The quick answer is anytime there is a color or sheen change, our policy at Express Yourself Paint is to apply two coats of paint. While there are many so-called “one coat” paints being marketed we have tried them and rest assured our years of experience have taught us they do not cover. To learn more click here.
There are a few different types of sheen: Gloss, Flat, Mid Sheen, Low Sheen. You can schedule your Free Consultation and you will work with one of our specialists to determine the right sheen and color for you.
A primers job is to bond to and seal the surface for final applications of paint. Learn more here.
At Express Yourself Paint safety is a top priority. We conduct background checks and we carry a $1,000,000 Workers Compensation policy as well as a $1,000,000 Liability Insurance policy which includes Identity Theft Protection.
Yes, you can choose your own paint, brand, color, sheen, etc. We are happy to pass along our contractor savings to you and purchase paint on your behalf with Sherwin-Williams, Benjamin Moore, and/or BEHR. We can also color match from other brands of paint to your preferred brand.
While it used to be true that you could not paint below 50 degrees for exterior paint, and still is for interior paint, there are now latex exterior paints that can be painted in temperatures as low as 35 degrees.
Our Basic Exterior Paint Preparation process includes the following:
Schedule an appointment for a custom project quote.
After you agree on a date for your project, you will receive a confirmation, contact information for your Tech Team and a link to your pre-project check list so you know exactly how to prepare for your project. Relax, we will send you reminders along the way.
It is recommended that a house be washed once a year to extend the life of the paint by removing surface contaminants like dirt, mold and mildew that can deteriorate the surface film. More than once a year can begin to abrade the surface film which can shorten the life of the paint.
We offer a workmanship warranty. The paint itself is warrantied by the manufacturer. **Please be sure to ask about the warranty specific to your project as every project is different.
Yes. We do utilize independent contractors. We make sure that every contractor has the proper licensing and insurance and expect them to do high-quality work for every job. Rest assured that we will be in communication from start to finish of your project to ensure you are completely satisfied with the job done.
The frequency you will have to re-stain your deck depends on the type of stain you use.
Transparent Sealers and Toners every 1-2 Years Solid Stains every 2-4 Years
There are several factors that affect the lifespan of your stain. Please click here to learn more.
Express Yourself Paint has been serving the greater Raleigh since 2006 — started by husband and wife team David and Leigh Roberts. We’ve developed a reputation for attention to detail, competitive pricing, and exceptional customer service. Just read our reviews on Facebook, Home Advisor, Angie’s List, and Google+. We also have testimonials here on our site. We have received an A+ rating as an accredited business from the BBB. Hundreds and hundreds of reviews are what make us the best painter in Raleigh!
People love our solutions because we strive to be the best we can be. We understand the value of taking care of our customers and take pride in checking all of our boxes. As a company, we agree to always reach for greatness.
When life gives you many things to do and not enough time to do them, we will help. We offer flexible schedule options to fit right into your day.
We strive to bring you eco-friendly products that are better for our environment. We stay tidy and keep the surroundings clean.
We feature award-winning customer service and have high ratings with customers of Angie’s List As a community-focused business, we want to help all our Raleigh clients enjoy their living space with a fresh and fantastic look.