Home Maintenance Advice

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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 Refresh

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

A front door welcomes guests into your home, and 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 for a front door…

Exterior Color Samples on House

Exterior Color Samples on House

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 12, 2021

After first selecting paint store color chips and then narrowing down your color options by looking at drawdowns, the final step in selecting an exterior color is by painting large samples on the body of the house. These large samples allow you to see how the colors look at different times of the day. Pictured…

Pool Deck Joint Sealant

Pool Deck Joint Sealant

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 4, 2021

Cracked and weathered pool deck joint sealant makes a pool look run down and it allows water to penetrate and damage the cement deck and coping. Keeping pool deck joints properly sealed saves costly hardscape repairs and keeps pool areas looking sharp. PIctured here is cracked deck joint material needing to be removed and replaced…

Mineral Deposits on Faucet

Mineral Deposits on Faucet

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 2, 2021

Kitchen faucets have a lifespan of approximately 15 years. Check faucets regularly for mineral deposits and scale. Unsightly mineral deposits are a sign that your faucet needs to be replaced. Replace faucets properly by using a qualified plumber.

Touch-Up, Maintenance and Repair

Touch-Up, Maintenance and Repair

By All Los Angeles Painting Company, Inc. | November 2, 2021

Providing your home with maximum long-term protection requires regularly scheduled maintenance. Maintenance includes inspection of painted areas, cleaning painted surfaces and either touching them up or repainting them completely. Performing regular home maintenance tasks is a wise and inexpensive way to prevent costly repairs in the future.