorough and detail oriented and addressed any concerns we had very quickly. We will definitely be using Shaw for future remodeling needs.

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A job well done. Clean up was great. All of your team was great and knew their jobs well. Thank you.

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This is a great company to work with. They did an awesome job with my bathroom remodel. It's nice to deal with someone you can trust.

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Shaw Co. Remodeling. We just did a bath/shower remodel with Shaw and are not only pleased with the results but with the degree of communication with Shaw reps and the subcontractors. You could tell they are all very experienced, not anyone’s first rodeo. Recommended.

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“On time and on budget” Magic words to any homeowner’s ears. Shaw Remodeling just completed our shower/tub conversion to a walk in shower, and we are very pleased. We signed our contract on a Monday, and Anthony was at our house Thursday to begin the project. He and his team were very professional, diligently working to complete each phase of the project in a timely manner. Brittany was not only helpful in the showroom with selections, but she also was very responsive to additional questions on design that I had throughout the project. All in all, this project was easier than I had anticipated due to Anthony’s continued communication and the quality of work done.

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We used Shaw Company to remodel our master bathroom. Everyone we met with was very professional and helpful. Patrick helped us with the initial design phase, Brittany with the material selections, Anthony oversaw the actual construction, and Nancee checked in with us regularly to keep us informed and make sure we were pleased with everything! I really appreciated that they had a design center so I didn't feel overwhelmed with that part of the process. Additionally, Anthony did a great job of communicating with us daily through the process and making sure things were done right. It was a great experience and I enthusiastically recommend Shaw Company Remodeling!

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by Cyndi Kasik Bush on Facebook

I have been using Shaw Company since 2002 (14 years now) when I had a partial flood in my house. Not only an excellent job at a fairly reasonable price, the workgroup foreman added a couple of preventative extras at no cost to me. Since that time, altho I have contacted other contractors for an estimate, I primarily use only Shaw Co. Eric is friendly yet polite and is meticulous about making sure I know what they will be doing and how long the job will take. He answers any questions I have whether before, during, or even after the job. His workmen are always on time, do the job as contracted, and careful to clean up their mess. I know I can trust Eric and his workmen to live up to the contract and, if necessary, beyond.

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by Faye M. on Yelp

Our kitchen remodel took 8 weeks to complete. Salvador and his crew worked hard. They were knowledgeable and professional, as well as, friendly throughout the process. I had a special request for the color of my cabinets. Salvador got it done. They are beautiful and unique. I was always able to reach Salvador at anytime and he always took care of the situation. The office staff was so helpful, especially in the selection process.. Everyone was professional, helpful and friendly. I would not hesitate to recommend Shaw Remodeling, the office staff, Salvador and crew for your remodeling needs, big or small. We will definitely call them again.

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February 2018 To the Shaw Company: Let me start out by saying the GARZA project has turned out to be a smashing success!!!!! Our kitchen, floors, and wall removal was a huge project and we lived to tell about it (hard to do with two toddlers and two dogs in the house!). But it would be remise of us not to mention what a positive and professional experience we had from start to finish with your company. Mr. Paul Colavecchia helped answer the millions of questions we had and gave us HONEST estimates about the work ahead. He showed up to help us in closing on our loan and kept the lines of communication opened at all times. Ms. Brittany Shaw and Gerrilynn Mohler helped us design everything and made, what felt like an overwhelming experience, into a positive and fun process. But it is with grateful hearts that we commend the team of incredibly hard working guys that made everything possible for us: • Jorge – the amount of effort he put into cutting and laying the floors in such a large space so they came out “just perfect” was a wonder to watch! Thank you! • Marcus – from our lighting, plumbing and appliance installation -he really puts in a hard day’s work – and all with a sense of humor!!! We appreciate the long hours! Thank you! • Roy – He took ideas for my “dream cabinets” and made them a reality! They are beautiful and efficient. Whether it is conversations or quality of work – when dealing with Roy the professionalism is of the highest caliber. Thank you! Lastly, what can you say about Rusty that hasn’t been mentioned already! He treated our home like his own home and that is hard to find. It may sound cliché, but my husband and I have waited a long time to take this house and make it our home, so it truly is a dream finally realized and Rusty was the man who made it happen for us. We are truly indebted to him. In closing, we feel very blessed that we found your company, but of course, you made it easy for us to choose Shaw. Since you gave us your respect and quality workmanship, we will be sure to give you the only thing we have to offer (and the most important) our future recommendations (and possibly more work!!). Take care.

Very Respectfully, The Garza Family – James, Melissa, Dominic, & Amelia

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by Jaime G. on ReviewBuzz

I am thrilled with the complete master bath remodel that Alain & his incredible crew from Shaw recently completed in my home. It was a great experience from start to finish. This company truly works as a team, communication channels are all open. Even when a hiccup occurred…they addressed it immediately & moved forward. The crew was professional & positive…really a pleasure to have them in my home. Alain went above & beyond in every aspect including making sure I was not simply satisfied with the work but truly happy. I also want to thank his crew member Sammy. He did an exceptional job & really kept the work site clean every day. I will absolutely use Shaw again for future projects.

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We wanted to express our absolute satisfaction with the repair and remodeling work that was performed by your company at our home. I have never been happier with construction contractors.

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by Hans & Christina

One word my wife uses to describe our new shower "Fantastic". Rusty our project manager/technician was meticulous with an attention to detail. We are very well pleased with the results. Thank you.

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by David L. on ReviewBuzz

I had a wonderful experience with my recent renovation, timely help, many choices in the showroom, professional workers in my house, reasonable cost. This was the second time I used this company. Granite countertop, tile flooring, lighting, paint, tile backsplash, sink. I feel like I have a whole new house! And I didn't have to take off work, GREAT JOB, Shaw!

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