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

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

Saving Your Wood Floor

Does your wood floor have scratches and scuff-marks? No need to replace or tile over it- there’s several options available for refinishing and restoring your floor to make it as good as new. Preserving your floor  Depending on how damaged the surface of the wood is, there are a few ways to restore it, both of which require a bit of prep work. If your floor has deep scratches, it will have to be … Continue reading

Making the Most of Small Rooms

Are you afraid to paint a small room anything but white, because it might look even smaller? That’s not necessarily true! If you love color, don’t be afraid to use deeper colors and clever painting techniques to make your room seem bigger than it actually is. Dark Colors Dark colors might seem depressing, small, or overbearing, but that’s not always the case. Rooms lacking architectural character can benefit from the elegance and drama of … 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

Preparing Your Home for Spring: Exterior Painting and other Tips

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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

Making a Small Space Look Larger with Paint

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It’s all about using every bit of space you can in a small room and luckily by choosing the right color you can fool the eye into thinking the space is much larger! Of course you want the best painters in the Ann Arbor area to help you decide which colors would work best for your small space. Have a smaller room opening up into a larger room and having a hard time deciding … Continue reading

Wood floor refinishing 101

Refinishing your wood floor Whether you’ve had wood floors for a long time or just discovered them under old carpeting, you’ve probably considered wood floor refinishing. Waxing and/or buffing often provide a good shine, but refinishing the floor is usually the only way to regain the original richness and beauty of the wood. Refinishing a wood floor is a great way to increase the value of your living space, and it’s another great service … Continue reading

Interior Painting – Nurseries and Children’s Rooms

Interior Painting – Kid Space   Whether you’re expecting a new arrival, moving into a new home, or freshening up a well-used space, kids rooms are FUN! If it’s within your budget, you may want to hire a professional painting company or artist to create a unique mural for your child’s room. If you’re not sure whether or not a house painting service or local artist are within your budget, many advertised artists will … Continue reading

Residential Painting – How Much Paint to Buy

Residential painting – how many gallons do you need? Whether you’re hiring a painting contractor or doing it yourself, it’s helpful to know how much paint it’s going to take to complete your residential painting project. For this blog, I’m going to concentrate on interior painting. No matter what aspect of your home you are painting – walls, ceiling, trim, doors, or windows, you’ll need to estimate the amount of paint needed to do … Continue reading