Interior Restoration

Ornate and decorative is the best way to describe the interior walls of a Victorian home. Victorian rooms usually feature vibrant colours, intricate and ornate and decorative trim. 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 has to bring it back to life.

Exterior Restoration

At Gikas we have been painting and restoring older homes in Montclair and surrounding towns since the ea980’s. We recommend you should have exterior painting for your home every five to seven years.

The wear from the sun and rain exposure and ultimately will take it toll on your home. The most obvious sign is when you can brush your hand along the siding or trim and you have a chalk residue in you hand. At that point, the house is unprotected. We have painted hundreds of home exteriors in New Jersey and our pictures tell the whole story.

Victorian restoration

Owning a Victorian home, you may know that each home has its own character and craftsman qualities. They are beautiful however the beautiful architecture gives way to the ancient antiquity and runs throughout the home including the wiring, walls, plumbing, roofing and windows. Sometimes they are easy fixes, sometimes a complete reconstruction is needed. At Gikas we have been painting and restoring older Ornate and decorative, Victorian homes in Montclair, North New Jersey and surrounding towns since the early 1980’s.

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Now is the time to enhance the curb appeal of your Ornate and decorative, Victorian home. There are a few types of Victorian homes which include Italianate, Queen Anne Victorian, Gothic Revival, Dutch Colonial Revival, Shingle and Stick style homes that feature intricate rooflines, ornate porches with shingles or narrow-lap wood siding, decorative trim, spindle work and clapboard siding.

Victorian home restoration

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 customers as GIKAS the WIZARD is creatively carried from project to project enhancing your Victorian home with texture, colors and details in order to comprehensively restore its charming unique properties.

New Jersey weather can wreak havoc on the exterior elements of your Victorian home

Like most things of beauty, your Victorian lady with its ornate exterior decorations, dramatic cupolas, looming towers, fancy turrets, rounded porches and balustrades needs special attention. Most of the homes with Victorian architecture were built between 1840 and early 1900’s and were built as a result of the Industrial Revolution and railroads. We’ve painted and renovated hundreds of Victorian homes in NJ and our pictures tell the whole story.

We understand colour placement is the most important feature and requires an understanding of your building’s architecture. A Victorian home‘s exterior is comprised of at least three colours; some have as many as nine different hues and shades. Darker colors are meant to enhance unique architectural details, and outlining windows lends character to the home.

Remodeling Your Victorian Home In Jersey – Victorian restoration

The inevitable remodeling question, Victorian restoration, even if you‘re not planning to sell your home is, what remodeling choices offer the highest returns on your home investment while providing additional comfort and or living space. Some home renovations provide more return on investment than others like decks and patios are the most popular choices and offer a high return on investment and extend your living space outdoors .

Basic home maintenance, Victorian restoration such as new siding and repairs is the most visible and can increase the appeal. Siding replacement can recoup as much as 85 percent of its cost.

Also consider adding more space, remodeling your kitchen or updating your bathroom, replacing or removing your siding, Interior exterior painting and structural repairs can add up to 75% of return. One home improvement likely to return more at resale is replacing roofs and windows, returning 80 percent or more at resale. If the roof is leaking, buyers won’t get beyond that. Call a Professional New Jersey Victorian Renovation, interior exterior Painting, & carpentry contractor Services in Jersey, Gikas.

Exterior Painting

At Gikas we have been painting and restoring older homes in Montclair and surrounding towns since the ea980’s. We recommend you should have exterior painting for your home every five to seven years.

The wear from the sun and rain exposure and ultimately will take it toll on your home. The most obvious sign is when you can brush your hand along the siding or trim and you have a chalk residue in you hand. At that point, the house is unprotected. We have painted hundreds of home exteriors in New Jersey and our pictures tell the whole story.

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Why choose Gikas for exterior painting

Absolute and uncompromised attention is given to the preparation of your home exterior painting. Our work philosophy known by our costumers as GIKAS the WIZARD is creatively carried from project to project enhancing your home with texture, colours and details in order to comprehensively restore its Exterior.

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 colours.

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. Contact us today and arrange an estimate.

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Exterior Victorian Renovation

Time and New Jersey weather take its toll on Victorian homes. We have painted hundreds of Victorian homes in Montclair and our pictures tell the whole story. Victorian colors were ranging from exuberant rich hues of green, gold-brown, red, and blue were very popular and the vibrant colors were used everywhere. One thing that was sure, color was everywhere and sometimes rooms had a dramatic color than other rooms. The color combinations that we use for exterior painting are based on authentic schemes from their respective eras.

Choosing a signature color or an existing Victorian color scheme you are trying to replicate, you get to exercise your taste when the choosing paint colors for your Victorian home and making just the right statement to bring your restore your Victorian home back to its charming unique properties.

Absolute and uncompromised attention is given to the preparation of your home for painting as we will not stand the embarrassment to see your chrome symphony fall apart after a short period of time therefore our work comes with a standard warranty. we offer some of the most desired services in the industry.

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 Victorian home with texture, colors and details in order to comprehensively restore its charming unique properties.

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New Jersey weather can wreak havoc on the exterior and interior elements of your Victorian Home

Like most things of beauty, your Victorian lady with its ornate exterior decorations, dramatic cupolas, looming towers, fancy turrets, rounded porches and balustrades needs special attention. Most of the homes with Victorian architecture were built between 1840 and early 1900’s and were built as a result of the Industrial Revolution and railroads.

We’ve painted and renovated hundreds of Victorian homes in New Jersey and our pictures tell the whole story. We understand color placement is the most important feature and requires an understanding of the your buildings architecture. A Victorian home’s exterior is comprised of at least three colors; some have as many as nine different hues and shades. Darker colors are meant to enhance unique architectural details, and outlining windows lends character to the home.

Exterior Painting can increase the selling price before selling your Victorian home in Montclair

The first impression that potential buyers have of your home is its exterior. We have been painting and restoring older homes in Montclair and surrounding towns since the 1980’s.

We have the experience to make effective use of color on the exterior of your home that can add thousands of dollars to its value. A newly painted home will be worth more and it may also attract a higher number of buyers and is a worthwhile home improvement project. At Gikas, we are a professional exterior painting company.

Hire experienced and professional Montclair exterior home painter

The paint may be peeling, the color fading, or it just could be time to freshen the look of your home’s exterior. Painting the entire interior of a house is an inexpensive way to dramatically change the look and feel of your home with color. Doing it right requires serious planning, and Gikas is able to provide absolute and uncompromised attention to the preparation of your home for painting.

Gikas is an experienced and professional interior painting contractor. 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.

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