1. Dangers of Home Painting “Short Cuts”

    In 2012, I wrote: "Over the past few years, as the economy has struggled to recover, the painting industry has no doubt suffered. As large commercial painting contractors lay off their employees, those painters try to maintain some income by starting their own painting companies." You have to be car…Read More

  2. Flooding in Colorado Damages Many Homes and Businesses

    With the major flooding along the Front Range in Boulder, Longmont, Loveland and Fort Collins, the inevitable result will be many homes and businesses that are damaged or lost. The rare, unseasonal torrential rains pounded the Colorado foothills for 4 days. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the man…Read More

  3. Greeley Home is the Gem of the Neighborhood after Exterior Painting

    As the sun had started to set upon this Greeley, CO neighborhood, the painting crew had just wrapped up another successful paint job. This home was in desperate need of painting and the crew at Mile High Coatings was just what it needed to freshen up the look of this home. This homeowner really want…Read More

  4. The Colorado House Painting Economy: 2012

    As a painting professional, it is our duty to provide information and educate our prospective customers about our services and the industry. As I've mentioned in previous posts, the house painting market has tightened up over the last few years, along with the rest of the economy. With all the confl…Read More

  5. When is the best time to paint my house?

    After the warmest April ever on record in Colorado, all attention is shifting to the outdoors. Springtime calls every homeowner to clean up their gardens, yards, and tend to their needed home repairs. The average "to-do" list is pretty long in spring! Where to start? If your exterior paint is reachi…Read More

  6. Mile High Coatings Painting Season 2012 has Arrived!

    Spring has arrived in Fort Collins! If you are heading outdoors to enjoy the warm weather, you might have noticed that winter has taken it's toll on your home paint job. If your house is starting to look dingy and dirty or your home paint is starting to crack or peel, a professional power washing an…Read More

  7. How to pick the right sheen for your paint project

    Picking the right sheen can be as important as picking out the right color for your room or painting project. Sheen refers to the gloss factor - there are generally four to five levels of gloss: flat (or matte), eggshell and/or satin, semi-gloss, and gloss. Did You Know: All paint starts out as glos…Read More

  8. How To Remove Fingerprints From Painted Walls

    Colorado kids are active! ...and with that activity can come ball-bounce marks on the wall (which of course the cat is responsible for), finger prints, and scuffing. Even the cleanest adults will eventually see the accumulation marks and scuffing around door frames, light switches, thermostats and o…Read More

  9. New Elastomeric Product Offers Promise

    Mile High Coatings is proud to introduce a new way of achieving longevity out of troublesome wooden windows. A new elastomeric primer that has the ability to contract and expand along with wood windows offers hope. As a painting contractor in the sometimes "extreme" climate changes of Colorado, we a…Read More