Exterior Painting Cedar Grove

Exterior Painting Cedar Grove NJ

Exterior Painting Cedar Grove NJ

Interior Painting Cedar Grove – There is nothing like a fresh coat of paint to brighten up a room and your day to day living space. Interior painting isn’t limited to just the walls. The rooms in your home may appear uninteresting and made up of plain old’ walls, but it takes just a little imagination and the experience that Gikas painting has to bring it back to life. Gikas painting has been painting the interior of new and older homes in Cedar Grove(more about Cedar Grove area) and other north New Jersey  towns since the early 1980’s. Our highly skilled and experienced painters can transform the interior of your home into a work of art you’ll be proud to show off at holidays and special events. working quickly and efficiently, we make every effort to minimize disruptions to your home.(Interior Painting)

Our trained estimators have years of experience and are able to provide you with an accurate price, estimation of materials and time required to complete the job up front. Our mission is to ensure your project is done right and to your satisfaction. Our work philosophy known by our costumers as GIKAS the WIZARD is creatively carried from project to project enhancing your home with texture, colors and details in order to comprehensively restore its charming properties. When we arrive for your estimate, we will go over the entire house exterior, once complete, we will sit down with you and discuss any necessary preparation, and repairs that may be needed and finally help you pick and finalize your paint colors. – Exterior Painting Cedar Grove

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Come visit us at our new office!

Gikas Painting & Contracting team has grown and therefore, needed a new office.
Our office is now located at 7 Park St, Montclair NJ, 07042. You can call us every day at 973-783-0005 or TOLL FREE 1-888-PAINTING.

Also, find us on Facebook, and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and Google Plus. For more Painting, Kitchens or Baths, Renovations and Constructions ideas, just visit our mobile website @ GikasContracting.com.

 

Stain Banister

How to Stain A Banister

Stain Banister

Stain Banister in 3 Steps.

First Step: Remove the existing finish on a banister by stripping it off.

Start sanding with a medium-grit sandpaper to remove light nicks and dents, and the existing finish. If the banister is round, wrap a piece of sandpaper around the banister so that it covers as much of the banister’s surface as possible. Sand the finish until the wood is bare. Sand the entire surface again with a medium/fine-grit sandpaper and then lightly once more with a fine-grit sandpaper.

Second Step: Stain it.

Before you stain, consider applying sanding sealer. Applying sanding sealer is similar to priming the wood for paint. When applying sanding sealer, first use a small-sized paintbrush to brush the surface, then wipe clean with a cloth. There are a couple of different types of stains to use. Oil-based stains penetrate into the wood without raising the grain but carry a strong odor. Water-based stains are more environmentally friendly and offer easy cleanup using soap and water. Water-based stains also come in convenient gel formulas that are easy to apply with less mess. Check that the shade of stain you’re using matches the other woodwork in your house, especially the woodwork in the same room as the banister. Apply a thin, even coat of stain with a cloth, sponge or medium-sized paintbrush and allow it to penetrate into the wood. Brush in the direction of the wood grain and cover the entire banister until it is wet with stain. Let it dry for a couple of minutes and then wipe off excess stain with a clean cloth.

Third Step: Seal it.

Apply polyurethane sealant to seal the new stain finish. Apply it using a cloth or with a small- to medium-sized paintbrush in smooth, even strokes along the direction of the grain. Hold the brush vertically while applying. Overlap brushstrokes when moving on to the next area. Start at a corner and work it in gradually in a consistent pattern so you don’t have bare spots. Let it dry completely (this usually takes a couple of hours). You may want to add a couple of coats. In between coats (once the last has dried), lightly sand the surface with a fine-grit sandpaper. Use a cloth to wipe the piece down or use a brush to remove any residue and debris from sanding. Apply the next coat and let it dry.

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Interior Painter West Orange

Interior Painting in West Orange by Gikas! (Best Of Essex 16′ 17′)

Interior Painting West Orange

Interior Painting West Orange – There is nothing like a fresh coat of paint to brighten up a room and your day to day living space. Interior painting isn’t limited to just the walls. The rooms in your home may appear uninteresting and made up of plain old’ walls, but it takes just a little imagination and the experience that Gikas painting has to bring it back to life. Gikas painting has been painting the interior of new and older homes in West Orange (more about West Orange area) and other north New Jersey  towns since the early 1980’s. Our highly skilled and experienced painters can transform the interior of your home into a work of art you’ll be proud to show off at holidays and special events. working quickly and efficiently, we make every effort to minimize disruptions to your home.(Interior Painting)

Our trained estimators have years of experience and are able to provide you with an accurate price, estimation of materials and time required to complete the job up front. Our mission is to ensure your project is done right and to your satisfaction. Our work philosophy known by our costumers as GIKAS the WIZARD is creatively carried from project to project enhancing your home with texture, colors and details in order to comprehensively restore its charming properties. When we arrive for your estimate, we will go over the entire house exterior, once complete, we will sit down with you and discuss any necessary preparation, and repairs that may be needed and finally help you pick and finalize your paint colors. – Interior Painting West Orange

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Interior Painting in Montclair by Gikas

Interior Painting in Montclair by Gikas

Interior Painting

Interior Painting – There is nothing like a fresh coat of paint to brighten up a room and your day to day living space. Interior painting isn’t limited to just the walls. The rooms in your home may appear uninteresting and made up of plain old’ walls, but it takes just a little imagination and the experience that Gikas painting has to bring it back to life. Gikas painting has been painting the interior of new and older homes in Montclair and other north New Jersey  towns since the early 1980’s. Our highly skilled and experienced painters can transform the interior of your home into a work of art you’ll be proud to show off at holidays and special events. working quickly and efficiently, we make every effort to minimize disruptions to your home.(Interior Painting)

Our trained estimators have years of experience and are able to provide you with an accurate price, estimation of materials and time required to complete the job up front. Our mission is to ensure your project is done right and to your satisfaction. Our work philosophy known by our costumers as GIKAS the WIZARD is creatively carried from project to project enhancing your home with texture, colors and details in order to comprehensively restore its charming properties. When we arrive for your estimate, we will go over the entire house exterior, once complete, we will sit down with you and discuss any necessary preparation, and repairs that may be needed and finally help you pick and finalize your paint colors.

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Best Of Essex 2017

Vote For Us As Best of Essex 2017!

Dear Valued Client,

It’s hard to believe that another year has flown by, but here we are in October and it’s that time of year again!  Time to cast your vote in the annual Best of Essex Reader’s Choice Awards conducted by Suburban Essex Magazine for the best painter in Essex County.

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Exterior Painting on this Victorian Home in Bloomfield

Exterior Painting on this Victorian Home in Bloomfield Nj

 

Exterior Painting on this Victorian Home

 

There is a reason why classic Victorian homes are called Grand Dames – their beauty is truly unparalleled. Turrets, gables, dormers and intricate ornamentation usually accompany a sweeping porch around these romantic houses. If you are lucky enough to own a Victorian home, you are surrounded by nooks and crannies with details, details, details.

These make for very interesting living spaces, but after 100 plus years, your home may be starting to show signs
of wear.

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