“Ask Jimmy”Information & Video Blog

Knowledge is power and the more you can learn, the more informed decisions you can make.  I want my clients and potential clients to understand what’s involved in the upkeep of their homes.  I want them to have a basic knowledge of what is a relatively large expense in the ongoing necessary maintenance of their home: painting.

I have put together this “Ask Jimmy” blog with videos and information on many different aspects of home maintenance relative to painting.  Do you have a question?  Reach out!  We’re here to answer those questions and to help you be a smart, informed consumer.

⏩ What You Need to Know About Masking Windows

We see it all the time: bad tape jobs for newly constructed homes. You can typically see the results of bad tape jobs around the windows of your home. So what can you do about it? Although most people think it’s easy to just wipe it with a solvent, or scrape it back –...

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⏩ Can You Paint Security Doors?

Painting Security Doors In short, yes, we’re able to paint security doors. The powder coat finish is designed to be durable, but it fades quickly with our blue skies and harsh sun. If you are shopping for a security door, splurge for the hammered finish. It’s a little...

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⏩ How to Maintain Parapet Walls

Santa Fe Style homes are probably one of the highest maintenance homes here in Northern Arizona. The surface of the parapet walls absorb heat quickly, causing the paint to go flat quicker than other surfaces. When the paint goes flat, there is no barrier between...

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⏩ How Soon Can You Paint After Pressure Washing?

Before we ever lay a paintbrush onto your home, we always pressure wash your home. We want a nice, clean surface to lay primer on, and pressure washing takes all the years of dirt, buildup, and residue off in a matter of hours. But how long does it take for your home...

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⏩ What to Expect When We Power Wash Your Home

Before we paint the exterior of your home, we power wash your home so we have a nice, clean surface to paint. When we wash your house, we’re going to spray a detergent on your home to loosen up the dust, chalk, and the years of dirt buildup. Next, we’ll use the power...

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⏩ Can I Paint Behind Garage Door Weather Strips?

When you’re overhauling the exterior paint of your home, your garage is most likely going to be repainted, too. All garage doors have a weather strip seal bordering the door, and are often cream colored. Many people ask me, “Can you paint behind my garage door weather...

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⏩ What is Elastomeric Coating?

If you’ve got a stucco home, you’ve probably already experienced, or heard your neighbors talking about the horror stories of their stucco paint job. But it really wasn’t the stucco itself that caused excessive peeling, bubbling, and cracks. There was a period of time...

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⏩ When Is It Time to Paint My Home?

Have you taken a survey of your house lately? You might be noticing your paint is slightly less vibrant than what it was when you bought your home. Perhaps the paint is beginning to peel and you’re seeing some holes in your stucco. Maybe you’re seeing some signs of...

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⏩ Taking Care of Window Headers

On Santa Fe style homes, you’ll see thick wooden headers above the windows. You can either paint it a solid color stain or painted, or have a semi-transparent finish. We typically prime it and add two color coats to it. If you prefer the semi-transparent finish, it’s...

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Joan & Kevin Andrews Prescott, AZ | Rated: 3 / 3

Pinon Painting LLC is Rated: 3 / 3
Based on this happy customer’s review.
Mr. Cordier did an exceptional job on a house that was in desperate need of a paint job. We hired Pinon to paint the entire exterior of our home and we were so impressed with the time and effort they put into preparing the house prior to painting it. The quality work shows. We are so proud of our beautiful home now. Thank you, Pinon Painting!

Joan & Kevin Andrews Prescott, AZ | Rated: 3 / 3
Rosemary Scanlon

Very impressed with the caliber of painting, politeness, neatness, etc. They were GREAT!!!

Rosemary Scanlon
Prescott Gardens

Thank you so much – and for fitting us in on such short notice. It was perfect. Bill was very professional and showed pride in his work.

Prescott Gardens
Jim and Sharon Dyson

Your company painted our exterior last year and did such a good job we didn’t consider any other company when we decided to paint inside.

Jim and Sharon Dyson
Charles Stankus

This is the second time we used Pinon and both times the finished work was excellent. You did what you said you would do (quality work). Your crew was very efficient and easy to communicate with.

Charles Stankus

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