Painting Info

Is it Time to Re-Stain the Outside of My House?

2018-03-16T18:56:18-06:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Painting Info|Tags: , , , , , , |

Now that the snow is disappearing, it is time to consider if your house needs a new coat of stain or paint. While Park City is a beautiful place to live and work, its climate is very hard on house exteriors.  Bright sunlight and snow & rain can cause exterior finishes and woodwork to degrade rapidly. At Park City elevations exteriors should be stained at least every 3-5 years.

Ultraviolet (UV) exposure increases dramatically with elevation.  Most of Park City is between 7000 feet and 8500 feet above sea level. At these altitudes UV exposure can be 50% higher than at sea level. Think about how easy it is to get a sunburn on a blue-sky day at Deer Valley or Park City Mountain Resort; the sun has a similar effect on the exterior of a house.  Stains add to the beauty of your home and also act as “sunscreen” for exterior woodwork.  […]

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Choosing a Painter

2018-03-16T16:50:46-06:00October 7th, 2017|Categories: Painting Info|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When one is choosing a painter for your custom home, we believe the two most important considerations are (1) quality and (2) timeliness. The work of a high quality painter is quite visible and can be seen in every room of your house. Our primary goal is to make sure our customers are completely satisfied with our work. Also, because of our extensive experience and larger size, we are able to meet difficult timelines and schedules.

Fred Marshall Painting is the premier painting contractor in Park City. Over the years we have had a number of clients that first chose a less reputable painter because of price, but subsequently hired us when the job was “completed” or even in the middle of the job to fix quality issues or to meet a schedule that was not being met. It is usually better for your stress level, and even your wallet, to […]

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