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If your church has a steeple, you probably already know that it’s a unique piece of architecture that requires special care and maintenance. At Stephens Painting, we have years of experience in preserving, repairing and painting church steeples properly, to help ensure that they last...

Is your painting company creating problems instead of being a solution? Don’t settle! Whether you’ve been working with a painting company for years, or just started using a new vendor, hold them to a high bar. If you’re noticing problems, don’t wait, because they only...

The Stephens Painting team had a great time at the BOMA Dallas show yesterday at Dallas Market Hall. Meeting with our friends and colleagues in the commercial real estate and property management industry. When it comes to serving facility managers, building owners, and property managers...

Compare Three or More Contractors You can hunt down painting contractors in three ways: the grapevine, local paint stores, and Internet review sites like Angie’s List and Yelp. Compare at least three contractors. Any estimates that sound too good to be true may be illegal.   Verify License and...

Why pay more for high-quality paint, you ask? You purchase high-quality paint for the same reason you don’t purchase your wedding ring at some grungy swap shop. In the same way that a cheap ring doesn’t bode well for a lasting marriage, so cheap paint doesn’t bode well...

Paint comes in a variety of sheens. Sheen refers to gloss, a measure of specular reflection, which is an optical property calculated using the Fresnel equation: … Yeah, we’re scratching our heads, too. Let’s try again. Paint Sheen Basics (Take Two) Flat (matte), eggshell, satin (silk), semi-gloss and high-gloss...

Why Does Paint Bubble, Crack or Peel? Meet Sisyphus: murderer, liar and fraudster extraordinaire. In punishment for his chronic dirty dealing, Sisyphus was condemned by Zeus to inch a backbreaking boulder up a mountain only to have it roll back down. Roll. Sigh. Repeat. Many a tortured...

Bar B Q, bounce houses, horse shoes, bull riding, families, lots of kids, lots of fun, and loads of appreciation…that’s a brief description of our 1st annual Stephens Painting company picnic last Friday evening. Here are a few pics of our party! People should know...