St. Louis Painting Tips & Articles

Welcome to the St. Louis Painting Contractor Blog provided by Kennedy Painting. Topics blogged about below include many painting tips and articles from our expert contractors, resources, specials, news and other updates from our team here at Kennedy Painting.

Exterior Painting in Sunset Hills – Delivering Southwestern Spice to a Bland Color Scheme

We all need a little change every now and then. From hairstyles to our favorite pair of pants, eventually an update will be required.The same is true for your property! As a case in point, we recently had the opportunity to help a client in Sunset Hills with the process of bringing some fresh, new…

How Do You Choose Your Next Exterior Paint Color? – Tips for Painters in St. Louis

Exterior painting is a fun process! It’s a chance to watch beautiful new colors wrap themselves around your home, replacing tired and worn surfaces. It also offers peace of mind! After all, quality paint is essentially a suit of armor for your property, protecting it from weather, contaminants, and decay.But, before you can really get…

Commercial Interior Painting in Brentwood

Creating an Inviting Place to Meet with ClientsWhen people paint their homes, a tremendous amount of time is often spent on analyzing paint swatches, deliberating between colors, wondering how the shades might change once the product dries, what their mother-in-law will think, and the list goes on…Why? Well, it’s important to take pride in your…

How Does Rain Impact the Time It Takes Exterior Paint to Dry in St. Louis?


In the past two months we have seen a record amount of rainfall here in eastern Missouri and towards the west. We all remember the rains in 1993; it was the 22nd wettest May and June for the region. This year we are already the 16th wettest May and June on record. 

How to Paint with Black Paint and Get Away With It… St. Louis, MO, Painting

4 Common Misconceptions about the Color Black:  

What Is the Best Paint to Use in a Bedroom in St Louis, MO?

What Is the Best Paint to Use in a Bedroom?An experienced painter will squint his eyes and hold his temples as he tries to answer this big question. There are, after all, multiple elements to consider, including:

How to Paint a Bedroom Using a Roller in Town and Country, MO

  Thanks to Howtopaintinfo for this great video!There are a couple of really good points on how to paint a bedroom in this demonstration that we’ve elaborated on below:

Good as New: Outdoor Lounge Furniture Refinishing Project in Ladue, MO.

This winter we did an outdoor furniture “makeover” for one of our clients in Ladue, Missouri. The project involved 4 lounge chairs, 6 chairs, 3 benches, 1 larger table, and 1 smaller table. Refinish Outdoor Lounge Furniture: Brand New Look and Weather Protected We used the product: Penofin Hardwood Formula Penetrating Oil Finish. Penofin’s Hardwood Formula Penetrating Oil Finish contains Brazilian…

Dry Fall Commercial Painting Project in Hazelwood, MO

This is a project we did in Hazelwood, MO, over 2 days in a food manufacturing and processing facility. Due to the sensitivity of the food preparation areas, site isolation and clean up was crucial in this painting project.First, we began by isolating the area to be coated with the DryFog paint with thick plastic…

Should I Paint or Stain My Fence? Outdoor Painting Tips for Glendale, MO.

We definitely recommend staining over painting. While there are good quality exterior latex paints, in regards to your wooden fence staining is the better way to go.Cracking or Fading? The Lesser of Two Evils with an Aging Wood Fence.

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