Your home may be the star of the show, but you don't want to forget about the supporting cast: your garage, deck, fence, balcony, barn, or even your children's treehouse. Our Charlottesville exterior painters will work their magic to give your property a cohesive, pulled-together look, making it more comfortable and more welcoming than ever before.
Along with your house, our top-notch team of exterior painters will beautify and protect your fence or deck with stain or paint, bring new life to that old barn or shed, and paint your children's treehouse to charmingly complement your home's exterior color scheme. Call Five Star Painting for expert advice and professional results.
We'll Make Your Property the Envy of the Neighborhood!
Your home will be the talk of the block when you contact Five Star Painting for the best pro exterior house painting to revive your property. Your neighbors will all be hinting for an invite to your next cookout or pool party so they can find out the name of the company that did such an amazing job on your home's new paint job. Deck and fence painting or staining will be the icing on the cake, showcasing your home's new look. Don't be surprised when your guests want to take pictures to use as a template for their own home exterior paint job. It's time to stop dreaming and make it really happen!
What Sets Us Apart?
What makes us different? Our full-time project managers are the secret behind our success.
We aren't your typical paint-stained overall guy in a van. We're locally owned and operated by Michael Lally & Stephen Rutherford. Michael and Stephen worked for Sherwin-Williams before starting our company. Combined, they have over 35 years of experience as house painting estimators.
Our project managers are seasoned professionals. One of our project managers will oversee your job - they will provide you with a seamless and stress-free experience along the way.
Here's how our dedicated project manager benefits you:
- On-Site Presence. Your project manager will be on-site each day, closely monitoring the progress. This ensures that every brushstroke aligns with your vision and our high standards of quality.
- Effective Communication. Say goodbye to confusion and miscommunication. Your project manager will handle all communication with our experienced paint crew. They will ensure that your requirements are clearly understood and executed flawlessly.
- Expert Color Guidance. Choosing the perfect paint colors for your home or business can be overwhelming. Don't worry - your project manager will be your trusted advisor. They'll help you select colors that best reflect you and elevate your property's curb appeal.
- Final Walk-Through. We believe in leaving no stone unturned. Your project manager will conduct a comprehensive final walk-through with you at the end. This ensures that every detail meets your expectations. We value your satisfaction above all else.
- Ongoing Communication. We understand the importance of staying connected. Your project manager will maintain open lines of communication with you throughout the project. They will keep you informed of progress, address any concerns, and answer any questions you may have.
We go above and beyond to deliver customer-focused, quality-driven™ exterior painting services.
Frequently Asked Questions About Exterior Painting
How long does it take to paint the exterior of a house?
The answer to this question depends on many factors, including the size of your home, the complexity of the house's design, and the type of paint used. Generally speaking, a small 1,500 square foot house with a straightforward design can take three to four days to complete. A larger home or a house with intricate details can take up to a week or more to paint. Keep in mind that the weather can play a significant factor in how long the job takes. If there's rain or high humidity, the paint may take longer to dry, which can result in more time spent on the project.
How long does exterior paint last?
The lifespan of exterior paint can vary depending on various factors. Some of these factors include the quality of the paint, the siding material, and the climate conditions.
Generally, high-quality exterior paint can last anywhere from 5 to 10 years. Proper surface preparation, regular maintenance, and touch-ups can also extend the longevity of the paint job. We recommend monitoring the paint's condition. Then consider repainting your home if you see cracked, peeling, or chipping paint.
What kind of paint is best for exterior surfaces?
When it comes to choosing the right type of paint for your house's exterior, there are several factors to consider. One of the essential things is to select a paint specifically designed for outdoor use as they tend to be more durable and able to withstand the elements. Another consideration is the paint's finish; a satin finish provides sufficient gloss and scrubbing resistance, while a semigloss finish gives added durability and moisture resistance.
How do I choose the right color for my house?
Choosing the right color may seem daunting, but you can make the process easier by following a few guidelines. Start by considering the style of your home, the landscape, and the color scheme of the neighborhood. The right color can enhance your house's architectural details and complement the surrounding environment. If you're still unsure, consider working with a professional color consultant or an experienced painting contractor who can guide you towards the right decision.
Do I need to pressure wash my house before painting it?
Yes, it's essential to thoroughly clean your home's exterior before painting it. Pressure washing can remove dirt, grime, and other debris that can affect the paint's adhesion and appearance. Additionally, it can eliminate any mold or mildew that can damage the exterior and lead to more significant problems down the line. By pressure washing your house, you're ensuring the longevity of your newly painted exterior.