Star Wars Space Ship View Mural

"Star Wars" Movies Inspire Bedroom Project

It’s a bedroom dream come true. Janet Deskevich’s younger daughter became a “Star Wars” fan after a day-long viewing marathon, a reward for the displacement that occurred when the family’s residence was featured on 2016 Historic Garden Week house tours. “After three days of ‘Don’t touch anything!’ chaos, we spent one day completely vegged out and did nothing but watch [the movies] from start to finish: a nonstop “Star Wars” marathon,” Deskevich says. “She thought it was the coolest thing ever.”  And a project was born.
Oscar - Appearances Matter

Oscar Ayala - Appearances Matter

Oscar Ayala, who has just celebrated 10 years of employment with H.J. Holtz & Son, believes that part of doing a job well is doing it neatly. “I always like to have everything nice – how everyone looks, how they work,” he says.…
High Gloss Blue Cabinets

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.
Frank Lloyd Wright House Image

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.

Ceiling Paint Ideas

Often our clients are looking for ceiling paint ideas (or even ceiling wallpaper ideas as you’ll see later in this post). To designers, the ceiling is often referred to as the “fifth wall.” The ceiling is just as important as any other…

13 Ways to Spruce Up Your Interior This Winter

With the cold weather upon us, we will begin spending a lot of time indoors. For many, it is a hard adjustment. In fact, in recent years the medical community has confirmed that the “winter blues” is a very real thing. People suffering from…
Italian Plaster Time-Lapse

Venetian Plaster in a Pool House

The picture-perfect pool house, newly built on the historic Weyanoke Plantation in Charles City, Virginia, is a scenic waterfront getaway situated on a wide, grassy bend of the James River. A short distance from Sandy Fields Farm, the 1200 sq.…
Painting front facade

Painting the Front Facade to Rejuvenate St. Elizabeth's

As painters, we understand how color and craftsmanship can revitalize a tired space and celebrate its history. H.J. Holtz & Son is primarily known for high-end residential painting, but our company takes a strong interest in projects that…
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H.J. Holtz and Son is a Certified Painting Contractor for Fine Paints of Europe

At H.J. Holtz and Son, we take painting seriously. We wouldn’t offer high-quality painting services without utilizing premium materials. When you combine our experience and expertise along with superior painting products and modern techniques,…
Painted Doors Large

Restore Your Furniture with the Faux Bois Paint Technique

Faux bois is the French term for ‘false wood.’ The faux bois paint technique is used on old painted furniture or painted woodwork, and it mimics the look of real wood. This technique is absolutely perfect if you want to update your current…