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Commercial Painting: Acorn Hudson Exterior

Commercial Painting: The Hudson Lofts

Residents of the recently renovated Hudson Lofts building enjoy exposed historic brick walls and wood beams along with expansive windows. And beautiful painted elements executed by H.J. Holtz & Son. A former tobacco warehouse, the Hudson is located on Richmond’s South Side, in the rapidly evolving Manchester neighborhood. Working with a design firm that conceptualized the graphics and paint scheme, Acorn Sign Graphics turned to Holtz to bring the plan to life.

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Beautiful Antique Look of Limewash Updates Richmond Home

Did you ever what to change the look of your red brick? Many people choose to paint their brick, but there is another option -- Limewash. What is Limewash you may ask? It originated in Europe and been in existence for thousands of years. We used Romabio on our project, which is similar to a stain and is absorbed by the brick. Paint, on the other hand, adheres to the top of the brick. The result is a beautiful antique look...
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Maintaining the Exterior of Your Home

Your home is important because it is your place to sleep, your place to eat, and your place to create memories. It is the first thing people see and it represents you.   Maintaining the exterior of your home keeps your house healthy. Paint…
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Garden Club of Virginia Annual Tour 2017

During the last week of April the Garden Club of Virginia will hold their annual tours of homes and gardens throughout the Commonwealth. Conducted in over 30 towns and cities in Virginia, it is the only statewide home and garden tour in the…
Painted Brick Home

Painted Brick Home in Richmond

The transformation of this home was so complete that a few photos just didn't do it justice. The gray exterior (Benjamin Moore's Squirrel Tail 1476) and the bright white trim (Sherwin Williams Extra White) resulted in a dramatic improvement…
Tudor Transformation

Total Tudor Transformation

Last year we helped a family make a dramatic transformation to their traditional tudor home. We thought you'd enjoy this 90 second "tour" of what's possible through interior and exterior painting.
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The Importance of a Good Power Washing

Preparation is key to a successful paint job. The same can be said about power washing. Envirowash, a power washing company that began in 2001, specializes in low pressure, power washing -- a soft, low-pressure power wash using heated water…
Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring is in the air! Is your spring home maintenance checklist up there too? Winter may have been hard on your home's exterior. It's important to tackle critical home maintenance items before the summer sun and heat start taking their toll…

Painting a Historic Home

Recently we were privileged to be called upon to paint a historic home. Federal Hill is a beautiful house in Fredricksburg, VA. This late Georgian style house with Federal details is believed to be built in 1792 by Robert Brooke, the governor…

Essential Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Getting your home ready for winter can be a stressful time. We put together this fall home maintenance checklist to help you remember what needs to be done (so you can get back to the fun stuff like figuring out your Thanksgiving side dishes…