Paint Supply Issues in the COVID Era

Paint Supply Issues in the COVID Era Since COVID was released into the world, it seems every industry on earth has been affected.  Including painting.  At first the only concern was the health and well-being of customers and our staff.  New protocols were put into place.  Time off for cautionary quarantine became a normal part […]

What to Know About Interior Painting and Staining

Painting and staining interior rooms are some of the most commonly attempted DIY home renovation projects. After all, they are relatively straightforward means of adding some color to a room or giving wood surfaces a new sheen without having to perform a full-scale replacement. However, properly performing a paint or stain job is about more […]

Cabinet Refacing vs. Painting

Cabinet Refacing vs. Painting: Which Do You Choose? As a professional painting contractor, we’re often asked about cabinet refacing vs. painting. When deciding whether or not you should reface or paint your cabinets, ask yourself, do you like the way your cabinet doors and drawer faces look? Yes? Then paint them. No? Then consider refacing. But What Is Refacing? […]

Improve Home Resale Value

Simple Ways To Improve Home Resale Value Using Paint & Restored Finishes Choosing which home improvements to make in order to sell a home for maximum gain can be a tricky task. “What’s the ROI on this or that?” are common questions. In the world of painting and finishing, here’s some no-nonsense wisdom on ways to improve […]

Hire the Right Painting Specialist

A Little Backstory When I started out as a “professional” painting contractor in 2004, I’d paint almost anything.  It was just me.  I needed to make money.  Any way I could.  Any project I could.  You name it.  Exteriors, decks, interiors, ceilings, walls, apartments, houses, condos, and I even took on a cabinet job (that […]

Integrity Breakdowns Can Haunt a Paint Job

Integrity and Painting Integrity is important.  In the business world, it means doing what is contracted.  In the day to day of contracting, it also means doing what is directed or instructed.  But what happens when there is a breakdown in the integrity of a paint job, or by a painting professional? What does that […]

Ceiling Paint Color Ideas

My Background With Color Full disclosure, I am not a professional interior designer.  I have never taken an interior design class in my life.  However, I have seen thousands of rooms, across many style of home, throughout the Milwaukee metro area.  And thousands might be understated, it’s probably tens of thousands.  So when it comes […]

10 Best Home Improvements Under $10k Worth the Investment

10 Best Home Improvements Under $10k Worth the Investment Your home is meant to be a place of enjoyment. It’s where you relax after a long day of work, have friends over for backyard barbecues, and ultimately it generates wealth through building equity over the years. Making certain home improvements can also boost your home’s value – and […]

How Good is that Warranty?

Warranties…  They make us feel good, don’t they?  Or are you a skeptic?  Or tired of the checkout person trying to upsell you one on a product?!  Ha ha, I get it.  And having lived a decent amount of life, I can tell you I’m both skeptical and yet when I find a good one, it […]

The Best Paint To Use

Many an online article will talk about the best paint to use on your projects.  Of course, most of these articles are just advertisements rather than a qualified opinion.   So here’s the dirty and simple truth, the best paint to use is the best paint you can work with. With Colorwheel Painting, you can rest […]

Adding New Hardware to Kitchen Cabinets

Hinge and Handle Success When it comes time to refinish your kitchen cabinets, repaint your cabinets, or have your cabinets changed from stained to paint, there will be considerations to make about hardware.   Without a doubt, this is a great time to make a change.  However, what changes can you safely make?  Of consideration are […]