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Williamsburg Apartment Painter
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Brooklyn Interior Painting

It's hard to beat the views of the water and the Manhattan skyline from this Williamsburg apartment. The tenants had just moved out and the owner was looking for refresh the space before the new tenants moved in. It is always fun to paint apartments in Brooklyn that have this type of view. After we plastered all holes and cracks we proceeded to paint the entire apartment in Benjamin Moore White. The giant living room windows let in tons of light that make the space look large and inviting. We were able to paint the whole place in 2 days right before the new tenants moved in. The owner had a tight timeframe and we were able to complete the move in/move out home painting just in time. 

 
Queens Apartment Painter
Finished Master bedroom

Finished Master bedroom

Other side of Master bedroom with bold colored doors

Other side of Master bedroom with bold colored doors

The prep stage - Level 4 plastering on walls and ceilings

The prep stage - Level 4 plastering on walls and ceilings

 

Jackson Heights Interior Painting and Plastering

Jackson Heights is home to many historic residential buildings that are wonderfully built and preserved details. Unfortunately as time goes on and apartments constantly change hands these once fine and beautiful details become lost. Plaster starts to fail, the walls become warped and wonky. Door frames covered in 10+ coats of paint hide the once detailed frame. Good news is that all of this can be fixed. This new homeowner wanted the apartment returned to its original glory and we were happy to help. As professional plasterers and door frame strippers in Queens we immediately knew how to remedy the situation after walking the space. With our Jackson Heights skim coating team in place we began the 4 day process of giving all walls and ceilings of the apartment a Level 4 treatment. Level 4 is 3-4 layers of compound applied to the surfaces to give a smooth look and feel, replacing any current texture. The bottom picture shows a bedroom during the 2nd day of plastering. While the plaster was drying we began the process of stripping all the door frames. Removing years of paint from door frames is an intensive process that takes expertise and patience. Once the paint was removed from the door frames we re-plastered around the frames to make everything look new again. With the plaster dried we sanded all walls and ceilings with fine sandpaper to ensure proper smoothness. We then primed all surfaces to ready them for the finish coats. Using 2 coats of Benjamin Moore Aura we painted the entire apartment. We loved the accent walls and door colors the client chose. Painting the furnace cover a different color from the wall is unique and worked out well. Painting historic Queens Co-ops can be a challenge but it is always worth it. We are thankful for this very involved project and the way the finished place looks. 

 
Tribeca NYC Floor Painter
Finished product

Finished product

Halfway picture. Such a difference!

Halfway picture. Such a difference!

Before Picture

Before Picture

 

Farrow & Ball Floor Painter

This apartment inside a converted commercial building has space for such unique possibilities. This couple wanted to liven up their dinged up white wood floor. We started by cleaning the entire floor then put a primer on top. After it dried we applied the first coat of Farrow & Ball paint. After it dried we applied a second coat. You can see the difference in the middle picture. The finished product looks smooth and sleek and goes perfectly with their new kitchen cabinets and furniture. Paint has so many possibilities and capabilities. Instead of refinishing their floor they gave it a unique color and new life. We loved the opportunity to be apart of this creative remodel!

 
Chelsea NYC Home Painter
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Chelsea, Manhattan Interior Painting

It was a snowy day in February when these new homeowners called us looking to paint their new place with some bold colors. They had a very tight timeframe as they had to be out of their old apartment in just 2 days. We were able to see them the same day they called us and start/finish the very next day. It was a great challenge painting their 15 foot ceilings. Their color choices were unique and colorful and matched their personalities well. It was cool to be a part of such a well designed apartment in the sleek Chelsea area. 

 
DUMBO Apartment Painter
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Brooklyn Move In Home Painter

This couple called us right as they were closing on a beautiful 2 bedroom apartment in the heart of DUMBO. They wanted to refresh the apartment before moving in and we were happy to help. We painted the walls with Benjamin Moore Aura Super White and the trim with Benjamin Moore Aura Satin. The finished product gives off a wow factor next to the dark floors. The Super White was a great color choice with the abundance of natural light. We also removed and plastered over an unused outlet in the master bedroom to make that wall look whole again. It was great experience painting in such a cool area of Brooklyn. 

 
Central Park North Interior Painter
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Home Painter NYC

Views of Central Park are some of the most sought after views in the city. This beautiful apartment has floor to ceiling windows facing Central Park from the north side. The views are simply stunning. Before the new homeowner moved in they wanted the apartment to feel new again. What's a great way to make an apartment feel new again? A fresh coat of paint! From top to bottom we repainted the entire apartment with Benjamin Moore Aura White. The new coat of white paint shows off how big the spaces are while taking advantage of the abundance of natural light. Clean cuts around the baseboards, columns, and chandelier were crucial. We had a great time painting this space and look forward to painting more places with spectacular views of Central Park.

 
Manhattan Apartment Painter
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Plastering and Painting In The Upper West Side

Back in May we had the opportunity to help a new homeowner refresh their apartment before moving in. The beautiful historic building in the Upper West Side was starting to show its age. Much of the ceiling plaster was cracking and failing. We carefully scraped all damaged and failing areas of the ceiling. We then primed the surfaces, re plastered and painted the entire apartment. The client chose a great wall color that goes well with the white soffits throughout the apartment.    

 
Carroll Gardens Painter
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Brooklyn Wallpaper Removal and Interior Painting 

This family of 3 was looking to refresh their already beautiful apartment. The top picture shows the repainted nursery with a warm white color that goes great with the wallpaper and natural light in the room. The room is designed and decorated very well. Everything from the rug to the drapes has been thought out. With clean cuts around the window and wallpaper we focused on complimenting the already put together room.

The second picture is of the master bedroom. This room was more of a challenge. The first step was to completely remove the striped wallpaper in the bedroom. Once removed, we patched and sanded any serious wall damage from the wallpaper removal. The client chose a navy blue that looks fantastic with the white satin trim. The bold color looks great in the natural light and is a huge change from the previous wallpaper. 

 
NYC Fire Escape Painter
Finished product. Painted with durable oil based paint

Finished product. Painted with durable oil based paint

Primed with Benjamin Moore Super Spec primer

Primed with Benjamin Moore Super Spec primer

The rough before picture

The rough before picture

 

Painting Fire Escapes in Brooklyn

Fire escapes are iconic in New York City for their solution to fire safety and for their unique architectural addition to buildings. Because fire escapes are constantly exposed to NYC's rash of outdoor elements eventually paint fails and rust start to build on them. This can lead to hazardous conditions where the metal becomes oxidized and pieces become vulnerable to breaking.  On top of the safety hazards, the oxidation and decomposition of the fire escapes make historic buildings look decrepit and unappealing. To maintain the beauty and safety of our city, Paintworks and Decorating has made it simple to restore and protect fire escapes.

Earlier this month we helped a local Co-op in Park Slope, Brooklyn, restore and paint their fire escapes. We started by grinding off all rust and failing paint. We proceed to prime it with nothing but the best, Benjamin Moore Super Spec Primer. The primer helps protect the metal while also giving the paint something to bond to. Once primed the fire escapes are given a finish coat of Benjamin Moore High Gloss Oil based paint. The paint makes the metal more resistant to water, freezing and continued oxidation. This process adds years to your fire escapes life. The finished product looks clean, new, and vibrant. Whatever issues you may be having with your fire escape we can help.

 
Greenwich Village Interior Painting
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NYC Loft Painter

One of the biggest reasons we love painting homes in the NYC area is because each home is a unique challenge. This challenge was painting a beautiful loft in Greenwich Village. The client just had the floors refinished and needed the walls and ceiling to match the new modern look. The clean white walls makes for a great contrast with the floor. The refreshed walls and ceilings look great with the sunlight coming in through the huge windows in this loft. We love the style of the loft with the bed elevated over the kitchen. It was fun to paint such a modern space. 

 
Upper East Side Interior Painter
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Painting Apartments To Sell in Manhattan, NYC 

When this spacious Upper East Side home was vacated by the previous tenant, the homeowner decided to sell the place instead of renting it out again. Realizing that the place hadn't been painted in over 7 years, the walls looked a little dingy and there was a few cracks in the ceilings. We easily remedied all surface issues and painted the walls with Benjamin Moore's Decorator's White which utilizes the natural light and shows how much space there really is in this apartment. We painted the ceilings with Flat White that keeps each room balanced but provides a little contrast between the walls and ceiling. This is a good example of a staged apartment painted with high vibe colors but is neutral enough to appeal to most buyers.

 
Long Island City Home Painting
 
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Move-In Painting

We love painting home interiors in Long Island City with all the new buildings and the gorgeous views of the Manhattan skyline. We painted this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with a few different colors and we really like the finished product's contrast. The top picture is of the living room painted with Benjamin Moore's Gray Owl. The white trim and doors really pop next to the modern gray colored walls. The picture below is of the bathroom wall painted with Benjamin Moore's Hale Navy. The dark blue looks great next to the white tile. Notice the sharp line between wall and ceiling in the bathroom. A clean look that we are proud of. 

 

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