2016 Homearama Kitchen

Painting Your Residence or Vacation Home While You're Away

In the universe of home renovations, painting and wallpapering changes aren’t the most invasive. But every improvement involves some dislocation – either in the loss of use of a space or living with additional people underfoot – that a family has to accommodate. Unless the family is somewhere else while the work is underway, H.J. Holtz & Son is pleased to offer customers the option of executing projects while a home is vacant, which offers benefits on both sides.
Designer House

Holtz and Designers Collaborate for 2018 RSOL Designer House

Every other year, the Richmond Symphony Orchestra League enlists the aid of interior designers and other home professionals to transform a house into a showcase for the latest trends in home design. This year, as in past years, H.J. Holtz & Son is partnering with several designers in various locations, offering services in support of RSOL’s charitable goals.
Summer Interns 2018

Our Summer 2018 Painting Interns

Our summer help is a large part of H.J. Holtz & Son. Interns begin in June; most work through August. This summer’s group includes two college students, one from Roanoke College and one from James Madison University, and six high school…
High Gloss Blue Cabinets
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Kicking It Up a Notch With High Gloss Paint

Homeowners looking for impact will be delighted with the high-gloss finishes offered by Fine Paints of Europe, which are used exclusively by H.J. Holtz & Son for gloss jobs. “There’s nothing better,” says company president Rick Holtz. “People just can’t believe what these paints can do.” Fine Paints of Europe (FPE), headquartered in Vermont, is the sole U.S. importer of paints and finishes made in the Netherlands by Wijzonol Bouwverven B.V. In Europe, the parent company’s focus is on pigments, which are sold worldwide.
Exterior Painting June 2013

Building Relationships, One Painting Job At a Time

Rick Holtz wants to hear from people. Certainly, as president of H.J. Holtz & Son, Holtz cares about what customers need. But what he really wants everyone to understand is that their contact with the company doesn’t end after the job is finished. “We want to build relationships,” Holtz says. “In our industry, anybody can be a painter, but we are committed to this industry; we are committed to our clients.”
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James Draine - Always Looking Ahead

James Draine’s simple wish for a job has led to a whole lot more: a career. Starting with H.J. Holtz & Son in 2002 at the age of 19, Draine became a full-time employee in 2003 and just celebrated his 15th anniversary with the company.…
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Holtz & Son on Display in Charlottesville Design House

Visitors to this year’s Charlottesville Design House, benefitting the Shelter for Help in Emergency (SHE), will see H.J. Holtz & Son craftsmanship in several areas: the entrance foyer, the living/dining room, and a guest bathroom. Holtz…
Virginia Garden Week 2018
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Preparing a House for a Special Event - Garden Week 2018

Rick Holtz says the project is typical for any homeowner who has a special event on the horizon – whether it be a Garden Week tour, retirement or graduation party, or a neighborhood gathering. “People want their homes to look good,” he says. “We can come in and make rooms fresh and bright, or bring a whole new look. The job itself may not be big, but the impact is significant.”
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Employee Spotlight - Shane Legano

When Shane Legano joined H.J. Holtz & Son in 2003, he became only the third person in the wallcovering and decorative arts division. And he didn’t hang any paper for his first 18 months on the job.
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Caring for a Classic - Frank Lloyd Wright House in Virginia Beach

While every home project is important, working on a Frank Lloyd Wright house in Virginia Beach was still special for the technicians of H.J. Holtz & Son. The task – to put it simply – was to refinish and repaint every inch of the home.