The right primer for exterior painting.

There’s a different type of primer for use on just about every surface or stain on a house.  There are unique primers needed for stucco, aluminum, vinyl and wood.  There are different primers needed for the various types of wood siding or shingles used in the homes of New Jersey.  It can get a little […]

Great exterior paint jobs start with exacting preparation.

Putting a nice, even coat of paint on the trim makes a house look great.  Putting a nice, even coat of paint on the window panes and roof makes customers throw rocks at us. That’s one of the reasons we spend so much time on plastic coverage and taping. We’ve posted a lot of beautiful […]

Before & After: Rockview Avenue in North Plainfield

New Jersey is a state filled with history, and many of the older homes in our area are treasures from the past.  We love older homes, but sometimes they can be a lot of work to maintain. This North Plainfield homeowner chose to get rid of his home’s severe peeling and flaking for the long-haul. […]

A Better Solution for Your Investment

A local property management company recently hired Rutgers Permanent Painting to repaint the columns at their Maplewood property with long lasting high-build paint.  It makes financial sense – the management company will spend less time,  manpower, and money maintaining the painted surfaces over the coming years.  Also, the building is located at a busy intersection […]

The Ruffos (and Rutgers Permanent Painting!) in Good Housekeeping Magazine.

Some of our favorite clients, Andrew & Nicole Ruffo are featured in the September 2013 issue of Good Housekeeping Magazine. Rutgers Permanent Painting was asked to do the interior painting for the rooms featured in the article.  We had a great time working with Andy and Nicole again! Check out what Nicole and Andy both had to say back […]

As seen on The Nate Berkus Show – Power of Color

We’re a little late in promoting this (we’re getting better!) but some of you may be interested in knowing that Rutgers Painting was on The Nate Berkus Show in 2011.  Along with https://www.njkitchensandbaths.com/ we worked on a home in Newark that ended up looking beautiful.  Check it out!