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 […]

Welcome Home: Shades of Red for Front Doors

Red is a great color for front doors. Some say it symbolizes “welcome” and others say it attracts good luck and positive energy into the home.  There’s even a story that Albert Einstein painted his front door red so he could always find his own house!  Here are some shades our clients have used in the […]

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 […]

Amazing colors at Walton Road, Maplewood, New Jersey

Check out the amazing colors on this home painted by Rutgers Painting in June 2013!  The siding color, Hale Navy HC-154, has gotten a lot of attention as the shutter color on another house we painted, and the bright lemon yellow door was exactly the right choice to add a modern twist to this Maplewood, […]

Welcome Home: Shades of blue for front doors

We’re seeing a trend of bold colored front doors, and not just the classic reds.  Blues, from deep shades of navy to cheerful aqua, have been showing up more often.  Here are a few shades that might be worth considering – including the bright turquoise chosen by Young House Love.

Inspiration: Colorful Colonial

It takes guts to paint your house blue and purple, but this homeowner was spot-on when she chose these standout shades for her colonial home in Montclair.  The house is unique enough to get your attention while still fitting in with the neighborhood. Even if you aren’t ready to take the leap and choose such vibrant colors for […]

What our clients are saying: Lynwood Road in Verona

Carey and Shaun from Verona said, “Very good, hard working painters.  Extremely professional and kind…even played with our baby twins.  Not to mention the house looks amazing and they finished in 2 days!” Congratulations to Rosbin and his crew on this fantastic job and great client feedback!

What our clients are saying: Edgar Place in Nutley

“The house looks amazing! The crew could not have been better – they were extremely neat and efficient. As estimator, Kevin was well informed of all developments and even negotiated on our behalf for the carpentry work we needed.  We will definitely recommend Rutgers to all our friends and family.  Great job!”  -Marc in Nutley […]