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Painting Kitchen Cabinets – What to Expect

A fresh coat of paint transforms an existing space like little else. In the kitchen, cabinets are the de facto walls and need just as much attention as any other wall. New paint – either in the cabinets’ existing color or in an all-new hue – will bring life and energy to a room that gets much attention, and H.J. Holtz & Son’s experienced team knows how to tackle the job.

Watch our video and see how we do it!

 

Congregation Beth Ahabah Restoration

Historic Restoration of a Sanctuary: Congregation Beth Ahabah

Everyone knew it was a big job. Congregation Beth Ahabah’s mural was given in 1913 by the Ladies’ Auxiliary and is the focal point of the synagogue’s formal sanctuary. Spanning 30 feet end to end and reaching a height of 50 feet at its apex, the proscenium arch had cracked plaster, and faded and dirty paint. It needed repairs and repainting – a full restoration. In eight weeks’ time.

See the remarkable video and pictures of the restoration.

Rick Holtz leads the team for the Hatcher Charity Project

Holtz & Son Digs in for Charitable Painting Project

On Saturday, March 2, a team of more than 30 people representing H.J. Holtz & Son joined with other volunteers from the Richmond chapter of the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) to do what they do best: paint a space.

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.

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.
Bolling Haxall Foyer

Bolling Haxall House Makeover

Sometimes, even a classic space needs an update. Such was the case for the historic Bolling Haxall House at the corner of East Franklin and North Third streets. Home to The Woman’s Club, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educational opportunities for women, the 1858 Italianate mansion serves as the base for the club’s monthly gatherings as well as numerous other special events, including wedding receptions, Junior Assembly Cotillion dances, and even a recent episode of the ABC series “The Bachelorette.”
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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.
Hand Painted Abstract Swirls on Hallway

Our Office Renovation Became a Showcase of Design Ideas

Exciting things are happening at H.J. Holtz & Son! We just completed a three month office renovation and the new space looks phenomenal. Not only is it larger and more usable but it has inadvertently become a showcase of design ideas. There…
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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…
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2016 Symphony House

Pineapple Acre, the 2016  Designer House for the Richmond Symphony, at 3223 Hawthorne Ave in Ginter Park continues to be open to the public through October 10th.  Every other year since 1984, The Richmond Symphony Orchestra League sponsors…