Exterior Painting And Your Deck

Here at Elysium Painting Company, we paint. It’s in our name! Most people in the area know by now that we provide some of the best interior and exterior painting services around. What you might not realize is that’s not all we do. From drywall repair to molding installation and light carpentry, there’s plenty that we offer the homeowner, including one of the most important pieces of home maintenance: your deck. Like almost any … Continue reading

Spring is (sort of) here! Time for exterior painting.

Now is the perfect time spruce up your home and undue the damage from winter weather. Elysium Painting a local professional Michigan painting company knows first hand how the winter months dramatically impact the appearance of your home. The winter months can be brutal for homes especially homes close to main road ways because of the salt that is used to clear the roads. Several things you may notice include peeling and chipping of … Continue reading

Converting a Room is Easy With Professional Painters

Let’s say your family is expecting a new addition. That baby’s going to need his or her own room, if not now, then soon. Alternately, maybe that baby is all grown, even moving to college, and now’s the time to turn that old bedroom into a new den or workspace. After all, that baby blue that was so cute years ago doesn’t lend itself to serious study. That what Elysium’s professional painters in Novi … Continue reading

How Painting Your Trim Improves the Look of Your Home

A lot of the newer homes going up, especially in the Northville area, have exteriors that don’t require painting. We see a lot of brick and vinyl out there. More often than not, though, these newer homes have wood trim. Wood trim does need to be repainted, same as any other wood exterior, but there are advantages to it. For one thing–and this is just a personal opinion–it looks a lot classier than vinyl … Continue reading

Restoring Your Home When Disaster Strikes

It’s something no homeowner likes to think about: What do you do when the forces of nature strike? A small fire or a flood can transform your happy home to a source of worry and a reminder of how fragile life can be. Here at Elysium, we’re quick to note what wonders paint can do for a house, but when dealing with fire or flood damage, it’e going to take more than just the … Continue reading

Subtle Wall Colors

A popular trend right now is to use subtle colors—whites, neutrals, and grays with only a hint of color mixed in. If that makes you think of outdated pastels from years back, never fear—these colors are modern and stylish. GRAYS Grays with just a hint of color mixed in give a room a modern, tranquil effect. Gray green, for example, is a warm, muted green that goes great with natural materials. Blue-grays can be … Continue reading

Vinyl or wood? Why you should keep your wood siding

If you’re thinking of repainting your house this season, one of the first things you have to consider is your wood siding. Do you need to repair it? Does some of it need to be replaced? And why not just use vinyl? A good siding will act as a foundation to ensure your paint looks its best and lasts as long as possible, so we recommend keeping your wood siding in place. Architecture Wood … Continue reading

Expand Small Spaces with Dark Colors

A muted neutral color palette will make a small room feel bigger, right? Cover your walls in whites and beiges and your tiny room will expand? Not necessarily! This is a common paint-color misconception, a myth that causes many folks to sacrifice style and drama for the preconceived notion that you can’t go wrong with white in a small room. Don’t get us wrong- white is fabulous and can be used favorably in many … Continue reading

Breathe Easy with VOC-free Primers

Paint has gained a bad reputation in residential and commercial painting for containing high amounts of volatile organic compounds also known as VOCs. Keep your family safe from these dangerous chemicals by choosing paints and primers with low VOCs. Good thing Elysium Painting uses organic low VOC paints to keep you and your family safe! Paints that have high concentrations of VOCs can cause respiratory or eye irritation, as well as headaches and nausea. … Continue reading

How to Dispose of Old Paint

Trying to open space up in your basement or garage, but don’t know what to do with your old paint? Though you can save money doing some painting yourself you are still left with all of the left over paint and equipment. Hiring a professional residential  or commercial painting company can help free the burden of excess clutter. Old paint especially has a lot of harsh chemicals that are bad for the environment and not … Continue reading