Cell Phone: (415) 730-1454
Lic. # 873805
Trust the experts for your residential painting need. Galindo
Custom Painting specializes in interior and exterior painting.
painters, Quick service, Satisfaction guaranteed.
- Interior - Exterior - Residential - Commercial
- Sheetrock installation - Taping - Texture
- Finish Carpentry
- Baseboard - Crown molding
- Hardwood floor finishes - Installation
- Decks - Fences and Front Doors - Stain and Paint
- Custom Painting
- Walls and special finishes - Ceilings (high/vaulted) -
- Wallpaper removal
- Cabinets - Stain and paint
- Pressure Wash - Decks - Driveways
- Cosmetic updating (Home for Sale)
- Wood repair and replacement
These are some
paint companies that we recommend and
utilize on a regular basis.
Painting 'Fun Facts'
Choosing a Paint Color
- Start by
studying the darkest colors or shades on any paint strip to match your
furnishings. Once you have a winner, choose a tint toward the middle
to top (lighter) of the strip for the wall color.
- Light colors
(airy) and cold colors (which seem 'distant') tend to expand spaces.
- The more
color contrast you use in a room, the smaller it look.
painting the woodwork (base, trim, etc.) the same color as the walls.
- Darker walls
make the room appear smaller as these warm colors seem to advance or
'move in toward' you.
- Darker colors;
however, do make a room seem more intimate.
- To make a
square room seem less 'boxlike', paint one wall in a deeper tone that
the other three walls.
- To lengthen
a hallway, paint walls a deep tone and paint the ceiling a lighter tone.
ceilings will actually make the room look larger by pushing the walls
out. Consider painting a ceiling the same color as the walls (if a light
colors) to negate their boundaries.
- Low ceilings
painted in pale shades seem higher.
- High ceilings
painted two or three shades darker than the walls will seem lower and
thus will effectively warm the room.
- Warm colors
will cheer up rooms with northern light.
- Cool colors
mellow out rooms with strong southern light.
- Bright colors
appear more vivid in strong light.
- Neutral colors
work well in rooms with east and west light.
using bright, uplifting colors for halls, stairs, and connecting areas
that people simply pass through.
using deep colors in dim rooms. People often use white paint, but deep
colors can turn a lack of light into a color asset.
- Paint color
appear deeper in glossy or shiny paint sheens.
- Colors appear
brighter on the wall than they do in the can.
- Colors look
cooler when dry. [top]
Galindo Custom Painting - Service Cities:
San Francisco, San Mateo, Redwood City, San Jose, Fremont, Union City,
Hayward, Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, San Rafael, Sausalito, Lafayette,
Orinda, All the Bay Area. [top]