Gutter Cleaning is Not Something That You Should Ignore

If you are like a lot of homeowners, you might not find yourself thinking about your gutters very often. After all, gutters can be an “out of sight, out of mind” type of thing. However, your gutters have a very important job, and keeping them clean is essential. Gutter cleaning is not something that you should ignore and below we’ll discuss why.

Gutter Cleaning is Not Something That You Should Ignore

When gutters become clogged with various types of debris, such as leaves, tree branches, and dirt, then it makes it difficult or impossible for the water from your roof to flow through the gutters and away from your home as it is supposed to. This can lead to water standing on your roof, which can cause serious roof leaks.

Additionally, if the water is not directed far enough away from your home, which your gutters are supposed to do, then it can end up flowing alongside your foundation. Over time, this can cause foundation issues with your home.

Preventing your roof from leaking is important if you want to avoid costly roofing repairs and if you want your roof’s lifespan to be what it’s supposed to be. Additionally, a leaky roof can cause damage to the inside of your home, costing you money. Foundation damage to a home can also be very expensive.

Gutter cleaning, on the other hand, is affordable and can be done quickly and easily by the right professional. Then, you can avoid all of these problems and so much more. If you are looking for someone who you can count on to clean your gutters quickly and efficiently and at a fair price, contact us at Excellent American Painting & Handyman Service today.

Saving Money on Kitchen Remodeling

We all know the kitchen is the heart of the home, we nourish our family in it, not just with food but also with love and support. We entertain guests, assemble science projects, and teach life lessons to our teens in the kitchen.

Saving Money on Kitchen Remodeling

So when that kitchen is looking worn or outdated, it can affect how we feel too. To help save money on your next kitchen remodel you can follow these easy tips.

Don’t Replace Everything

Instead of completely gutting the kitchen choose to replace only the cabinet doors, the countertops, and backsplash, or fixtures and flooring instead. Leaving the original layout also saves money in plumbing costs by not moving sinks and pipes around.

Check out Local Retailers

Instead of shopping at big name stores check out the local building suppliers that contractors use. The savings here could be up to 20% on your remodeling budget. You can also save money by checking out refurbishing places such as ReStore by Habitat for Humanity for used cabinets, windows and doors and fixtures.

Do Some Work Yourself

If you decide to work with a contractor you can still save money by doing some work yourself. Such as doing the demolition, clean-up, and picking up supplies yourself. Doing the backsplash or flooring yourself will help slash that renovation budget too.

Shop for Floor Models

Shopping the floor models of appliances comes with considerable savings and sometimes comes with the same warranties as stock models. Also, shop late in the year to take advantage of stores wanting to make room for next year’s models. You may also make some good savings by asking if the store accepts trade-ins for your old appliances.

A kitchen remodel is an exciting project and adds value to your home but it shouldn’t be a huge drain on your finances if you shop right and have a great contractor.

Let Excellent American Painting help you with your perfect kitchen remodel, feel free to contact us for more information.

Does Your Faux Finish Wall Need Attention?

Just like any other wall, often times faux finish walls require attention. Does your wall need to be touched up but you lack the skill or confidence to complete the job? Perhaps the wall has a dent and could use a little TLC? No matter the reason we can definitely get the job done.

Does Your Faux Finish Wall Need Attention?

A faux finish is one that either imitates another material, like stone or marble, or one that creates a texture on a wall that isn’t really there.  It can include such techniques as Venetian plaster (which isn’t plaster at all) or leather, metallic, and even more!

Faux finishes provide a unique challenge because not only are you matching multiple paint colors, but matching the technique within the color frameworks as well.  Matching color and technique is no easy task and if taken on by an amateur can result in an area of wall you’d rather hang a large picture on to cover up the mess.

When you contact us, we’ll be sure answer all of your questions and concerns.  Even if your wall was just one color it can be just as hard to match.  Time and environmental factors affect the paint that is on the walls so it may no longer match the color out of the can with the same name.  Our 15 years of painting service and excellent customer reviews prove that we have the expertise to tackle your spackle and paint problems.