Welcome Home: Shades of Red for Front Doors

Red is one of the best colors for front entry doors. Some say a red front door symbolizes “welcome” and others say it attracts good luck and positive energy into the family’s’ home. There’s even a popular story that Albert Einstein painted his front door red so he could always find his own house! Here […]

Exterior painting to this beautiful tudor in Short Hills, NJ completed in 2013 by Rutgers Permanent Painting. 25 year warranty!

On the Job: Midhurst Road in Short Hills

Take a look at this home in Short Hills, NJ.  Why is some of the siding in the photo below sanded bare while other boards still have the old paint?  It’s because Permanent Paint can be applied over existing paint as long as it is not peeling.  The paint on the dark brown (unsanded) areas […]

The best painters in the world never stop learning.

Regular meetings and training sessions are an important part of keeping our quality high and our customers happy.  During this training, our top foremen and painters discuss the best techniques, strategies and products to tackle our current roster of projects.  Rutgers Permanent Painting owner Kevin Sheridan is seen here reporting to our foremen our latest […]

Before & After: Ridgewood Road in Maplewood

This house in Maplewood, NJ may be our most drastic before & after so far this year! The owner took the property from eyesore to showpiece.  Even better?  He’s saving himself time and money for years to come by choosing a 25 year warranty!

Inspiration: Maplewood Colonial

Take a look at this house we recently completed on North Terrace.  The siding used to be pink, but the homeowner hated it!  She selected various shades of blue-gray, from frosty white to nearly black to transform her home.   We love how her color choices brought new life to the house.

Finishing Touches: Window Boxes

Kevin snapped this photo of a client’s window boxes and we just loved them! Window boxes are a charming way to add visual interest to your house.  Below are some colorful suggestions for plants that do well in window boxes – most are classic garden annuals you may already be familiar with.  Window boxes are […]

Inspiration: English Cottage Style in Glen Ridge

We love the combination of gray-green with creamy white trim and a red door that these homeowners chose when we painted their house with Permanent Paint a few weeks ago.  This house already has plenty of great architectural detail, so all it needed was a quality paint job in the right colors to put it’s […]