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Krylon Paint Colors

Krylon Color Collection

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 26, 2021

Krylon has hundreds of spray colors and finishes for virtually any project. Krylon paints are excellent for refreshing small items around the home and garden. Pictured here is the Krylon ColorMaster paint and primer collection.

Remove Weeds from Driveway Cracks

Remove Weeds From Driveway Cracks

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 21, 2021

Weeds growing from driveway cracks are visually unappealing. They make a house look improperly detailed. Check and remove weeds from your driveway cracks and joints every few months to keep your driveway looking sharp.

Check Water Heater at Regular Intervals

Check Water Heater

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 21, 2021

Check your water heater regularly for signs of leaks or corrosion on the metal connectors. Also, the water heater tank should be drained yearly by a professional plumber. Draining removes minerals and debris that can rot out the bottom of the water heater.

Broken Doorbell Button

Repair Broken Doorbell Button

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 21, 2021

One of the first things your guests interact with when they visit your home is your doorbell. A doorbell is a small but important detail item on a house. A broken doorbell button makes your house look run down. Make sure to replace or repair broken doorbell buttons to keep your house looking good.

Microwave Cleaning

Keep Microwaves Clean

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 18, 2021

Many homeowners forget to clean inside their microwave. Food and sauces often spatter inside the microwave and leave a mess that is difficult to clean. Prevent unsightly and hard to remove food build-up by regularly checking and wiping down microwave surfaces.

Skylight Sealing

Skylight Sealing

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 17, 2021

Many homes have skylights to let in natural light. Skylights must be properly sealed to prevent leaks. Every area where there is a transition between materials needs to be checked and sealed. The sealing is done on the roof side of the skylight. Skylights should be checked yearly to make sure that the sealant hasn’t…

Properly seal roof openings

Properly Seal Roof Openings

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 17, 2021

Openings cut into the roof need to be properly sealed. Pictured here is an air conditioning unit with its electrical and condensation lines properly sealed. The openings need to be checked and resealed every two years.

Plant Colorful flowers and trees

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 16, 2021

Enhance the enjoyment of your front and backyard by planting colorful flowers and trees. Not only are the colorful plants beautiful, but they encourage various bees, butterflies and birds to visit your garden.

Vines growing on house

Vines Growing on House

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 15, 2021

One of the worst things you can do for your wood porch railings, beams, posts, eaves and facia is to let vines grow on them. Pictured here is a huge ivy vine growing all over a house. The vines eventually rot out wood members and encourages mildew growth. This will cause costly repairs involving wood…

Sherwin Williams Green Front Door Color Inspiration

Front Door Color Update

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 15, 2021

A front door welcomes guests into your home. A front door sets the tone for what to expect when someone enters. Ideally, it should be both eye-catching and welcoming. Painting your front door a new color is an easy way to upgrade the look of your home. These Sherwin Williams greens are great suggestions for…