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What are stress cracks and where do they come from?

As homes age the ground under them can shift or settle under the weight of your home, especially with changes in the weather. During the...

Where are sheens typically used and why?

  Paint sheen is defined the measure of the reflected light from various types of paint. There are a few different types of sheen: Gloss:...

Exterior painting in extreme temperatures

Exterior painting presents a different set of challenges than does interior painting. Building heights, terrain and most notably weather are all factors that painting technicians must navigate in...

One coat of paint or two?

A common question we receive on estimates is “Should I do one or two coats of paint?” . The quick answer is anytime there is...

How to properly power wash a house

Power washing is a part of our exterior painting process. Whether it be outside of a home or a deck, it’s important we have a...

Paint primers: what and why?

Primers come in many varieties: latex and alkyd, spray can or brush on, dedicated or already in the paint. How does one choose the right...

Choosing a paint sheen

Choosing a paint sheen may be one of the most confusing aspects of any paint job. There is no industry standard nomenclature, different sheen names...

News from Express Yourself Paint!

September deal! Schedule a deck stain estimate by 9/30/2020 and we’ll take off 20% off your estimate! Schedule your FREE deck stain estimate here. *Minimum $500...

Express Yourself Paint Now Offering Virtual Painting Estimates

  This strain of the coronavirus, known as Covid-19, is bringing the world of business down to its very knees. From transportation to manufacturing to...

Coronavirus Update

In light of coronavirus cases confirmed in North Carolina, Express Yourself Paint team members are taking the following precautions to guard against the spread of...

Express Yourself Paint Earns 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award

  Express Yourself Paint is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award...

17 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your House

As a top painting contractor in the Raleigh-Durham area, we’ve worked with many Realtors and helped them sell many houses. Selling your house can be...

Choosing the best paint colors for you

“What paint colors would you like to use?” That’s a question we ask all our clients before starting any project. We don’t choose colors because...

How Cold Is Too Cold To Paint?

They say if you don’t like the weather in North Carolina, wait 15 minutes. That may be an exaggeration, but temperatures in Raleigh alone in...

What to Expect When Having the Interior of Your Home Painted

"I couldn't have been happier with our choice to hire Express Yourself Paint to repaint almost the entire interior of our house." Learn what to expect when having the interior of your home painted by the Express Yourself Paint Team.

2020 Color of the Year

Are you up to date with the latest paint trends? Sherwin-Williams presented it's 2020 Color of the Year selection, Naval SW 6244, and we are so excited about it! Call Express Yourself Paint for your free estimate today at 919-526-0611.

9 Easy Home Improvements to Help Sell Your Home Fast!

You’ve been trying to sell your home and you did everything you thought was expected of you. You connected with a real estate agent, had...

Home for the Holidays

Is your home ready for the upcoming holiday season? With Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the new year approaching you may want to consider a fresh coat of paint before your guests arrive.

Partnership Spotlight: English Garden

Express Yourself Paint would like to recognize our friends at English Garden Raleigh for helping us with all of our floral needs!

Me Fine Foundation 2019 Gala

Express Yourself Paint supports Me Fine Foundation. Join us at their 2019 Gala on October 26, 2019!