Home Maintenance Advice

All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc.

Keep your Parkway Clean

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | January 14, 2021

Your parkway is the grassy area between the sidewalk and street. Keeping the parkway free of debris shows consideration to your neighbors and your neighborhood.

front door colors

Front Door Accents

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | January 11, 2021

Make a bold statement with your front door. Fine Paints of Europe has an exquisite collection of high gloss enamels to make your door stand out.

Sherwin Williams Cashmere

Sherwin Williams Cashmere

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | January 3, 2021

Sherwin Williams Cashmere paint is a mid/upper level quality coating. It’s priced competitively and considered a good value. It is low odor and often used when painting occupied residences.

front yard landscape

Managing Landscape

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | January 1, 2021

Overgrown shrubs and bushes make a house look unkempt and diminish its curb appeal. Keep landscaping trimmed to proper proportional size to enhance a home’s beauty. A properly maintained yard is a crucial part of a beautiful house.

Termite Droppings

Termite Droppings

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | January 1, 2021

A telltale sign of termite infestation is their droppings. Termites make small exit holes in wood to expel their feces. The droppings appear like light to dark brown grains of sand. They can be found on, around, or under interior and exterior wood items of a home.

Termite Damage

Termite Damage

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | December 16, 2020

This picture shows termite damage that was hiding inside a painted wood beam that looked completely normal. The only clue termites were there was some tiny holes in the beam. With a small amount of scraping, this damage was revealed. A yearly inspection, by an experienced home maintenance provider, can spot early termite activity so…

Oils and Polishes

Oils and Polishes

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | December 15, 2020

Howard Products has a variety of antique restoration, fine furniture, metal and appliance care products to keep your household items looking fresh. These oils and polishes are excellent for dusting, cleaning, and conditioning surfaces such as kitchen cabinets, tables, chairs, desks, metal, hardware, door knobs, hinges, appliances, paneling, antiques and more. 

WD-40

WD-40

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | December 15, 2020

WD-40 is great to have around the house.  It has thousands of uses as a penetrating oil, lubricant, cleaner, degreaser and solution to protect against or remove rust.  

Painter's Pal tool

Painter’s Pal Tool

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | December 13, 2020

This is a Painter’s Pal. It is the best tool for sealing, priming, and painting the bottoms of doors or wood trim that is close to the ground without having to remove the doors or trim.

Pantone Colors

Pantone Nature Colors

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | December 3, 2020

Capture beautiful colors schemes from nature.  Match the hues to chips from your paint store to inspire a color update.