Monday, May 15, 2017

Zero VOC Technology-Emit Zero Volatile Organic Compounds

Are you concerned about the indoor air quality in your home?

Are you planning a spring painting project?

Are you worried about your health due to the toxic fumes paint releases into your home?

Paint can potentially expose you to toxic fumes, however, new technology emits zero volatile organic compounds! Now you don’t have to worry about potential health hazards and your family can be kept safe. 
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According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids. VOCs include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have short- and long-term adverse health effects. Concentrations of many VOCs are consistently higher indoors (up to ten times higher) than outdoors. VOCs are emitted by a wide array of products numbering in the thousands.”

Benjamin Moore now offers the greenest paint on the market called Natura Waterborne paint! Check out some of the features:

  • Now Certified asthma & allergy friendly
  • Zero VOC
  • Zero Emissions (measured at 4 hours after application)
  • 100% Acrylic
  • Provides a durable, washable film
  • Spatter-resistant
  • Unlimited color selection
  • One hour recoat for quick return to service
  • Self-priming on most surfaces
  • Voted 2015 Product of the Year

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Contact the best local painters in Ann Arbor, Mussio Painting! We provide many references who will confirm the excellent quality you’ll receive from one of Ann Arbor’s top painting companies. Our path to success is based on being laser focused on incredible detail. If you’re not completely satisfied with the job, the owner, Steve Mussio, will make sure they make it right.

Call Mussio Painting in Ann Arbor today at (734) 995-2646. You’ll be amazed how our work will transform your home!

Monday, May 1, 2017

What Causes Paint to Fade?

Are you not satisfied with the look of your paint?

Are you not satisfied with the look of your paint?

Is your paint starting to fade?

Are you wondering what could cause paint to fade in your home?
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According to Sherwin-Williams, there are many possible causes for fading paint, including:
  • Sunlight. As the coating ages, the fading can become more noticeable. Slight fading is acceptable, provided it is gradual and uniform so as not to be noticeable. Excessive chalking of the paint film will cause colors to appear lighter.
  • Interior-grade colorants used outside will fade.
  • Adding more tint to the coating than is recommended.
  • Significant sunlight exposure. Interior coatings may also fade if exposure to sunlight is prolonged.
Solutions
  • Clean your walls as needed and repaint the surface using paint that’s fade-resistant!
  • Use curtains, shades or blinds to block the sunlight beating on your walls.
  • Prepare the surface! Spackle, sand, and prime!
If you’re considering having your house painted, our local painters in Ann Arbor can help you! Our reputation is “second to none” in business! Steve, the owner, is intense about perfection. He is consistently on site, making sure the job gets done to ensure that you’re 100-percent satisfied.

If you’re in the Ann Arbor area and would like a free evaluation and estimate for interior painting, exterior painting, deck refinishing, drywall repair, or anything else your home might need, please contact our local painters in Ann Arbor at 734-995-2646.

Monday, April 17, 2017

6 Step Spring Maintenance Checklist for Your Home

Want your home to be in tip-top shape this summer?

Do you want your home to shine from its location on your block?

Are you looking for some spring projects to do around the house?

Now that the weather is warming up, you may be itching to do a little spring cleaning! Ensure that the exterior of your home is in good shape for the summer months. A new paint job may be necessary. If you carefully examine the exterior of your home, you’ll be more aware of potential future repairs. Don’t wait for a problem to arise like chipping paint, wood rot or stained siding.
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Here’s a checklist of things you should do to inspect your home’s exterior:

  1. Power wash your home to get rid of dirt, mold, and mildew for a clean fresh shine.
  2. Examine your shutters and front door for peeling and chipped paint. Patch, repair, and repaint these surfaces.
  3. Wood, vinyl and aluminum siding can wear over time. Power wash, repaint or stain your siding to maintain a healthy appearance.
  4. Stucco can crack, deteriorate, and carry mold. It may be time to clean and repair your stucco wall covering.
  5. Inspect your home for wood rot damage. You may need to hire an expert carpenter to make the necessary repairs.
  6. Clean, repair, and repair your outdoor patio furniture.

Not only will inspecting the exterior of your home for repairs save you money, it also makes you a smarter homeowner. Why wouldn’t you want to inspect the exterior of your home? Everyone wants to save time and money, and you can too!

If you want to paint your house and ensure that it gets done right the first time, hire one of the expert Ann Arbor exterior painting companies, like Mussio Painting. We provide many references that will confirm the excellent quality you’ll receive from our expert Ann Arbor exterior painting contractors. We’ve been in business for 33 years! Our path to success is based on being laser focused on incredible detail.

“Mussio Painting did a wonderful job on the outside of our two family condo building with attention to detail and quality work. Steve did everything we expected and more! Steve and his crew made our condos look like new again, from rotten wood replacement to painting. Steve Mussio and his crew of workers are the best! We’ll use them for painting our interior in the near future.”
Ruth, Ann Arbor


Steve, the owner, is intense about perfection. He is consistently onsite, making sure the job gets done to ensure you’re 100-percent satisfied. We take a special interest in each job and often develop personal friendships along the way. We take pride in our customer’s home, much like our own. That’s how much we care! Call 734-995-2646 today!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Stay Trendy in 2017!

Are you looking to do some spring painting?

Do you want to stay on trend?

Are you having a hard time finding a palette that suits your style?

Every year there’s something new! A new trend. A new color. Read further to see what 2017 has in store for interior decorating!

Benjamin Moore’s color of the year is “allusive and enigmatic — a master of ambiance.” “It ebbs and flows with its surroundings, and light brings it to life. Rich, royal amethyst can fade into the soft lilac-grey of distant mountains or morph into lustrous coal. Indulge your mysterious side. Let Shadow set the mood,” says Ellen O’Neill, Creative Director of Benjamin Moore.

Learn more about Benjamin Moore’s color trends for this year at http://bit.ly/2n0kUSC

Everyone has different taste. One of these color combinations is sure to take your living room from drab to fab in no time!

If you don’t like these trends for 2017, there are lots of resources to get more ideas! Try websites like Pinterest and Houzz.com for inspiration. Show us your favorite interior design paint color ideas, and we can help make them a reality!

Call the best Ann Arbor painters today at (734) 995-2646 to arrange an appointment with Steve Mussio. He will personally meet you on your property to discuss your project needs, expectations, and concerns and give any suggestions at your request. No job is too big or too small for the best Ann Arbor painters!

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Why Should I Power Wash My House?

Do you want to blast dirt and grime away?

Want your home to sparkle?

If you want your home to look brand spankin’ new, call the experts at Mussio Painting! We can power wash, paint, clean your gutters, and even refinish your deck.
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According to Angie’s List, “pressure washing is an art!” It’s important to let a professional handle power washing your home, as things can go wrong when you’re not a seasoned professional.

Power washing with high pressure upwards of 3,000 - 4,000 psi can damage your home if you’re not careful, causing wood rot, holes in siding, busted windows, screens, and more! Power washing works best for your roof, gutters, deck, driveway, walkways, and stone features.

We provide many references that will confirm the excellent quality you’ll receive from one of Ann Arbor’s top local painting contractors. We’ve been in business for more than 30 years! Our path to success is based on being laser focused on incredible detail. If you’re not completely satisfied with the job, Steve Mussio, the owner will make sure they make it right.

Call Mussio Painting for local painting services in Ann Arbor today at (734) 995-2646. You’ll be amazed how our work will transform your home!

Thursday, September 1, 2016

5 Tips for Painting Over Dark Walls!

Do you need help painting over your dark walls?

Are you worried about the old color shining through?

Do you want to know good techniques to ensure your painting project goes smoothly?
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According to Houzz, here’s what you need to know when painting over dark color walls:
1.    Test the color in natural light, artificial light and at night.
2.    Prep the wall accordingly. Fill nail holes, sand rough spots, etc.
3.    Spot prime any dark marks so the surface is even and ready to paint.
4.    Now it’s time to paint! Technique is important! Try to roll top to bottom from one side of the wall to the other end.
5.    Use two coats of paint!

Is painting your home yourself too large a task? If you need help from a professional local painting company in Ann Arbor, we can help you transform your home!

No matter what the job (or combination of jobs!), our professional, dedicated, and experienced team is with you from start to finish. No more bouncing from contractor to color consultant to window restorer to cleaner to painter. Mussio Painting’s team has worked together for over 12 years, and has experience in everything your home might need to make it as beautiful as you imagine.

Call us today at (734) 995-2646 to arrange an appointment with Steve Mussio. He’ll personally meet with you to discuss your project needs, expectations, and concerns. Steve has been in the painting business for 32 years and can offer you an experienced and professional recommendation. We treat every home as if it were our own. That’s how much we care!

Monday, August 15, 2016

Why You Should Paint Before You Move In!

Did you recently buy a new home?

Are you debating about whether to paint before or after you move in?

Do you want your move to go smoothly?

Then you should paint before you move in. Relieve the stress! If you paint first, you won’t have to worry about moving furniture during the process.
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According to the Paint Quality Institute, there are many other reasons why you should paint before you move in, including these:
  1. It’s easy now. You can move freely within a room to get the job done!
  2. It saves time. Painting can take a lot longer if you have to move heavy furniture.
  3. It can save you money! Many professional contractors can complete the work in half the time, which may lower your costs.
  4. It safeguards your furnishings. There’s always that chance of a paint spill on one of your prized possessions, so protect your belongings.
  5. It can simplify interior decorating. A fresh coat of paint can help you choose the right accents.
  6. It feels good. A fresh coat of paint can make your home seem cleaner, fresher, more welcoming, and best of all…more “yours.”  
If you’re considering having your house painted, our local painters in Ann Arbor can help you! Our reputation is “second to none” in business! Steve, the owner, is intense about perfection. He is consistently on site, making sure the job gets done to ensure that you’re 100-percent satisfied.

If you’re in the Ann Arbor area and would like a free evaluation and estimate for interior painting, exterior painting, deck refinishing, drywall repair, or anything else your home might need, please contact our local painters in Ann Arbor at 734-995-2646.