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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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Excellent 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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I have used this remodeling company fir years!.. Top notch service..Eric and Carolyn are top acts!

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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

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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Carlos and his crew did a wonderful job. I absolutely love my shower.

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by Diane H. on Happy Call

Shaw Remodeling was extremely professional in their execution of our master bathroom remodel this year. They made great suggestions in the showroom and carried our choices into the design and completion of the project. The workmanship was very good and the project was completed in the timeframe as promised. I will be using them again!

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by Rusty Winters on Facebook

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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by Bill G. on BBB

From our initial visit with Patrick to our design session with Brittany to our final “walk through” with Anthony, our bathroom shower project went VERY smoothly. All craftsmen were professional, doing high quality work. I would not hesitate to recommend Shaw Company Remodeling.

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by Lgrem131@yahoo.com on ReviewBuzz

We just love our new shower. Your team was able to create a beautiful new shower that complimented our existing tile. We would love to be put on your reference list.

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by Robert & Pat

Due to broken leg/fall I am in a wheel chair for the next 4 months and required our bathroom to be remodeled in a hurry. Eric committed to complete the job at a reasonable price and a short time frame. The work was completed ahead of schedule and on budget. All employees were great and very professional. I will use Shaw again for future work on my home and have no problem recommenting the company to others.

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by Roger M. on ReviewBuzz

I write because I had an experience with The Shaw Remodeling Company that I have never had before. The Shaw Company did a major remodeling job on my home about six years ago. A few months ago I discovered an issue associated with the work that was done by The Shaw Company. I called the Shaw company, asked for customer relations and explained my issue to a person named Evan. Evans response to me was, "I am going to own your concern. I don't know what we can do since it has been six years but I will make sure that management is made aware of your concern". A few days later I received a call from Mr. Eric Shaw. He scheduled an appointment and came to my home with an independent plumber. They determined that it would be an expensive fix and, the issue was due to a problem with the original work. Mr. Shaw looked at me and said, :I own this problem and, I will take care of it". It was a very expensive repair. It involved taking out tile, concrete and, excavating. Shaw Remodeling sent a crew it my home to correct the issue and complete the repair. I have done business with several contractors. I have never had anyone take unconditional ownership of mistake (be reminded that this was six years after the work was done). I recommend The Shaw Remodeling Company because they do great work and they will be there for you after the job is completed. Andrew Cameron

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by Andrew C on ReviewBuzz

Shaw is a very professional company. Anthony was informative, courteous, and super professional. He communicated continually throughout the remodeling process and was always willing to adjust or change anything we requested. His crew was very respectful. Christopher, Marcus, and Roy are outstanding in their fields. From Patrick's design expertise and Brittany's helpful coordination of materials, my kitchen is beautiful and functional. The Shaw team follows up continually and is great to work with.

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by Valerie Perrenot on Google

I will always use Shaw Company! It's so nice to work with local San Antonio, family owned company! They have always been super professional and helpful!

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by Caitlin D. on Facebook

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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by Lisa V. on Facebook

Alain and his crew were great. Hard working through this heat outside. Very conscious about the area they were not working in to keep clean. Great job painting brick, siding and trim with different shades. Very professional in their execution of the contract. Would definitely contract them for any future work. Thanks again.

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by Thomas Nelson on Facebook

We wanted to write to you and let you know what a wonderful experience I had with your company. You did such a fabulous job!

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by Brian & Tina

Great family owned company. Definitely someone I would recommend! Keep up the great work!

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by Richard F. on Facebook

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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by H.E.

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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by karen barrett on Google

This is my SECOND contracted job with Shaw's. They did a complete kitchen last year and I chose them based on a recommendation I received as well as my own evaluation. They did a terrific job, Salvador and his crew. Brittany was extremely helpful in the planning and setup of the decisions we had to make. So, one last project to complete to update our home, the Master Bathroom. Again, I chose Shaw's and did not consider other companies this time as I wanted the excellence and quality that comes with Salvador and his team. I think he has the best tile guy-Antonio, best dry wall-Rafael, and electrician /plumber in Marcos, in the business. I cannot go without recognizing Robert that starts the demo, everyone is just absolutely terrific to work with. When I made the call to Brittany, she ask who I wanted to do the job, of course, I responded in saying Salvador and his team. Salvador built my cabinets in both jobs as I knew the quality would be second to none. Shaw's is not the cheapest, nor have I found them the most expensive, but whoever is thinking about a major investment in their home, they should consider the quality and service before anything else. Please feel free to contact me if anyone has any further questions. Regards, Mike and Teresa Willis.

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by Mike W. on ReviewBuzz

We had a wonderful master bath renovation experience. They completed the job within the time frame they quoted. Anthony was a great project manager and communicated with me every day so I would know what to expect and at what time the workers would arrive. I found him to be an excellent representative for the company. Christopher was always pleasant and listened to and addressed any concerns I might have had. He is also a wonderful company representative. Nancy was pleasant and always kept me informed. Shaw Company Remodeling is lucky to have these 3 people working for them. This was NOT one of those nightmare renovations you hear about with others who say they can do it cheaper. I would highly recommend this company and do business with them again.

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by Lamar Pruit on Facebook

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

We live with the work done by your team. Everyday we can enjoy the results. Through hail and high water, tile delays, it is an accomplishment all around. I appreciate the generosity of explaining why this and that is done. Our letters are intended to show our thanks. Any bonus was well deserved/earned by the team. Be proud of the work done, as we are in showing it off.

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There is NO other remodeling company that I would have you call!! Twelve years ago Shaw Remodeling showed up and did an amazing job at my home!!!

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