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.



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

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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.




How Much Does It Cost to Paint a Room in High Ridge, MO?

There are different styles of painting, and as professional painters we always think of the infinite combinations of paint and unforeseen situations. That is why we always recommend you contact a professional and get an accurate quote for your home and scenario. However, in most instances the following prices are fairly accurate for estimating your budget. Bedroom: $300 12×14…




Painting Walls and Built-Ins in Ballwin, MO

We recently finished an interior painting project for a homeowner who has a beautiful, but unique, design structure in their home. Specifically, they have a set of built-ins that fills one end of the room and, in conjunction with the wainscoting, leaves very little actual wall space.Rather than choose paint colors that favored only the…




Painting Is A Great Remodeling Choice

St. Louis and other area homeowners can be faced with the decision of how best to change their home in order to make it function for their family. Different life events can make our first decisions in paint color choices or space design outdated and no longer functional. Weddings, babies, job changes, relatives moving in,…




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