How To Use Bold Color to Bring Out the Character of Your Home

You don’t have to rely on muted, understated exterior paint tones to maintain your home’s sophisticated style. In fact, bright and bold colors can emphasize your house’s character without distracting from it. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you’re considering adding more color to your home’s exterior: Go Light Or Dark […]

How The Right Color Can Add Curb Appeal To Your Home

The colors you choose for your home’s exterior can have a massive impact on its curb appeal. Whether you’re considering selling your house or want to be able to enjoy its appearance for years to come, you can increase its wow factor by selecting the best paint for your home improvement goals. Consider Some Contrast […]

New Paint Adds New Life To Stately Morristown Home

  The abundant windows in this Morristown home allow for plenty of sunlight to stream through, and thanks to a new coat of permanent paint, these homeowners can now enjoy a house that’s just as bright on the outside as it is on the inside.       The colors on this home were selected […]

Silver Siding Brings Out The Natural Beauty Of South Orange Home

  The owners of this lovely home in South Orange, New Jersey wanted silver siding to further emphasize the red doors in the back of the house. To ensure the durability of this classy modern look, they invested in a permanent exterior paint application from Rutgers.     This project underwent our unique planning process […]

Cool Green Tones Give A Tranquil Touch To Quaint Short Hills Home

This gorgeous house in Short Hills, New Jersey had the feel of a cozy cottage in the woods, and a permanent exterior paint job featuring subtle, calming green colors matched the owners’ vision for their home.   Before the exterior paint was applied, this home underwent an intense sanding process to remove the old paint. […]

Cottage Red Paint Adds Rustic Feel To Gorgeous Cranford Home

  This beautiful house in Cranford had a vintage look to begin with, and an eye-catching permanent paint job helped complement its unique architecture. The homeowners wanted colors that would bring out the natural beauty of their house and match their personal style. To turn their vision into reality, we first employed the same detailed […]

How serious is your painter about lead dust?

The EPA regulates and licenses painting contractors to make sure they are using lead-safe practices when sanding homes built before 1978.  One of the safety regulations requires the use of plastic on the ground to catch paint dust that escapes the vacuums used with sanders.  When the situation calls for it, or there’s a breeze, […]

Preserving History: Rutgers Painting at the Crane House

The paint was failing on the Montclair Historical Society’s Israel Crane House.  Built in 1796, The Crane house needed careful attention, so hiring the right painting contractor was essential.  Rutgers Painting’s 22 years of painting expertise and 25 year warranty paint system was the society’s choice. Work began this week with our crew carefully stripping […]

Rev Run’s Renovation marathon tonight on DIY!

Tonight on DIY!  All 10 episodes of Rev Run’s Renovation starting at 6:30 pm.  Sweet!  We’ll be glued to our TVs at Rutgers Painting, so watch with us and don’t miss any of the drama and stunning reveals as they re-do one room each episode.  (If you’re seeing this post after Saturday, February 1st….you missed […]