Boston is a city built on a ton of history. How Boston started and developed can be seen throughout the city. As a painter, walking through Boston is a mesmerizing experience. How about some quick, fun facts about Boston that can help your experience?
From being founded by English Puritans to being a leader in the United States’ fight for independence, Boston has a colorful history. But, we’ll bet you didn’t know that the city itself has fought hard to keep its historical red brick buildings alongside the new glass skyscrapers! You’ll see historical homes and new businesses throughout nearly every part of Boston and it’s on purpose!
We had to mention with our love of color this fun fact. The Boston Red Sox hold a patent on the color “Fenway Green”. This is the green of the stadium itself which earned it the nickname, “the green monster”.
Boston is also home to the worst molasses-related accident in history. On January 15, 1919, more than two million gallons of molasses overtook the Boston’s North End in a wave. A number of people died, and it led to the longest legal battle in the state’s history.
Although the capital was Boston and is today, there was about a year of Massachusetts history that the capital of the state was Salem. This was in response to the Boston Tea Party. The Red Coats decided after the historical incident, that the state capital would no longer be Boston.
After the battle for independence, and a siege, Massachusetts became the first state in the Union to abolish slavery. Statues are present celebrating this historical achievement and many others all throughout the city. Glints of bronze and silver are seen throughout the many parks and sometimes even in busy marketplaces!
We expect a lot out of our office and corporate spaces, right? Of course! This is a color that many people will have to see every day (or at least 5 of them) when they come to work. Dreaded are the taupe walls with espresso accents! Here’s our advice on choosing the best colors and working with a painting service, painting contractor or even a lone wolf interior painter.
Step 1: Think Of Your Audience
While you’re not displaying long appreciated works of art, you should take into consideration who will be staring at these walls the most. Many offices once opted for the uniform look of the entire office space being one color. However, many professional painting services and contractors will encourage you to do otherwise. There are a number of reasons why, but the top two are that it can make it easy for guests and clients to become lost, and many people stick with neutrals when using only one color.
Old houses can be beautiful and unique, but there are a few things you should know before you take on a new renovation or house-painting project.
This is a post written to those people who either have bought an old house or are thinking of buying one and then either painting it or renovating it.
One of the most important things you have to worry about is your health when it comes to homes that are older. Yes, buying an old house is exciting, old homes have standing, character and a distinct style. Additionally, you are doing something worthwhile; you are becoming a part of a community that restores a part of our history. Still, here is the thing. People with newer homes do not have the same issues as homeowners of older homes, and you need to be prepared.
Are you afraid to get into the task of painting your home exterior? Like many people, you probably are not an artist and don't understand much about color theory but you don’t have to have a degree in art to figure out what color you want your house painted. OK so facing the task on your own can be a bit daunting but not if you get a little help before you call in an exterior painting service provide.
Hire a Professional Painter
Sure! You need to make a few decisions regarding the project. You should be the person who decides on the color. Determine whether the color you choose will fit the style of the home and the neighborhood architectural style, but you don’t have to go out and paint the house yourself.
As a Painting Contractor Company in Boston MA, we are often asked about guidelines for selecting colors for painting the exterior of a New England home. First, we’ll discuss the three important components of Field, Trim, and Accent. Next, what style of home you have and how the three components change with style. Finally, a short discussion on common paint problems will be helpful.