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 […]

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 […]

The Big Picture: Subtle greens for the exterior

Don’t be afraid of green – it can be a great, subtle color that is common in many historic palettes.  Greens that are almost grey or tan are usually the safest bet.  Choose contrasting trim and accent colors like creamy white and warm, reddish brown.  They will keep the house from blending in completely with the […]